The Lorge School

  • 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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School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Inquire with school
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs Supportedmild learning differences
Year Founded1961
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students121 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
98%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade The Lorge School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
25%
Average Class Size8 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition Notesboard approved. tuition paid by dept of education
Acceptance Rate
60%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorDavid Osman, MA. LCSW
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