The Glenholme School

  • The Glenholme School is an independent, coeducational boarding and day school for students, ages 10 to 18 at enrollment for middle school and high school, and ages 18 to 21 in postgraduate or transition program.
  • The school provides a positive and nurturing atmosphere designed to help students become competent academically and socially.
  • Academic instruction is a specifically designed approach to studies on an individual basis compatible with each young person`s strengths, talents and abilities to foster intellectual, personal, and social development.
  • The school's comprehensive learning environment supports the success of students with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), ADHD,OCD, Tourette, depression, anxiety and various learning differences.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other special emphasis association(s)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Grades OfferedGrades 5-12
Offers Post-Graduate YearYes
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedHigh functioning ASD, ADHD, OCD, Anxiety
Year Founded1965

Student Body

Total Students80 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio4:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
80%
Average Class Size10 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

Sports

Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBasketball, Soccer, Softball, TennisBasketballSoccer,
SoftballTennis,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.15 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Community Services, Culinary Arts

Club or Organization:
LEO Club, Student Council, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
and much much more, Chorus, Dance, Theater Arts & Drama

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Arts & Crafts, Equestrian riding, Go karts, Intramural Sports, Ropes Course, Spirit Squad

School Notes

  • 12 month boarding & day school
  • Grades 5 -12 for ages 10 to 18 at enrollment and post-graduate for ages 18 to 21
  • College preparatory & career development curriculum
  • Executive function skill coaching
  • Postitive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS)
  • Social skill instruction
  • Individualized therapy
  • Private 110-acre campus
  • A center of the Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health organization
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