The Winston School of Short HIlls

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  • The Winston School educates students who, though intellectually capable, have had difficulties in school typically due to language-based learning differences.
  • The Winston School enable students to meet, with confidence, the academic and social challenges of life.
  • The Winston School fosters the potential and optimism in each child by cultivating intellectual, social, and emotional growth in a positive and stimulating environment.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 2-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedLanguage-based Learning Differences
Year Founded1981

Student Body

Total Students81 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
25%
State avg.: 30%
Students by GradeThe Winston School of Short HIlls Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio4:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size9 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Admissions DirectorMs. Ann Buonvino

School Notes

  • The Winston School educates students who, though intellectually capable, have had difficulties in school typically due to language-based learning differences. The Winston School enable students to meet, with confidence, the academic and social challenges of life. The Winston School fosters the potential and optimism in each child by cultivating intellectual, social, and emotional growth in a positive and stimulating environment.
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