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Benedictine School, The

  • Education

Essential Information

14299 Benedictine Lane
Ridgely, MD 21660


Students ages 5-21 with intellectual disabilities, multiple disabilities and autism.

Additional Information

Website: http://www.benschool.org

Disabilities Served:
All / many disabilities
Asperger syndrome
Emotional/behavioral disorder
Learning disability / ADHD
Neurological impairment
Pervasive development disorder

Location (state-county): Nationwide

Offers residential program: yes

Services Offered: Vocational Training

Enrollment: 92

Grades or ages of school: ages 5-21

Staff:student ratio: 1:4 (day); 1:3 (residential)

Gender of students: coed

Offers summer camp, program or school: yes

School's Approach: Functional academics; vocational transition; psychological services, O.T., PT, adaptive PE, speech therapy, 24-hr. nursing, psychiatric services, counseling, social work, aquatics, home life skills, recreation & leisure skills, library, art, comprehensive & well-integrated educational & residential program.

Paid Blurb 2015-2016: no

Paid Blurb 2016-2017: no

Update 2015-16: yes

Update 2016-17: no

Transportation provided: no

Tuition structure (% FAPE reimbursement/financial aid offered, etc.): FAPE reimbursement, social services, private, limited financial aid

Tuition structure: FAPE

Adaptive tech used: low tech-high tech devices, Ipad, smartboard, touch screen computers

Learning strategies/therapies utilized: Individualized for student (see website)

Support services/therapies offered: OT, PT, Speech, Counseling, Psychiatric, Nursing

Support services:
Music therapy
Occupational therapy
Physical therapy
School nurse
Speech therapy

Vocational/life skills:
Life skills
Vocational training

Extracurriculars offered: Vocational training on and off campus (www.benschool.org) Life skills focus in education and residential program; basketball, soccer, speed skating, horseback riding, swimming

Extracurriculars offered: Sports

Specific learning strategies, support services or vocational programs not listed above: STARS (Structured Teaching Approach for Readiness Skills), Residential, Summer program

Paid Blurb 2016: no