UPDATED September 2016: Your #1 back to school resource for Manhattan, NYC, with listings for Manhattan schools, after-school tutors in Manhattan, after-school programs for kids, and activities including Manhattan dance and music classes, art classes for kids, Manhattan sports teams and programs, and more, all in Manhattan, including the Upper West Side, midtown, the lower East side and more.
A NANNY'S DAY - THE PROFESSIONAL WAY
"A Nanny's Day - The Professional Way!" introduces it's social studies curriculum book designed for nannies caring for toddler and preschool-age children. Author Kristin Laubenthal is a prominent career nanny with a plethora of experience in the NYC nanny industry. The book includes ideas that are developmentally appropriate, and engaging so the children are learning without even realizing it. Order your copy from Barnes and Noble, Amazon, or anywhere books are sold.Because nannies are teachers too!
917-244-5161 ACADEMIC COACHING & TUTORING: JOHN MONTGOMERY, PH.D Serving the Westchester, Manhattan, and lower Fairfield areas.
We help students overcome a variety of blocks that may keep them from fulfilling their academic potential, such as procrastination, test-taking anxiety, lack of confidence, and lack of focus. Our powerful method, developed by John Montgomery, Ph.D., a psychology professor at New York University, provides tools that help students disengage from specific thought and behavior patterns that can impede academic success. Students will also be given extensive help with their schoolwork when needed, and will typically complete a substantial amount of work during the sessions. Call for a free consultation.
Pearl Studios, 500 8th Ave., 4th Floor, New York ACTOR'S TECHNIQUE NY KIDS & TEENS 917-763-1777
Actors Technique NY Kids & Teens is an on-camera, TV and film, act and audition technique studio, for ages 4-19. Classes are held Saturdays or Sundays in fall, winter, spring, or summer. ATNY works with NYC’s top agents, managers, and TV casting directors. Successes include “Dice” of Nick’s “Sam & Cat,” Logan, NBC’s Blindspot, Jade, Orange is the New Black, Sydney in “Wizard of Lies” with Robert DeNiro, and TV’s Sesame Street. Great for newbies and advanced kids for TV, film, commercials, musical theatre, and voice. Industry recommended.
Various locations; call for information or check us online, ALL MY CHILDREN DAYCARE AND NURSERY SCHOOL Brooklyn: 347-708-7827 Queens: 347-708-7827 Manhattan: 212-419-5416 Email email@example.com
It’s back to school season and 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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
212-563-2565 AMAS MUSICAL THEATRE, ROSETTA LENOIRE MUSICAL THEATRE ACADEMY (THE ) Email email@example.com
The Rosetta LeNoire Musical Theatre Academy is the flagship education program of award-winning Amas Musical Theatre. Saturday classes 9:45am-4:30pm begin Oct. 15 in singing, acting, and dance, and guest workshops taught by experienced professionals in a nurturing environment. In May 2017, students perform a fully-produced Off-Broadway musical. Classes are held at the JKO High School West 46th Street. 30-35 students ages 14-20 are accepted by audition on the basis of talent and potential. Tuition for the Academy is $1,500. Scholarships available for eligible students. Visit amasmusical.org to register.
812 W. 181st St., New York ART OF MANDARIN CHINESE TUTORS 917-698-6250 Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
76 Ninth Ave., Suite 537, New York ATLANTIC ACTING SCHOOL 212-691-5919 Email email@example.com
Atlantic For Kids & Teens, After-School and Saturday Programs: The After-School program is a great introduction to storytelling, writing, acting, and improvisation. The Atlantic philosophy of ensemble and our commitment to creating your own work is deeply rooted in the creative acting experience for all age groups. The younger children create characters and stories through creative play and improvisational exercises while older children are introduced to the Atlantic Technique as they approach their first scene work and monologues. All classes culminate in a workshop performance at the end of each semester.
