The one-of-a-kind 18 acre campus built to support individuals on the autism spectrum throughout all stages of their development.
Gersh Academy at West Hills
Gersh Academy is excited to announce the opening of a new school location in Huntington, NY on the West Hills campus. This unique 18-acre facility has supported children in Long Island for over 65 years, and is now expanding to include more supports for individuals on the autism spectrum.
The educational path of an individual on the autism spectrum consists of much more than just academics. The unique setup of our fully supported West Hills campus lends itself to:
- social skills aquisition
- daily living skills
- social play and interaction with peers
- vocational training opportunities on campus and within the Huntington community
- and so much more.
This announcement is one of many on our path to create a world where individuals on the autism spectrum are empowered to thrive. Be one of the first to apply to the Gersh Academy at West Hills Campus and see the Gersh difference for yourself.
Gersh Academy 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.