The Newgrange School

For students between the ages of six and twenty-one, The Newgrange School is a nonprofit school for special education.
Located in Hamilton, NJ, we're approved by the New Jersey Department of Education.
Our instructors and staff are equipped to handle students with multiple disabilities, including dyslexia, Asperger's, and Autism.
Our education center in Princeton offers education evaluations, dyslexia screening, tutoring, and professional development.
We can help students with nonverbal and language-based learning disabilities in first grade up to 12th-grade seniors and beyond.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 3-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedDyslexia/Language-based learning differences
Year Founded1977
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost$9,976
Summer Program Cost NotesExtended School Year (ESY)
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students85 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade The Newgrange School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio2:1
National avg.: 13:1
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$61,189
Tuition NotesNew Jersey school districts pay tuition for students who are placed by their Child Study Team.Newgrange also accepts privately placed students.Need-based tuition assistance may be available for families who qualify.
Admissions DirectorMr. Bob Hegedus

School Notes

  • An extraordinary place to learn. The Newgrange School is a NJ state-approved, private, not for profit school dedicated to empowering people with learning differences, and has been a leader among special education schools for more than 40 years. We have the dedicated and trained staff, teaching atmosphere, and focus on the individual student that prepares special needs students for the world.
  • Newgrange provides a highly specialized educational program for students ages 7 through 18 with language-based learning disabilities. The Newgrange School is an approved State of New Jersey Department of Education private school eligible to receive tuition funding from public school systems. Newgrange faculty members are highly qualified and are trained and experienced in teaching students with language-based learning disabilities. Students are guaranteed the individualized instruction needed to achieve academic success. The staff includes learning Disability Teacher/Consultants, Speech/Language Pathologists, Social Workers, Teachers of the Handicapped, Teachers of Math, Science, Social Studies, Art, Music, and Physical Education/Health/Drivers Education. The faculty participates in professional development and continuing education programs on a regular basis. Our specialized training includes: Orton Gillingham, Wilson Language Training, Developing Metacognative Skills, LETRS, Project Read, and other multisensory teaching methods. The cornerstone of the curriculum at Newgrange is reading and language arts instruction. In addition to daily, intensive remedial instruction for reading in small groups, each student participates in a language enrichment class to insure that all aspects of the language arts (spelling, writing and oral expression) are addressed daily. Many students are also assigned individual tutorials for reading or written expression during the week. Mathematics, art/computer class, music, science, social studies, physical education/health, study skills and a transitions program for the high school students complete our program of study.
  • If your child is struggling academically because of his or her learning style, The Newgrange School can help. Our core language arts, science, math, and social studies programs feature evidence-based instruction that leads to real-world success. Call today to learn more about our programs or to schedule a tour of our Hamilton, NJ facility. For additional information about the School, please visit

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