Offices in the Financial District, Long Island, and Westchester , BAKSHI LAW 917-244-6133 Email firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
1651 Third Ave., BALLET ACADEMY EAST 212-410-9140
Ballet Academy East offers classes to children and adults of all ages and levels. The Pre-Professional Division for ages 7-19 trains dancers for professional careers in ballet. Enrichment classes are open to students ages 7 and older who wish to study ballet less intensively. The Young Dancers Division offers pre-ballet, tap, and modern to ages 3-6. In BAE’s Petit Dancers Program, children 18 months to 2 years, along with their parents or caregivers, share the joy of music and dance. Adult classes for all levels are available in ballet, tap, Pilates, Zumba, and yoga.
212-267-9700 BATTERY PARK CITY PARKS
Go fish! Saturdays, Sept. 10, 24, and Oct. 15 from 10am-2pm at Wagner Park. Join experienced anglers in Wagner Park for catch-and-release fishing and learn about life in the Hudson River. Observe the day's catch in aerated tanks and discover what you can do to steward the recovery of the Hudson. Enjoy bird-watching and learn how strategic plantings provide a resting spot for a variety of species during the spring and fall migrations. Family musical performances at Go Fish! this fall include Dan Zanes with Elizabeth Mitchell, Sonia De Los Santos, and The Suzi Shelton Band.
110 Demarest Mill Road, West Nyack BLUE ROCK SCHOOL 845-627-0234
Blue Rock School is the Lower Hudson Valley’s only progressive school, serving students in kindergarten-eighth grade. We offer a unique educational experience based on a hands-on and holistic approach that nurtures children's innate love of learning, enabling them to follow their own natural curiosity and develop as independent thinkers. At Blue Rock, class sizes are small and students engage in a challenging and creative academic curriculum, which is infused with the arts, nature, and play.
167 W. 81st St. (at Amsterdam Avenue), New York BOOK NOOK 212-873-BOOK (2665) Email email@example.com
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.
250 E. 61st St., New York BRIDGE COMMUNITY PLAYSCHOOL 646-281-0244 Email firstname.lastname@example.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.
40 W. 117th St., New York BRIDGE GOLF FOUNDATION 646-453-7488
The Bridge Golf Learning Center is a year-round indoor home for golf located in Harlem. We offer three junior programs: Bridge Junior Golf (ages 9-16), Bridge Pioneers (ages 4-8), and STEM Mini-Lab (ages 4-8). Bridge Junior Golf and Bridge Pioneers introduces boys and girls to the fundamentals of golf and includes the use of our state-of-the-art technology. Our STEM Mini-Lab students explore science, technology, engineering, and math through fun, golf-related, hands-on activities. All profits benefit The Bridge Golf Foundation, a 501(c)(3) with a mission to use golf to improve life outcomes for young men of color.
917-539-4575 BRIGHT KIDS, INC. 225 Broadway, Suite 1504 Downtown 177 E. 87th Street, Suite 402, Upper East Side
Bright Kids is a full-service tutoring and publications company specializing in test prep and enrichment tutoring. We focus on a high-quality service paired with advanced technology to produce an unforgettable experience. Bright Kids offers one-to-one options as well as small group classes and workshops. Each program typically begins with an assessment or diagnostic to determine a student’s strengths and areas of improvement. The evaluations team then uses the results of the assessment to help build a customized curriculum for each student. Register for a tutoring session for only $40!
20 Waterside Plaza, BRITISH INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF NEW YORK (THE) 212-481-2700 x204 Email email@example.com
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.
433 West End Ave. and 160 W. 74th St., Manhattan CALHOUN SCHOOL (THE) 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.
Multiple Locations throughout New York City, CAPEZIO 212-245-2130
Capezio New York retail stores are the one-stop location for all dance dress code needs. The stores are conveniently located throughout Manhattan, making them the destination shops for dozens of dance studios, schools, and performing arts centers. All Capezio retail locations stock an extensive collection of ballet slippers, pointe shoes, tap shoes, jazz shoes, leotards, tights, and legwarmers. Make sure to check out the stores’ extensive line of accessories and fashion items to coordinate with your basic selections. Experience the rich, 129-year history that defines Capezio as the “Icon of Dance.”
