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QUEENS SCHOOLS AND EDUCATION GUIDE

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UPDATED JANUARY 2014: Consult our guide to find schools and education programs in Queens, whether it be preschools, private schools, public schools, tutors, teachers, educational programs or learning programs for Queens kids.

Educational Services 

ELANA DIETZ-WEINSTEIN MA, MT-BC, LCAT

917-597-2348

Music therapy aids in the development of expressive and receptive language, social skills, attention span and impulse control, fine and gross motor skills, creativity, and self-esteem. Your child's development is nurtured through a supportive and interactive musical relationship involving instrumental play, singing and movement. Elana is a board-certified, state licensed Music Therapist with a Master's degree from NYU and 10 years of experience working with children with special needs. She offers home-based therapy sessions, adaptive piano lessons, and traditional piano lessons. Please call 917-597-2348 for a consultation.

FASTRACKIDS & JEI LEARNING CENTER

98-00 62nd Drive , Rego Park - Park City
718-441-3762
Email [email protected]

FasTracKids and JEI is the “best rated spot for learning” for students ages 3-12 years. Our programs complement skill levels necessary for students to achieve success. We offer proven programs that deliver results for realizing each student’s maximum potential. Whether it’s critical thinking, Gifted & Talented, math, reading, speech, leadership, summer camp, swimming lessons, preschool alternative, or enrichment in our 10 exciting subjects, we have the best programs for your child. Most importantly, we make learning fun! More than a million students participate in our programs worldwide each week. Enroll now and see for yourself!

HUNTINGTON LEARNING CENTER

25-30 Francis Lewis Blvd., Flushing
718-230-4600

Huntington is your tutoring solution for students in grades K-12. At Huntington, our certified teachers will help your child achieve his or her academic goals. We offer tutoring in basic skills such as reading, vocabulary, phonics, spelling, math and study skills, as well as subject tutoring in high school math and science. We also work with students to prepare them for high-stakes tests including High School Entrance Exams, State Tests, Advance Placement Exams, and the SAT or ACT.

JEI LEARNING CENTER - AUBURNDALE-WHITESTONE

200-13 32nd Ave., Bayside
347-408-4098
Email [email protected]

Since 1977, JEI Learning Centers’ enrichment programs have helped children achieve academic success around the world. JEI has a scientific diagnostic system for children in pre-Kindergarten through ninth grade, which pinpoints the missing links in learning and prescribes an individual study program based on specific needs. We also offer a multi-day preschool alternative and summer camp programs. Our Lil’ Genius classes focus on creativity, collaboration, and communication in an interactive learning environment using touch-screen technology found in leading public and private schools. Please call us about our program discounts.

KENT PREP

194-11A Northern Blvd., Bayside
718-423-5757
Email [email protected]

Kent Prep offers programs designed to guarantee proficiency with basic curriculum, to buy time for enrichment and acceleration. While targeting grade level NYS Common Core standards, it also uses premeditated pre-tests to gauge proficiency levels to avoid risking loss of motivation in teaching material that the students have already mastered. Various programs and schedules are available to meet academic enrichment and testing needs. Email [email protected] or call 718-423-5757 for more information or to schedule an in-person consultation.

KUEI LUCK ENRICHMENT CENTER

195-05 69th Ave., Fresh Meadows
718-679-9908

For more than 20 years, Kuei Luck Enrichment Center has been providing a wide variety of programs for grades K-12. Register now for our Winter Break Intensive NYS ELA Test Prep and Spring Break Intensive NYS Math Test Prep. Our intensive courses are designed to hone the skills and strategies of students to prepare to prepare them for the test. Our Common Core aligned materials give your children exposure to the newly designed exams. Call now to register for both classes and receive a 10% discount (some restrictions apply). We also provide after-school service, which includes pick-up, Chinese school, enrichment classes, summer camp, and other exam test preps.

LIU POST CENTER FOR GIFTED YOUTH

LIU Post, Brookville
516-299-2160

The Long Island University program for gifted children was established in 1979 in response to the increasing recognition of society’s special responsibilities for children with demonstrably superior intellectual ability. The Long Island University Center for Gifted Youth brings together two important elements of education for the gifted extraordinary teachers recruited from leading high schools, middle schools and elementary schools in the metropolitan area and university-level facilities. These two factors, combined with an administrative and psychological team schooled in the needs of gifted children, give the program at LIU Post unique strengths in producing positive benefits for young people admitted to the program.

