About The Gow School
The Gow School is a college preparatory boarding and day school for students, grades 6-12, who are dyslexic or have language-based learning disabilities.
By integrating their language remediation program, Reconstructive Language, throughout the curriculum and coupling it with a wealth of supports – from assistive technology to caring faculty – Gow provides not just another opportunity to try again but a real opportunity to succeed. Gow provides an academic, social and emotional fresh start.
Curriculum: The academic program is accredited by NYSAIS. They are IMSLEC accredited and they meet the International Dyslexia Association (IDA)'s Knowledge and Practice Standards for Teachers of Reading. They use a multi-sensory approach to teaching across all disciplines and offer Executive Function skills to students who need it.
Facilities: Gow sits on an 100 acre campus, The Reid Arts Center houses a theater, technology labs, art studios, music lab and TV studio. The Gow Center, equipped with basketball courts, tennis courts, large multipurpose room, squash courts, fitness center and student lounge. Their 10,000 sq. ft. dining hall was completed in 2009. Their newly renovated science and technology center is home to their robotics lab which includes a Computer Numerical Control machine and a 3D printer.
Extra-Curricular Activities: The Gow requires students to play a sport or be involved in an afternoon activity each semester. Gow offers soccer, golf, tennis, squash, crew, wrestling, basketball, skiing, lacrosse and much more each year.
Summer Program: The Gow School offers a 5 week summer program that runs from June 28th – August 1st for the summer of 2020. The Gow School Summer Program is for students who have been experiencing academic difficulties, or have been diagnosed with dyslexia or specific learning disabilities. Five weeks of learning and fun for ages 8-16. Fees for the 5 week boarding progamme will be US$8,400.
Headmaster: Mr. Bradley Rogers, Jr.
Academic Calendar: Labor Day – Mid May
More up-to-date fee information can be directly requested through the Gow School's site.
Boarding Students 2020-2021 (US Students)
Fees are listed in USD. This includes instruction, room and board, transportation for regular school activities, and technology fees. Tuition for day students is $52,000. Day students may participate in all school activities but do not have a dorm room. In addition, the school assesses a US$2,500 bookstore deposit (US$1,250 for day stdents), from which many extra student expenses will be deducted. These may include transportation from/to the school before/after vacations, books, academic supplies, athletic equipment, and other personal items. Any remaining bookstore funds will be refunded at the end of the school year.