West Hempstead

A unique school for individuals on the autism spectrum custom built to set students up for life after school.

Gersh Academy West Hempstead

The West Hempstead location is our longest running and largest Gersh Academy school in the country. With award-winning Gersh programs and a deeply rooted position in the community, the West Hempstead location provides best in class autism education while also setting our students up for life after school by providing the best vocational training available.

In addition to the award-winning custom academic programs all Gersh Academy students enjoy, students at West Hempstead benefit from:

  • Vocational training and job placement at well-known businesses in the community
  • Daily living skills training, including cooking and maintaining a home
  • Access to the NY Equestrian Center, where students can receive Equine Therapy, functional skills training, and vocational training alongside their academics
  • Deep social interaction within our large student body and the greater community
  • Community involvement in the area including educational trips and participation in local events
  • and so much more.

To learn more about the unique opportunities our West Hempstead location provides, call us today at 631-385-3342 or simply fill out the following form and a representative from our team will reach out to you!

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Quick Stats

95% of students leave Gersh Academy with a minimum of a local diploma, with many going on to college or entering the workforce.

80% of non-verbal students are able to communicate either verbally or via technology by the time they graduate from Gersh Academy.

80% of our high school students have jobs outside of Gersh Academy, as part of our vocational programs.

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Gersh Academy Student and Intervention Specialist Posing Together in the Hallway
Gersh Academy Students Performing Yoga in their Friday Club
Gersh Academy Student Smiling and Showing off his Art Work
Gersh Academy Teacher Instructing a Student How to Drill a Screw Into Wood During Vocational Training
Gersh Academy High School Teacher Instructing a Collaborative Classroom

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