The Craig School

The Craig School, established in 1980, is an independent, nonprofit school for bright young people in grades 3 through 12 who have diagnosed, language-based learning differences.
We offer a college preparatory curriculum for children of average or above average ability with such disorders as dyslexia, auditory processing and attention deficit.
The Craig School has two campuses: a lower school (grades 2-8) located in Mountain Lakes, New Jersey, and the high school (grades 9-12) located in nearby Montville, New Jersey.
The enrollment for this year is 152 students.  Our mission is to work with children of average to above average ability who learn differently and to help them acquire the skills they need to enable them to learn steadily throughout their lives.

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The Craig School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 2-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Dyslexia, Language-based Learning Differences
Year Founded
1980
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
n/a
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
12%
State avg.: 40%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
44 teachers
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
99%
Average Class Size
6 students
List of Courses Offered
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Admissions Director
Kelly Weiderlight

Sports

Total Sports Offered
4 sports

School Notes

  • The Craig School, established in 1980, is an independent, nonprofit school for bright young people in grades 3 through 12 who have diagnosed, language-based learning differences.
  • We offer a college preparatory curriculum for children of average or above average ability with such disorders as dyslexia, auditory processing and attention deficit.
  • The Craig School has two campuses: a lower school (grades 2-8) located in Mountain Lakes, New Jersey and an upper school (grades 9-12) located in nearby Boonton, New Jersey.
  • The enrollment for this year is 140 students.
  • Our mission is to work with children of average to above average ability who learn differently and to help them acquire the skills they need to enable them to learn steadily throughout their lives.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

Does The Craig School offer a summer program?
Yes, The Craig School offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.
What sports does The Craig School offer?
The Craig School offers 4 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Cross Country, Snowboarding and Soccer.
What is The Craig School's ranking?
The Craig School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in New Jersey for: Highest percentage of faculty with advanced degrees.
When is the application deadline for The Craig School?
The application deadline for The Craig School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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