After-School Academic Enrichment Classes, Programs, & Tutors in Manhattan

After-School Academic Enrichment Classes, Programs, & Tutors in Manhattan

Find the academic help your child needs to succeed in school in NYC.


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UPDATED June 2019: Looking for academic enrichment for your child in Manhattan, either after school during the week or on weekends? This roundup of the best after-school academic enrichment classes in New York City provides a range of resources for children from preschool age through high school. Manhattan is home to a range of tutoring options, both 1-on-1 and in groups, including programs catered to children special needs such as ADHD and autism. Find tutoring services for high schoolers, such as college essay writing and standardized testing prep for the ACT, SAT, PSAT, Regents, and state testing. General tutoring is also available for kids of all ages who need extra support in English or math. Some of these academic enrichment programs in Manhattan also offer additional services such as occupational therapy (OT) and assistance for kids who stutter. Beyond just tutoring, enrichment classes are also available for kids of all ages in foreign languages, including Italian, and in STEAM, music, and creative writing to name a few. These Manhattan academic enrichment services are located throughout NYC, including locations on the Upper East Side, the Upper West Side, Downtown Manhattan, Chelsea, Battery Park City, Midtown East and West, Gramercy Park, Harlem, and the Lower East Side.

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ATLAS FOUNDATION FOR AUTISM
252 W. 29th St., 3rd Floor, New York
212-256-0846
Email info@atlasforautism.org

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!

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

Blue School is an independent school for children ages 2 through eighth grade where academic mastery, creative thinking, self, and social intelligence are dynamically balanced to instill a lifelong passion for learning. The campus in lower Manhattan is full of thoughtful classrooms, lab spaces for studio art, STEAM, science, music, and drama, as well as a gymnasium, wonder room, and outdoor roof and terrace. Blue School values exploration, play, creativity, self-awareness, family, and community connection. Our inquiry-driven approach makes space for bold collaboration and rich project work.

BRIGHT KIDS, INC.
917-539-4575
225 Broadway, Suite 1504 Downtown (OPEN HOUSE LOCATION)

177 E. 87th Street, Suite 402, Upper East Side


Email t.kelly@brightkidsnyc.com

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.

COLLINA ITALIANA
1556 Third Ave. (at 87th Street), Suite 603, New York
212-427-7770
Email info@collinaitaliana.com

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 on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, 9am-12pm); Girotondo Giallo, Rosso, Blu, and Viola (ages 2-3, 4-5, 6-8, 9 and older); Italian Art and Yoga Workshops; private and semi-private tutoring. Children 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 today or visit collinaitaliana.com!

COSMIC CUBS
Email support@cosmiccubs.com

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. Each small step can become a giant leap in learning! Blast off to a Cosmic Cubs galaxy of learning fun! Explore the universe with the Cosmic Cubs! Cosmic Cubs is KIDSAFE certified. Download Cosmic Cubs apps at the App store, Google Play, and Amazon. Download educational coloring pages at cosmiccubscoloring.com and visit cosmiccubs.com.

GOTHAM WRITERS TEEN WRITING CLASSES
555 Eighth Ave. #1402 ,
212-974-8377
Email contact@gothamwriters.com

Pressure-free, creativity-stretching, not-like-school courses for writers ages 13-17, from the world-renowned Gotham Writers Workshop. Unbound: Teen Creative Writing. Unleash creativity and craft in both fiction and nonfiction. True Story: Teen Creative Nonfiction. Explore creative forms of nonfiction—such as memoir, essay, feature articles, and reviews. Action: Teen Script Writing. Learn the ropes of writing for movies, TV, and plays. Also, one-on-one instruction available, including College Admission Essay Coaching. Words can change the world or change a person. Let your teen write this summer!

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.

NORD ANGLIA INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL NEW YORK
44 E. 2nd St.,
212-600-2010
Email info@ny.nae.school

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.

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


Email info@say.org

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.


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