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Archway Programs, Upper & Lower Schools

Susan Lafferty, Executive Director of Education
Map280 Jackson Rd.
PO Box 668

Atco, NJ 08004
  • Education
  • Vocational


Lower School, 280 A Jackson Road, Atco, NJ 08004
Upper School, 185 Raymond Ave., Evesham, NJ 08053
Serves students ages 3-21 with multiple disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, communication disabilities, multiple handicaps & behavioral concerns. NJ DOE approved private school for the handicapped.

School's Approach

Music, art, swimming, prevocational, vocational, careers program

Additional Information:

Disabilities Served: Asperger syndrome
Communication / social disorder
Developmental disability / ID
Emotional/behavioral disorder
Learning disability / ADHD
Muscular dystrophy
Neurological impairment
Pervasive development disorder
Physical disability
Visual impairment / blind
County: Burlington
Location (state-county): NJ
Services Offered: Vocational Training
Enrollment: 210
Grades or ages of school: Ages 3-21
% of graduates who attend college: 5%
Offers summer camp, program or school: yes
Most Recent Year UPDATED: 2018
Transportation provided: yes
Tuition structure (% FAPE reimbursement/financial aid offered, etc.): Sending public school district responsible for all costs
Tuition structure: FAPE
Learning strategies/therapies utilized: NJ Department of Education-approved private school for the handicapped provides 10-month functional academic program, 35-day extended school year, adaptive PE, swim instruction and life skills training.
Support services/therapies offered: Behavior and stress management techniques; OT, PT, ST; music therapy and art. Collaborates with outside agencies to assist in the fitting, purchasing and monitoring of adaptive equipment/mobility devices.
Support services: Art therapy
Music therapy
Occupational therapy
Speech therapy
Vocational/life skills: Career placement
Life skills
Vocational training
Extracurriculars offered: Large gymnasium, two swimming facilities and a lake for fishing and boating.Prevocational and vocational instruction, work study and transition planning
Extracurriculars offered: Art
Field trips
Physical education
Specific learning strategies, support services or vocational programs not listed above: work study
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