Celebrating the Class of 2021

The Class of 2021 closed out their unprecedented career at Gaynor with an unprecedented graduation ceremony at Icahn Stadium at Randall’s Island on Friday, June 11. 

Professional Development for Educators: Stern Structural Arithmetic Workshop

In-Person Professional Development for Educators: August 10, 11, and 12, 2021. Learn to support your students’ development of number sense and understanding of the operations through the use of Stern Structural Arithmetic, a systematic, multi-sensory system that engages students in the discovery of fundamental mathematical principles. This interactive workshop series includes demonstrations of the Structural Arithmetic materials and activities, including games, student videos, and hands-on practice.

Welcome to America! Yellow Cluster Students Explore the Immigrant Experience

This week, students in the Yellow Cluster brought their history lessons to life as they played the part of immigrants coming to America through Ellis Island. In previous years, students took a field trip to the island, but this year the Yellow Cluster teachers found a creative solution to allow the students to take part in a multisensory exploration of what it was like to arrive in the United States through Ellis Island.

Gaynor Alumni Parent and Author Richie Jackson Kicks Off Gaynor Book Club

The Gaynor Parents’ Association hosted the first-ever Gaynor Parent Book Club on the evening of May 18 with their first guest, Author Richie Jackson.

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.