Top 10 Best New York Special Education Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 132 special education public schools serving 46,442 students in New York.
The top ranked special education public schools in New York are Ps 42 Occupational Training Center, Clark Academy and Nyc Autism Charter School East Harlem. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
New York special education public schools have an average math proficiency score of 45% (versus the New York public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 36% (versus the 49% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the New York public school average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Best Special Education Public Schools in New York (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Ps 42 Occupational Training Center
Special Education School
(Math: ≥80% | Reading: ≥80% )
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
75 W Huron St
Buffalo, NY 14214
(716) 816-3250
Grades: 9
| 69 students
Rank: #22.
Clark Academy
Special Education School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
71 S Broadway
Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522
(914) 798-7200
Grades: 7-12
| 99 students
Rank: #33.
Nyc Autism Charter School East Harlem
Special Education School
Charter School
(Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
433 E 100th St
New York, NY 10029
(212) 860-2580
Grades: 4-9
| 36 students
Rank: #44.
Ps 84
Special Education School
(Math: 40-49% | Reading: 50-59%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
462 Grider St
Buffalo, NY 14215
(716) 816-4080
Grades: K-12
| 155 students
Rank: #55.
Martin Luther King Jr High School
Special Education School
(Math: ≥50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1 S Broadway
Hastings On Hudson, NY 10706
(914) 478-1106
Grades: 9-12
| 19 students
Rank: #6 - 106. - 10.
Birchwood School
Special Education School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
214 Sickletown Rd
West Nyack, NY 10994
(845) 639-6480
Grades: K-12
| 67 students
Rank: #6 - 106. - 10.
Blythedale School
Special Education School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
95 Bradhurst Ave
Valhalla, NY 10595
(914) 347-1800
Grades: K-12
| 119 students
Rank: #6 - 106. - 10.
George Junior Republic School
Special Education School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
24 Mcdonald Rd
Freeville, NY 13068
(607) 844-6324
Grades: 7-12
| 126 students
Rank: #6 - 106. - 10.
Greenburgh Eleven Elementary School
Special Education School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1 Echo Hills - Bethune Bldg #3
Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522
(914) 693-8500
Grades: K-7
| 13 students
Rank: #6 - 106. - 10.
Greenburgh Eleven Middle School
Special Education School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1 Echo Hills - Bethune Bldg #3
Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522
(914) 693-8500
Grades: 7-11
| 11 students
Rank: #1111.
Greenburgh Eleven High School
Special Education School
(Math: ≥50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1 Echo Hills-bethune Bldg #36
Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522
(914) 693-8500
Grades: 8-12
| 45 students
Rank: #1212.
American Sign Language & English Secondary School
Special Education School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: ≤20%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
223 E 23rd St
New York, NY 10010
(917) 326-6668
Grades: 9-12
| 241 students
Rank: #1313.
Ziccolella Elementary School
Special Education School
(Math: <50% | Reading: ≤20% )
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1 S Broadway
Hastings On Hudson, NY 10706
(914) 478-1106
Grades: K-9
| 43 students
Rank: #1414.
Ziccolella Middle School
Special Education School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1 S Broadway
Hastings On Hudson, NY 10706
(914) 478-1106
Grades: 6-9
| 2 students
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Cedar Knolls Academy
Special Education School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
226 Linda Ave
Hawthorne, NY 10532
(914) 749-2964
Grades: K-11
| 31 students
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Little Flower School
Special Education School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2460 N Wading River Rd
Wading River, NY 11792
(631) 929-4300
Grades: 3-12
| 96 students
Rank: #1717.
Geller House School
Special Education School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
77 Chicago Ave
Staten Island, NY 10305
(718) 442-7828
Grades: 6-12
| 11 students
Rank: #1818.
Edenwald School
Special Education School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1075 Broadway
Pleasantville, NY 10570
(914) 769-0456
Grades: 7-12
| 79 students
Rank: #1919.
Mount Pleasant-cottage School
Special Education School
(Math: 20-29% | Reading: 20-29%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1075 Broadway
Pleasantville, NY 10570
(914) 769-0456
Grades: 3-12
| 124 students
Rank: #20 - 2120. - 21.
Achieve Alternative High School
Special Education School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20% )
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
226 Linda Ave
Hawthorne, NY 10532
(914) 749-2939
Grades: 3-12
| 31 students
Rank: #20 - 2120. - 21.
Linden Hill High School
Special Education School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20% )
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
226 Linda Ave
Hawthorne, NY 10532
(914) 749-2977
Grades: 9-12
| 34 students
Rank: #2222.
William Floyd Learning Center
Special Education School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
111 Lexington Rd
Shirley, NY 11967
(631) 874-1607
Grades: K-5
| 65 students
Rank: n/an/a
Albany-schoharie-schenectady-saratoga Boces
Special Education School
900 Watervliet-shaker Rd-ste 1
Albany, NY 12205
(518) 862-4901
Grades: K-12
| 343 students
Rank: n/an/a
Broome-delaware-tioga Boces
Special Education School
435 Glenwood Rd
Binghamton, NY 13905
(607) 766-3802
Grades: K-12
| 1,063 students
Rank: n/an/a
Cattaraugus-allegany-erie-wyoming Boces
Special Education School
1825 Windfall Rd
Olean, NY 14760
(716) 376-8255
Grades: K-12
| 490 students
Rank: n/an/a
Cayuga-onondaga Boces
Special Education School
1879 W Genesee St Rd
Auburn, NY 13021
(315) 253-0361
Grades: K-12
| 314 students
Rank: n/an/a
Clinton-essex-warren-washington Boces
Special Education School
1585 Military Turnpike
Plattsburgh, NY 12901
(518) 561-0100
Grades: K-12
| 188 students
Rank: n/an/a
David Marquis School Of The Arts
Special Education School
15 Fairfield St
Staten Island, NY 10308
(718) 984-9800
Grades: PK-12
| 477 students
Rank: n/an/a
Delaware-chenango-madison-otsego Boces
Special Education School
6678 County Rd 32
Norwich, NY 13815
(607) 335-1233
Grades: K-12
| 233 students
Rank: n/an/a
Dutchess Boces
Special Education School
5 Boces Rd
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
(845) 486-4800
Grades: K-12
| 307 students
Rank: n/an/a
Eastern Suffolk Boces
Special Education School
201 Sunrise Hwy
Patchogue, NY 11772
(631) 687-3006
Grades: K-12
| 1,588 students
Rank: n/an/a
Erie 1 Boces
Special Education School
355 Harlem Rd
Buffalo, NY 14224
(716) 821-7001
Grades: K-12
| 614 students
Rank: n/an/a
Erie 2-chautauqua-cattaraugus Boces
Special Education School
8685 Erie Rd
Angola, NY 14006
(716) 549-4454
Grades: K-12
| 640 students
Rank: n/an/a
Franklin-essex-hamilton Boces
Special Education School
23 Husky Lane
Malone, NY 12953
(518) 483-6420
Grades: 7-12
| 85 students
Rank: n/an/a
Genesee Valley Boces
Special Education School
80 Munson St
Le Roy, NY 14482
(585) 658-7905
Grades: K-12
| 318 students
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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked special education public schools in New York?
The top ranked special education public schools in New York include Ps 42 Occupational Training Center, Clark Academy and Nyc Autism Charter School East Harlem.
How many special education public schools are located in New York?
132 special education public schools are located in New York.
What is the racial composition of students in New York?
New York special education public schools minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the New York public schools average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

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