In 2003 Aaron School opened its doors to children who enjoy a specialized learning environment in 45th Street, pre-K and early primary school. Aaron extended his curriculum in 2009 to include secondary and secondary schools. K-7 is now on 45th Street and 8-12 on 30th Street.
As an educational destination for students with literacy, language, and attention, Aaron offers a comprehensive academic programme, consistent with New York State Learning Standards. With the integrated team approach of Aaron, we are committed to creating a safe educational and care atmosphere for children to become trustworthy and competent students.
Students will be put in small, organized, language-oriented classrooms, which are taught by master’s level headmaster teachers and undergraduate assistant teachers, many of whom are graduates of special education.
In offering enrichment in physical education, painting, technology and music, Aaron promotes the arts. Aaron uses a tailored approach to ensure advancement for students while preparing them for good post-secondary education and careers.
The Aaron School is an independent school accredited by the NIPSA (National Independent Private Schools Association) as well as the Middle State Association of Colleges and Schools.
The elementary school is situated between 1st and 2nd Avenue, East 45th Street. It provides a curriculum of social skills, painting, music, physical learning, sensual gym, computer lab and library, as well as its academic programme. It also offers job counseling, speech therapy and therapeutic guidance.
The upper school, formerly Aaron Academy, is located at 42 East 30th Street between Park Avenue and Madison Avenue for teenagers in seven to twelve grades with learning disabilities. In 2009 the school fee was $45,500 a year at the Aaron Academy.
New York’s Aaron School uses the school-based approach called “Dual Curriculum Curriculum,” which uses the concept of the “Universal Template for Learning,” according to school. Instead of being more conventional in concentrating on the weaknesses of learning handicapped students, this CORE approach focuses on student strengths.
Aaron School offers elective subjects such as astronomy, technologies, engineering , mathematics, the culinary arts , music, library and art in addition to their CORE curriculum. There is a new fitness centre, leisure facilities and creative spaces opened in the autumn of 2011.
MetSchools, Inc., founded by Michael C. Koffler, owns the Aaron School, one of several independent, prosperous New York City schools. MetSchools is a independent, proprietary educational service provider for students. The Montclare Children’s Schools, Rebecca School and Williamsburg Northside Schools are other schools under the umbrella of the Metschools.