The Karafin School

Karafin School has a limited number of students but the student body is not limited in intelligence. High school students with disabilites from the entire lower Hudson Valley and the City of New York are represented. The school follows the NYSED curriculum. The students take Regents Exams, PSAT and SAT tests and meet the criterion for eanring a New York or Connecticut diploma.

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1958

Student Body

Total Students
72 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
51%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade
The Karafin School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
3:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
95%
Average Class Size
6 students
Number of AP Courses
3 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
Calculus, Literature, US History
Average SAT score
1090
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Acceptance Rate
30%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Bart A. Donow, Ph. D.

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
1 extracurricular
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
student council and student generated clubs

School Notes

  • 84 student maximum enrollment.  Class size = 6 students, 1 teacher, 1 teacher's aide.
  • All core academic classes in science, math. social studies and English.  Academic electives including, physics, calculus, psychology, soociolgy; plus music, art, computer technology, Spanish, Speech.
  • Gudance Counselor and school psychologist.

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The average private school tuition in Westchester County, NY is $22,017 for elementary schools and $27,346 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Westchester County, NY is 65% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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