Shield Institute Of Flushing

The Shield Institute educates and supports New Yorkers of all ages with developmental disabilities.
We work to involve citizens with autism and other developmental challenges in the city's cultural, social, and economic mainstream.
The Shield Institute has roots in the Jewish community. We have been helping people for 85 years.
If we can be of assistance to you or someone you know, we will.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Inquire with school

Student Body

Total Students51 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
88%
State avg.: 29%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio3:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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    Grades: K-12 | 333 students
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    New York, NY 10029
    (212) 995-1987
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    Grades: 5-8 | 170 students
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    211 West 61st Street
    New York, NY 10023
    (212) 777-5966
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I worked at the Flushing School for 3 years. The staff is dedicated and creative. There is a supportive environment for the students to grow and learn. The staff is very much like a family. The professional development for teachers is top notch. I left the school because the commute to work was taking a toll on me. The Shield is a great place for students.
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