Welcome to Gow
The Gow School is the world’s oldest boarding school for students, grades 7-12, with dyslexia and other language based learning disabilities. Founded in 1926 and located in Western New York, Gow's college preparatory curriculum is presented in small classes using a multisensory format in a technology rich environment. The 4:1 student to faculty ratio allows focus on the remediation of learning differences through a phonics based program known as Reconstructive Language. Character education is emphasized also. In the classroom, in the dormitory and on the athletic fields, students are encouraged to adhere to the four PILLARS of kindness, respect, honesty and hard work. An active community service program enables students to experience the personal reward of helping others.