The Five-Senses Pumpkin

The students in Ms. Homlish and Ms. Young’s class in the EC take their pumpkin research very seriously, using their sense of sight, touch, smell, and even taste. This multisensory approach is a hallmark of the Stephen Gaynor School curriculum, and is a lot of fun to boot!


From the Desk of Dr. Gaynor: Be Together, Not the Same

by Dr. Scott Gaynor, Head of School
At our opening assembly in September, I was honored to announce this year’s community values theme, “Be Together, Not the Same.”

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Soccer Team Starts Out Strong

Defending AIPSL champions, the Gaynor soccer team has started the season on a winning streak.


School-Wide Apple Picking Trip

Gaynor students and faculty took part in the annual school-wide apple picking trip to Demarest Farms in New Jersey to celebrate the first day of fall.

Our Mission

A pioneer in special education, Stephen Gaynor School is an independent Pre-K, Lower, and Middle School for bright students with learning differences. Founded in 1962, Stephen Gaynor School provides a highly individualized educational program in a rich, rigorous, and nurturing environment in which students gain the skills and confidence necessary to learn, grow, and reach their full potential.