Guild For Exceptional Children

The Guild for Exceptional Children is a not-for-profit agency that was founded in 1958 by parents and friends of people with developmental disabilities.
GEC grew from a dedicated group of parents volunteering their time to support each other to a leading-edge advocacy agency that spearheaded community living options, opening the very first group home in New York City in 1970.
Our Mission is to help children and adults living with developmental disabilities lead dignified and satisfying lives, reaching their fullest potential and assisting families in every step of their journey.
GEC is dedicated to providing exceptional support and services that will enable children and adults to lead respected and fulfilling lives in their community.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten
  • Enrollment: 250 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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Guild For Exceptional Children ranks among the top 20% of private schools in New York for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten

Student Body

Total Students
250 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
97%
State avg.: 40%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Frequently Asked Questions

When is the application deadline for Guild For Exceptional Children?
The application deadline for Guild For Exceptional Children is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
What neighborhood is Guild For Exceptional Children located?
Guild For Exceptional Children is located in the Borough Park neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY. There are 33 other private schools located in Borough Park.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten
  • Enrollment: 250 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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The average private school tuition in Brooklyn, NY is $23,902 for elementary schools and $25,138 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Brooklyn, NY is 86% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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