Back-to-School Services, Resources, & Programs for Children in Manhattan

Back-to-School Services, Resources, & Programs for Children in Manhattan

Get your children ready to go back to school with these services and resources across New York City.


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UPDATED August 2019: There are a lot of tasks to accomplish at the beginning of a new school year in Manhattan, from getting sports physicals, getting checked for head lice, and finding an after-school program, to finding a sports team for your child, after-school child care, a new school, or tutors. We’re here to help with a curated list of back-to-school resources in Manhattan. In one place, you’ll find private schools, parochial schools, independent schools, international schools, preschools, after-school classes and activities, tutors and test prep services, head lice removal services, and health care professionals in NYC to check off all the items on your back-to-school list. These back-to-school resources, programs, and services are located across Manhattan, including locations in Chelsea, the Upper East Side, Midtown East, the Lower East Side, the Upper West Side, Greenwich Village, East Village, Soho, Gramercy, Murray Hill, and Harlem.

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BacktoSchool Resources

AFFINITY HEALTH PLAN
866-247-5678

Affinity is an independent, not-for-profit organization driven by the mission to help its members, their families, and their communities lead healthier lives. Over the past 32 years, Affinity has built one of the area’s largest physician networks, which includes 40,000 providers and 85 hospitals. Affinity offers a variety of programs under Medicare, Medicaid, Child Health Plus, Essential Plan, and Enriched Health on the New York State of Health Marketplace for members in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island, as well as Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester, Rockland, and Orange counties.

APPLE SEEDS
10 W. 25th St., New York
212-792-7590
200 West End Ave.
212-792-7591
6 Stuyvesant Oval
212-253-3643


apple seeds is an all-in-one children's play space with more than 80 exciting weekly classes. Join them in art, movement, dance, and songs for seeds! Looking for a gentle introduction to school? seedlings PREP 2/3's group is the perfect start. Through activities such as music, art, gym, imaginative play, story time, and snack kids learn classroom routines and develop social skills. apple seeds also has an indoor playground and offers onsite and offsite party packages. Plus, they offer sibling and twin discounts on all their classes!

ATLAS FOUNDATION FOR AUTISM
252 W. 29th St., 3rd Floor, New York
212-256-0846
Email [email protected]

The Atlas Foundation for Autism houses the Atlas School as well as speech, OT services, music, after-school classes, and weekend social skills groups! Atlas is different in its approach to working within modalities that address communication, emotional and social thinking, as well as behavior and self-esteem! People are welcome to join from every developmental level to play, learn, and grow together as a community!

BALLET ACADEMY EAST
1651 Third Ave., New York
212-410-9140
Danielle Cortier, birthday party coordinator


Ballet Academy East, Young Dancer Division, unleashing children’s potential through dance. Ballet Academy East is home to aspiring dancers of all ages in its Young Dancer, Pre-Professional, and Adult Divisions. BAE is internationally recognized for exceptional dance training and is the Upper East Side’s ballet school of choice. The accomplished faculty lead classes that nurture students’ physical and emotional well-being, build technical skills, and develop artistry. All classes feature two teachers and live piano accompaniment. Young Dancer Division: ages 18 months-6 years, Pre-Professional and Enrichment Divisions: ages 6-19.

BALLET CLUB (THE)
328 E. 61st St., 2nd Floor, New York
917-281-1030
Email [email protected]

The Ballet Club is a unique school that offers excellence in training in a nurturing environment. Our programs range from Dance Together classes for ages 18 months-3 years of age, The Children’s Creative Dance Club Division for ages 3-9, and The Performing Arts Pre-Professional Division for ages 7-teens. We have a holistic approach to training, with an emphasis on healthy training for both the body and mind. To register, contact The Ballet Club at 917-281-1030 or register online at theballetclub.com.

