Sappo School

3390 Route 112 Bldg B,
Medford, NY, 11763-0117
     Tel: (631)736-2146
Grades: 5 - 12 | 21 students
Sappo School is an alternative private school using SHAPE's Holistic Methodology.
Students are taught with respect to individual intelligence and learning styles.
Over 95% attend college.
All teachers are certified and trained to work with both the advanced student and those with ADD/ADHD, dyslexia, phobias, anxieties, among other disabilities.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
Grades Offered Grades 5 - 12
Year Founded 1994

Student Body

Total Students 21 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 25%
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade Sappo School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 5 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 4:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 30%
Average Class Size 8 students
Number of AP Courses 2 courses
Average SAT score 2000

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $15,000
Tuition Notes 25% is paid upon admissions and the balance is paid in monthly installments
Acceptance Rate 90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Joanne Sappo
Admissions Associate Rebecca Gehrkin


Total Sports Offered 8 sports
Sports Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Dance, Football, Softball, Volleyball, WeightliftingBadmintonBasketball,

School Notes:

  • Sappo School receives public accolades for the ability to raise the level of learning for all students. The faculty is trained through an innovative research department to address the issues children commonly face in the classroom. Parents form an organization that works closely with the faculty. Our Metholdology includes
  • 10/5 Program for Attention Span Improvement
  • 4:1 Commendation-Criticism Ratio for Positive Regard
  • Personality Assessments to Match Techniques
  • Career Assessments
  • Profile last updated: 09/02/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Long Island Baptist Academy (3.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Long Island Baptist Academy (3.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Kindercare at Farmingville (2 miles away)
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