1720 Crotona Ave., Bronx CARY LEEDS CENTER TENNIS CAMP 718-247-7420 Email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Cary Leeds Center offers a tennis curriculum for players ages 4-18 with all skill levels. Depending on your child’s age and ability, we offer a full range of programs: 10U Pathway aims to develop the whole player, athletically, mentally, tactically, and technically from the beginning; Junior Pathway Program aims to develop the necessary tennis technique, improve consistency, and create basic patterns of play for effective point construction; Tournament Team-by invitation only. Evaluations are based on on-court skills and point situations. Applicants must be evaluated for proper placement in all programs.
319 E. 74th St., New York CATHEDRAL SCHOOL (THE) 212-249-2840 Email email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 212-249-2840.
The Tisch Building, 212 West 83rd St., New York CHILDREN'S MUSEUM OF MANHATTAN (THE) 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.
146 W. 13th St., CITY AND COUNTRY SCHOOL 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.
1556 Third Ave. (at 87th Street), Suite 603, New York COLLINA ITALIANA 212-427-7770 Collina Italiana Mini Summer Camp 2016
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 9am-12pm), Girotondo Giallo, Rosso, and Blu (ages 2-3, 4-5, and 6-8), Paint with Italian (Art Workshop), and private or semi-private tutoring. Children gather around to share learned words and expressions through playful, skill-building activities such as games, songs, dances, and stories. For all the bellissimi details on Collina Italiana, call the Italian instructors today.
4 Washington Square Village entrance on Mercer Street, New York CREATIVE STEPS EARLY CARE & EDUCATION CENTER 212-982-2273 Email email@example.com
Creative Steps, located on NYU’s campus, offers a nurturing, culturally diverse community for families and children aged 12 months through 4 years. With the support of responsive adults and a low staff-child ratio, our child-centered, play-based approach to learning provides hands-on experiences for children to investigate topics under study, 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. UPK classroom, early drop-off, after-school, and summer camp offered.
154 E. 64th St., New York DANCE WORKSHOP 646-355-1309
Dance Workshop is a warm and inviting space for youth to enjoy and learn the art of dance. It is a unique studio where you will find classes in a variety of dance styles and movement disciplines taught by experienced, talented, and compassionate instructors. Dance Workshop offers classes in tap, jazz, ballet, lyrical, pointe, hip-hop, modern, contemporary, musical theatre, and acro to children age 2 through adults. Class sizes are small, offered six days a week, both private and group lessons. Professional end-of-year performance!
24 E. 95th St.NYC (between Madison and Fifth avenues), New York DILLER-QUAILE SCHOOL OF MUSIC (THE) 212-369-1484 Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Since 1920, Diller-Quaile has been developing the innate musicality in each individual, inspiring participation for a lifetime. Diller-Quaile offers Early Childhood Classes (ages 3 months-5 years); Instrument and Voice Lessons, Classes, and Ensembles; Adult Programs; and Teacher Training/Dalcroze Courses. Rug Concerts for young children, master classes, and faculty concerts occur throughout the year. Curricula emanate primarily from international folk music and classical music. Fall classes begin in September; visit diller-quaile.org to apply online. Accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Precollegiate Arts Schools.
55 Avenue C , New York EAST VILLAGE DANCE PROJECT 212-982-5751 Camp: East Village Dance Project Summer Dance 2016
East Village Dance Project, a dance education program for age 4 through adult, is recognized for its innovative approach by offering classes to all, regardless of social or economic situation. EVDP offers classes in ballet, pointe, modern, improvisation, and beginning choreography in a nurturing, community-minded environment. Through supportive and attentive instruction students develop proper alignment and a strong, expansive technique. The EVDP Teen Company is a pre-professional audition-based performance company that offers a platform for area teens to perform original, student-generated choreography as well as repertory from talented guest choreographers.
17 E. 89th St., Suite 1D, New York EBL COACHING 212-249-0147 EBL Coaching One on One Home Tutoring 50 Main St., suite 1000 White Plains 914-200-1320 Location in NJ as well.
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.
