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The Gow School

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The School:

  • Location: South Wales, NY
  • Enrollment: 142
  • School Type: Boys, boarding school
  • Grades: 7-12
  • Church Affiliation: Non-sectarian
  • Number of faculty: 34
  • Tuition: $40,300
  • Percentage of students receiving financial aid: 20%
  • Admissions Deadline: Rolling
  • Website: The Gow School

The Gow School is the oldest boarding school for boys in grades seven through twelve diagnosed with dyslexia, central auditory processing disorder, dysgraphia and dyscalculia.


65% of Gow's 37 full time faculty hold advanced degrees. All are specially trained to teach boys with dyslexia.

The school offers academic courses in the following subject areas:

  • Reconstructive Language
  • English
  • Science
  • Mathematics
  • History
  • Applied Technology
  • Fine and Performing Arts


The Gow School is located on 100 acres of picturesque land. The school has state of the art academic buildings, dormitories and athletic amenities.


The Gow School has a small endowment but nonetheless was able to award financial aid to 20% of its students. The average award was $11,000.


The Gow School sends all of its graduates to college.


The Gow School has the staff and experience to remediate your son's language based learning differences. The location just up the Hudson River from New York City offers easy access from just about anywhere.

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