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

School TypeSpecial Education School
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1958

Student Body

Total Students72 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
51%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade The Karafin School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio3:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
95%
Average Class Size6 students
Number of AP Courses3 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesCalculus, Literature, US History
Average SAT score1090
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$28,426
Acceptance Rate
30%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorBart 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 New York is $13,000 for elementary schools and $25,267 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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