Karafin will remain a virtual program for its summer session. We are awaiting direction from the New York State Education Department of Education regarding the fall Semester. Be safe, and wear your masks!
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.