The Norman Howard School

The Norman Howard School (NHS) is an independent co-educational day school that offers a small, structured and supportive learning environment with full access to the general education curriculum. Our setting provides a quality education program for students in grades 5-12 with special learning needs including those with classifications of Learning Disability, Other Health Impairment, Speech and Language Impairment, or Autism. Candidates for admission require an academic program and do not require significant behavioral and/or communication interventions.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 5-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1980

Student Body

Total Students110 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by Grade The Norman Howard School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio4:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size12 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(There is a standardized dress code. )

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesPlease contact Julie Murray to discuss tuition options.
Admissions DirectorJulie Murray

School Notes

  • In addition to our classroom teachers we also have the following individuals on staff:
  • 11 Teacher Assistants
  • 1 School Nurse
  • 2 Speech & Language Pathologists
  • 2 Social Workers
  • 1 Transition Counselor
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