111 E. 22nd St., New York ÉCOLE INTERNATIONALE DE NEW YORK (EINY) 646-410-2238 Camp: EINY Summer Camp Anthony Bernier and Caroline Bottasso, camp directors 206 5th Ave., Flatiron District 646-766-1843 einy.org email@example.com
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.
888-639-5512 EINSTEIN BLUEPRINT Email firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
245 E. 92nd St., New York ELIZABETH SETON DAY CARE AND PRESCHOOL 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.
Three Locations: Soho, Chelsea, and PMT Studio at 14th Street and Sixth Avenue , New York ELLEN ROBBINS DANCE 212-254-0286 Email email@example.com
Modern Dance classes with Ellen Robbins do what dance is supposed to do: train their bodies, enrich their minds, set free their imaginations. Ellen’s classes include technique, improvisation, and composition—the natural outcome of which is performance. At year’s end, students present their own solo compositions and participate in a group work choreographed by Ellen. Each child’s unique talent and personality shine through. Register now for fall classes with New York’s most acclaimed modern dance teacher for children ages 5 through teens. Soho, Union Square, and Chelsea areas. Call 212-254-0286 or visit ellenrobbinsdance.com.
917-533-2019 ELORA THEATER ARTS Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Elora Theater Arts is a budding educational theater company dedicated to bringing artistic excellence and empathy to a diverse community of NYC area students in the classroom, on stage, and in film. ETA workshops strengthen communication, cooperation, focus, and leadership skills, while encouraging students to work mindfully with their voices, bodies, and brains. We offer after-school classes, at multiple locations throughout NYC, from Teen Shakespeare to Pre-K Film Acting, and everything in between! Please check out our website for more information, etanyc.com, email email@example.com, or call 917-533-2019.
38 Delancey St., 2nd Floor (enter from Forsyth Street), New York EVOLUTION ENRICHMENT PRESCHOOL 212-375-9500 Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Looking for a preschool for your toddler? We offer a unique opportunity to enroll ages 2-3 in our exceptional private program in 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 includes options with Mandarin Explorers, FasTracKids, G&T Test Prep, Music Explorers, Yoga, and Come Play Preschool for infants. Full-time, part-time, and half-day schedules available. Contact online: evolutionenrichment.com/contact or call 212-375-9500 to schedule a tour.
12 W. 12th St., New York FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NURSERY SCHOOL 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.
211 W. 61st St. 6th Floor, New York GATEWAY SCHOOL 212-777-5966 Email email@example.com
Founded in 1965, The Gateway School is an independent, co-ed 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.
212-787-7543 GERMAN-AMERICAN SCHOOL: WHERE KIDS LEARN GERMAN Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Our German language program is recognized by The NY State Board of Regents 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.
147 St. Nicholas Ave., New York HARLEM HEBREW LANGUAGE ACADEMY CHARTER SCHOOL 212-866-4608
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!
301 Henry St., New York HENRY STREET SETTLEMENT 212-254-3100 x262 (camp) BTS and Open House header: Abrons Arts Center Arts Classes at Henry Street Settlement 466 Grand St. 212-598-0400 abronsartscenter.org
Ignite your child’s creative spark! The Obie Award-winning Abrons Arts Center offers engaging instruction in dance, theater, music, and visual arts for ages 3-18. Classes are taught by our experienced artist faculty. Students become part of a dynamic arts community and can share their work in professional exhibition and performance spaces. Classes are offered in tap, ballet, hip-hop, breaking, singing, piano, guitar, and cartooning. Private instruction available. Join us for an open house from 9am-5pm. on Sept. 17. Classes begin on September 17.
Email HINES, JENNIFER email@example.com
Jennifer Hines holds three degrees from The Juilliard School and is a soloist with the Metropolitan Opera as well as many other operas in the U.S. and abroad. She loves teaching children of all ages. She started voice and piano lessons at age 5 and feels that starting at a young age is beneficial to learning and understanding healthy technique. If bad habits are developed they can be extremely difficult to break. Music is so important. Ms. Hines loves to be a tiny part of bringing music into the lives of all children.
