The Karafin School is a privately owned high school with a 6:1+1 classroom ratio that is approved by the New York State education department. The Karafin School has been dedicated to serving students in NY & CT with special needs for over 60 years. Addressing the unique needs of each individual student.
180 school days per year for a day student and a 30 day summer program as stated on the student’s IEP
Autism, Emotional Disability, Learning Disability, and Other Health Impaired.
6:1+1 classroom ratio. Maximum of 6 students in a classroom with a teacher & teacher’s aide
We offer local, Regents, Regents with honors, advanced and advanced with honors diplomas.
The philosophy of the Karafin School is loosely based on a theory developed by Dr. William Glasser. This philosophy stresses the importance of individual choice and individual responsibility.