Vincent Smith School
Vincent Smith School is a private day school for special education students in Grades 4-12. Serves students in Nassau, Suffolk and Queens Counties.
Special Education Director, School Psychologist, 7 Resource Specialists
Located on four-and-a-half acres in suburban Port Washington, New York
Grades 4-6: $20,7000
Grades 7-12 $24,000
Parents of students who have been accepted may apply for need-based tuition assistance. Financial aid is awarded on a yearly basis and must be reapplied for each year; a decision on the award of financial aid may be delayed pending receipt of full information on available resources. As the funds for financial aid are limited, it is addressed on a first come, first served basis.
English, Social Studies, Math, Science, Music, Health & Physical Education, Technology
Percent Graduating Class to College More than 80%
Remedial reading, resource room, speech/language, occupational therapy, physical therapy and counseling
Technology lab, high-speed Internet
The mission of the Vincent Smith School is to provide a small, supportive educational setting for reluctant learners and students with special educational needs, where they can achieve acade4mic success and learn valuable life skills, in order to become participating members of society. The school is committed to providing a well-integrated program of studies and activities necessary for social adjustment, individual development and sound academic learning.
The Vincent Smith School seeks to identify and build the individual abilities of each student, and to remediate deficits in academic skills. The school offers a structured program that emphasizes the development of organizational and study skills. Students are encouraged to realize sound social attitudes, to express creativity and originality, and ultimately to achieve a clear sense of self-worth based on genuine accomplishments.
The learning environment at Vincent Smith School is warm, friendly and conducive to individual development and growth. The concern of the school is the well-being of the whole child. This is reflected in the manner in which teachers and administrators work with students in the classroom and in all activities.
||322 Port Washington Blvd, Port Washington, NY
||4 to 12
|School Program Type/Emphasis:
Special Program Emphasis
|Community Type (Locale):
Urban Fringe of Large City
|Students per Teacher:
||12 / 1
||New York State Association of Independent Schools
|Daily Class Hours:
||6 hours / day
(Grades K-12 Only)