The Glenholme School

Tel: (860)868-7377
  • 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 Type Special 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 Offered Grades 5-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
ADD/ADHD Support Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported High functioning ASD, ADHD, OCD, Anxiety
Year Founded 1965

Student Body

Total Students 80 students
Student Body Type Co-ed

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 4:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
80%
Average Class Size 10 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal

Sports

Total Sports Offered 4 sports
Sports Basketball, Soccer, Softball, TennisBasketballSoccer,
SoftballTennis,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 15 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Arts & Crafts, Chorus, Community Services, Culinary Arts, Dance, Equestrian riding, Go karts, Intramural Sports, LEO Club, Ropes Course, Spirit Squad, Student Council, Theater Arts & Drama, Yearbook, and much much more Arts & Crafts, Chorus, Culinary Arts, Dance, Go karts, LEO Club, Ropes Course, Spirit Squad, Yearbook, Community Services,
Equestrian riding,
Intramural Sports,
Student Council,
Theater Arts & Drama,
and much much more,

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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