Manhattan Schools and Education Guide

Manhattan Schools and Education Guide

March 16, 2017   |   DIRECTORY ARTICLES   


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UPDATED March 2017: Find private schools in Manhattan, plus public schools, after-school programs for kids, and educational resources in NYC from Greenwich Village to SoHo, Upper East Side, Upper West Side, Lower Manhattan, Midtown, and more in Manhattan.

Academic Enrichment & Educational Services

ART OF MANDARIN CHINESE TUTORS
812 W. 181st St., New York
917-698-6250
Email info@artofmandarin.com.

Learn Chinese at home with Art of Mandarin Tutors L.L.C. We match students and early learners with New York City’s best Chinese tutors, and provide expert guidance throughout the learning experience. Our tutors are all locally-based and willing to travel to your neighborhood. Lessons are structured to be fun and engaging while working towards clearly established goals. And with discounts and incentives included in our lesson packages, your Mandarin Chinese language journey has never been more convenient or affordable. Visit artofmandarin.com and get started today.

COLLINA ITALIANA
1556 Third Ave. (at 87th Street), Suite 603, New York
212-427-7770
Collina Italiana Mini Summer Camp 2016


Email info@collinaitaliana.com

Set on the Upper East Side and in the Financial District, our Italian classes allow children to benefit from a comprehensive approach to learning in an age-appropriate and inviting atmosphere. Classes for kids include Giardino dei Bambini (drop-off on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, ages 2-4); Girotondo Giallo, Rosso, Blu, and Viola (Italian playgroup, ages 2-9 and older); painting and music workshops, private or semi-private classes, and Italian Summer Mini Camp. For all the bellissimi details on Collina Italiana, call the Italian instructors today!

CONSTRUCTIONKIDS
Brooklyn Navy Yard BLDG92, 63 Flushing Ave., Brooklyn
The Co-Op School, 40 Brevoort Place, Brooklyn
The British International School Of New York, 20 Waterside Plaza, Manhattan
Corlears School, 324 West 15th St., Manhattan
Avenues: The World School, 259 10th Ave., Manhattan
Dwight School, 291 Central Park West, Manhattan


Email info@constructionkids.com

Old School Tools, New School Learning. Holiday programs, birthday parties, and field trips. Kids love to make things and be creative. It’s how they learn about the world around them. They just need their imagination, some great materials, and a safe, encouraging environment. Our kids work on projects adapted for small hands, using real tools. Surrounded by other kids and great instructors, we see their creativity come alive. And most of all, they have fun!

EINSTEIN BLUEPRINT
888-639-5512
Email dan@einsteinblueprint.com

I coach the most ambitious parents on how they can unlock their kids' full potential. Whether you want to accelerate your toddler, drastically improve your child's grades, set them up to ace the SATs, or raise an entrepreneur, I can most certainly help you. I especially work with parents who educate their kids completely outside of schools via private tutoring or homeschooling. Call me for a free consultation and I'll reveal how I accelerate my students three, four, five, and even six years above grade level.

HUNTINGTON LEARNING CENTER
237 W. 72nd St., New York
212-362-0100

Huntington Learning Center’s tips for parents at mid-year report card time: The new year is upon us, which means it’s time for mid-year report cards, which can stir up stress for children struggling with school. Huntington Learning Center reminds parents that the mid-year report card should be used as a tool to identify issues and seek help to address them during the remainder of the school year. Since 1977, Huntington has helped students develop the skills, confidence, and motivation they need to succeed. Call 1-800-CAN-LEARN (226-5327) or visit huntingtonhelps.com for more information.

SWIM SWIM SWIM I SAY
at Hostos Community College, 450 Grand Concourse Building C, Bronx
917-902 -3184

swim swim swim I SAY is your upper Manhattan/Bronx based home for swimming lessons and water aerobics. We teach tots, children, adults, fear of water students, and students with special needs (including autistic individuals) how to swim, and water safety. Home pool instruction, pool parties, stroke correction, and water aerobic classes are also available. swim swim swim I SAY is located two-five minutes from Manhattan by train or bus at Hostos Community College in the Bronx.

TRIBECA LANGUAGE
22 Harrison St., ground floor,
212-219-9893
Email admin@tribecalanguage.com

Tribeca Language has uncovered the secret to making language fun and immediately gratifying for students of all ages. We offer Baby and Me, Preschool Prep, as well as drop-off private and group children's classes for ages 2-13. Come to a trial class and see why hundreds of private and public schools are now using our brilliant QTALK Method! See our website for videos, class schedule, and online registration.

WALL STREET CHINESE
32 Broadway 18F Suite 1812,
Email info@wallstreetchinese.net.

Wall Street Chinese was founded in 2009. Our Chinese for Children program was started in 2012. Our purpose is to develop and explore new teaching methods for teaching Chinese language to American children. We have first-hand experience exploring new and creative teaching methods. In summer 2017, we will introduce a new program, "Learn Chinese in China," to Manhattan kids. Children and their parents will travel to Beijing to learn Mandarin through creative art, culture, and travel, and to learn 5000 years of Chinese culture.

Preschools

ALL MY CHILDREN DAYCARE AND NURSERY SCHOOL
Various locations; call for information or check us online,
Brooklyn: 347-708-7827 Queens: 347-708-7827 Manhattan: 212-419-5416
Email info@allmychildrendaycare.com

All My Children Daycare is the eco-friendly choice for your infant or young child. We have various locations throughout Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens to accommodate your needs. AMC offers a holistic approach to education inspired by nature, and our staff is highly trained. Growth and development of the child as a whole is our No. 1 goal. We also offer a broad range of content on our website for parents. Call to inquire about registration or schedule a tour of a facility near you: 212-466-6262 or email: info@allmychildrendaycare.com.

