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.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: Inquire with school
  • Students: 68 students
  • Average class size: 8 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Inquire with school
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1969
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
68 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
51%
State avg.: 41%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
4:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
8 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

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Quick Stats (2021)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: Inquire with school
  • Students: 68 students
  • Average class size: 8 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Westchester County, NY is $22,017 for elementary schools and $27,346 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Westchester County, NY is 65% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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