A pioneer in special education, Stephen Gaynor School is an independent, nonprofit Pre-K, Lower, and Middle School for bright students with learning differences. Founded in 1962, Stephen Gaynor School provides a highly individualized educational program in a rich, rigorous, and nurturing environment in which students gain the skills and confidence necessary to learn, grow, and reach their full potential.
Nearly 400 students ages three to 14 attend our school with a range of learning differences, from Attention Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) to speech, language, and reading delays such as dyslexia. With more than 50 years of experience in special education and a dedication to continuous improvement, Gaynor has the expertise to help children break down barriers to learning, build self-esteem, and realize academic success.
Our expert staff provides an unparalleled level of personal attention in a nurturing environment allowing students to be academically challenged, yet supported every step of the way.
Children leave Stephen Gaynor School full of smiles and self-confidence, well-prepared for the next step on their educational journey.
Stephen Gaynor School recognizes our resp...onsibility to create a diverse and inclusive environment that supports and celebrates each individual in our school community.
Respect. Honesty. Courage. These three distinct words have significant meaning at Stephen Gaynor School. Celebrating diversity in learning styles has been a core value at Gaynor for more than 50 years.
Stephen Gaynor School is dedicated to promoting and advocating for diversity and inclusion within our school community. We celebrate many types of diversity including ethnicity, race, socioeconomic status, ability, religion, sexual orientation, family configuration, language, gender and adoption status.