Monday January 26, 2015: Benway will have a 1pm early dismissal.
Tuesday January 27, 2015: Benway will be closed Tuesday January 27 due to weather.
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Why Benway School?
Benway School is a therapeutically-based state-accredited program, grades 1 through 12, for students with emotional, social, cognitive, and learning difficulties (SLD, BD, MD, CI, OHI, TBI). The curriculum is aligned with the New Jersey State Standards, and our highly-concentrated technology programs cater to the three modalities of learning: Visual, Kinesthetic, and Auditory–ensuring a high rate of student success.
Benway School is committed to the belief that emotional growth and academic success go hand-in-hand. At Benway School we understand that incoming students will have varied reactions to being placed out of district. Read the full story on Benway School. New Jersey’s Special Education School. Click Here To Read and Learn More About Benway School and It’s Programs.
We offer programs and technology that exercise the brain and increase its ability to perform four basic functions that are essential to learning: Memory, Attention, Processing, & Sequencing.
In keeping with the various learning styles of individuals, Benway offers alternative instructional methods in conjunction with the state-aligned coursework.
Fine Arts Programs
“The schools that produced the highest academic achievement in the United States today are spending 20% to 30% of the day on the arts, with special emphasis on music.”(International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IAEEA) Test, 1988)
Benway School is proud to announce our new elementary program. We accept students in grades 1 through 8. The program is a Token-Based Economy and it caters to students with emotional, social, cognitive, and learning difficulties.
Learners With Autism
Are you looking for an innovative program for learners in your district struggling with a diagnosis of autism? The Benway School has provided hands-on, technologically advanced programming for students with a variety of special needs for years, but is now expanding its success to include individuals with autism.
The Transition’s Department works with the students on a 1 to 1 basis to ensure that all students attending and graduating from Benway are going forward with success.Our students successfully attend the HoHoKus School of Trade, HoHoKus Medical Program, and Capri Hair Salon, as well as travel to many places. On Mondays, Benway is partnered with Fausto’s Hair Salon.
Students’ entering a collegiate program, are given Clear and concise information on how to advocate for themselves, Understanding their own strengths and weaknesses, and understanding the nature of the program they wish to partake in.
Cmty. Based Instruction
Community Based Instruction. Benway believes that “giving back” to the community fosters a sense of self-pride, accomplishment, and merit. Under careful supervision, our students have volunteered in Food Banks, Women and Children’s shelters, Habitat for Humanity, Nursing Homes, Handicap Foundations, and Animal Shelters.