Pathfinder Village School

  • The Pathfinder Village School is a place where children who have special needs find the support they need, friendships that last, and room to grow.
  • With programs specifically designed to meet the needs for children who have Down syndrome, school becomes an adventure in learning each day.
  • The Pathfinder Village School promotes excellence for each student, instills the desire for life-long learning and develops independent, self-sufficient, contributing members of society who find meaning and purpose in life for themselves and others, through a person-centered learning process.
  • Pathfinder Village programs help residents build self-esteem, as they are continually encouraged to take on new challenges and endeavors.
  • The programs focus on the interests, preferences, strengths and capacities of the individuals.
  • Residents are encouraged to make meaningful choices and decisions in their lifestyle planning.

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School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Bilingual School Association
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedA Wide array of learning styles supported here
Year Founded1980
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students29 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by Grade Pathfinder Village School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers5 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
99%
Average Class Size5 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Socially Apprropriate for school or work)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesVaries annually, very competitive with local school and local BOCES tuition, in fact less expensive when comparing comparable techer/ student ratio classrooms
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorCarl Koenig

Sports

Total Sports Offered7 sports
SportsBasketball, Bowling, Dance, Freestyle Skiing, Rock Climbing, Soccer, SwimmingBasketballBowling,
DanceFreestyle Skiing,
Rock ClimbingSoccer,
Swimming

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    (607)386-1730
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  • Cooperstown
    Brookwood School (the)
    Montessori School
    Grades: PK-2 | 25 students
    12.5 miles
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    Cooperstown, NY 13326
    (607)547-4060
    12.5 PK-2
    25
  • Bridgewater
    Grades: K-10 | 9 students
    12.6 miles
    9635 Rt 20
    Bridgewater, NY 13313
    (315)822-5233
    12.6 K-10
    9
  • Cooperstown
    Grades: 2-6 | 9 students
    12.9 miles
    4898 State Highway 28
    Cooperstown, NY 13326
    (607)547-5067
    12.9 2-6
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  • Oneonta
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    Grades: Inquire with school | 95 students
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    Oneonta, NY 13820
    (607)286-7171
    16.6 Inquire with school
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