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Mount Kisco, NY
Students enrolled: 76

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Po Box 277
Mount Kisco, NY 10549

(914) 666-9211
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January 20, 2014
My son has only been in the Karafin school for about 4 mths and he has never been happier. He made a lot of friends and has a social life again. The staff is wonderful and very caring. The class sizes are very small which is great because the students get so much attention and are finally able to learn. They really make the students feel good about themselves and the teachers and staff are always willing to help the students . They want them to pass and they do donot overload them with homework. My son actually passed every subject on his first marking period. My son said he feels as comfortable in the Karafin school as he feels at home...Ithink that says it all. I wish I would have found the Karafin school years ago, but better late then never. It's well worth the trip and the bus service is great too. We looked at many schools and The Karafin school was our choice and the best choice so far. Good luck to all the parents and students I know its stressful looking for a school. I hope one day you are as happy as we are in finding a great school.

- submitted by a parent

February 08, 2011
Parent involvement in higher level education is always challenging. The Head of School and staff are committed to students. My child has thrived here.

- submitted by a parent

April 23, 2010
The school is kind of okay but it's not that good. It is a very small school and seems to be cheap on some occasions. It would be at least nice in a place that looks like a school. I came to tour and i was not pleased. School should do much better and i mean way better.

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April 23, 2010
not a good private school very boring and plain couldn't wait 2 get out and go to another school

- submitted by a student

February 25, 2010
Our daughter enjoys the special attention and compassionate teaching staff. The school administration is particularly good and flexible to individual student needs.

- submitted by a parent

February 22, 2010
Very attentive staff that give students individual attention and care. Nurturing environment with structure. Students have the opportunity to advance as much as they want given the small size of the classrooms and the ability to offer individual instruction.

- submitted by a parent

July 27, 2009
Wonderful school. A very lucky find, indeed. The staff, from the director to the gym teacher are all very sensitive to the students' emotional needs. I am so grateful for having found this school for my child with emotional issues. He has found his comfort zone here with the circle of friends he has made and the teachers have given their full support and understanding. Highly recommended if you are looking for a small setting for your child. I have and shall continue to spread the word.

- submitted by a parent

August 04, 2008
This is a very good small school which gives lots of attention. It is not a school for a student that has behavior problems.

- submitted by a parent

February 26, 2008
Good school if your child needs remedial work in academic classes, not so good for gifted kids with special needs. My daughter went there and she hated it.

- submitted by a parent

November 09, 2007
Awesome school. Teachers here are awesome and the faculty are understanding. Even the kids are nicer!

- submitted by a student

October 19, 2007
Fabulous school. The administration knows and cares about the students, as do the teachers. There are no more than 6 students in a class and if there are more than 4 students in a class then there is also a teachers aide in the classroom. Teachers

- submitted by a student

November 03, 2006
I believe that this school gives a quality education. I was a former student there, and I enjoyed every single day of it

- submitted by a student

July 08, 2006
I was a former student. When I went to school here I enjoyed and looked forward going to school everyday. The teachers and staff were wonderful.

- submitted by a student
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The Karafin School
Po Box 277, Mount Kisco, NY  10549
(914) 666-9211
Last modified The Karafin School is a Private school that serves grades 9-12
The Karafin School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 13 reviews. Top