Westchester Exceptional Childrens School

Tel: (914)277-5533
Grades: 12 | 84 students
Westchester Exceptional Children's School is a not for profit, tax-exempt/501(c)(3) school, located in North Salem, NY, serving students from 28 school districts and nine counties in NY, CT and NYC. Our focus is on meeting the educational, social and emotional need of students with autism, medically fragile children, and students with communication and behavior disorders thought to be too handicapped to attend public education programs.
Our educational mission establishes that each child, no matter how handicapped, is a valuable individual capable of high achievement and worthy of society's best efforts.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Council for Exceptional Children
National Association of Private Special Education Centers
Grades Offered 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1969

Student Body

Total Students 84 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
40%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Westchester Exceptional Childrens School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 8 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
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The average private school tuition in Westchester County, NY is $5,964 for elementary schools and $22,477 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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