Holmstead School

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14 Hope St

Ridgewood, NJ 07450

(201) 447-1696

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Grades: 8 - 12

School Type: Private

Student Enrollment: 69

Students Per Teacher: 3

Parent Reviews

8 Parent Reviews for Holmstead School

Low quality academics and therapeutic services, poor college prep. School is dirty. Very disappointed in school.

Posted by a parent on 11/04/13

I graduated from Holmstead School in 1980. There were maybe 15 students in my high school, and I think 6 in my graduating class. It was a wonderful school then, and I am sure it is now. All the teachers were on a first name basis with the students and they truley cared about us. I had an older sister ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 04/02/13

To say Holmstead changed my life is a major understatement. It revolutionized my way of thinking. I finally had people who cared, who believed in me and who wanted to see me succeed. I suppose you could argue that this gives unrealistic expectations, since in college, most profs won't really care about ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 12/22/11

We are sorry that the parent below had such a negative experience at Holmstead. Our's was completely different. Had our child remained in public school, there would have been no graduation day. Rated one of the top schools in the State but our child's issues were missed despite repeated meetings until ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/19/11

No school is perfect but this was the best choice by far for my daughter. Students of this school are highly intelligent, articulate people who, for a number of reasons, don't conform to the cookie cutter approach used in most schools. PLUS POINTS: The principal, teachers and administrators treat every ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/06/11

As a former student, I remember how much I would look forward to attending school every day. I think that it provided an excellent alternative to the public school system, where sometimes students tend to get lost in the crowd . I believe that the specialized attention I received made transitioning ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 06/12/11

If not for this school I do not think I would have survived high school let alone graduated and then go on to graduate college. I still, after all these years, try to find time to visit... most of my teachers are still there and the atmosphere of support and caring in the school hasn't changed a bit. ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 06/07/11

Does not adequately address the needs of the student population it proposes to serve. Poor college prep, lack of supportive and/or therapeutic atmosphere, and unsafe environment that does a disservice to fragile kids.

Posted by a parent on 03/30/11

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Ridgewood schools — Holmstead School is located at 14 Hope St, Ridgewood NJ 07450. 14 Hope St is in the 07450 ZIP code in Ridgewood, NJ Holmstead School is a Private school that serves grade levels 8 - 12.
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