The Calais School

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  • The Calais School is a leading private, non-profit provider of special education serving young people in grades Pre-K through 12Plus for over 40 years. The Calais Staff provide a safe and nurturning environment for students requiring innovative academic and behavoiral strategies provided in a non-judgmental atmosphere.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other school association(s)
ASAH Private Special Education
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Offers Post-Graduate YearYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1971

Student Body

Total Students83 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
15%
State avg.: 30%
Students by GradeThe Calais School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size8 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Admissions DirectorKristy Hartman
Admissions AssociateMegan LoBue

School Notes

  • The Calais School is a private, non-profit school for students with learning disabilities in grades Pre-K  through 12Plus. Calais provides a safe, nurturing, and academically challenging environment in which young people learn to focus on their subject matter while developing new behaviors and academic strategies in a non-judgmental atmosphere. Success is achieved through: *Differentiated and integrated academic programs aligned with NJ Core Curriculum Content Standards *Behavior Modification Programs that encourage students to emply appopriate social problem solving and assertiveness skills *A Cognitive/Behavorial Counseling team that provids emotional support and cognitive strategies for dealing with stressful issues and situations *Learning Consultants who provides IEP supervision and consultations with teachers and child study teams to ensure the use of individualize and differentiated intruction *Speech and Language specialists to address the basic skills of language and social skills development *Reading Specialists to assist students with specific reading difficulties *Career and Technical Education Programs that provide career path training *A Transition Education Program to provide career exploration opportunities
  • *Full and Half-Day Pre School Programs for 3 & 4 Year Olds with Special Needs
  • * A 12+ Program for those students who need the gift of more time
  • * Animal Assisted Therapy
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