BOOK NOOK
167 W. 81st St. (at Amsterdam Avenue), New York
212-873-BOOK (2665)

Book Nook is a year-round literacy development program for toddlers, preschoolers, and grade school children. Once a week, children, grouped by age from the youngest (Lil’ Hoots) up to kindergarten and first grade (Wise Owls), learn and develop skills to reach milestones in areas such as social learning, language and communication, and cognitive thinking. Book Nook familiarizes students with content taught in public and private schools focusing on reading, writing, and language concepts. Each class is specifically formed based upon the child’s age and taught in a small group setting. Visit booknooknyc.com for more information.

BUCKLEY COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL
2 I.U. Willets Road, Roslyn
516-472-2702

Discover the Buckley Country Day School Early Childhood Program! Buckley Country Day School is an independent, coeducational day school providing a superior elementary education to an intellectually capable and diverse student body. Buckley provides the foundation that enables our students to achieve their full potential and excel as educated, ethical, and self-confident individuals. Our graduates are well prepared for entry into, and success in, secondary schools and beyond. The Buckley Early Childhood program is comprised of our Toddler, Nursery, Pre-Kindergarten, and Kindergarten programs. Contact admissions to schedule a tour.

CATHEDRAL SCHOOL (THE)
319 E. 74th St., New York
212-249-2840
Email info@cathedralschoolny.org

Founded in 1949, The Cathedral School is a Nursery-eighth grade coed day school that offers a rigorous academic education in an intimate learning environment. Space is still available in select grades for the 2016-2017 school year. To inquire: contact info@cathedralschoolny.org or call 212-249-2840.

CHILDREN'S MUSEUM OF MANHATTAN (THE)
The Tisch Building, 212 West 83rd St., New York
212-721-1223

The Museum Preschool Program at the Children’s Museum of Manhattan (212 W. 83rd St.) Explore arts and culture with a magical first museum experience in our early childhood classes. We embrace play as a key to learning and take advantage of the museum’s interactive environments to engage young minds and prepare children for school. Our approach to teaching supports all learning styles from ages 14 months to 4 years. Fall classes begin Sept. 14. Learn more at cmom.org/classesforkids,. We also offer birthday parties themed around our popular exhibits! Visit cmom.org.

CREATIVE STEPS EARLY CARE & EDUCATION CENTER
4 Washington Square Village entrance on Mercer Street, New York
212-982-2273
Email creativesteps@universitysettlement.org

Creative Steps, located on NYU’s campus, offers a nurturing, culturally diverse community for children and families. With the support of responsive adults and a low staff-child ratio, our child-centered, play-based approach to learning provides hands-on experiences and an opportunity for children ages 12 months through 4 years to make choices and initiate and direct their own play. Our curriculum is supported by enrichment programs in literacy, art, music, and yoga. We have easy access to well-maintained and safe outdoor playgrounds. Early drop-off, after-school, and summer camp programs are available.

ÉCOLE INTERNATIONALE DE NEW YORK (EINY)
111 E. 22nd St., New York
646-410-2238
Camp:
EINY Summer Camp
Anthony Bernier and Caroline Bottasso, camp directors
206 5th Ave., Flatiron District 646-766-1843
einy.org
anthony@einy.org


EINY is an independent, international French-American school located in the Madison Square and Gramercy Park neighborhood. EINY offers an academic bilingual program in French and English from nursery to eighth grade offering Mandarin and Spanish as a foreign language. EINY is fully accredited by the French Ministry of Education and is affiliated with the Mission Laïque Française. A faculty of certified teachers from France and the United States work to instill the rigor of the French curriculum and the American emphasis on independent thinking.

ELIZABETH SETON DAY CARE AND PRESCHOOL
245 E. 92nd St., New York
212-369-9626

Elizabeth Seton Day Care and Preschool consists of a Montessori-based, developmental program for young infants of 2 months to 5 years. Established in 1972 by The Foundling, Seton was one of the first centers of its kind in the New York area: a place where working families from diverse backgrounds could come for quality all-day childcare in a group setting. Our mission is to support the development of each child in a warm and nurturing atmosphere and to assist families by providing consistent and responsive childcare in an enriching and educational environment.

EVOLUTION ENRICHMENT PRESCHOOL
38 Delancey St., 2nd Floor (enter from Forsyth Street), New York
212-375-9500
Email evolutionenrichment@gmail.com

Looking for a preschool for your toddler? We offer a unique opportunity to enroll ages 2-3 in our exceptional private program on the Lower East Side. Our 15,000-square-foot early education center features bright and spacious classrooms with natural light, outdoor playground, dance studio, and an air-conditioned gym. Pre-K for All and after-school program with options including Mandarin Explorers, FasTracKids, Gifted and Talented Test Prep, and Music Explorers. Open 8am–6pm, Schedules: Full-time, part-time, and half-day, competitive tuition. Schedule a tour: 212-375-9500 or contact online: evolutionenrichment.com/contact.

FASTRACKIDS (BAP)
Upper East Side: 307 E. 84th St., 212-737-3344
Upper West Side: 150 W. 72nd St., 2nd floor, 212-579-3344


Email ftknewyork@yahoo.com

FasTracKids is a leader in preparing New York City children to get into the most competitive and coveted public and private schools. Our centers offer a wide array of enrichment programs including: math and English tutoring, gifted and talented test prep, FasTracKids Preschool, Summer Camp, and after-school science classes. Independent research has shown that children enrolled in FasTracKids improved their expressive and receptive vocabularies 100-150 percent faster than their peers! Call us today to see how we can put your child on the fast track to academic success!

FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NURSERY SCHOOL
12 W. 12th St., New York
212-691-3432

First Presbyterian Church Nursery School was founded in 1952 in Greenwich Village. Our school offers a non-sectarian program, welcoming children and families of all configurations, religions, races, cultures, and economic backgrounds. FPCNS is dedicated to the development of the whole child in a warm and nurturing environment, offering experienced classroom teachers and specialists in studio, music, movement, gardening, and a healthy snack program. Extended day, enrichment programming, and a summer camp are available for 4s students. FPCNS has large, airy classrooms, a rooftop playground, and indoor play space.

