Leeway School - Special Education Preschool

335 Johnson Ave,
Sayville, NY, 11782-0117
     Tel: (631)589-8060
Grades: PK
Leeway School is a not-for-profit special education program for students from 18 months to five years of age.
The school is certified through the N.Y.State Education Department.
A full range of services are provided.  We are a special education preschool and aid in the development of children with special needs.
Services: speech & language, fine and gross motor, behavioral, delayed development, early intervention and general education.

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Prekindergarten
Learning Programs Supported Speech, Language, fine motor, gross motor, behavioral, autistic, aspergers, autism spectrum, developmental delays

Student Body

Total Students n/a
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 5%
State avg.: 31%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 4:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 12 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Penny J Lewis

School Notes:

OUR SCHOOL
Our school lies on a beautiful 4 acre property in Sayville, NY. The size of our campus allows us to offer both outdoor activities and spacious classrooms. Leeway is a private non-profit organization that is funded through school districts, the Suffolk County Department of Health, Bureau of Services For Children With Special Needs.
OUR CLASSES
As noted, we are a special education preschool and serve the needs of children from the ages of 18 months to 5 years. Both half day and full day sessions are available. Leeway has both self contained, and integrated classes. In self contained classes all of the children are receiving services. In our integrated classes, we have typically developing students in conjunction with children who are receiving services. Every student participates in a program that includes music, physical education, pre-literacy, readiness skills, science, nature & ecology, as well as health, nutrition and fitness.
OUR SPECIAL SERVICES
We offer speech and language therapy, physical and occupational therapy, as well as psychological counseling and parent training for children and their families.There are also Early Intervention classes, starting as early as 18 months of age, with class sizes of no more than 7 children. Additionally, we serve youngsters with PDD/NOS and Autism Spectrum diagnoses, as well as children with language and other delays.
PARTICIPATING SCHOOL DISTRICTS
Some of the school districts we work with in Suffolk County include: Babylon, Bayport / Blue Point, Bayshore, Brentwood, Center Moriches, Central Islip, Commack, Connetquot, Deer Park, East Islip, Eastport / South Manor, Fire Island, Harborfields, Hauppauge, Islip, Lindenhurst, Longwood, Middle Country, North Babylon, Northport / East Northport, Patchogue / Medford, Rocky Point, Sachem, Sayville, Smithtown, South Country, Three Village, West Babylon, West Islip and William Floyd.

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Long Island Baptist Academy (4.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Kids Place Early Childhood Day School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Kids Place Early Childhood Day School (1.4 miles away)
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School Reviews

Recommended
1 year ago
I am so happy with the progress my son has made at this school. Thank you Leeway!
- Posted by Parent
Recommended
1 year ago
Best school ever! There aren''t enough words that can describe how wonderful everyone is at this school.
- Posted by Parent
Recommended
1 year ago
I highly recommend this school! My daughter attended this school for 2 years before entering Kindergarten and made a wonderful improvement!
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