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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

  • Attendees must show proof of vaccination or negative rapid antigen test prior to or upon arrival. Mask is required for unvaccinated visitors.

     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
Assistant Director of Admissions
212-831-3667 x 207
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Open Houses and Additional Ways to Connect!

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

Complete the form below to submit an inquiry, schedule an Admissions Chat, or schedule an in-person tour.

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