The Association For Metro Area Autistic Children

     Tel: (212)645-5005
Grades: UG | 185 students
Since 1961, The Association for Metro Area Autistic Children AMAC has provided a range of services for people of all ages with autistic-spectrum disorders, and for their families.
AMAC uses the Applied Behavior Analysis method, the only scientifically-based and state-approved treatment of autistic-spectrum disorders.
ABA relies on intensive behavioral intervention to teach targeted skills and behaviors, and has been proven to provide significant improvement in the lives of people with autistic and autistic-spectrum disorders.
AMAC serves the entire Metro New York area.
Our school program is designed to serve autistic, Asperger’s and emotionally disturbed children 5-21 years of age with year round targeted educational programming.
These are students who are unable to function successfully in public or standard school settings.
Speech, occupational/physical therapy, art, music, counseling and parent training are provided in addition to academic education.
The goal is the integration of children into mainstream education.
AMAC’s accent on rigorous data collection provides accountability and feedback for parents and staff.
With the completion of our expansion, we are offering the only high school diploma program specifically for autistic teenagers in the Metro NY area.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
Grades Offered n/a

Student Body

Total Students 185 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 79%
State avg.: 30%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 43 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 4:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Xavier High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is John A Coleman School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is City Country School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • New YorkXavier High School
    All-boys  (Roman Catholic)
    30 W 16th St
    New YorkNY 10011
    (212)924-7900
    All-boys  (Roman Catholic)
    0.1 mi | 1022 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • New YorkJohn A Coleman School
    Special Education School
    590 Avenue Of The Americas
    New YorkNY 10011
    (646)459-3401
    Special Education School
    0.1 mi | 210 students | Gr. UG                      
  • New YorkWinston Preparatory School
    Special Education School
    126 West 17th Street
    New YorkNY 10011
    (646)638-2705
    Special Education School
    0.2 mi | 181 students | Gr. 4-12                      
  • New YorkCity Country School
    146 W 13th St
    New YorkNY 10011
    (212)242-7802
    0.3 mi | 277 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • New YorkNazareth Nursery
    Montessori School  (Roman Catholic)
    216 West 15th Street
    New YorkNY 10011
    (212)243-1881
    Montessori School  (Roman Catholic)
    0.4 mi | 64 students | Gr. NS-PK                      

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1 year ago
Amac was an excellent choice for my child diagnosed with..PDD.nos..The class sizes are great student teacher ratio..The program is designed for the individual child.They also have a wonderful open door policy.My child loves Amac and we do too.
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