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The Gow School

The Gow School is a coeducational private boarding special needs school for students in grades 7 through 12.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Rural


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The Gow School says

The Gow School is a college-prep boarding and day school for students, grades 7-12, with dyslexia and similar language-based learning disabilities. Focusing on small class sizes, 3-7 students per class, and a low 4:1 student to faculty ratio, The Gow School offers a multi-sensory approach to teaching that enables dyslexic students to thrive. The Gow community has a sense of belonging, of equality, and of connection born on common trials and shared triumph.
In July, the school’s co-ed summer program is five weeks of learning and fun for ages 8-16! The Gow School Summer Program is for students who have been experiencing academic difficulties, or have been diagnosed with dyslexia or specific learning disabilities. The Summer Program runs from the end of June to early August with morning academics, afternoon fun and games and weekend adventures! The Gow School Summer Program gives students academic tools and self-confidence they can take with them wherever they go; to the classroom and beyond.




Grades Cost Term
Middle School $55,600 Annual

Private schools, including parochial and boarding, are funded through tuition and fees. The cost varies from school to school, but most families pay tuition to attend them. Many private schools offer financial aid or discounts, so it's worthwhile to ask about these options.


  (716) 652-3450



Test Scores

1170 25th percentile score for the SAT Composite

1570 75th percentile score for the SAT Composite

1360 Average score for the SAT Composite

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 150
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
7 10
8 10
9 25
10 35
11 35
12 35

The Gow School's relatively even enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing The Gow School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 4 : 1
Average Class Size 4
Gender 93% Male / 7% Female
Dress Code Formal
Percent Boarding 95%

Associations & Memberships

Other school associations

The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)

State or regional independent school association

National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)

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