The Windward School

13 Windward Avenue
White Plains, NY 10605-0106
Tel: (914)949-6968
Grades: 1-9 | 525 students
The Windward School, located on three campuses: Westchester Lower School; Westchester Middle School and Manhattan LS/MS, is a coeducational, independent day school focused exclusively on helping students in grades 1-9 with language-based learning disabilities.  The School is dedicated to providing an excellent instructional program for children with language-based learning disabilities.
The multisensory curriculum is designed for students of average to superior intelligence who can benefit from the unique educational experience provided.
Through direct instruction in small class settings, a trained staff assists students to improve their language skills.
Academic success, combined with opportunities for social and emotional growth, enables students to understand their learning styles, build confidence, and develop self-advocacy skills.
Windward is committed to helping students achieve their full potential, in preparation for a successful return to mainstream educational environment.
To meet these goals, the school provides ongoing training to its faculty based on the most current research, and also shares its expertise with the parent body, other educators, and the broader community.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades 1-9
Year Founded 1926

Student Body

Total Students 525 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 29%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 135 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 4:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Maureen A. Sweeney

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Archbishop Stepinac High School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is German International School New York (1.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is German International School New York (1.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • White Plains
    Archbishop Stepinac High School
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 557 students
    1.5 miles
    950 Mamaroneck Ave
    White Plains, NY 10605
  • White Plains
    Grades: PK-12 | 402 students
    1.6 miles
    50 Partridge Road
    White Plains, NY 10605
  • White Plains
    Grades: KG-8 | 203 students
    1.6 miles
    888 Mamaroneck Ave
    White Plains, NY 10605
  • White Plains
    Ridgeway Nursery School & Kindergarten
    Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
    Grades: PK-KG | 150 students
    1.6 miles
    465 Ridgeway
    White Plains, NY 10605
  • White Plains
    Grades: PK-1 | 100 students
    1.8 miles
    252 Soundview Ave
    White Plains, NY 10606

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The average private school tuition in Westchester County, NY is $5,716 for elementary schools and $23,475 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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