BLUE SCHOOL
241 Water St., Manhattan
212-228-6341

Blue School is an independent school for ages 2 through eighth grade where the dynamic balance of academic mastery, creative thinking, self and social intelligence instills a lifelong passion for learning. Blue School values exploration, play, creativity, self-awareness, family and community connection. The curriculum emphasizes inquiry, observation, and reflection, encouraging children to become bold, creative, and compassionate innovators. The campus in lower Manhattan features thoughtfully designed classrooms, designated lab spaces for art, STEAM, science, music and drama, as well as a gymnasium, Wonder Room, Upcycling Center, Materials Library, and outdoor terraces.

BRITISH INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF NEW YORK (THE)
20 Waterside Plaza,
212-481-2700 x204
Email [email protected]

BIS-NY offers a global education through which children acquire key knowledge and skills. The school encourages critical thinking and problem solving. Students gain confidence to ask questions and take risks. Curriculum focuses both on embedding the fundamentals of literacy and numeracy early while also developing breadth as even our youngest enjoy French or Spanish, drama, music, swimming, and art. It’s a tested approach to learning and shared knowledge that promotes success, independence, and empathy, and prepares students to leave school prepared academically, socially, and emotionally, as well as happy and well-adjusted.

CATHEDRAL SCHOOL PRESCHOOL AND DAY SCHOOL (THE)
319 E. 74th St., New York
212-249-2840
Email [email protected]

The Cathedral School is a nursery through eighth grade, coeducational institution in Manhattan. We offer a challenging curriculum that encourages students to become independent and critical thinkers. Our small class size allows for individual attention that enables every student’s voice to be heard and allows children to comfortably take risks, make mistakes, and learn how to recover from them. Teachers engage students in lessons that foster open discussion and thoughtful analysis. Our goal is to develop what is best in each student so that they may thrive.

CHATTY CHILD SPEECH & OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY, P.L.L.C.
325 Broadway, Suite 403, New York
347-491-4451
Email [email protected]

Chatty Child Speech Therapy & Occupational Therapy, P.L.L.C. is a personalized therapeutic center in downtown Manhattan. We provide comprehensive speech-language and occupational therapy services. We are available to provide ST and OT evaluations, individual sessions, and group sessions. We accept DOE-RSAs, EI, and private pay for out-of-network reimbursement. Our therapists are highly experienced, caring, and passionate about creating a unique learning experience for each child. We have years of experience treating a variety of developmental delays. Come take a tour of Chatty Child!

CHILDREN'S MUSEUM OF THE ARTS
103 Charlton St., New York
212-274-0986

Children’s Museum of the Arts is an art museum that offers classes across a range of mediums. Taught by teaching artists, these courses encourage children to express creativity, develop an artistic voice, and build critical thinking skills. The after-school program features semester-long classes for ages 5-15. WEE Arts classes introduce toddlers to art, encouraging self-expression and socialization. Art Colony Day Camps are innovative art camps held during school breaks. CMA also offers free inclusive classes for children living with autism or disabilities. Learn more at cmany.org.

COLLINA ITALIANA
1556 Third Ave. (at 87th Street), Suite 603, New York
212-427-7770
Email [email protected]

Set on the Upper East Side, our Italian classes allow children to benefit from a comprehensive approach to learning in an age-appropriate, inviting atmosphere. Classes for kids include: Giardino dei Bambini (drop-off Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays, 9am-12pm), Girotondo Giallo, Rosso, Blu, and Viola (ages 2-3, 4-5, 6-8, 9 and older), workshops, private or semi-private tutoring. Children gather 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 or visit collinaitaliana.com!

DILLER-QUAILE SCHOOL OF MUSIC (THE)
24 E. 95th St. (between Madison and Fifth avenues), New York
212-369-1484 x11
Email [email protected]

Diller-Quaile offers early childhood classes (ages 3 months to 5 years), instrument and voice lessons, classes and ensembles, adult programs, and teacher training courses. Family Saturday classes, rug concerts for young children, master classes, and concerts for the community by faculty artists occur throughout the year. Accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and pre-collegiate Arts Schools. Since 1920, Diller-Quaile has been developing the innate musicality in each student, inspiring participation for a lifetime. Visit diller-quaile.org or contact us at [email protected] or 212-369-1484.

