Shield Institute Of Flushing

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
14461 Roosevelt Ave
Flushing, NY 11354
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
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School Reviews

5.0  6/20/2012
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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