James P. Murphy Staten Island Preparatory School

James P. Murphy Staten Island Preparatory School

(known as Staten Island Prep)

Ages 3 – 5 and Ages 5 – 12

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COMPREHENSIVE RE-OPENING PLAN


SI Prep Elementary School Program

Staten Island Prep operates as a non-public Chapter 853 New York State Education (NYSED) approved private school and an NYSED approved preschool program offering 2 preschool classes for students with disabilities (4410 program).

Staten Island Prep serves students diagnosed with autism between the ages of 5-12 but is also approved to educate students with learning disabilities, other health impairments, emotional disturbance, and or intellectual and developmental disabilities.

All staff are appropriately certified and credentialed as per NYSED and the school will follow all of the regulations as set forth by NYSED and the Board of Regents.

The school operates on a 10-month (180 days) and 30-day summer session school calendar.

Most students will be transported by bus as warranted and in conformance with their IEPs, although some students may be transported by parents.

Educational programming is designed to address individual needs in high teacher-to-student ratio classrooms within large spacious classrooms with ratios of 10:1:2 or 8:1:3 depending on the students’ personalized learning and behavioral needs.  In total there are 9 school-age classrooms serving 82 students between the ages of 5-12.

Our team includes a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) who will help to oversee advanced behavioral interventions, modifications, and supports.

The instructional programming will focus on scaffolding, differentiated instruction, age-appropriate academics, language, effective communication, social/emotional skills, self-help, and daily living skills. We will follow the New York State Education Learning Standards. Students are either assessed by the NYS Standard State Assessments or the NYS Alternative Assessments.

The school program will provide the following:

The school will utilize the following strategies, programming, and instructional methodologies:

For information about Admissions, please email Principal Chris Uccellini (christopher.uccellini@ahrcnyc.org), or Program Coordinator Melissa Maietta (melissa.maietta@ahrcnyc.org).

These services are funded by the New York State Education Department
and in New York City, operate with the approval of and under the oversight of
the New York City Department of Education.


SI Prep Preschool Program

Staten Island Prep serves students diagnosed with autism between the ages of 3-5.

All of the staff are appropriately certified and credentialed as per NYSED and the school will follow all of the regulations as set forth by NYSED and the Board of Regents.

The school operates on a 10-month (180 days) and 30-day summer session school calendar.

Most students will be transported by bus as warranted and in conformance with their IEPs, although some students may be transported by parents.

Two classrooms for preschoolers with disabilities with a high teacher-to-student ratio of 6:1:3 serving 12 students between the ages of 3-5 with a total of 12 preschoolers.

Classroom teachers receive support from a team of School Administrators, Therapists, and Program Coordinators who are experts in providing effective instruction to students with autism spectrum disorders and those learners with similar deficits. This includes extensive training in behavioral approaches, structured teaching methods, and academic instruction.

Our team includes a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) who will help to oversee advanced behavioral interventions, modifications, and supports.

The school program will provide the following:

The school will utilize the following strategies, programming, and instructional methodologies:

For information about Admissions, please email Principal Chris Uccellini (christopher.uccellini@ahrcnyc.org), or Program Coordinator Melissa Maietta (melissa.maietta@ahrcnyc.org)

These services are funded by the New York State Education Department
and in New York City, operate with the approval of and under the oversight of
the New York City Department of Education.


James P. Murphy Staten Island Preparatory School
23 Summit Street
Staten Island, NY 10307

Principal: Chris Uccellini

718-285-9377