DWIGHT SCHOOL
291 Central Park West, New York
212-724-6360
Email [email protected]

Founded in 1872, Dwight is a leading nursery-12th grade private school dedicated to igniting the spark of genius in every child. Dwight's nurturing preschool is the ideal environment for children to have their first classroom experience as early as 3 months–2½ years. Dwight has one of the lowest student-teacher ratios among NYC independent schools and the first in the Americas to offer the comprehensive International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum for students ages 3-18. Through a global network, students travel and participate in enriching exchange programs at Dwight campuses around the world.

EAST VILLAGE DANCE PROJECT AT ABRONS ARTS CENTER
466 Grand St.,
212-598-0400

East Village Dance Project (EVDP) made the exciting move to Abrons Arts Center in January 2018. Now in its 22nd year, EVDP offers innovative dance classes in Modern, Ballet, and Pointe techniques. The schedule allows dancers the opportunity to plan a pre-professional regimen, or just attend one or two classes a week. EVDP is excited to announce a Performance Workshop class this fall. Students and professionals will create work together and culminate in an alternative Nutcracker production the week of Dec. 17 at La MaMa’s Ellen Stewart Theater.

ÉCOLE (THE)
111 E. 22nd St., New York
646-410-2238
Email [email protected]

The École (formerly École Internationale de New York) is an intimate, independent French-American school located in New York's vibrant Flatiron District. The École offers an academic bilingual program in French and English from nursery to eighth grade offering Mandarin and Spanish as a foreign language. The École 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.

ELLEN ROBBINS MODERN DANCE FOR CHILDREN AND TEENS
Two Locations: Soho and Chelsea , New York
212-254-0286
Email [email protected]

Ellen Robbins’ dance classes for children do what dance is supposed to do: train their bodies in technique, attune their ears to great music, immerse them in the thrill of improvisation, and coach them in composition–the natural outcome of which is performance. Dances by Very Young Choreographers is an annual, professionally produced dance concert. Students perform their own solo compositions and participate in a group work choreographed by Ellen. Each child’s unique personality shines through. Modern Dance for ages 5–18: Technique, Composition, Improvisation, and Performance.

EPIPHANY SCHOOL (THE)
Gramercy, Murray Hill,
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 [email protected]

Early Childhood classes at The Epiphany School utilize art, music, movement, learning centers, and socialization activities to support the growth of each child's cognitive, linguistic, physical, and social emotional skills. Low teacher-student ratios, bright, colorful classrooms, and outdoor play space provide students an inviting and comfortable environment to begin their educational journey. Graduates continue to many of NYC's top high schools. Serving approximately 530 students of all faiths, age 2 through eighth grade, The Epiphany School provides a value-centered education that educates the whole child and inspires 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 and 5s students. FPCNS has large, airy classrooms, a rooftop playground, and indoor play space.

GALLI THEATER
74 Warren St., New York
212-731-0668
Email [email protected]

Galli Theater aims to spread joy to its audiences. Our modern fairytale adaptations by award-winning playwright and philosopher Johannes Galli are humorous exciting, philosophical, and engaging. Shows are filled with music and are interactive, so little ones do not have to sit still. Performances are Saturdays and Sundays at 2pm and are appropriate for children ages of 3-10. We also offer musical acting camps for children in English or German throughout major school holidays, as well as birthday parties, travel performances for special events, plus fairytale and educational school shows.

GATEWAY SCHOOL (THE)
211 W. 61st St., 6th floor, New York
212-777-5966
Email [email protected]

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.

HUDSON RIVER PARK TRUST
353 West St., Pier 40, 2nd floor, Manhattan
212-627-2020
Email [email protected]

Hudson River Park’s (HRPK) Estuary Lab offers hands-on education and interactive scientific research that communicates the ecological importance of the Park’s 400-acre estuarine sanctuary. HRPK’s Estuary Lab offers a full roster of engaging school field trips and drop-in programs on topics including fishing, waterfront history, and oyster restoration inviting visitors to experience the River as a living laboratory. Join us to celebrate marine science on Saturday Sept. 22 for the SUBMERGE NYC Marine Science Festival on HRPK’s Pier 84 from 11am-4pm. Visit hudsonriverpark.org/estuarylab to learn more.

