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.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked NY School
  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 76 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $28,426
  • Acceptance rate: 30%
  • Average class size: 6 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

The Karafin School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in New York for:

School Overview

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

Student Body

Total Students
76 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
60%
State avg.: 40%
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
(Out of 1600)
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

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.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does The Karafin School cost?
The Karafin School's tuition is approximately $28,426 for private students.
What is the acceptance rate of The Karafin School?
The acceptance rate of The Karafin School is 30%, which is lower than the national average of 79%. The Karafin School's acceptance rate is ranked among the top private schools in New York with low acceptance rates.
What is The Karafin School's ranking?
The Karafin School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in New York for: Lowest average acceptance rates and Highest percentage of faculty with advanced degrees.
When is the application deadline for The Karafin School?
The application deadline for The Karafin School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked NY School
  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 76 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $28,426
  • Acceptance rate: 30%
  • Average class size: 6 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Westchester County, NY is $21,820 for elementary schools and $29,932 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Westchester County, NY is 76% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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