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The Craig School

Private | 3-12 | 6 students

 

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Posted July 2, 2014

My child graduated from The Craig School, after spending the 5th through 8th grades there. For the most part, we were very impressed with the school. Our child has learning challenges, due to dyslexia and ADHD. The student/teacher ratio and teaching methodology were the perfect fit for our child. However, in the last two years, the school started admitting children who did not fall under the same criteria as relayed their mission statement. More than one of the new students was on the autism spectrum. These children had no difficulties learning. In fact they excelled, rather than struggled. Sadly some of the other children were intimidated, when they could not keep up. It's a great school, but has lost sight of its mission. I would still highly recommend Craig. Our child made leaps and bounds there and will be attending our local public high school. We never would have dreamed that would be possible.
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Posted January 4, 2007

My son started 5th grade at Craig in September, its now January and he has made huge academic steps forward. He is happier than he has been in years, excited about learning, and enjoying every day. This school has changed his life. The teachers are patient, kind, and dedicated, they have the technology and support they need to teach, and the kids are happy, kind and respectful of each other. I can't say enough good things about this school.
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Posted September 3, 2005

Had one child attend this school. It made a huge difference in the child's life. Child is now attending college and on the Dean's List for two years running. Always believe in the success of your child especially when you find the right school with the right teachers and the proper teaching methods. Thank you!
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Posted July 22, 2004

My son had struggled with his learning disability unsuccessfully in the public school system. We tried everything to help, tutors, special ed classes etc. He had lost his self esteem and was not interested in going to school. He is a very bright child that happens to be dyslexic, exactly the profile The Craig School is designed to teach. What a wonderful school, Mrs. Cozine the Director, Mr. Furlong, all the teachers and staff at the school have deicated their careers to helping these wonderful bright children to succeed. Since being in the Craig School our son has returned to the boy we thought we lost. If I could rate the Craig School it would be a 10+++++++++
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Posted June 10, 2004

My son just completed his first year at The Craig School - 3rd grade. We love the school. There are not enough positive things to say about this school. My son is so happy and has grown and learned so much in one year it's unbelievable. It's nice to have your son say Mom I want to go to school instead of wanting to stay home. From Ms. Cozine the Principal to Mr. Furlong and every teacher - if you child has learning disabilities and is not making it in public school - take a look at craig. my son could read in september - he can read and read probably close to his level in one year. The confidence and self-esteem he as built up within himself is unbelievable - thank you craig school.
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Posted September 14, 2003

The Craig School is a wonderful school with intelligent children with learning differences such as dyslexia, add and adhd. They build self esteem and teach your child to compensate for his/her disability. The school offers a great sports program, social programs and is one of the best kept secrets in N.J.
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White 96% 51%
Black 2% 16%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 9%
Hispanic 1% 22%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 1%
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10 Tower Hill Road
Mountain Lakes, NJ 07046
Phone: (973) 334-1099

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