Day Schools

Aaron School

Aaron School

Aaron is a private K-12 special education school in NYC whose mission is to serve students with reading, writing, math, attention, sensory and social challenges. In a safe and supportive school climate, our goal is to maximize student potential in order for them to become confident, successful citizens of their community.

Aaron community values a safe and supportive school climate that fosters healthy social relationships. The faculty and staff work together to ensure that students at Aaron School receive proper guidance in this area. The Aaron community strongly believes that student learning should be ambitious and goal oriented, while fostering the development of individual strengths and effective communication skills.

Aaron School

The faculty is dedicated to presenting curriculum that is relevant, challenging, and coherent and also combines rich and varied content with individual skill development. The Aaron community believes in a learning environment that fosters self-advocacy and mutual respect for the community. The Aaron School community recognizes that a partnership with parents is instrumental in the success of our students.

Whom do we serve?

Aaron School serves children, ages 5-21, with average to above average intelligence who present with a wide range of complex learning differences.

How to apply:

We look forward to learning more about your family. Our admissions process begins with a tour of Aaron School by each family. Tours are held throughout the year and provide you with an opportunity to learn about the program, ask questions, meet staff members and see the facility. Aaron School serves bright children with a wide range of complex learning differences, providing them with the tools they need to be successful.

We operate on a rolling admissions basis. We accept applications for mid-year placements as long as there is space in the classroom.

Aaron School

Where to Begin:

We encourage you to submit a request for information or call us directly to begin a conversation about your child's admission to Aaron School.

Once we have spoken, we encourage you to submit an application which you can obtain here.

We encourage you to then take a tour which are offered throughout the year. You can sign up for them here.

Once we have reviewed the application and your child's most current psychological or neuropsychological, we will call you to let you know the next steps.

If we feel that your child is a potential match with our school, vision and approach, we will have your child come for a 1:1 intake. We may ask you child to spend some time in one of our classrooms and/or, we may also visit your child at their current setting.

Decisions are made in late February, early March.

For additional information or questions contact:

Aaron School
(Kindergarten through 7th grade)
309 E 45th Street
New York, NY 10017
Phone: (212) 867-9594
Fax: (212) 867-9864

Aaron School
(Upper School grades 8th - 12th)
42 E 30th Street
New York NY 10016
Phone: (212) 867-9594
Fax: (212) 867-5379

Roberta Palumbo, Ma.Ed.
Head of School, Aaron School

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Not sure which program?
Contact Steve Gilbert
Phone: 712-310-9395
Email for more information