Queens Schools and Education Guide

Queens Schools and Education Guide

February 16, 2017   |   DIRECTORY ARTICLES   


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UPDATED February 2017: Search a list of preschools, private schools, public schools, tutors, and educational programs for children in Queens County, including Jamaica, Astoria, Corona, Elmhurst, Forest Hills, Far Rockaway, Floral Park, and Kew Gardens, to help your student do better in academics and achieve better grades.

Preschools

A CHILD'S PLACE
32-20 108th St. E., East Elmhurst
718-565-2170


Email achildsplacetoo@gmail.com

Our grade school and preschool camps offer daily trips, outdoor sporting activities, instructional and open swimming, gymnastics, bowling, arts and crafts, music, dance, Zumba, barbecues, and amusement parks. We welcome children seventh grade and younger. A Child's Place values each and every customer, and make every effort to improve the quality of life in all children. We intend to foster vibrant communities and achieve better outcomes for families and children.

APPLETREE DAY CARE CENTER
73-20 Bell Blvd., Bayside
718-264-1588
73-12 197th St., Fresh Meadows
718-217-6666


Email lichen.appletree@gmail.com

AppleTree Day Care Center is committed to helping children succeed socially and academically through the use of developmentally appropriate practices. Starting from infant age all the way through pre-K, all of our students are provided with individualized learning experiences that stimulate their creativity and instill a love for learning. Our teachers strive to provide a rich, supportive learning environment where children can explore, discover, build, create, and grow academically, emotionally, and socially. We take pride in our programs and are committed to excellence in early childhood education.

CAMBRIA HEIGHTS CHRISTIAN ACADEMY
220-12 Linden Blvd., Cambria Heights
718-712-7034
Email cambriaacademy.admn@gmail.com

Cambria Heights Christian Academy (CHCA) is a Christian early education facility serving children ages 2-5 and operates from 6:30am-6:30pm. We provide unique opportunities such as explorations, field trips, vacation bible school, arts and crafts, music, sports and recreation, summer day camp, and healthy meals.

CAMPS 'R' US
Locations in Baldwin, Bellmore, Farmingdale, Hicksville, Syosset, Valley Stream, and West Islip, ,
516-935-CAMP (2267)
Email info@campsrus.org

Camps ‘R’ Us’ preschool campers enjoy a fun-filled first camp experience that offers a full day of enrichment for children ages 3 and 4. Our Tiny Tots Program is designed to complement the unique complexities of early childhood. Campers will acquire a greater ability to reason, plan, and remember through carefully selected activities designed to enhance their development. They begin to better understand common social conventions, as our staff initiates games based on cooperative learning experiences, where close group interaction is essential. Call now for early bird summer 2017 rates!

CLOVER PREP LEARNING CENTER
192-11 Union Turnpike, Fresh Meadows
718-740-7888
Email cloverprep@gmail.com

Clover Prep Learning Center is the “best rated spot for learning” for students ages 2½-12, featuring FasTracKids and JEI Learning. We offer proven programs that deliver results for realizing each student’s maximum potential. Whether it’s critical thinking, gifted and talented test prep, math, reading, science, summer camp, after-school programs, or preschool alternative, we have the best programs for your child. Most importantly, we make learning engaging and fun!

CRAYON BOX PRESCHOOL (THE)
44-10 192nd St., Flushing
718-888-9341

Children at The Crayon Box are encouraged to learn by doing. The curriculum is planned by creative and dedicated professionals. Children experience the fun of learning by participating in activities designed to stimulate growth in a wide range of areas, including social and cognitive development, and gross and fine motor skills. Now offering a gymnastics program. We invite you to come see us and decide if The Crayon Box Preschool is right for your child’s first educational experience.

HIGHLAND SCHOOL (THE)
193-10 Peck Ave., Fresh Meadows
718-357-4747

Highland is an independent, non-sectarian school serving grades pre-K through eighth in Fresh Meadows. All grades enjoy a well-rounded program, incorporating academics with specialty classes in gym, music, art, and computers. Early morning and after-school hours meet the needs for working parents. The quality education allows students to reach their own levels of success in an enriching and nurturing environment.

