The Windward School, located on three campuses: Westchester Lower School; Westchester Middle School and Manhattan LS/MS, is a coeducational, independent day school focused exclusively on helping students in grades 1-9 with language-based learning disabilities.
The School is dedicated to providing an excellent instructional program for children with language-based learning disabilities.
The multisensory curriculum is designed for students of average to superior intelligence who can benefit from the unique educational experience provided.
Through direct instruction in small class settings, a trained staff assists students to improve their language skills.
Academic success, combined with opportunities for social and emotional growth, enables students to understand their learning styles, build confidence, and develop self-advocacy skills.
Windward is committed to helping students achieve their full potential, in preparation for a successful return to mainstream educational environment.
To meet these goals, the school provides ongoing training to its faculty based on the most current research, and also shares its expertise with the parent body, other educators, and the broader community.

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Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 1-9
Year Founded
1926
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
525 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
6%
State avg.: 40%
Students by Grade
The Windward School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
135 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
4:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Admissions Director
Maureen A. Sweeney
Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Westchester County, NY is $20,415 for elementary schools and $26,933 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Westchester County, NY is 71% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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