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

Huntington Learning Center is the premier tutoring and test prep provider for kindergarten to 12th grades. Founded in 1977, its mission is to give every student the best education possible. The company prides itself on personalized attention and proven results with individualized programs taught by certified teachers at accredited centers. Areas of instruction include phonics, reading, writing, vocabulary, math, science, ACT, SAT, PSAT, high school entrance exams, and state and other standardized exams. To learn more and locate a center near you, visit huntingtonhelps.com.

IDEAL SCHOOL OF MANHATTAN (THE)
Upper West Side , New York
212-769-1699
Email [email protected]

On any given day at The IDEAL School of Manhattan, students may present on a civil rights leader, participate in a dance workshop, showcase their writing, enjoy Riverside Park, build a robot, perform in a musical, or visit the Met. IDEAL is New York’s only kindergarten-12th independent inclusion school. Here, we celebrate the tremendous social, emotional, and academic growth born in a diverse and nurturing educational community. IDEAL’s name reflects our core values of Inclusion, Diversity, Excellence, Acceptance, and Leadership. Schedule your visit today to experience this unique school theidealschool.org/admissions/open-houses.

INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY OF NEW YORK
4 E. 90th St. , New York
212-641-0260
Email [email protected]

The International Academy of New York is a bilingual, multi-cultural, diverse nursery-eighth grade school developing culturally astute and confident students with fluency in Mandarin or Spanish, and exceptional literacy and math skills. IANY delivers personal attention to each student, nurturing their intellectual, physical, creative, social, and emotional development, teaching them the skills to contribute and thrive in today’s world. Now accepting applications for pre-nursery (2s) through fourth grade (adding a grade each year through eighth grade). Financial aid available.

JODI'S GYM
244 E. 84th St., Manhattan
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 more than three decades! Their step-by-step, no-fail approach ensures that every child feels a sense of accomplishment. From the tiniest tumblers to advanced gymnasts (9 months to 12 years), there is something for everyone. They offer parent-child gym classes, gymnastics (ages 3-12), Ninja Challenge, preschool alternative, summer and holiday break camps, free playtime and perks for members, play groups, private lessons, and the best birthday parties!

JOFFREY BALLET SCHOOL
434 Sixth Ave., 5th Floor, New York
888-438-3808

The Joffrey Ballet School offers classes in Musical Theater, Hip-Hop, Jazz and Contemporary Ballet, and more. We specialize in dancers ranging in age from 2-18. We also offer superb adult evening dance fitness classes. The Musical Theater classes for kids are instructed by actual Broadway stars. Come and experience our more than 60 years of excellence in dance training. You will love the way we care for your child's dance training. Come and grow with us.

KATE TEMPESTA'S URBAN GOLF ACADEMY
917-270-7257
Email [email protected]

Join Kate Tempesta’s Urban Golf Academy (KTUGA) to play golf! Starting Sept. 7, 2018, we have numerous options for your young golfer. Check out our weekly programs held in Central Park (ages 3 and older) or Premier Indoor Golf ages (8 and older). We have classes on Saturday mornings too. Visit our website at ktuga.com/weekly-classes for more details.

KING SCHOOL
1450 Newfield Ave., Stamford
203-322-3496 x350

King School, a pre-K-12th grade school serving students from 30 towns, prepares students to thrive in a rapidly changing world. What sets King apart is academic challenge, kindness, and personal growth united within our unique community of engaged minds and meaningful connections. Guided by expert faculty, King students take responsibility for their own learning as active learners in a student-centered program that challenges students to achieve their personal best. Teachers make students feel known and safe enough to take risks in order to make discoveries.