HARLEM HEBREW LANGUAGE ACADEMY (HEBREW PUBLIC)
555 8th Ave., New York
929-364-2343

Harlem Hebrew Language Academy Charter School is a free public charter school in Manhattan's CSD 3 that provides students with the foundation to successfully pursue advanced studies and achieve continued personal growth as global citizens. We have 2-3 teachers in each class. We offer a nurturing, rigorous curriculum featuring intensive instruction in the Modern Hebrew language. Our social studies curriculum explores Israeli history and culture and Harlem’s history as a focal point of migration and immigration. Like all public schools we are non-sectarian and do not teach religion. All are welcome!

IKEN SCIENCE ACADEMY
351 E. 74th St., New York
917-476-1167
Email enrichmentworkshop.iken@gmail.com

Exciting things are happening at Iken Academy, home to enrichment workshops for children 2½-5 years, full-day STEM program, after-school programming for school-age children, with pick-up from local public and private schools within walking distance, summer camp, and birthday parties! Come visit our state-of-the-art, beautiful facility on the Upper East Side. We are currently accepting registration for all programs. In September the Iken Stem Science Academy Nursery School will open in Jericho, Long Island offering Mommy and Me classes and a full-day or half-day nursery school following in the tradition of the Manhattan location.

KID'S KORNER PRESCHOOL (THE)
247 W. 24th St., New York
212-229-9340
Email kidskornernyc@gmail.com

Chelsea's best-kept secret, The Kid's Korner Preschool, is a NAEYC-accredited preschool and nursery school, whose intimate, small classrooms are designed to provide a sense of warmth and acceptance for children. A backyard brings the country to the city, "paved" with fake grass so that children can take off their shoes, lie down, and look at the clouds. The calm, quiet space is decorated with birds, butterflies, and sunflowers.

KIDS IN SPORTS
1420 Second Ave. (at East 74th Street), New York
212-744-4900
Temple Israel
112 E. 75th (bet. Lex & Park)
New York, NY 10021
92nd Street Y
1395 Lexington Ave
New York, NY 10128
Temple Emanu-El
1 E 65th Street
New York, NY 10065


Email info@kisnyc.com

Kids In Sports is a specialized sports program for children ages 12 months-12 years. Kids In Sports’ mission is to teach children the fundamentals of sports in an organized, safe, fun, friendly, and supportive environment. Children participate in multi-sport and sport-specific classes focusing on baseball, basketball, flag football, floor hockey, lacrosse, soccer, and volleyball. Kids In Sports also offers preschool alternative and after-school programs in addition to hosting camps and birthday parties throughout the year.

MANDELL SCHOOL (THE)
Preschools:
775 Columbus Ave.
Upper West Side
212-222-2925
150 Amsterdam Ave., Lincoln Square
212-580-4500
160 Christopher St., West Village
917-512-2500


The Mandell Preschool, established in 1939, serves children ages 2-5. We nurture and engage our children through inquiry, exploration, and social emotional development, enabling them to become curious and joyous lifelong learners. Our exceptional faculty teaches with an awareness of the individuality of each child, incorporating collaboration, integrated curricular themes, project-based and hands-on experiential learning, with an emphasis on the whole child. Our warm environment, small classes, and close community foster our children’s ability to take risks, explore new concepts, and discover the joy of mastery.

MONTCLARE SCHOOL
747 Amsterdam Ave., New York
212-865-4020
Email info@montclareschool.org

Nestled in a landmark building on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, Montclare Children’s School’s community plays a vital role in our school and in our children’s lives. Montclare’s dedicated, nurturing early childhood educators support our enriched, balanced curriculum and teacher-guided approach, promoting the highest levels of cognitive, social, emotional, and physical development. Enrichment includes our art studio, library, two gyms, climbing wall, Imagination Playground blocks, rooftop playspace, gymnastics, yoga, music, movement and PE. Preschool programs are available for children ages 2-5 and our Toddler Program for ages 12-24 months.

MORNINGSIDE MONTESSORI SCHOOL
251 W. 100th St., New York
212-316-1555

Morningside Montessori School is a blended Montessori school on the Upper West Side for children ages 2-6. Founded in 1971, MMS is celebrating its 50th year of love and learning. Our Mission: Guided by the Montessori philosophy and best practices in early childhood education, together we nurture children into compassionate, independent, lifelong learners. Online application at morningsidemontessori.org. School tours now through February. Email admissions@morningsidemontessori.org. 212-316-1555.

NEW YORK INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL (THE)
4 E. 90th St., New York
212-641-0260
Email info@nyis.org

The New York International School offers a world-class education for American and international families, from pre-nursery through eighth grade. Our program offers a challenging curriculum with an international perspective, the highest academic standards with a focus on attaining excellence in English, math, and science, and a dual-language immersion program in either Spanish or Mandarin.

NY KIDS CLUB
Various locations,
347-706-4700
Email nykidsclub@nykidsclub.com

Instilling a love for school and learning is at the heart of all of our NY Preschool programs. We believe in providing a safe, structured, inclusive setting that supports, encourages, and inspires each child. Our fundamental belief that children learn best through meaningful play is reflected in a child-centered program that integrates the cognitive, social, physical, emotional, language, self-help, and aesthetic areas for the total development of the child.