IVY DAY SCHOOL
65-01 Kissena Blvd. Flushing 718-460-6366
70-44 Kissena Blvd. Flushing 718-880-1888
104-70 Queens Blvd., Forest Hills
718-997-1997


Email dinam@ivydayschool.com

At Ivy Day School, we provide our decade-long standard of academic excellence to children ages 2-5. We envision students developing essential skills for a lifetime of achievements via fun, stimulating activities. We teach English, math, science, foreign language, social studies, music, and Dance year-round, along with access to computer, art and indoor playrooms. In the summer, children will have an opportunity to attend various planned educational and recreational field trips. Your children are our priority and we strive to enrich their minds and bodies in a safe and nurturing environment.

JACK & JILL NURSERY SCHOOLS
43-23 Colden St., Flushing
718-762-1218
Jack & Jill Nursery School II
68-05 Fresh Meadow Lane, Fresh Meadows
718-939-8687


With Flushing and Fresh Meadows locations, Jack & Jill is celebrating 43 years of excellence in early childhood education. We are a family-owned and -operated preschool offering a genuine, caring, and nurturing home-away-from-home environment for children ages 2-5. Full-day or part-time classes available for ages 2, 3, and 4 with extended hours from 7:30am-6pm. We are proud to celebrate our free full-day UPK with the NYC Department of Education for children born in 2012 from 9am-3:20pm. If not yet registered, inquire about our waiting list for September UPK classes for kids born in 2012.

KON GEN INTERNATIONAL PRESCHOOL
196-25 42nd Ave., Bayside
718-281-2338

Kon Gen International Preschool in Bayside serves children ages 2-5. Our new 20,000-square-foot childcare facility is fully equipped with a professional dance studio, science discovery lab, outdoor play area, outdoor botanical garden, and individual piano rooms. Our project-based curriculum is linked to STEM principles and engages children to explore, solve problems, and construct knowledge through hands-on investigations, including research, reflection, and response while building academic and life skills. Offering free full-day Pre-K for All program, Gifted and Talented enriched curriculum, and childcare for ages 2-3.

KUEI LUCK EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER
99-39 66th Ave., Rego Park
718-679-9909

We are a brand new preschool in the Rego Park-Forest Hills area; a Mandarin immersion and Reggio inspired school for children ages 1-5. We believe in developing independent thinkers and motivated learners through an inspiring child-led environment. Parents can log in and see photos and videos of their kids throughout the day, as well as view notes and teacher comments. Schedule your tour today to receive an application. Please call to hear more about our program.

LITTLE APPLE PRESCHOOL
213-54 35th Ave., Bayside
718-838-9243

We believe the best way to stimulate both cognitive and physical development is through play! We immerse our children in a creative curriculum that allows for active learning and discovery through art, music, dance, yoga, and nature. Our little ones get to explore tactile art, role-play, and sign language. Our summer program is full of outdoor and indoor activities to achieve a well-rounded learning experience immersed in nature. We have expanded our facility to accommodate current and new families, introducing a sensory gym, and two new classrooms.

LITTLE ATELIER OF YOUNG CHILDREN, INC.
39-14 210th St., Bayside
718-423-4223
Email info@littleatelieryc.com

Little Atelier of Young Children is a dedicated early childhood program and offers preschool programs for children ages 3-5, and after-school enrichment programs for K-second grades. Through creative activities, the preschool programs explore a range of common curriculum areas (language, math, art, science, history) to elicit children’s deep and sustained inquiry in a state-of-the-art environment with NYS- certified teachers. Please call or e-mail for fall 2016 registration and also for information about after-school enrichment programs.

NY KIDS CLUB
4545 Center Blvd. in Long Island City, plus locations throughout NYC,
347-813-4999
Email longislandcity@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.

Private Schools

A CHILD'S PLACE
32-20 108th St. E., East Elmhurst
718-565-2170


Email achildsplacetoo@gmail.com

We are the people who nurture children, and partner with families to provide a healthy upbringing. No one can offer a home away from home as well as we can. We want you to think of us as nurturers, educators, and partners. Our staff has been educating students for 33 years. We offer childcare as early as 6 weeks and continue to enrich through fifth grade; longer care hours 6:30am-7pm; advanced and gifted grade school curriculum; smaller class ratio and stimulated 1-on-1 sessions; and state-of-the-art computer lab onsite (by SMART technologies).