353 West St., Pier 40, 2nd floor, Manhattan HUDSON RIVER PARK TRUST 212-627-2020 Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Hudson River Park, in partnership with The New York Hall Of Science, presents submerge–a free, day-long science extravaganza to celebrate local marine science and to raise awareness about our coastal waters. Enjoy hands-on science activities, catch-and-release fishing, science stage events, and kayaking. Interactive demonstrations will bring marine science and engineering topics to life, inspiring audiences of all ages. Saturday, Sept. 24 from 11am-4pm at Pier 26 (cross at N. Moore Street).
351 E. 74th St., New York IKEN SCIENCE ACADEMY 914-476-3876 Email email@example.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.
419 E. 13th St., IMMACULATE CONCEPTION SCHOOL 212-475-2590 Email firstname.lastname@example.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 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. Call us today to schedule your tour, 212-475-2590.
334 Amsterdam Ave., New York JCC OF MANHATTAN NURSERY SCHOOL 646-505-4455 Email email@example.com email for after-school only
JCC After-School offers a convenient pick-up service from many Upper West Side schools to the JCC. At the JCC, kids can participate in our After-School Clubhouse program, which includes snack, homework help, free play, and structured activities. Kids can also take classes such as swimming, fencing, and Tae Kwon Do. We are also excited to announce new coding classes for kids at the JCC! For a full listing of class offerings visit jccmanhattan.org/schoolage. For additional information, contact Tal Shtulsaft at firstname.lastname@example.org.
244 E. 84th St., Manhattan JODI'S GYM 212-772-7633 25 Hubbels Drive, Mount Kisco 914-244-8811
Jodi's Gym has been providing New York kids the highest level of fun and fitness for over three decades! Their step-by-step, no-fail approach ensures that every child feels a sense of accomplishment. They offer gymnastics (ages 3-12), Ninja Challenge (ages 4-8), Game On! (ages 3-5), parent and child gym, Music Together, summer and holiday break camps, free playtime and perks for members, private lessons, and the best birthday ever!
1-800-ABC-MATH (222-6284) KUMON MATH AND READING CENTERS - CHINATOWN Email email@example.com
Kumon is a structured, proven self-learning program that gives your child the critical thinking skills and mindset to learn new materials independently. The key to Kumon programs is the individualized instruction, carefully planned by an instructor. Regardless of academic level, your child will progress through the individualized instruction at his or her own pace–advancing step by logical step. Kumon’s disciplined, worksheet approach to learning advances your child’s abilities in the classroom and throughout life.
302 West 91st St., Manhattan LA ESCUELITA 212-877-1100 Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Play, Learn,…Hablar! La Escuelita’s after-school programs are open to children with previous exposure to Spanish in grades K-third. All programs are conducted 100 percent in Spanish. Fence with New Amsterdam Fencing on Mondays. Learn Capoeira, a Brazilian self-defense practice that incorporates live music and dance, with ABADÁ Capoeira Bronx on Tuesdays. Dance on Wednesdays, and receive Spanish Tutoring on Thursdays. Programs run from 3:20-5pm; the first 40 minutes is reserved for free play or homework. Visit laescuelitanyc.org for more information and to register.
917-657-0249 LICEXCHANGE - THE NO-LIP-SERVICE LICE SERVICE Email email@example.com
LiceXchange treats head lice exclusively in the privacy of your home-as inexpensively as possible. Experienced, conscientious, and kind staff will put your children at ease-applying all the tools of the trade-without the use of pesticides! We stand by all our work, as long as "active" cases with lice follow our protocol. Founder Debra L. Rosen, has been successfully caring for schools and camps throughout the tri-state region for more than 15 years, stressing "prevention" over treatment. LiceXchange, “Where an age-old problem gets the Royal Treatment."
777 White Plains Road, Scarsdale LITTLE GYM (THE) 914-722-0072 NY address first for BAP 2121 Broadway, 2nd Floor (between 74th and 75th streets) Upper West Side, Manhattan 212-799-1225 tlgupperwestsideny.com 207 E. 94th St. (between Second and Third avenues) Upper East Side, Manhattan 212-787-1124 tlguppereastsideny.com 28 Franklin Turnpike Waldwick, NJ 201-445-4444 tlgwaldwicknj.com
The Little Gym is an exercise and motor development center offering gymnastics classes, sports skills development, dance, cheerleading, and karate classes for children ages 4 months to 12 years, in a loving, non-competitive environment. Qualified instructors implement programs designed to build self-esteem and confidence. An emphasis on music and fun encourages both physical and emotional growth. The Little Gym also offers summer camp, holiday camp, Parent Survival Night, and Awesome Birthday Bashes.