MATHNASIUM LEARNING CENTERS

43-17 Bell Blvd., Bayside
718-747-MATH (6284)
Grand Opening - Forest Hills
108-14 72nd Ave.
718-544-MATH (6284)
Coming Soon - Astoria
347-871-2890

Mathnasium Learning Centers, with more than 380 locations in the U.S., as well as in 16 countries, offer math-only educational programs. In a relaxed, homework-free environment, Mathnasium is where kids catch up, keep up, or get ahead in math. With personalized curricula, instant feedback, and proven, time-tested lesson plans designed by experienced instructors, Mathnasium guides students to develop and maintain the mathematics knowledge needed to succeed. Programs, including homework help and test prep, run year-round for kids of all ages.

NINA'S TUTORING CENTER
8702 Grand Ave., Elmhurst
718-205-7508

We tutor kids in grades K-12. For the past six years, we have provided quality education, which helps kids excel in school. Our excellent, highly dedicated, and experienced tutors are very competent. We provide students with a foundation of education they can use throughout their life. We specialize in homework help and offer critical thinking and writing classes. We help improve skills in math, ELA, science, and social studies. We also have an intensive preparation program for ELA, math, and science citywide and statewide exams. We are highly recommended by various educators.

POWER BRAIN TRAINING CENTER

43-01 Bell Blvd., 2nd Floor, Bayside
718-224-1500
567 Jericho Turnpike, Syosset
516-364-3413
Email [email protected]

Power Brain Training Center helps your child create health, happiness, and optimal achievement by tapping into their full brain potential. Focus, confidence, creativity, and memory are enhanced through physical, emotional, and cognitive exercises, breathing techniques, visualization, guided imagery, and games. As PBTC’s motto says, “Healthy Body, Happy Heart, Power Brain, I Can Do It!” Call PBTC to schedule a free trial class or body and brain check-up. PBTC also offers classes and workshops for adults, parents, and the whole family.

TUTORS ON WHEELS

68-60 Austin St., Forest Hills
718-268-0092 or 718-268-0133
369 Lexington Ave., Suite 333, Manhattan
646-237-7811
Email [email protected]

For a decade, Tutors on Wheels has provided tutoring that makes a difference. We promote academic achievement through individual and small-group tutoring and make it easy for students to get the help they need by traveling to their homes, schools, and community centers. The subjects we help with include: English language arts, writing, grammar, algebra, geometry, calculus, earth science, life science, chemistry, physics, biology, state standardized tests, Regents preparation, SAT, PSAT, and ACT test preparation.

THE WHITESTONE SCHOOL FOR CHILD DEVELOPMENT

14-45 143rd St., Whitestone
718-746-6555

The Whitestone School for Child Development recently celebrated its 25th anniversary of providing excellent therapeutic and educational services for preschool children. Classes are full day and are staffed with professional, caring, dedicated teachers and therapists. The school provides a range of therapeutic services, including speech therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, counseling, and special instruction. If you have any questions or concerns with your child's development, please call us.

Parochial Schools 

JCC-CHABAD LIC

10-25 48th Ave., Long Island City
718-609-0066
Email [email protected]

A community center and home to The LIC Synagogue on Shabbat and Jewish holidays. The center offers social services and programs for everyone, including Smile on Seniors, Hebrew school, Mommy & Me, Shabbat dinners, women's group, Torah classes, and cultural and social events. Our modern and cozy social hall, which includes a play room, two bathrooms, kitchenette, chairs, and tables, is often used as an art gallery and is available at competitive rates. Packages for birthdays, family gatherings, and other moderately sized events with entertainment and kosher catering options available.

SACRED HEART CATHOLIC ACADEMY

115-50 221 St., Cambria Heights
718-527-0123
St. Clare's Catholic Academy
137-25 Brookville Road, Rosedale
718-528-7174

Quality education in a caring Catholic school environment.

Preschools

CHRIST THE KING CONTINUING EDUCATION

68-02 Metropolitan Ave., Middle Village
718-417-6770
Email [email protected]

Christ the King has over 20 years of experience in early childhood education. Classes are available for children from 6 weeks to 5 years. A free three-hour pre-K program is available with both morning and afternoon sessions for parents to choose from, as well as extended hours from 7am-7pm.

THE CRAYON BOX PRESCHOOL

44-10 192nd St., Flushing
718-888-9341

Children at The Crayon Box are encouraged to learn by doing. The curriculum is planned by the 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. We invite you to come see us and decide if The Crayon Box Preschool is right for your child's first educational experience.