CAMBRIA HEIGHTS CHRISTIAN ACADEMY
220-12 Linden Blvd., Cambria Heights
718-712-7034
Email cambriaacademy.admn@gmail.com

Cambria Heights Christian Academy (CHCA) is a Christian early education facility serving children ages 2-5 and operates from 6:30am-6:30pm. We provide unique opportunities such as explorations, field trips, vacation bible school, arts and crafts, music, sports and recreation, summer day camp, and healthy meals.

CK KIDS
68-02 Metropolitan Ave., Middle Village
718-366-7454

CK Kids offers families one location for all of their educational and leisure activities. We offer a variety of programs for children ages 2½ to 18. Dance, karate, hip-hop, acrobatics, and cooking classes are offered for boys and girls of all ages and skill levels. Our soccer, football and basketball clinics develop players’ individual skills in a non-competitive setting. Our educational support programs for grades kindergarten–12th are designed to review and reinforce subject matter and skills necessary to achieve success. On-site parking, reasonable prices, and flexible scheduling!

COUNTRYSIDE MONTESSORI SCHOOL
354 Lakeville Road, lower level, Great Neck
516-466-8422
Email info@cmsgn.com

Countryside Montessori School was founded in 1998. We were founded with the aim of providing a high quality early childhood education based on the philosophy, methods, and techniques developed 100 years ago by educational pioneer and Nobel prize nominee Dr. Maria Montessori. Our children become responsible for their own learning and their own behavior. They learn to respect themselves and others. Everything in our school is designed to encourage and aid the child’s natural curiosity.

HIGHLAND SCHOOL (THE)
193-10 Peck Ave., Fresh Meadows
718-357-4747

Highland is an independent, non-sectarian school serving grades pre-K through eighth in Fresh Meadows. All grades enjoy a well-rounded program, incorporating academics with specialty classes in gym, music, art, and computers. Early morning and after-school hours meet the needs for working parents. The quality education allows students to reach their own levels of success in an enriching and nurturing environment.

KEW-FOREST SCHOOL (THE)
119-17 Union Turnpike, Forest Hills
718-268-4667 x125

The Kew-Forest School is an independent, coed college preparatory school for students in early childhood through 12th grade. Established in 1918 to serve the Kew-Gardens/Forest Hills community and surrounding area of Queens, Kew-Forest is one of the oldest, continuously operating schools in NYC. With more than 250 students hailing from 65 countries around the globe, Kew-Forest produces citizens of our school and the world. We invite you to come see what we’re all about.

Special Education

COMPREHENSIVE CONSULTATION PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES, P.C.
1-888-441-0015
Queens location:
114-20 Queens Blvd. Suite CS 2
Forest Hills
Manhattan location:
180 E. 79th St. Suite 1C


Comprehensive Consultation Psychological Services, P.C. is a group of school and neuro-psychologists, who diagnose and assess a variety of conditions in children and adults. We perform neuropsychological, educational, speech, and language and psychiatric evaluations to help you understand your child’s strengths and weaknesses, and plan for their educational success and emotional well-being. Who we help: Children and adults with: learning disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD/ADD), memory and processing deficits, developmental disorders (speech delay, motor and adaptive delays), depression, anxiety, behavioral issues, and mood disorders.

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.

HUG MUSIC, CREATIVE & NURTURING MUSIC LESSONS FOR EVERYBODY
112-01 75th Ave., Lower Level, Forest Hills
718-487-4309
Email contact@hugmusicny.com

Hug Music's mission is to nurture a love for music by promoting students’ musical growth and important life skills. All of our music teachers are board-certified music therapists. We offer various programs to all individuals including children with special needs. Musicreative is our original method that is especially effective for children with autism and ADHD to improve attention and learning skills. Social Skills group helps children improve communication and social skills while having fun in music. Five-week package is available for new students. Register today for the summer and fall semesters!

STEPS TO SOCIALIZATION
13 South Bayles Ave., Port Washington
516-767-0266

Steps to Socialization was created by Evelyn Kashinsky, a parent of children with special needs, to help children who have difficulty socializing. Steps to Socialization is more than just a social skills program. We teach children how to think socially, step by step. Working in small groups of three to four students, we cover a variety of topics, including how to establish and maintain friendships and initiating and maintaining conversations.