775 Columbus Ave., New York MANDELL SCHOOL (THE) 212-222-2925 Preschool-Eighth grade 775 Columbus Ave. 212-222-2925 Summer at Mandell 795 Columbus Ave. New York, NY 10025 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.
747 Amsterdam Ave., New York MONTCLARE SCHOOL 212-865-4020 Email firstname.lastname@example.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.
19 Murray St., #4, New York MOVING VISIONS DANCE 212-608-7681 Email email@example.com
Your child will greatly benefit from this joyous, healthy approach to dance. A unique dance experience, combining ballet with modern dance innovations, offering a well-rounded and seriously fun dance education. The focus of Modern Ballet class is on strong technique, positive body awareness, and expanding creativity. Choreography students make dances they present in recitals. Classes are taught in our peaceful, lovely Tribeca loft studio by highly-experienced, inspired professional dancers whose enthusiasm and love of dance is infectious. Performance opportunities for older students. Adult and professional programs too! movingvisionsdance.com.
Language community off-site classes: Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, NEW YORK BILINGUAL 347-523-2784 Email firstname.lastname@example.org
"French, Spanish, and ESL, bilingual education is a lifestyle; speaking a new language is a life skill." We offer home private classes, one-three students, morning or after-school classes, for beginners to advanced students of any age. New York Bilingual will bring the love of languages into your children's lives and yours! Benefits: unlock your child's potential, improve homework and study discipline, inspire creative learning in speaking a new language, create balance and well-being for your child with support, caring, and playful times during classes.
4 E. 90th St., New York NEW YORK INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL (THE) 212-641-0260 Email email@example.com
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.
1384 Broadway St. 17th Floor , NEW YORK PERFORMERS ACADEMY 800-488-3878 Email firstname.lastname@example.org
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 TV series and motion pictures. Students and parents in need of flexible schedules, one-on-one academic tutoring, and AP and replacement classes will find them available at our exclusive middle and high school academy. Programs 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 800-488-3878 or visit nycperformersacademy.com.
347-709-2258 NYC ADMISSIONS SOLUTIONS Email email@example.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.
917-697-8246 OUTCOMESNY Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Regina Lombardi, M.Ed. is the director of OutcomesNY, a premiere education company. Regina has over a decade of teaching and tutoring experience. Trained in Orton Gillingham methodologies, Regina is committed to helping children with school-based skills to not only be successful, but to feel successful. OutcomesNY offers customized instruction to meet your child’s needs and goals. OutcomesNY offers help at home for children and is based in Manhattan and the Hamptons. Call or email today to schedule an appointment 917-697-8246, email@example.com. Visit us on the web at outcomesny.com.
164 E. 68th St., New York PARK EAST DAY SCHOOL 212-737-1196
A 40-year tradition of excellence in Jewish Day School education, combining the principles of Derech Eretz with rigorous, innovative, award-winning Judaic and general studies curricula. Our synagogue is a part of our children’s daily lives as we incorporate traditional Jewish teachings while welcoming Jewish students of all backgrounds.
Battery Park Montessori PINE STREET SCHOOL AND BATTERY PARK MONTESSORI 21 South End Ave. 212-235-2320 batteryparkmontessori.com firstname.lastname@example.org Pine Street School 25 Pine St. 212-235-2325 pinestreetschool.com email@example.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.
Manhattan: PRESCHOOL OF AMERICA 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.
