Welcome to The Karafin School website!
SPECIAL DAY SCHOOL - Co-educational, ten months, grades 9-12. Individualized curriculum for children with learning and emotional disabilities, and those who are underachievers.
PRESIDENT - Renee L. Donow
DIRECTOR - Bart A. Donow, Ph.D.
CAPACITY - 84 full time students
I.Q. RANGE - Low average to Superior
AVERAGE STAY - 2.5 academic years.
EXCLUSIONS - Active substance abusing or court adjudicated students.
ADMISSIONS PROCEDURES - Professional or parental referrals, academic transcript, academic, psychological and/or psychiatric test results, social history and summary of current situation. Specific testing as deemed necessary by Director.
FEES - Tuition rates set by the State Education Department of New York. Paid semi-annually or quarterly, Includes all books and supplies. Per State Education Law, eligible students may have school districts contract directly with non-public schools for educational services and transportation.
Connecticut and New Jersey: The School is approved by public act, which allows full tuition and transportation to eligible students.
SERVICES - Individualized instruction in small classes (6:1:1); Advanced Placement (AP); developmental programs; counseling; speech; foreign languages; computer/technology; music; arts and crafts.
Students and Families: Sign up for the "Remind" Notification System Karafin is now using.