PINE STREET SCHOOL AND BATTERY PARK MONTESSORI
Battery Park Montessori
21 South End Ave.
212-235-2320
batteryparkmontessori.com
admissions@greenivy.com
Pine Street School
25 Pine St.
212-235-2325
pinestreetschool.com
admissions@greenivy.com


Battery Park Montessori: Tucked away on the Hudson River with a garden terrace in South Battery Park City. The perfect setting for a modern Montessori education. Where students practice math, language, music, science, and art in an individualized, child-centric, elementary school preparatory program. Certified Montessori teachers spark individual passions and foster a life-long love of learning. Our children cultivate their curiosity to know more and the confidence to ask meaningful questions while developing into brave, compassionate students. Offering half-days for ages 2-3 and full-days for ages 3-6 years. Inquire at batteryparkmontessori.com

PRESCHOOL OF AMERICA
Manhattan:
2109 Broadway at 73rd Street
212-877-1388
101 West End Ave. at 64th Street
212-362-0135
25 Tudor City Place at 41st Street
212-681-4671
1190 Park Ave. at 93rd Street
212-410-1100
1501 Lexington Ave. at 97th Street
212-987-3700
345 W. 42nd St. at 8th Avenue
212-262-4545
600 6th Ave. at 18th Street
212-255-6911
39 Eldridge St. at Canal Street
212-925-0998
25 Market St. at Henry Street
212-577-2710
46 Market St. at Madison Street
212-346-9868
2 South End Ave. at W. Thames
212-786-1688
Brooklyn:
382 Baltic St., Cobble Hill
718-855-2889
859 60th St., Bay Ridge
718-686-8335
Queens:
112-33 Queens Boulevard, Forest Hills
718-261-2522
63-47 Booth St., Rego Park
718-896-8108
42-31 Colden St., Flushing
718-762-1232
133-32 41st Road, Flushing
718-939-8805
83-04 Broadway, Elmhurst
718-507-1687
83-38 Cornish Ave., Elmhurst
718-458-9656
186-01 73 Ave., Fresh Meadows
718-380-2066
194-15 73rd Ave., Fresh Meadows
718-264-6101


Preschool of America provides an exciting and safe learning environment for infants, toddlers, and preschool age children. We value the multicultural and diverse neighborhoods we serve. With hands-on experiences and manipulatives, our students are learning social skills as they interact, and cognitive skills as they problem-solve. Our playgrounds and gyms allow an abundance of gross motor opportunities. Nutritious meals are provided daily for the growth of the body and mind. We are learning every day and having fun every minute.

PUSTEBLUME INTERNATIONAL PRESCHOOL AND AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAMS
244 W. 14th St., New York
212-206-1137
Email carola.grundmann@pusteblumenyc.org

Pusteblume International Preschool provides children with a fun and community-oriented multicultural environment. Our preschool program welcomes families with children from ages 2-5 of all international backgrounds who are interested in having their child learn German, Spanish, or both in a language immersion classroom. Our after-school programs and holiday camps welcome children from other schools and also offer activities for school-age children (age 6-12). Pusteblume International Preschool is directed by Friends of the German International School of New York, Inc., a non-profit, 501(c)(3) corporation.

SUTTON PLACE FAMILY CENTER

The Sutton Place Family Center's 2016 expansion will be offering new classes this fall! Programs for infants and toddlers include: Mommy & Me Yoga, Little Maestros music, Toddler Program, and Kick & Play soccer. After-school programs for ages 2-6 include: Super Soccer Stars, Little Maestros music, Cheflings cooking, and Music and Movement. For older children, we are pleased to be partnering with Writopia to offer creative writing workshops. Teens will love hip-hop with renown teacher Matt Lopez! Finally, we are offering a socialization playgroup for children receiving EI/CPSE services.

TRIBECA LANGUAGE
22 Harrison St., ground floor,
212-219-9893
Email admin@tribecalanguage.com

Our two-hour Bilingual Preschool Prep classes for ages 2-3½ help to prepare children for New York's top preschools and kindergartens by providing an array of bilingual activities that stimulate learning through exploration, discovery, creation, and play. Each session is split into two 50-minute segments with a nut-free snack break in between. Classes are conducted in a gradual immersion environment that allows children to comprehend and speak in the target language unlike any other program, all the while exposing them to the routines and curriculum of traditional preschool prep. Gentle separation available.

TWIN PARKS MONTESSORI SCHOOLS

Central Park Montessori
1 West 91st St.
212-595-2000
enroll@twinparks.org
Park West
435 Central Park West
212-678-6072
pwadmissions@twinparks.org
Riverside Montessori School
202 Riverside Drive
212-665-1600
admissions@twinparks.org
twinparks.org


One School. Three Campuses. Twin Parks Montessori Schools are accredited by the American Montessori Society and the Middle States Commission on Elementary Education, are members of NYSAIS, the Parents League, and ISAAGNY, and are affiliate schools of Columbia University. Twin Parks Montessori Schools, with the glorious backyards of Central Park and Riverside Park, provide nurturing, child-centered settings for children ages 3 months-6 years. The schools are committed to building and fostering a community of lifelong learners using proven Montessori methodology, which has been successful for the past 100 years.

WETHERBY–PEMBRIDGE SCHOOL
212-328-9529
Email info@whetherby-pembridge.org

Wetherby–Pembridge School opens in New York, September 2017, on the Upper East Side, next to Central Park on East 96th Street. It will bring to New York the rich traditions and academic excellence at the heart of its thriving UK schools. Wetherby-Pembridge School will offer a bespoke curriculum model combining the rigorous British National Curriculum with New York's progressive student-centered teaching approach. Our vision is to awaken curiosity, cultivate high standards, celebrate successes, and encourage children to continually question and create in the world around them.

Private Schools

BOOK NOOK
167 W. 81st St. (at Amsterdam Avenue), New York
212-873-BOOK (2665)

Book Nook is a year-round literacy development program for toddlers, preschoolers, and grade school children. Once a week, children, grouped by age from the youngest (Lil’ Hoots) up to kindergarten and first grade (Wise Owls), learn and develop skills to reach milestones in areas such as social learning, language and communication, and cognitive thinking. Book Nook familiarizes students with content taught in public and private schools focusing on reading, writing, and language concepts. Each class is specifically formed based upon the child’s age and taught in a small group setting. Visit booknooknyc.com for more information.

