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Dare to Be Different(iated)

One of Gaynor’s core tenets is an individualized curriculum for each student. But did you know this means material can be differentiated down to a single question? Find out how different teachers approach this process and why it pays off when it comes to unlocking each child’s potential.

Stairway to Success: The Deeper Meaning Behind the EC Staircase

The intentional design of the Early Childhood (EC) facility teaches the youngest Gaynor students how to calmly, safely, and thoughtfully make the transition from home to school.

Ali Michael Speaks About Building Healthy Multiracial Communities

Dr. Ali Michael, Director of the Race Institute for K-12 Educators, spoke to the Gaynor community for a discussion titled, “Building Healthy Multiracial Communities: What Do White Children Need to Know About Race?” The talk was sponsored by the Parents’ Association Diversity & Inclusion Committee.

Curriculum 2.0

At Gaynor, curriculum is at the core of unlocking every child’s potential and our curriculum continues to evolve to best fit the needs of our students. Jill Thompson, assistant head of school, wrote about Gaynor’s curriculum development and how it will continue to change.

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.