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Private Special Education Preschool Elementary School Near Me: Gillen Brewer School

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Admissions Process



As a first step, please submit our Online Application and the Gillen Brewer Admissions Team will review and follow-up with next steps in the process.

Supporting Documents May Include

  • Online Application 
  • Photo of Student
  • Reports/Records from Current School, Therapist(s), and Specialist(s)
  • Psychological or Neuropsychological Evaluation 
  • Current Individualized Education Plan (IEP) 
  • Health Examination Form, including Immunization History and Emergency or As-Needed Medications
  • School Release of Information Form
  • Attorney Release of Information Form

Upon review of application, GBS will request admissions videos and    schedule playdates/interviews for students who may be appropriate.

In-Person Playdates/Interviews

Preschool: 30 minute playdate with a Program Director 

Elementary School-Age: 30 minute interview with a Program Director  

Age Requirements

  • Preschool students range from 2.8-5 years old and must be 3 years old by October 31st
  • Elementary School-Age students range from 5-11 years old and must be 5 years old by December 31st

Main Contact

Susan Finkelstein, M.S., CCC-SLP
Admissions Director 
212-831-3667 x 207

" I wish I had found Gillen Brewer Sooner." - Alison, Parent

Virtual Info Sessions and In-Person Group Tours

Click here to view our schedule and register for an Open House.

We look forward to connecting!

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