Parkside School

  • The Parkside School welcomes elementary school children from diverse ethnic, social and economic backgrounds who have a range of language-based learning difficulties.
  • We serve the whole child by offering a thoughtfully designed, comprehensive array of academic and support services.
  • Our goal is to enable our students to pursue learning in their areas of strength, to acquire tools and strategies to progress in their areas of challenge and to develop respect and understanding for themselves and others.
  • The Parkside educational program is tailored to meet the particular needs of each individual student.
  • Our guiding principle is to serve the whole child with a full array of academic subjects delivered in a rigorous and structured classroom program that is interwoven with a complimentary range of services delivered in large groups, small groups and one-on-one.

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

Student Body

Total Students83 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
35%
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

School Notes

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