From the Upper East Side and Upper West Side to Midtown Manhattan and the East and West Village and Tribeca neighborhoods, find a private or public school or preschool for your child. Also search for private tutors to help your student with homework, foreign language classes, and other school subjects that will help your child excel in school.
167 W. 81st St. (Amsterdam & Columbus), New York
Book Nook is a unique and creative literacy program designed by an early childhood educator. Its inviting and warm atmosphere offers both a home- and school-like setting for ages 1½-5 years. BN also offers one-on-one tutoring for grade-school children. The warm colors and literacy-rich environment create an ideal setting for reading and learning success. The program builds vital skills needed for Pre-K and Kindergarten acceptance through a whole-child literacy approach. Classes run 90 minutes, once a week from September-May. This hidden gem is the perfect transitional, supplemental, or tutoring program.
1556 Third Ave. (at 87th Street), Suite 603, New York
Collina Italiana Mini Summer Camp 2013
Collina Italiana's Italian Fall and Winter in the City program is for children of all ages who want to learn and practice Italian, meet new friends, absorb the warm and lively culture of Italy, and have fun Italian style...right here in New York City! Giardino dei Bambini, a morning drop-off playgroup for ages 2-5, is offered year-round. Other programs, including comprehensive language learning and hands-on instruction in the arts, are Girotondo ("Circle") and Teatro Italiano.
17 E. 89th St., Suite 1D, New York
EBL Coaching offers individualized one-on-one tutoring and three-week, intensive academic summer programs for students in grades pre-K to 12. EBL specializes in reading, writing, reading comprehension, math, and study skills tutoring, using Orton-Gillingham and other multi-sensory techniques. Individualized programs for students with dyslexia and attention deficit disorder are available. Dr. Levy personally performs all initial assessments and then creates a custom-tailored program based on the needs of each student. EBL also offers strategy coaches, organizational tutors, and content area enrichment.
ÉCOLE INTERNATIONALE DE NEW YORK (EINY)
111 E. 22nd St., New York
ÉINY is an outstanding French-American international institution offering an academic, bilingual education in French and English in a vibrant, family-sized school. The school currently enrolls 145 students from nursery through 5th grade. Mandarin language is also taught in Grades 3-5. In September 2013, the international Middle School section will open with Grades 6-8. ÉINY excellence combines the rigor of France’s curriculum with the American emphasis on independent thinking. Faculty work closely with each child in a multicultural environment. The Enrichment Program runs every day after school, offering 35 activities in three languages.
GERMAN-AMERICAN SCHOOL: WHERE KIDS LEARN GERMAN
German-American School offers a unique after-school language and culture program. Parents from diverse ethnic backgrounds send their children to our NY State-accredited German language program in which children ages 4 and older can learn German. Classes are small and taught by native German speakers. The didactic approach stresses interactive learning; singing, drawing, and German games are popular in the playgroup. In the upper grades we stress memorization, reading, writing, culture, and grammar. No prior German required. Adult beginners program is also available.
LA SCUOLA D'ITALIA
12 E. 96th St., New York
A private, coeducational, English/Italian bilingual school, pre-K to 12th grade, offering an international education with a strong foundation in liberal arts, mathematics, and science; total immersion in foreign languages; and in-depth study and appreciation of American, European, and Italian civilizations and cultures. Chartered by the Board of Regents of the University of the State of New York, by the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Italy, and a member of the New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS). Graduates attend North American, Italian, and European Union colleges and universities.
NEW YORK CHINESE CULTURAL CENTER
390 Broadway, 2nd Floor, New York
New York Chinese Cultural Center hosts a seven-week Chinese-culture-specific program for children ages 3½ to 10, including daily language, basic dance, Kung Fu, and arts and crafts classes. Open rolling registration with weekly basic fee of $300. Early drop off and late pick-up services are available with additional fees. July 8-Aug. 23. Call 212-334-3764 or visit chinesedance.org.
130 E. 80th St., New York
SciTech Kids sparks a child’s innate curiosity about science through rich, hands-on, captivating experiences. Designed for children ages 4-12, SciTech Kids summer camp inspires kids to think like scientists and inventors. Children learn scientific concepts by “doing science” that is connected to everyday life. Mornings are spent in Central Park, while afternoons include fun-filled science and non-science activities. Whether launching rockets, building solar ovens, or understanding how the human body works, kids have a blast at SciTech Kids. Enroll for one week or more in June, July, or August.
THE SPEYER LEGACY SCHOOL
425 Ninth Ave. (at W. 59th Street), New York
The Speyer Legacy School is the only non-profit, independent coed K-8 school in Manhattan for advanced learners. Students benefit from an advanced and enriched curriculum designed to engage the mind, body, and heart of each child. Our curriculum is responsive to student input, calibrated to be continuously challenging, and demonstrated as invigorating and engaging to “minds on fire.” We are excited to be moving to our permanent location at 9th and W. 59th, and to open our new doors in September.
WINSTON PREPARATORY SCHOOL
126 W. 17th St., New York
57 W. Rocks Road
Norwalk, CT 06851
The Summer Enrichment Program at Winston Preparatory School provides parents with the unique opportunity to create an academic program specifically designed for the needs of their children. Students in 4th through 12th grades may attend six classes daily from 9am-1:30pm, June 28-July 26. From 2-3:30pm, students may enroll in one-on-one classes, engage in after-school activities, or participate in both. Students may also enroll in one-on-one sessions from Aug. 5-23. Scholarships are available. For further information, brochures, or applications, please call or email.