Westchester Exceptional Childrens School

  • Westchester Exceptional Children's School is a not for profit, tax-exempt/501(c)(3) school, located in North Salem, NY, serving students from 28 school districts and nine counties in NY, CT and NYC. Our focus is on meeting the educational, social and emotional need of students with autism, medically fragile children, and students with communication and behavior disorders thought to be too handicapped to attend public education programs.
  • Our educational mission establishes that each child, no matter how handicapped, is a valuable individual capable of high achievement and worthy of society's best efforts.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Council for Exceptional Children
National Association of Private Special Education Centers
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Inquire with school
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1969
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students68 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
51%
State avg.: 29%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio4:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size8 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Mount Kisco
    The Karafin School
    Special Education School
    Grades: 9-12 | 72 students
    9.9 miles
    40 Radio Circle Drive, Suite 1
    Mount Kisco, NY 10549
    (914) 666-9211
    9.9 9-12
    72
  • Albertson
    Henry Viscardi School
    Special Education School
    Grades: PK-12 | 186 students
    39.3 miles
    201 I U Willets Rd
    Albertson, NY 11507
    (516) 465-1695
    39.3 PK-12
    186
  • Binghamton
    Grades: 2-12 | 71 students
    127.9 miles
    1182 Chenango St
    Binghamton, NY 13901
    (607) 772-6904
    127.9 2-12
    71
  • Bronx
    Grades: PK-12 | 261 students
    34.7 miles
    999 Pelham Pkwy N
    Bronx, NY 10469
    (718) 519-7000
    34.7 PK-12
    261
  • Brooklyn
    Ahrc Middle/high School
    Special Education School
    Grades: 6-12 | 110 students
    52.3 miles
    1201 66th St
    Brooklyn, NY 11219
    (718) 259-4389
    52.3 6-12
    110

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