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
Grades Offered12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1969

Student Body

Total Students84 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
40%
State avg.: 29%
Students by GradeWestchester Exceptional Childrens School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size8 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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The average private school tuition in Westchester County, NY is $8,785 for elementary schools and $23,040 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Westchester County, NY is 73% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).