The Lorge School is a special education program which serves the needs of emotionally disturbed and learning disabled students.
Founded in 1961 by a group of parents who were advocating for the special needs of their children, the school has become a place where the staff provides a warm, nurturing environment.
The focus is on the strengths and talents of each student.
The goal is to concentrate on each student's unique learning style and to individualize the program in order to optimize learning and emphasize potential for academic, social and emotional growth.
All students receive individual and group counseling, provided by licenses Social Workers.
Where indicated in the Individual Education Plan, some students receive Speech and Occupational therapy.
A staff of specially trained individuals is available to assist in implementing behavior intervention plans where necessary.

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Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Inquire with school
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
mild learning differences
Year Founded
1961
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
121 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
97%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade
The Lorge School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
25%
Average Class Size
8 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
board approved. tuition paid by dept of education
Acceptance Rate
60%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
David Osman, MA. LCSW

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