About

The Windward School is a co-ed, independent day school located in New York City and White Plains, New York for children in grades 1-9 with language-based learning disabilities like dyslexia.

The Windward School is nationally recognized for its development of instructional programs designed specifically to help students achieve language proficiency. The School’s academic curriculum is research-based and multisensory in nature and is designed to give students the skills they need to succeed in school and return with confidence to mainstream educational settings.

The Windward School's academic program focuses on the three basic challenges faced by students with language-based learning disabilities:

  • Acquiring the academic strategies and skills necessary to reach their academic potential.
  • Developing self-confidence in their ability to achieve success.
  • Understanding their learning differences so they can become effective self-advocates.

98% of Windward students move on to mainstream schools after completing The Windward School's academic program.

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Read The Beacon Fall 2020 Issue - Features Expert Leadership on How Educators and Families Can Navigate COVID-19

The latest issue of The Beacon is now available. Read articles on how the pandemic is affecting students from social-emotional distress to securing accommodations for graduate school exams to adjusting to a new classroom environment. 

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