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The Gow School logo A coed college-prep boarding and day school for students, grades 6-12, with dyslexia and similar language-based learning disabilities in New York.

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Students ages 8–16 who have been experiencing academic difficulties are invited to discover The Gow School Summer Program. One way to do that is through an interview and campus tour, which are encouraged and can be scheduled throughout the year. We also hold an Open House each spring.

Application Process

To be considered for the program, families must submit an application, two teacher recommendations, and documentation and/or testing, which may include IEPs, cognitive assessments, and LD documentation from the school district.

Financial Aid

Limited financial aid is available. To apply, complete a Parents' Financial Statement (PFS) through School & Student Services. The Gow School code is 200061. Awards are determined the first week of May and continue until funds are depleted.

Medical Forms

Each camper needs to have a medical form filled out prior to arrival to camp. Clink on the link for a pdf of the form.

Summer 2021 Medical Form



The program is coed, and families may choose among three options, with the following 2020 tuition rates:

  • Boarding - $9,100
  • Full day (8:00 am – 5:00 pm) - $6,500
  • Academic day (8:00 am –1:00 pm) - $5,800

Tuition for boarding students covers instruction, dorm housing, meals, daily activities, spending money, and weekend trips, with full-day and academic-day options including offerings of the particular time period.

For more information about The Gow School Summer Program and its application process, contact:

Matthew Fisher
Director of Summer Program
p 716.687.2004
f 716.687.2003


The Gow School admits students of any race/color, ancestry/national origin, religion/creed, and sexual orientation to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race/color, ancestry/national origin, religion/creed, and sexual orientation in the administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic, and other school-administered programs.