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Calais School

Private | 1-12 | 8 students

 

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Posted December 14, 2012

The Calais School is an amazing and nurturing place. The children who participate really thrive in this environment. Not only are the academics excellent, but the therapeutic component really helps the children be successful socially and personally. The teachers and support staff are very experienced and committed to the children's success. The children want to come to school and they are happy. I highly recommend The Calais School.


Posted December 15, 2011

The Calais School takes an individualized approach to help kids learn. I've seen so many students come from school districts where they are bullied and misunderstood because they are different. At this school, kids are able to be themselves while they learn.


Posted January 29, 2009

The Calais school has made a huge difference in my son's life in the short time he has been there. His emotional disorders were the cause of great pain in the public school system, and getting work done was extremely difficult. Since going to Calais, he is happy, enjoys school, gets the work done that needs to be done, and the teachers are simply wonderful. I can't say enough good things about it. It has made a huge difference in my son's life.
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Ethnicity This school State average
White 74% 51%
Hispanic 13% 22%
Black 10% 16%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 9%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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45 Highland Avenue
Hanover, NJ 07981
Phone: (973) 884-2030

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