BRIDGE COMMUNITY PLAYSCHOOL
250 E. 61st St., New York
646-281-0244
Email admin@bridgeplayschool.org

At Bridge Community Playschool children socialize and learn as they are guided through play-based, experiential activities by passionate teachers who understand the range of developmental levels of preschoolers. Small classes and a 4-to-1 student-teacher ratio affords each child the attention needed during these essential early years. Classes meet from 8:45am-12pm, four days a week (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday) with extended afternoon options until 2:30pm. BCPS is licensed and in compliance with staff regulations and certification requirements. Located in the heart of the city, Bridge Community Playschool embraces the cultural and religious differences of our vibrant community.

BRITISH INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF NEW YORK (THE)
20 Waterside Plaza,
212-481-2700 x204
Email info@bis-ny.org

BIS-NY is proud to offer children ages 3-14 a challenging curriculum which combines the inquiry-based, child-centered philosophy of the International Baccalaureate Program with the rigor of the English National Curriculum; a powerful combination that sets it apart from other New York City schools. BIS-NY's curriculum has been chosen for its high standards of excellence, its balance, and its portability, preparing children for their next stage of schooling. BIS-NY graduates have enjoyed great success at many of the leading private schools in Manhattan, Europe, and worldwide. More than a school; it’s an education.

BUCKLEY COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL
2 I.U. Willets Road, Roslyn
516-472-2702

Discover the Buckley Country Day School Early Childhood Program! Buckley Country Day School is an independent, coeducational day school providing a superior elementary education to an intellectually capable and diverse student body. Buckley provides the foundation that enables our students to achieve their full potential and excel as educated, ethical, and self-confident individuals. Our graduates are well prepared for entry into, and success in, secondary schools and beyond. The Buckley Early Childhood program is comprised of our Toddler, Nursery, Pre-Kindergarten, and Kindergarten programs. Contact admissions to schedule a tour.

CALHOUN SCHOOL (THE)
433 West End Ave. and 160 W. 74th St., Manhattan
212-497-6500
Lower School
160 W. 74th St.


The Calhoun School is a co-educational, progressive independent school on Manhattan's Upper West Side serving students from preschool through 12th grade. Calhoun inspires a passion for learning through a progressive approach to education that values intellectual pursuit, creativity, diversity, and community involvement.

CATHEDRAL SCHOOL (THE)
319 E. 74th St., New York
212-249-2840
Email info@cathedralschoolny.org

Founded in 1949, The Cathedral School is a nursery-eighth grade coed day school that offers a rigorous academic education in an intimate learning environment. Space is still available in select grades for the 2016-2017 school year. To inquire: contact info@cathedralschoolny.org or call 212-249-2840.

CATHOLIC SCHOOLS IN THE ARCHDIOCESE OF NEW YORK
646-794-2885
Manhattan, Westchester, Rockland (list only the location for the book)
Rockland only:
Sacred Heart School
60 Washington Ave., Suffern,
St. Anthony School
34 West Nyack Road, Nanuet
St. Gregory Barbarigo School
29 Cinder Road, Garnerville
St. Margaret School
34 North Magnolia St., Pearl River
St. Paul School
365 Kings Highway, Valley Cottage


Beginning in pre-K, Catholic schools help students reach their full potential by developing the personal values and academic abilities they need to succeed in school and in life. Respect, courtesy, and service to others are always part of the curriculum in our academically excellent, nurturing school communities. More than 98 percent of our high school seniors go on to college or other post-secondary education. Catholic schools are affordable, with scholarships and financial assistance available for eligible families. Click or call to find a school, book a tour and apply online.

CITY AND COUNTRY SCHOOL
146 W. 13th St.,
212-242-7802

City and Country is a coeducational school for children ages 2-13. Founded in 1914, C&C is one of the oldest and most celebrated progressive schools in the country. Housed in seven brownstones including adjacent courtyards, C&C enjoys a lovely campus with abundant outdoor space, character, and natural light. Encouraged to question, problem-solve, and approach life’s challenges with optimism, City and Country graduates are confident, creative, resourceful, and compassionate. After-school programs give children of different ages the chance to work together on projects that may fall outside their usual classroom routines.

EBL COACHING - MANHATTAN
17 E. 89th St., Suite 1D, New York
212-249-0147

EBL Coaching specializes in one-on-one home tutoring for students in grades pre-K-12th in reading, writing, math, executive functioning, organizational skills, and test preparation. They use research-based, multi-sensory techniques that are individualized, based on the needs of each student. All students are initially evaluated and then hand-matched with one of EBL's learning specialists who provides tutoring either at the student's home or at EBL's Upper East Side learning center. Specialized instruction for students with learning disabilities and ADHD, including the Orton Gillingham methodology, is also available.

ÉCOLE INTERNATIONALE DE NEW YORK (EINY)
111 E. 22nd St., New York
646-410-2238
Camp:
EINY Summer Camp
Anthony Bernier and Caroline Bottasso, camp directors
206 5th Ave., Flatiron District 646-766-1843
einy.org
anthony@einy.org


EINY is an independent, international, French-American school located in the Madison Square and Gramercy Park neighborhood. EINY offers an academic bilingual program in French and English from nursery to eighth grade offering Mandarin and Spanish as a foreign language. EINY is fully accredited by the French Ministry of Education and is affiliated with the Mission Laïque Française. A faculty of certified teachers from France and the United States work to instill the rigor of the French curriculum and the American emphasis on independent thinking.

EINSTEIN BLUEPRINT
888-639-5512
Email dan@einsteinblueprint.com

I coach the most ambitious parents on how they can unlock their kids' full potential. Whether you want to accelerate your toddler, drastically improve your child's grades, set them up to ace the SATs, or cultivate high quality extra-curricular activities, I can most certainly help you. I especially work with parents who educate their kids completely outside of schools via private tutoring or homeschooling. Call me for a free consultation and I'll reveal how I accelerate my students three, four, five, and even six years above grade level.

