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The Lorge School

The Lorge School is a coeducational private special needs school

Institution Type: Private Setting: Urban


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The Lorge School says

The Lorge School is a special education program which serves the needs of emotionally disturbed and learning disabled students. Founded in 1961 by a group of parents who were advocating for the special needs of their children, the school has become a place where the staff provides a warm, nurturing environment. The focus is on the strengths and talents of each student. The goal is to concentrate on each student's unique learning style and to individualize the program in order to optimize learning and emphasize potential for academic, social and emotional growth. All students receive individual and group counseling, provided by licenses Social Workers. Where indicated in the Individual Education Plan, some students receive Speech and Occupational therapy. A staff of specially trained individuals is available to assist in implementing behavior intervention plans where necessary.

Mission Statement


The mission of the Lorge School is to create a safe and nurturing community (of staff, students, and parents) that promote the intellectual, emotional and social growth of the “whole child.” We aim to provide a structured environment built on nurturance, understanding, and mutual respect that enables students to reach their potential as independent, responsible and productive



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  (212) 929-8660

Admission Considerations

Important: School Record, Interview, Character And Fitness Information

Also Considered: Geographical Residence

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 96
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
Ungraded 96

The Lorge School's relatively even enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing The Lorge School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 7 : 1
Gender 69% Male / 31% Female
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 2%
Black or African American 60%
Asian 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native 36%
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