The Center School

  • The Center School serves 83 students in grades 2-12 and is a member of the National Association of Private Special Education Centers and the Other associations(s) for exceptional children.
  • The student:teacher of The Center School is 3:1 and the school's religious affiliation is Nonsectarian.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Private Special Education Centers
Other associations(s) for exceptional children
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 2-12
Offers Post-Graduate YearYes
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedDyslexia/Language-based or Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded1971
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost NotesTuition rates are determined by the DOE

Student Body

Total Students83 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by Grade The Center School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio3:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size6 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesTuition rates are determined by the NJ DOE
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorMaryellen Grabowski
Admissions AssociateKerri Spotts


Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsBasketball, Indoor Soccer, Soccer, Softball, WeightliftingBasketballIndoor Soccer,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.13 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Art Club, Cooking Clubs, Dungeons and Dragons Club, E-Sports League, Explorers Club, History Club, Minecraft Club, Pride Club, Robotics Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Choir, Theater Production

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Bike Club, Intramural Sports

School Notes

  • The Center School is committed to helping children with learning disabilities and school adjustment problems, to ultimately function well in their academic achievements, peer relationships, family life and in the development of a positive self-image for whatever setting he/ she may experience in life.

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