LITTLE GYM (THE)
777 White Plains Road, Scarsdale
914-722-0072
tlgscarsdaleny.com
2121 Broadway, 2nd Floor (between 74th and 75th streets)
Upper West Side, Manhattan
212-799-1225
tlgupperwestsideny.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.

LYCÉE FRANÇAIS DE NEW YORK
505 E. 75th St., New York
212-369-1400

Get an early start on your child's bilingual education at one of the most renowned bilingual schools in New York City. In fall 2019, the Lycée opens its new full-day bilingual Nursery-3s program. Non-French speakers are welcome in this authentic, immersive program that combines play with structured activities, using real-world projects to engage children in the community. Bilingual aftercare also offered. Register for the Lycée's fall preschool open houses for nursery, pre-K, and kindergarten and take the first steps to prepare your child for an extraordinarily international life.

MANHATTAN CHARTER SCHOOL
100 Attorney St., New York
212-533-2743
Manhattan Charter School II
220 Henry St.
212-964-3792


Email [email protected]

Two small public elementary schools educating children kindergarten-fifth grades. Committed to offering a well-rounded education designed to help students develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills in an intimate school setting. Never more than 25 students in a class. All students receive weekly French, art, physical education, and technology instruction, in addition to daily music instruction beginning in kindergarten. We pride ourselves on delivering challenging, standards-driven instruction, and fostering a culture of high expectations. Free afterschool available. Dedicated to demonstrating that all children can succeed when given equal access to quality education.

MARTIAL ARTS FAMILY STUDIO
290 Mulberry St., New York
646-460-3770
Email [email protected]

At Martial Arts Family Studio we offer one-stop fitness, after-school, martial arts, and toddler care. Our morning classes offer a toddler separation option for mothers to train while their toddlers participate in a music activity in an adjacent room. Martial Arts in our after-school program teaches kids self-defense, self-esteem, discipline, and instills respect for others through taekwondo and kali. Evening offerings include kali self-defense and real fighting method for teens and adults. We provide the joy of training together, under the guidance of qualified instructors.

MARY LOUIS ACADEMY: EMPOWERING YOUNG WOMEN SINCE 1936
176-21 Wexford Terrace, Jamaica Estates
718-297-2120

The Mary Louis Academy has established several exciting initiatives designed to provide young women with increased opportunities to achieve academic success, develop leadership skills, set career goals, and form strategies to achieve those goals. Successful completion of a program, all of which begin September 2018, will be recognized at graduation with a special designation certificate. The academic concentrations will include: Pre-Med, Dual-Language/International Studies Program, S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math), Fine Art, Music, and Physical Education and Wellness. For more info visit: tmla.org.

METROPOLITAN MUSIC ACADEMY
646-470-7246
Email [email protected]

A member of Steinway Educational Partnership Program, the academy boasts an extensive network of teachers in the NY metropolitan area including all areas of Manhattan and Brooklyn. All faculty members hold an advanced degree in their field such as masters and doctoral of music degrees. The programs include at-home weekly private lessons along with other classes and performance opportunities. Students may also choose to take lessons at various studio locations throughout the metropolitan area. Each student's experience is personal and carefully tailored from the very beginning to provoke musicality and individuality.

MOMMYBITES
213 W. 35th St. suite 12 W ,
Email [email protected]

Mommybites is the go-to parenting community for resources, support, and education for expectant moms, new moms, and moms with young children. Mommybites offers expert parenting advice and online classes on parenting topics. In the NY area, Mommybites hosts boutique mommy-and-me holiday events. Since 2006, its Nanny Board has been connecting families with mom-recommended NYC nannies. Moms can look for flexible work or help with projects on the Jobs Board. Families can find fun events on the Events Board. Mommybites also holds raffles and posts casting calls for kids and families.

