Pathfinder Village School

Tel: (607)965-8121
Grades: UG | 25 students
The Pathfinder Village School is a place where children who have special needs find the support they need, friendships that last, and room to grow.
With programs specifically designed to meet the needs for children who have Down syndrome, school becomes an adventure in learning each day.
The Pathfinder Village School promotes excellence for each student, instills the desire for life-long learning and develops independent, self-sufficient, contributing members of society who find meaning and purpose in life for themselves and others, through a person-centered learning process.
Pathfinder Village programs help residents build self-esteem, as they are continually encouraged to take on new challenges and endeavors.
The programs focus on the interests, preferences, strengths and capacities of the individuals.
Residents are encouraged to make meaningful choices and decisions in their lifestyle planning.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Bilingual School Association
Grades Offered n/a
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported A Wide array of learning styles supported here
Year Founded 1980

Student Body

Total Students 25 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Pathfinder Village School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 6 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 4:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 5 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Socially Apprropriate for school or work)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Varies annually, very competitive with local school and local BOCES tuition, in fact less expensive when comparing comparable techer/ student ratio classrooms
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Carl Koenig


Total Sports Offered 7 sports
Sports Basketball, Bowling, Dance, Freestyle Skiing, Rock Climbing, Soccer, SwimmingBasketballBowling,
DanceFreestyle Skiing,
Rock ClimbingSoccer,

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Milford Academy (8.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Brookwood School (the) (12.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Brookwood School (the) (12.5 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • New Berlin
    Milford Academy
    Vocational/Technical School
    Grades: 9-12 | 33 students
    8.3 miles
    P.O. Box 878
    New Berlin, NY 13411
  • Cooperstown
    Brookwood School (the)
    Montessori School
    Grades: PK-KG | 54 students
    12.5 miles
    687 County Highway 59
    Cooperstown, NY 13326
  • Bridgewater
    Faith Christian School
    Alternative School (Baptist)
    Grades: 2-10 | 7 students
    12.6 miles
    Po Box 381
    Bridgewater, NY 13313
  • Cooperstown
    Grades: 2-6 | 9 students
    12.9 miles
    4898 State Highway 28
    Cooperstown, NY 13326
  • Oneonta
    The School At Springbrook
    Special Education School
    Grades: K | 89 students
    16.6 miles
    2705 State Highway 28
    Oneonta, NY 13820

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