Windward School

13 Windward Avenue,
White Plains, NY, 10605-0106
Tel: (914)949-6968
Grades: 1 - 9 | 525 students
Windward is a coeducational, independent day school focused exclusively on helping students in grades 1-9 with language-based learning disabilities and 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 Nonsectarians
Grades Offered Grades 1 - 9

Student Body

Total Students 525 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 10%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade Windward School Students by Grade

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 Schools:

The nearest high school is Archbishop Stepinac High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is German School New York (1.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is German School New York (1.6 miles away)
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  • White Plains Archbishop Stepinac High School
    All-boys  (Roman Catholic)
    950 Mamaroneck Ave
    White Plains , NY , 10605
    (914)946-4800
    All-boys  (Roman Catholic)
    1.4  mi  |  557  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • White Plains
    German School New York
    (Nonsectarians)
    50 Partridge Road
    White Plains , NY , 10605
    (914)948-6513
    (Nonsectarians)
    1.6  mi  |  372  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • White Plains
    Our Lady Of Sorrows School
    (Roman Catholic)
    888 Mamaroneck Ave
    White Plains , NY , 10605
    (914)761-0124
    (Roman Catholic)
    1.6  mi  |  213  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • White Plains
    Ridgeway Nursery School & Kindergarten
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Christian)
    465 Ridgeway
    White Plains , NY , 10605
    (914)949-3134
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Christian)
    1.6  mi  |  175  students  |  Gr.  K
  • White Plains
    Kodomono Kuni    
    (Nonsectarians)
    252 Soundview Ave
    White Plains , NY , 10606
    (914)949-0067
    (Nonsectarians)
    1.8  mi  |  89  students  |  Gr.  K-2

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