Parkside School

  • The Parkside School welcomes elementary schoolchildrenfromdiverse ethnic, social and economic backgrounds whohave a wide range of social pragmatic and language-based learning difficulties.
  • We serve the whole child by offering athoughtfully designed, comprehensive array of academic and supportservices.
  • Our goal is to enable our students to pursue learningin their areas of strength, to acquire tools and strategies toprogress in their areas of challenge and to develop respectand understanding for themselves and others.
  • The Parkside educational program is tailored tomeet the particular needs of each individual student.
  • Our guiding principle is to serve the whole child witha full array of academic subjects delivered in a rigorousand structured classroom program that is interwoven with acomplimentary range of therapies and specialty classes deliveredindividually, in dyads, small, and whole group settings.

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School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedSpeech, language and communiczation difficulties, dyslexia, sensory/ regulation difficulties, ADHD
Year Founded1986
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students83 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
30%
State avg.: 29%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
95%
Average Class Size8 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineDec. 31 / rolling
Admissions DirectorRachel Vannucci
Endowment Size$7 million

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The average private school tuition in New York, NY is $25,883 for elementary schools and $43,473 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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