The Cooke Center School

219 Stanton Street
New York, NY 10002-0101
Tel: (212)995-1987
Grades: K-12 | 280 students
The Cooke Center for Learning and Development is a non-sectarian, non-profit private provider of special education services in New York City offering a school for students ages 5 through 21, and consulting and training services.
At Cooke, we are driven by the belief that all children have a right to an education which leads to an independent future-one in which they can be included as integral members of thier community.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS)
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Cognitive or developmental disabilities and language-based learning disabilities
Year Founded 1987

Student Body

Total Students 280 students
Student Body Type Co-ed

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 12 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Billy English
Admissions Associate Gail Gerzetic


Total Sports Offered 4 sports
Sports Basketball, Cheering, Softball, Track and FieldBasketballCheering,
SoftballTrack and Field,

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Mesivta Tifereth Jerusalem (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Beth Jacob Parochial School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Brigid School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • New York
    Beth Jacob Parochial School
    All-girls (Jewish)
    Grades: K-8 | 170 students
    0.2 miles
    142 Broome St
    New York, NY 10002
  • New York
    Cornelia Connelly Center
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 5-8 | 64 students
    0.3 miles
    220 E 4th St
    New York, NY 10009
  • New York
    St. Brigid School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: NS-8 | 249 students
    0.4 miles
    185 E 7th Street
    New York, NY 10009
  • New York
    Nativity Mission School
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 8 | 16 students
    0.5 miles
    204 Forsyth St
    New York, NY 10002
  • New York
    George Jackson Academy
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 4-8 | 130 students
    0.6 miles
    104 Saint Marks Place
    New York, NY 10009

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