Academics are one facet of the well-rounded education that Knapp School & Yeshiva offers our students. We also believe that meaningful participation in extracurricular activities from parents and students, staff and mental health professionals as well as the community inspire our students to develop their best personal potential.

Student Transformation

When Elle came to Knapp School & Yeshiva, her teachers described her as shy and withdrawn. She would often arrive late to school and would sleep in class. As a team, the Knapp staff came up with a plan to support Elle to be successful and reach her goals.

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The Challenges and Successes of Remote Learning

Our students have been remarkably resilient in the face of all this change and I believe their resilience is in part due to the relationships they have with teachers, teaching aides, clinicians, and support staff in the building,” said Maureen Gilligan, the director of instruction & assessment at Knapp School & Yeshiva. 

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Knapp School & Yeshiva Remote Learning

“In the last month, Knapp School & Yeshiva staff and leadership have put forth immense amounts of time, energy, and thoughtfulness to make the transition from working in-person with our students, to keeping students engaged and supported remotely,” says Sandra Spicher, Knapp School’s principal. “Their outstanding efforts have been appreciated by our students and their families.”

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