Vincent Smith School

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Tel: (516)365-4900
  • We are Long Island`s premier school addressing the needs of students with learning disorders (LD) such as AD/HD, LD (Dyslexia/Dyscalculia/Dysgraphia), Auditory Processing Disorder, Expressive/Receptive Language Disorders for children in grades 1-12.
  • Vincent Smith School is dedicated to providing a small, nurturing and supportive setting for students with learning disabilities.
  • At Vincent Smith School we are committed to the belief that it's okay to learn differently.
  • Students with learning disorders are provided all necessary educational, emotional and social support, enabling them to reach their highest potential and become productive and successful adults.
  • The learning environment at Vincent Smith School is warm, friendly, and conducive to individual development and growth.
  • While the school is highly structured regarding standards of effort, dress, and behavior, we emphasize self-discipline, and respect for others and their property. We teach the importance of accepting personal responsibility for individual and group assignments as integral parts of the Vincent Smith program.
  • Vincent Smith School is chartered by the NYS Board of Regents and accredited by the New York State Association of Independent Schools.
  • VSS is a non-profit corporation and is open to all without regard to race, creed, or national origin.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS)
Grades OfferedGrades 1-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedSpecial Education children and students with learning disabilities such as ADD, ADHD, Asperger Syndrome, and expressive and receptive language issues
Year Founded1924

Student Body

Total Studentsn/a
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
10%
State avg.: 29%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
80%
Average Class Size5 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$46,750
Tuition Notes2017-2018 tuition for grades 1-6 is $46,750. Tuition for grades 7-12 is $49,750. Includes ALL related services, such as, speech, occupational therapy, reading, counseling, etc.
% on Financial Aid
15%
Average Financial Aid Grant$7,500
Acceptance Rate
70%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorJohn Baldi - Head of School
Admissions AssociateMichele Hoyos

Sports

Total Sports Offered3 sports
SportsBasketball, Soccer, SoftballBasketballSoccer,
Softball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.28 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Anime Club, Art Club, Beading Club, Board Games Club, Chorus Club, Creative Accessories Club, Drawing Club, Extreme Knitting Club, Forensics Club, Gardening Club, Knitting and Crocheting Club, Lanyard Club, Lifestyles Club, Music Club, Origame Club, Pay It Forward Club, Poetry Magazine/Creative Writing Club, PSAT/SAT Review, Reader's Rule Club, Scene It Club, School Newspaper, Sculpture/Pottery Club, Self Advocacy and Mentoring Program, Sports Club, Student Council, United Nations Culture Club, Yearbook Club, Young Entrepreneurs Clu

School Notes

Vincent Smith School excels at offering individualized program for students with AD/HD or Learning Disabilities, including Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, Dysgraphia, Auditory Processing Disorder and Language (Expressive/Receptive) Processing Disorders, and anxiety disorders.
We emphsize:
  • Academic Excellence
  • Differentiated Instruction
  • Strong Home/School Connection
  • Social Emotional Learning
  • Small, supportive classes
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School Reviews

5  6/23/2017
Vincent Smith, helped my daughter gain entrance into college where she did very well. This is a good , caring school with very professional and intelligent instructors and staff. It been 20 years since my daughter graduated, and we still speak fondly of this great school with a big heart. Hooray!
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