Admissions

FAQ

Note: Churchill will begin a transition to a fully independent school starting with the 2020-2021 admissions cycle. Please click here to learn more.

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  • What population do you serve?

    Our students, having been diagnosed with specific, language-based learning disabilities:

    • Require a smaller, more individualized, and supportive learning environment in order to achieve their potential.
    • May have attentional or executive functioning vulnerabilities.
    • Struggle with age appropriate reading, writing, and language development.
    • Have average to above average intelligence.
    • Are from all five boroughs of New York City, Westchester, Long Island and New Jersey.
  • What ages do you serve?

    The Churchill School is an independent K-12 coeducational college preparatory day school.
     
  • What Related Services do you provide?

    Students at Churchill are able to receive Speech & Language Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and Counseling. Churchill has a large staff of additional specialists who provide support for our students, including:

    • Literacy and Math Specialists
    • Technology Integration Specialists
    • College Guidance Counselors

    Churchill is not able to offer Physical Therapy.  In addition, our speech and language pathologists will refer to outside therapists if articulation therapy is required.
  • How many students are in each class?

    Our student to teacher ratio is 12:1:1; twelve students, one Head Teacher, and one Assistant Teacher.
     
  • In which grades do you anticipate openings?

    Our typical entry points are in the classes equivalent to Kindergarten, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, 6th grade, and 9th grade.  From time to time we have spaces for entering 1st, 7th, and 8th graders.
  • What is the Annual Tuition? Is there financial assistance available?

    Tuition for 2019-2020 will be $59,500.
    IMPORTANT NOTE:

    Beginning with the 2020-2021 admissions cycle, The Churchill School will transition to a fully independent school model. Churchill will start a multi-year process to phase out our acceptance of public funding. All new families with children enrolling in Churchill for the first time in September 2020 will sign private enrollment contracts. Please check this page for updates regarding private enrollment contracts and financial aid.
  • How long do students typically stay at Churchill?

    A student’s length of stay is highly dependent on the individual learner.  Churchill is committed to preparing students for their future educational endeavors, no matter at what age or what level of ongoing support.
     
  • Do Churchill graduates attend college?

    Our High School program is a rigorous, college preparatory, Regents program.  Our graduates are admitted to and attend competitive colleges, guided by an outstanding College Guidance Program.  Click here to see a list of recent colleges our graduates have attended.
  • Is Churchill’s curriculum aligned with the Common Core Standards?

    Yes.  Our modified curriculum aligns with the Common Core.  
    IMPORTANT NOTE:

    Beginning with the 2020-2021 school year, The Churchill School will to transition to a fully independent school model. As a result,
    students will not be required to take the New York State ELA, Math, and Science tests that begin in 3rd grade.  In addition, high school students will have the option to take or not take Regents Examinations.
  • Does The Churchill School administer educational testing?

    No. We are happy to refer you to trusted professionals who can complete a comprehensive neuropsychological evaluation.  Contact us at admissions@churchillschoolnyc.org or (212) 722-0610 ext. 2107.
  • Does Churchill offer summer programs?

    Churchill is a 10-month school and is not able to accommodate students who are mandated to be educated year-round.

    We have a Summer Program for students entering grades 1-4 the following school year.
  • Does Churchill offer bussing?

    Bussing is provided through the Department of Education if the student is approved for specialized transportation on his/her IEP.  We do not offer private bussing.  
  • Who can I contact for more information?

    Email:

    Bob Thomas, Director of Enrollment Management and Communications: rthomas@churchillschoolnyc.org

    Sarah Szen, Director of Admissions/Associate Director of Communications: sszen@churchillschoolnyc.org

    Phone: (212) 722-0610 ext. 2107