ELIZABETH SETON DAY CARE AND PRESCHOOL
245 E. 92nd St., New York
212-369-9626

Elizabeth Seton Day Care and Preschool consists of a Montessori-based, developmental program for young infants of 2 months to 5 years. Established in 1972 by The Foundling, Seton was one of the first centers of its kind in the New York area: a place where working families from diverse backgrounds could come for quality all-day childcare in a group setting. Our mission is to support the development of each child in a warm and nurturing atmosphere and to assist families by providing consistent and responsive childcare in an enriching and educational environment.

GATEWAY SCHOOL (THE)
211 W. 61st St. 6th Floor, New York
212-777-5966
Email admissions@gatewayschool.org

Founded in 1965, The Gateway School is an independent, coed day school for children ages 5-14 with language-based learning disabilities or attention deficit. It was among the first schools in the country to recognize that bright children who had difficulty learning simply had to be taught differently. Gateway teaches the skills, strategies, and content necessary for students to realize their potential in school and in life. In a language-rich setting, students experience academic success, recognize their strengths, and develop self-advocacy skills.

GERMAN-AMERICAN SCHOOL: WHERE KIDS LEARN GERMAN
212-787-7543
Email germanamericanschool@verizon.net

Our German language program is recognized by NY State and is designed to lead students toward successful completion of the NY State FLAC exam. Our students take the exam at the conclusion of an eight-year program. Once the exam is passed, the student can be awarded three language credits from their high school. The focus of our school is to teach the German language to children from all backgrounds–our school attracts education-oriented parents who believe that studying a second or third language can benefit their child. We also offer AP German and other nationally recognized exams.

HARLEM HEBREW LANGUAGE ACADEMY (HEBREW PUBLIC)
555 8th Ave., New York
929-364-2343

Harlem Hebrew Language Academy Charter School is a free public charter school in Manhattan's CSD 3 that provides students with the foundation to successfully pursue advanced studies and achieve continued personal growth as global citizens. We have 2-3 teachers in each class. We offer a nurturing, rigorous curriculum featuring intensive instruction in the Modern Hebrew language. Our social studies curriculum explores Israeli history and culture and Harlem’s history as a focal point of migration and immigration. Like all public schools we are non-sectarian and do not teach religion. All are welcome!

IKEN SCIENCE ACADEMY
351 E. 74th St., New York
917-476-1167
Email enrichmentworkshop.iken@gmail.com

Exciting things are happening at Iken Academy, home to enrichment workshops for children 2½-5 years, full-day STEM program, after-school programming for school-age children, with pick-up from local public and private schools within walking distance, summer camp, and birthday parties! Come visit our state-of-the-art, beautiful facility on the Upper East Side. We are currently accepting registration for all programs. In September the Iken Stem Science Academy Nursery School will open in Jericho, Long Island offering Mommy and Me classes and a full-day or half-day nursery school following in the tradition of the Manhattan location.

K12
866-968-6463, 877-382-2015

The George Washington University Online High School (GWUOHS) is an independent online private school for academically talented students in grades sixth to 12th who seek a rigorous yet flexible college preparatory program and are motivated to prepare for a life in which they can contribute significantly, responsibly, and respectfully in a global society.

LA ESCUELITA
302 West 91st St., Manhattan
212-877-1100
Email info@laescuelitanyc.org

The first Spanish dual language preschool on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, and one of the first in NYC, La Escuelita has the experience and knowledge to fulfill its mission: the support of bilingualism in children from birth to third grade. La Escuelita offers a unique preschool experience to families who value bilingualism and play-based learning, while being engaged in a diverse and stimulating community. We encourage you to visit the school to see for yourself the wonderful opportunities that are created each and every day that reflect La Escuelita’s defining three core values.

LA SCUOLA D'ITALIA
12 E. 96th St., New York
212-369-3290
New Location opening soon:
432 W. 58th St.


Email admissions@lascuoladitalia.org

A private, coeducational, English/Italian bilingual school, pre-K-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 and the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Italy. A member of the New York State Association of Independent Schools. Graduates attend North American, Italian, and European Union colleges and universities.

LÉMAN MANHATTAN PREPARATORY SCHOOL
212-232-0266
41 Broad St. (Lower School)
1 Morris St. (Upper School)


Email admissions@lemanmanhattan.org

As the only pre-K-12 school in Manhattan with sister campuses in Europe and Asia, and New York City’s only high school boarding program, Léman provides a global perspective like no other. Léman offers the prestigious I.B. Diploma Programme, and our distinctive Personalized Learning Plans teach to each child’s strengths and aspirations. Our personalized approach to education prepares students to become engaged citizens of the world, ready for success at top-choice universities. Register for a tour at admissions@lemanmanhattan.org.

MANDELL SCHOOL (THE)
Preschools:
775 Columbus Ave.
Upper West Side
212-222-2925
150 Amsterdam Ave., Lincoln Square
212-580-4500
160 Christopher St., West Village
917-512-2500


The Mandell Preschool, established in 1939, serves children ages 2-5. We nurture and engage our children through inquiry, exploration, and social emotional development, enabling them to become curious and joyous lifelong learners. Our exceptional faculty teaches with an awareness of the individuality of each child, incorporating collaboration, integrated curricular themes, project-based and hands-on experiential learning, with an emphasis on the whole child. Our warm environment, small classes, and close community foster our children’s ability to take risks, explore new concepts, and discover the joy of mastery.