LITTLE APPLE PRESCHOOL

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

At Little Apple Preschool, we believe that active learning is best achieved during play. This is why we indulge in a creative curriculum that allows for children to explore and discover while having fun. We integrate tactile art, role play, puppets, invented spelling, and storytelling to stimulate innate attributes. With us, children initiate the direction of lessons in order to merge the individuality and interests of everyone. All the while, our children are nourished with tender love and care. We provide a soothing and comforting environment that they can trust and grow in.

ROMPER ROOM NURSERY SCHOOL

133 Hillside Ave., Wiliston Park
516-746-8606
275 Lakeville Road, Great Neck
516-466-8906

Offering a unique learning experience for over 36 years, we are renowned for our confidence-building program, individualized attention, and safe environment. Dedicated teachers nurture each child to reach his/her fullest potential. Curriculum includes reading readiness, other languages, basic science, math, arts & crafts, music, story time, and field trips for children ages 2-5 years. Assistants personally drive buses. The Romp with Mom program features diversified activities for 12-24 months. See-U-Later is a 2-hour separation class for 24-36 months. Ask about our extended hours program or stop in for a free trial class.

THINKERTOTS

222-14 Union Turnpike, Bayside
718-740-1616
1818 Jericho Turnpike, New Hyde Park
516-488-3414
Email [email protected]

We provide educational classes for ages 4 months through 5 years old. Your child will be introduced to education through a variety of exciting and age appropriate activities. Our classes include music, art, manipulative toys, movement dance, story time, interacting and socialization skills, and so much more. Our nursery and pre-Kindergarten are two hour drop off programs that give the best possible preparation to entering kindergarten. Besides our great education, we also offer birthday party packages for children ages 5 and younger.

Private Schools

COUNTRYSIDE MONTESSORI SCHOOL

354 Lakeville Road, Great Neck
516-466-8422
Email [email protected]

Countryside Montessori School was founded in 1998. We were founded with the aim of providing a high quality early childhood education based upon 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.

Special Education 

AIM HIGH SPEECH & OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY SERVICES, PLLC

112-15 72nd Road, Suite LL4, Forest Hills
718-263-3363
Email [email protected]

We are a speech and occupational therapy clinic comprised of a team of licensed therapists. We provide services in English, Spanish, and Russian. We specialize in autism/Asperger's Syndrome, apraxia of speech, stroke, ADHD, Cerebral Palsy, and developmental delays. We offer speech-language screenings, evaluations, expressive and receptive language treatment, myofunctional/oral motor treatment, phonological impairments, PROMPT (initial), pragmatic skills, and play therapy. We are open seven days and accept Aetna, Cigna, Empire BCBS, Oxford, UnitedHealthcare, 1199, and Medicare Part B insurance plans.

NYU SUMMER PROGRAM FOR KIDS

At The College of New Rochelle, New Rochelle
516-358-1811

A seven-week, evidence-based, therapeutic day program exclusively for children ages 7-11 with ADHD and behavior disorders. The focus of the program is to build self-esteem and help children develop attentional, organizational, and friendship skills. Clinical psychologists and qualified teachers supervise undergraduate and graduate-level counselors. There is a 1:1 or 1:2 teacher-to-student ratio. The program is directed by Dr. Karen Fleiss, a nationally renowned clinical psychologist and expert in the treatment of children with ADHD. Enrollment is limited.

SPEECH PATHOLOGY AND SWALLOWING DISORDER SERVICES OF NASSAU

3375 Park Ave., Suite 4010, Wantagh
516-221-3653
444 Lakeville Road, Suite 104, Lake Success
516-216-1791
500 N. Broadway, Suite 141, Jericho
516-597-4344

Janine Stiene, speech-language pathologist, is owner and operator of Speech Pathology and Swallowing Disorder Services of Long Island. Along with her group of therapists, she supports families and children across Long Island, specializing in PROMPT, feeding, myofunctional therapy, voice disorders, fluency, augmentative communication, articulation, auditory processing disorders and expressive/receptive language disorders (adults and children), intensive feeding therapy for individuals who suffer from texture and consistency aversions, and FEES - Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing are also offered. There is a total of seven affiliated offices across Long Island, all participating with most major health insurance companies and offering evening and Saturday hours.

VINCENT SMITH SCHOOL

322 Port Washington Blvd., Port Washington
516-365-4900
Email [email protected]

The Vincent Smith School is a coeducational day school for students with learning disabilities in grades 4-12. The mission of the Vincent Smith School is dedicated to providing a small, supportive setting where we “Believe and Achieve…It is Okay to Learn Differently.” Through differentiated instruction, hands–on activities, and interdisciplinary instruction, students are provided with the necessary educational, emotional. and social support necessary for success.


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