55 W. 39th St. (winter office) , New York SAY: CONFIDENT VOICES 828-393-4244 Email firstname.lastname@example.org
SAY: The Stuttering Association for the Young offers Confident Voices, the after-school and weekend program that helps young people who stutter (ages 8-18) develop communication skills and self-confidence. Various sessions are offered during this year-round program, which utilizes a diverse range of creative themes, including storytelling, playwriting, songwriting, and more-with no pressure to perform. Youths collaborate in cohesive groups and are mentored by professional actors, producers, artists, and staff. This unique approach helps young people build important skills that help them succeed in their everyday lives.
2121 Broadway at 74th Street, 4th Floor, New York SCHOOL AT STEPS (THE) 212-874-3678 Email email@example.com
The School at Steps cultivates young dancers, ages 18 months to 18 years, from their first step into a dance studio through their pre-professional training. Students discover their individual artistic voices in a creative environment with the guidance of an internationally recognized faculty. Classes offered in ballet, pas de deux, tap, jazz, theater dance, hip-hop, character, Pilates, and stretch, with performance opportunities. School at Steps graduates go on to dance with professional companies, study at top college dance programs, and perform on Broadway. stepsnyc.com/school.
487 Hudson St., New York ST. LUKE'S SCHOOL 212-924-5960 Email firstname.lastname@example.org
St. Luke’s School is a small, independent, coeducational day school located on a two-acre landmark block in the West Village. It offers a balanced, yet challenging junior kindergarten through eighth grade curriculum that serves students of all faiths in preparation for rigorous high school placement. Its small size fosters a feeling of family—a supportive climate of trust and understanding, communicating values and building community where children learn to use their gifts in ways that help others.
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.
22 Harrison St., ground floor, TRIBECA LANGUAGE 212-219-9893 Email email@example.com
Tribeca Language has uncovered the secret to making language fun and immediately gratifying for students of all ages. We offer Baby & 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.
435 Central Park West, New York TWIN PARKS MONTESSORI SCHOOLS: PARK WEST MONTESSORI SCHOOL 212-678-6072 Riverside Montessori School 202 Riverside Drive 212-665-1600 firstname.lastname@example.org Central Park Montessori 1 West 91st St. 212-595-2000 email@example.com Park West 435 Central Park West 212-678-6072 firstname.lastname@example.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.
184 Eldridge St., New York UNIVERSITY SETTLEMENT 212-674-9121
The Early Childhood Center located on the Lower East Side is an Early Learn NYC Program serving Head Start and Child Care eligible children, ages 3-5, for preschool and UPK. The program runs all year from 8am-6pm.
150 Broadway, 20th floor , New York UPPERLINE 646-653-2633 Email email@example.com
Learn to code this fall! Upperline School of Code is running beginner and intermediate weekend classes for high school students in New York City. Students build their own web and mobile applications using real world tools and professional programming languages. Start your coding journey today with our amazing teachers, and fun, interactive classes.
212-328-9529 WETHERBY–PEMBRIDGE SCHOOL Email firstname.lastname@example.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.
1-800- 433-4149 WILDLIFE CONSERVATION SOCIETY (WCS) ZOOS AND AQUARIUM Birthday Parties: Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) Zoos Call our education "one stop" shopping number for all parks: 1-800-433-4149. The Bronx Zoo: 2300 Southern Blvd., Bronx Central Park Zoo: 830 Fifth Ave., Manhattan Queens Zoo: 53-51 111th St., Queens Prospect Park Zoo: 450 Flatbush Ave., Brooklyn wcs.org/parties-events/birthday-parties Camps: Central Park Zoo: 830 Fifth Ave., Manhattan Queens Zoo: 53-51 111th St., Corona Prospect Park Zoo: 450 Flatbush Ave., Brooklyn New York Aquarium: 602 Surf Ave., Brooklyn For Manhattan: The Bronx Zoo email@example.com Central Park Zoo firstname.lastname@example.org
Looking for something fun for your child to do on school holidays? Encourage them to learn about animals and science at one of New York City’s Zoos or Aquarium on their days off! The Wildlife Conservation Society is excited to offer school break camps at the Bronx Zoo, Central Park Zoo, Prospect Park Zoo, Queens Zoo, and New York Aquarium! Topics and dates vary across the facilities, so please call 800-433-4149 or visit wcs.org/educators for more information!