Shield Institute Of Flushing

14461 Roosevelt Ave
Flushing, NY 11354-0113
     Tel: (718)939-8700
        
   
Grades: PK | 350 students
The Shield Institute educates and supports New Yorkers of all ages with developmental disabilities.
We work to involve citizens with autism and other developmental challenges in the city's cultural, social, and economic mainstream.
The Shield Institute has roots in the Jewish community.
We have been helping people for 85 years.
If we can be of assistance to you or someone you know, we will.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
Grades Offered Prekindergarten

Student Body

Total Students 350 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 86%
State avg.: 29%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 5 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 70:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Sister Clara Muhammad School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Flushing/ymca Early Childhood Daycare (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Flushing/ymca Early Childhood Daycare (0.3 miles away)
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  • FlushingFlushing/ymca Early Childhood Daycare
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    13846 Northern Blvd
    FlushingNY 11354
    (718)961-6880
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    0.3 mi | 80 students | Gr. PK-K                      
  • FlushingSt Michael's School
      (Roman Catholic)
    13658 41st Ave
    FlushingNY 11355
    (718)961-0246
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.4 mi | 238 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • FlushingFlushing Christian School
      (Christian)
    4154 Murray St
    FlushingNY 11355
    (718)445-3533
      (Christian)
    0.7 mi | 124 students | Gr. K-8                      
  • FlushingMuslim Center Elementary & Junior High School
      (Islamic)
    13758 Geranium Ave
    FlushingNY 11355
    (718)460-2127
      (Islamic)
    0.7 mi | 164 students | Gr. K-9                      
  • FlushingBayside Lutheran School
    Daycare / Preschool  (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    15514 35th Ave
    FlushingNY 11354
    (718)961-6062
    Daycare / Preschool  (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    0.7 mi | 20 students | Gr. PK-KG                      

School Reviews

1 year ago
I worked at the Flushing School for 3 years. The staff is dedicated and creative. There is a supportive environment for the students to grow and learn. The staff is very much like a family. The professional development for teachers is top notch. I left the school because the commute to work was taking a toll on me. The Shield is a great place for students.
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