MONTESSORI SCHOOL OF NEW YORK INTERNATIONAL (THE)
347 E. 55th St., Sutton Place , Manhattan
212-223-4630

In a lovingly, thoughtfully-prepared environment, children explore academic dimensions at their own pace and interest level, helping them grow in self-esteem and independence. Classes are equipped with didactic Montessori materials that encourage absorption of concepts through play, leading children to become well-rounded and confident. Program includes Science, Music, Foreign Language, Musical Theatre, Swimming, Dance, Yoga, and Chess. Children do extremely well academically, and are prepared for admission to gifted programs. A unique summer program, staffed by year-round teachers, offers continued learning and outdoor activities, ranging from theme-based trips to sports.

NATIONAL DANCE INSTITUTE
217 W. 147th St., New York
212-226-0083
Email [email protected]

National Dance Institute (NDI) is a non-profit arts education organization founded in 1976 by Jacques d’Amboise, New York City Ballet principal dancer. Through school partnerships, workshops, and public performances, NDI uses dance as a catalyst to engage children and motivate them toward excellence. At the National Dance Institute Center for Learning and the Arts, NDI offers classes that provide children the opportunity to experience the joy, rigor, and excellence of NDI’s award-winning arts education programs. Need-based scholarships are available for all center classes through an application process. Please call 212-226-0083.

NORD ANGLIA INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL NEW YORK
44 E. 2nd St.,
212-600-2010
Email [email protected]

Nord Anglia International School New York is a truly international school with a highly personalized approach to learning, for ages 2-14. We recognize that all children are unique and as such, our classes are small enough to provide each child with a tailored and well-rounded academic and personal experience, where friends from all over the world are made for life. We enrich our curricula with world leading programs through our collaborations with Juilliard, MIT, and UNICEF, to give our students access to the latest thinking from the world’s leading educators.

OTTO SPECHT SCHOOL
260 Hungry Hollow Road, Chestnut Ridge
845-352-5020 x130
Email [email protected]

At the Otto Specht School, we work to discover each child's path to lifelong learning, offering a variety of educational programs designed to meet the needs of students with developmental delays, social and sensory sensitivities, and learning challenges. We have looked beyond both typical and special educational models to provide an extraordinary education to those who need it most. We offer kindergarten, grades first–eighth, high school (with the opportunity to earn a diploma), High School Practical Life Skills (certificate program), and Transitional Life Skills (post-secondary program).

PLAY ON! STUDIOS
Church of St. Paul and St. Andrew, 263 W. 86th St.,
347-709-4149
Play On Studios Theater Camps
Lena Moy-Borgen, director


Email [email protected]

Play On! Studios offers after-school programming in theater! Our classes meet once a week-the perfect solution for busy NYC kids in grades kindergarten-eighth! We keep class sizes small, so kids get the personal attention and non-competitive environment they need to do their best. All of our incredible teaching artists are also professional actors and musicians, creating a fun environment with a serious edge. Explore improvisation, playwriting, or put on a play in a real theater-no matter your child’s skill level, we’ve got a class for them.

PUSTEBLUME INTERNATIONAL PRESCHOOL AND AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAMS
244 W. 14th St., New York
212-206-1137
Email [email protected]

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 (ages 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.

SAY: CONFIDENT VOICES
55 W. 39th St. (winter office) , New York
828-393-4244
Camp SAY


Email [email protected]

SAY: The Stuttering Association for the Young is offering its Confident Voices program free of charge, so all children who stutter (ages 8-18) can benefit from this life-changing program. This innovative after-school and weekend program utilizes the performing arts to help young people who stutter develop the confidence and communication skills they need to thrive. Several sessions are offered including storytelling, playwriting, and songwriting. Your child collaborates within a cohesive group, while mentored by professional actors, producers, artists, and SAY staff.

SQUARE CIRCLE NEW YORK
80 Nassau Street, Lower Level, Manhattan
212-964-9800
Email [email protected]

Martial arts can significantly improve your child’s life! At Square Circle New York, your child will build character, confidence, and self-discipline. Children will learn the three levels of respect and the seven magic words of respect that are the building blocks to successful growth in life. Give your child the opportunity to learn valuable life skills with our martial arts fitness youth program! New students will receive free uniforms upon enrollment. Call 212-964-9800 for a free class! We are here for your child’s success!