MONTCLARE SCHOOL
747 Amsterdam Ave., New York
212-865-4020
Email info@montclareschool.org

Nestled in a landmark building on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, Montclare Children’s School’s community plays a vital role in our school and in our children’s lives. Montclare’s dedicated, nurturing early childhood educators support our enriched, balanced curriculum and teacher-guided approach, promoting the highest levels of cognitive, social, emotional, and physical development. Enrichment includes our art studio, library, two gyms, climbing wall, Imagination Playground blocks, rooftop playspace, gymnastics, yoga, music, movement and PE. Preschool programs are available for children ages 2-5, and our Toddler Program for ages 12-24 months.

NEW YORK INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL (THE)
4 E. 90th St., New York
212-641-0260
Email info@nyis.org

The New York International School offers a world-class education for American and international families, from pre-nursery through eighth grade. Our program offers a challenging curriculum with an international perspective, the highest academic standards with a focus on attaining excellence in English, math, and science, and a dual-language immersion program in either Spanish or Mandarin.

NEW YORK PERFORMERS ACADEMY
1384 Broadway St. 17th Floor ,
800-488-3878
Email info@nycperformersacademy.com

The New York Performers Academy is an innovative approach to private school education in the 21st century. Attend school like kids and teens from popular network TV series and major motion pictures. Students and parents in need of flexible schedules, one-on-one academic tutoring, AP classes, and replacement courses will find them all available at our exclusive middle and high school academy. Programs also available for home-schoolers and students on independent study. Open enrollment throughout the year. Specializing in performing arts extracurriculars. Scholarships available for gifted students who apply now. Call 212-239-1110.

NYC ADMISSIONS SOLUTIONS
347-709-2258
Email info@nycadmissionssolutions.com

Feeling anxious about applying to NYC schools? Not getting the individualized, expert attention you deserve? Don't have countless hours to understand the ins and outs of the process? Look no further. With expertise in NYC public and private school admissions, we can help you save time, minimize anxiety, and improve your child's chances of securing the best fit school. Our family-centered consultation process is customized for your family’s needs. Contact us today for a complimentary phone consultation.

PINE STREET SCHOOL AND BATTERY PARK MONTESSORI
Battery Park Montessori
21 South End Ave.
212-235-2320
batteryparkmontessori.com
admissions@greenivy.com
Pine Street School
25 Pine St.
212-235-2325
pinestreetschool.com
admissions@greenivy.com


Battery Park Montessori: Tucked away on the Hudson River with a garden terrace in South Battery Park City. The perfect setting for a modern Montessori education. Where students practice math, language, music, science and art in an individualized, child-centric elementary school preparatory program. Certified Montessori teachers spark individual passions and foster a lifelong love of learning. Our children cultivate their curiosity to know more and the confidence to ask meaningful questions while developing into brave, compassionate students. Offering half days for ages 2-3 and full days for ages 3-6.

PRESCHOOL OF AMERICA
Manhattan:
2109 Broadway at 73rd Street
212-877-1388
101 West End Ave. at 64th Street
212-362-0135
25 Tudor City Place at 41st Street
212-681-4671
1190 Park Ave. at 93rd Street
212-410-1100
1501 Lexington Ave. at 97th Street
212-987-3700
345 W. 42nd St. at 8th Avenue
212-262-4545
600 6th Ave. at 18th Street
212-255-6911
39 Eldridge St. at Canal Street
212-925-0998
25 Market St. at Henry Street
212-577-2710
46 Market St. at Madison Street
212-346-9868
2 South End Ave. at W. Thames
212-786-1688
Brooklyn:
382 Baltic St., Cobble Hill
718-855-2889
859 60th St., Bay Ridge
718-686-8335
Queens:
112-33 Queens Boulevard, Forest Hills
718-261-2522
63-47 Booth St., Rego Park
718-896-8108
42-31 Colden St., Flushing
718-762-1232
133-32 41st Road, Flushing
718-939-8805
83-04 Broadway, Elmhurst
718-507-1687
83-38 Cornish Ave., Elmhurst
718-458-9656
186-01 73 Ave., Fresh Meadows
718-380-2066
194-15 73rd Ave., Fresh Meadows
718-264-6101


Preschool of America provides an exciting and safe learning environment for infants, toddlers, and preschool age children. We value the multicultural and diverse neighborhoods we serve. With hands-on experiences and manipulatives, our students are learning social skills as they interact, and cognitive skills as they problem-solve. Our playgrounds and gyms allow an abundance of gross motor opportunities. Nutritious meals are provided daily for the growth of the body and mind. We are learning every day and having fun every minute.

RUDOLF STEINER SCHOOL
15 E. 79th St., New York
212-535-2130
Upper School
15 E. 78th St.


Rudolf Steiner School, for children age 2 through 12th grade, focuses on the principles of Waldorf education, the fastest growing independent school movement worldwide.

SACRED HEART OF JESUS SCHOOL
456 W. 52nd St.,
212-246-4784
Email info@shjsnyc.org

Since 1896, our school has had a rich tradition of serving the diverse community of Hell’s Kitchen. We are proud to be an inclusive Catholic school serving students and families of all denominations, and of our diverse student body. Families choose us for our nurturing community and a holistic, individualized approach to education. Students appreciate their small class sizes and that all teachers in our school know them by name. Families, teachers, and students agree that their school is a "home away from home" in a respectful and trusting environment.

TWIN PARKS MONTESSORI SCHOOLS

Central Park Montessori
1 West 91st St.
212-595-2000
enroll@twinparks.org
Park West
435 Central Park West
212-678-6072
pwadmissions@twinparks.org
Riverside Montessori School
202 Riverside Drive
212-665-1600
admissions@twinparks.org
twinparks.org


One School. Three Campuses. Twin Parks Montessori Schools are accredited by the American Montessori Society and the Middle States Commission on Elementary Education, are members of NYSAIS, the Parents League, and ISAAGNY, and are affiliate schools of Columbia University. Twin Parks Montessori Schools, with the glorious backyards of Central Park and Riverside Park, provide nurturing, child-centered settings for children ages 3 months-6 years. The schools are committed to building and fostering a community of lifelong learners using proven Montessori methodology, which has been successful for the past 100 years.

