The Gow School
The Gow School Photo #2 - The Gow School Summer Program...5 week program in the summer involving academics and fun. This picture is from a weekend trip to Cleveland.
The Gow School Photo #6 - Students working on their Battlebot. Now, students get to use the new CNC Milling Machine to manufacture parts.
The Gow School Photo #7 - Students enjoying themselves outside on one of our two outdoor sport courts
The nation's oldest college preparatory boarding school for students (grades 6-12) diagnosed with dyslexia or similar language based learning disabilities.
The technology rich curriculum focuses on language development and study skills.
Remediation is offered through the reconstructive language program, a multi-sensory phonetic based Orton approach.
The school offers a full athletic and fine arts program that complement the areas of giftedness of the dyslexic/learning different student.
The coed Gow Summer Program serves boarding and day students ages 8-16 in a balanced academic and recreational camp program.
|School Type||Special Education School|
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)|
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
Children and Adults with Attention Deficit or Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)
New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS)
Orton Gillingham Academy of Practioners and Educators
|Grades Offered||Grades 6-12|
|Offers Post-Graduate Year||Yes|
|Learning Difference Programs||Yes|
|Learning Programs Supported||Dyslexia/ Dyscalculia/ APD/ CAPD/ Executive Function|
|Summer School Offered||Yes|
|Summer Program Cost||$8,400|
|Summer Program Cost Notes||Full day (8 am–5 pm) - $5,400* Academic day (8 am–1:30 pm) - $4,600* * A $200 discount is provided for tuition paid in full by April 20th.|
|Summer Program Details||Link to Summer Program Details|
|Total Students||157 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 29%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||34 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||5:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree|
|Average Class Size||5 students|
|Average SAT score||1180|
|Average ACT score||21|
|Matriculation DataMatric. Data||Link to Matriculation Data|
|Classroom Dress Code||Formal|
(coat and tie)
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$70,500|
|Tuition Notes||Day students tuition is $48,500|
|% on Financial Aid|
|Average Financial Aid Grant||$12,000|
National avg.: 85%
|Admissions Director||Douglas Cotter|
|Admissions Associate||Meghan Mileham|
|Total Sports Offered||14 sports|
|Sports||Basketball, Crew, Cross Country, Freestyle Skiing, Golf, Intramural Sports Only, Lacrosse, Snowboarding, Soccer, Squash, Tennis, Track and Field, Weightlifting, WrestlingBasketball, Crew,|
Cross Country, Freestyle Skiing,
Golf, Intramural Sports Only,
Tennis, Track and Field,
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||5 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||Club or Organization:|
Book Club, Culture Committee, Engineering Club, Operation Hope, Yearbook Club
- WISC-IV or similiar education psychological assessment less that three years old.
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