ST. LUKE'S SCHOOL
487 Hudson St., New York
212-924-5960
Email [email protected]

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.

T. SCHREIBER STUDIO FOR THEATRE AND FILM
151 W. 26th St., 10th floor, New York
212-741-0209
Email [email protected]

T. Schreiber Studio for Theatre and Film in NYC has been preparing actors for careers in stage, film, and television since 1969. Under the guidance of celebrity child acting coach, Denise Simon, the studio is proud to offer a training program for young actors that inspires mastery of the craft and love of the art in a non-competitive environment. Actors ages 8-16 will build their acting technique through exercises, scene work, and monologue under the guidance of a professional acting coach in preparation for a professional career in show business.

WETHERBY–PEMBRIDGE SCHOOL
7 E. 96th St.,
646-213-3400
Ages:3-14


Email [email protected]

A British independent school for boy and girls ages 3-14, our school vision is to awaken curiosity, cultivate high standards, and celebrate successes. We combine the merits of single-sex and coeducation in a unique provision that is both family friendly and educationally sound. Our curriculum is based on the rigorous English National Curriculum but is enriched by New York City’s educational practice and infused with our three school values of respect, responsibility, and resilience. Register now for fall open houses by visiting our website or calling the school.

YORK PREPARATORY SCHOOL
40 West 68th St.,
212-362-0400

York Preparatory School is a New York City independent school committed to guiding students in grades sixth through 12th to reach their maximum potential-intellectually, socially, and physically-and to prepare them for college and beyond. Compassionate educators creatively address the needs and interests of a diverse community, thereby appropriately supporting and challenging students as they progress through a traditional curriculum within a structured environment. York Prep encourages the development of lifelong learners who are responsible members of their community.

Doctors & Medical Providers

ADVANTAGECARE PHYSICIANS
37 medical offices across the Metropolitan New York area. Learn about the location nearest you.,

AdvantageCare Physicians understands that a child's total health picture includes how they are doing physically and emotionally, what their diet is like, and how active they are. We help you assess these important areas of your child's health with wellness exams, regular checkups, sports physicals, and mandatory vaccinations.

Stores & Resources

AFFINITY HEALTH PLAN
866-247-5678

For more than 30 years, Affinity Health Plan has been offering New York state-sponsored free or low-cost health coverage to New Yorkers who have Medicaid or no health insurance at all. Our managed care programs meet the need for coverage among people who may find it hard to get health care.

FIDELIS CARE NEW YORK
888-FIDELIS (343-3547)

Fidelis Care is a mission-driven health plan offering quality, affordable coverage for children and adults of all ages and at all stages of life. With more than 1.7 million members statewide, Fidelis Care believes that all New Yorkers should have access to affordable, quality health insurance.

IMAGINATIONS - NATIONAL MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAN INDIAN
212-514-3714

Visit the National Museum of the American Indian's new and interactive imagiNATIONS Activity Center and discover how Native STEM innovations continue to shape the modern world. Admission is free and imagiNATIONS is open daily from 10am-4:30pm. The museum is located at One Bowling Green in Manhattan.

STUCK ON YOU

Personalized name labels save time and money. From iron on and stick on labels, personalized bag tags, lunch boxes and personalized school bags, Stuck On You has your family covered. Spend less time recovering lost property and more time getting on with the fun things in life this school time!

Tutors & Test Prep

COSMIC CUBS
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Cosmic Cubs apps are fun and engaging while teaching children 3 and older about the solar system and the 3 Rs, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. Download Cosmic Cubs apps including Planet Puzzles, 3 Rs Puzzles, Rockitect, and Storymaker. Download Cosmic Cubs apps at the App store, Google Play, and Amazon.

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

Huntington is the premier tutoring and test prep provider for students kindergarten-12th grades, including SAT, ACT, and state tests. The company prides itself on personalized attention and proven results. Founded in 1977, Huntington’s mission is to give every student the best education possible. Learn more about our mission at huntingtonhelps.com.


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