WETHERBY–PEMBRIDGE SCHOOL
212-328-9529
Email info@whetherby-pembridge.org

Wetherby–Pembridge School opens in New York, September 2017, on the Upper East Side, next to Central Park on East 96th Street. It will bring to New York the rich traditions and academic excellence at the heart of its thriving UK schools. Wetherby-Pembridge School will offer a bespoke curriculum model combining the rigorous British National Curriculum with New York's progressive student-centered teaching approach. Our vision is to awaken curiosity, cultivate high standards, celebrate successes, and encourage children to continually question and create in the world around them.

WINSTON PREPARATORY SCHOOL-NYC
126 W. 17th St., New York
646-638-2705
Peter Hill
Summer Program Director summer@winstonprep.edu
CT Campus:
57 West Rocks Road
Norwalk, CT
Jordan Yannotti
Summer Enrichment Director at 203-229-0465 x5645 summerct@winstonprep.edu
NJ Campus:
901 Route 10 East,
Whippany, NJ,
Marc Silver,
Summer Enrichment Director at (973)500-6480 or msilver@winstonprep.edu


Winston Prep is a highly individualized and responsive setting for high-potential middle and high school students with learning differences, such as language-based learning difficulties, nonverbal learning difficulties, and attention deficit difficulties. The program is designed to challenge each student's strengths while developing the essentials of reading, writing, mathematics, organization, and study skills. Students participate in a daily one-to-one instructional period called Focus, which serves as the diagnostic, instructional, and mentoring centerpiece of their experience. This individualized approach has successfully resulted in 90 percent of graduates going on to attend college or university.

Religious Schools

CATHEDRAL SCHOOL (THE)
319 E. 74th St., New York
212-249-2840
Email info@cathedralschoolny.org

Founded in 1949, The Cathedral School is a nursery-eighth grade coed day school that offers a rigorous academic education in an intimate learning environment. Space is still available in select grades for the 2016-2017 school year. To inquire: contact info@cathedralschoolny.org or call 212-249-2840.

EPIPHANY SCHOOL (THE)
Early Childhood Center: 152
E. 29th St.
212-725-7220
Lower School: 234
E. 22nd St.
212-473-4128
Upper School:
141 E. 28th St.
212-725-7220


Email admissions@theepiphanyschool.org

The Epiphany School prides itself on a tradition of excellence. The school enjoys three campuses, that consistently and cohesively provide an educational environment rooted in community with a rigorous academic program. The school follows New York State and Archdiocese of New York Guidelines, offers early drop-off, free breakfast program, Wellness in the School lunch program, two-three classes per grade, and religious instruction. Enrichment programs include: art, music, physical education, and Spanish. We offer a library, science lab, and computer labs. After-school program for kindergarten to eighth grade available until 5:30pm.

IMMACULATE CONCEPTION SCHOOL
419 E. 13th St.,
212-475-2590
Email info@immaculateconceptionschoolnyc.org

Immaculate Conception School is dedicated to achieving excellence in learning from our Two-Year-Old Program through eighth grade. Through high standards and a whole child development approach, Immaculate Conception School provides a safe and inspiring environment. Children are constantly engaged and teachers work closely with families to ensure the success of our lifelong learners. We also offer after-school activities until 6pm to accommodate busy families. Contact our early childhood director, Kaitlyn Bozzello, to schedule your tour today at 212-475-1529 or k.bozzello@immaculateconceptionschoolnyc.org.

SAINT IGNATIUS LOYOLA SCHOOL
48 East 84th St., New York
212-861-3820

In 2011, Saint Ignatius Loyola School was named as a Blue Ribbon School. Since 1854, the school has provided an academically challenging environment rooted in the Catholic faith and tradition for students in kindergarten through eighth grade. Every student is given the opportunity to learn in an environment that celebrates personal potential through individual and collaborative efforts. Students maintain a healthy balance between academics and extracurricular activities. Whether it is through the fine arts, a sports team, or an academic team, the school continually looks for ways for students to discover and refine their individual talents.

Special Education

BAKSHI LAW
Offices in the Financial District, Long Island, and Westchester ,
917-244-6133
Email lara.bakshi@gmail.com

Bakshi Law specializes in special education law. We represent parents and children with disabilities, acquire correct classification under IDEA, ensure proper implementation of IEP, ascertain correct placement for children, and tuition reimbursement. We attend CSE meetings, resolution meetings, and suspension hearings, and all disciplinary hearings for special needs and general education students. Bakshi Law’s attorneys are passionate about your child’s education and offer assistance on a sliding scale for parents experiencing financial difficulties.

COMPREHENSIVE KIDS DEVELOPMENTAL SCHOOL
101 Norfolk St., Manhattan
212-566-8855
Email info@comprehensivekids.org

Comprehensive Kids Developmental School is a private school in lower Manhattan specializing in the treatment of autism spectrum disorder utilizing the principles of applied behavior analysis. Individualized instruction is provided for children ages 3-21. Our highly-trained instructors implement intervention grounded in data-based research across all content areas including academics, language, social, behavioral, and life skills. Our professional staff include board-certified behavior analysts, psychologists, speech therapists, special educators, occupational and physical therapists. We foster a team atmosphere, supporting our families in helping them to understand the special needs of their children through direct family training.

GATEWAY SCHOOL (THE)
211 W. 61st St. 6th Floor, New York
212-777-5966
Email admissions@gatewayschool.org

Founded in 1965, The Gateway School is an independent, coed day school for children ages 5-14 with language-based learning disabilities or attention deficit. It was among the first schools in the country to recognize that bright children who had difficulty learning simply had to be taught differently. Gateway teaches the skills, strategies, and content necessary for students to realize their potential in school and in life. In a language-rich setting, students experience academic success, recognize their strengths, and develop self-advocacy skills.