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.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-9
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs Supportedmild learning differences
Year Founded1961

Student Body

Total Students185 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
94%
State avg.: 29%
Students by GradeThe Lorge School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio19:1
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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