Karafin School

40-1 Radio Circle, PO Box 277
Mount Kisco, NY 10549
Tel: (914)666-9211
  • Karafin School has a limited number of students but the student body is not limited in intelligence. High school students with disabilites from the entire lower Hudson Valley and the City of New York are represented.  The school follows the NYSED curriculum. The students take Regents Exams, PSAT and SAT tests and meet the criterion for eanring a New York or Connecticut diploma.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
ADD/ADHD Support Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1958

Student Body

Total Students 82 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
60%
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade Karafin School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 23 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 4:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
95%
Average Class Size 6 students
Number of AP Courses 3 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses US History, Literature, Calculus
Average SAT score 1090
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $28,426
Acceptance Rate
30%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Bart A. Donow, Ph. D.

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 1 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. student council and student generated clubs student council and student generated clubs,

School Notes

  • 84 student maximum enrollment.  Class size = 6 students, 1 teacher, 1 teacher's aide.
  • All core academic classes in science, math. social studies and English.  Academic electives including, physics, calculus, psychology, soociolgy; plus music, art, computer technology, Spanish, Speech.
  • Gudance Counselor and school psychologist.
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The average private school tuition in Westchester County, NY is $4,629 for elementary schools and $22,929 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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