The Bridges Academy Welcomes Seasoned Teacher as New Head of School

The Bridges Academy Welcomes Seasoned Teacher as New Head of School

The Bridges Academy in West Islip is pleased to welcome Stephen Edward Rubenacker as the new Head of School, who began this past July. Mr. Rubenacker has been an independent school educator for almost 20 years, starting in public school before movi...

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Back-to-School Services, Resources, & Programs in Brooklyn

Back-to-School Services, Resources, & Programs in Brooklyn

UPDATED December 2018: School is quickly approaching, and you still have things to do before your child goes back to school. Prepare for back-to-school season in Brooklyn with a wide range of programs, services, and schools for kids, including afte...

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Private & Independent Schools in Westchester County

Private & Independent Schools in Westchester County

UPDATED December 2018: Private education has a long and distinguished history in Westchester County. This directory, expertly compiled by NYMetroParents, lists Westchester’s pre-eminent private schools. If you are looking for independent school fac...

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Private Schools, Independent Schools, & Religious Schools in Rockland County & Bergen County, NJ

Private Schools, Independent Schools, & Religious Schools in Rockland County & Bergen County, NJ

UPDATED December 2018: A private school education allows for more focused learning with smaller class sizes, more individualized attention from teachers, challenging curriculum, a nurturing environment for kids to thrive, and intellectual minds to ...

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Private Schools, Independent Schools, and International Schools in Queens

Private Schools, Independent Schools, and International Schools in Queens

UPDATED December 2018: Whether your child wants a more rigorous curriculum, wants a special college preparatory education, or thrives in a smaller classroom setting, a private or independent school may be the right option for you. Queens is home to...

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Private Schools, Independent Schools, and International Schools in Manhattan

Private Schools, Independent Schools, and International Schools in Manhattan

UPDATED December 2018: Whether you're looking for a more rigorous curriculum for your child or your child thrives in a smaller classroom setting, a private or independent school in Manhattan may be the right option for you. New York City boasts a w...

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Private Schools, Independent Schools, and Religious Schools on Long Island

Private Schools, Independent Schools, and Religious Schools on Long Island

UPDATED December 2018: A private school education allows for more focused learning with smaller class sizes, challenging curriculum, a nurturing environment for kids to thrive, and intellectual minds to help students reach their potential to help t...

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Learn a New Language (Or Two) at Pusteblume International Preschool near Union Square

Learn a New Language (Or Two) at Pusteblume International Preschool near Union Square

Pusteblume (its name signifies a white, fuzzy dandelion) is the first and only licensed preschool in the city to offer German and Spanish language immersion. Its distinctive curriculum, which includes activity-based after-school immersion classes f...

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Friends Academy Introduces Hands-On STEM Class to Fifth Graders

Friends Academy Introduces Hands-On STEM Class to Fifth Graders

A team of Science, Math and Technology teachers are introducing Scratch coding to Friends Academy fifth graders through an educational program developed by NASA. Based on the premise of recreating their own Mars Rovers, the students at the Locust V...

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Archbishop Molloy High School Welcomes New Admissions Team

Archbishop Molloy High School Welcomes New Admissions Team

Archbishop Molloy High School, a private Catholic school in Briarwood, has restructured their admissions team for the upcoming school year. With the addition of Edwidge Turenne, Heather Green-Wresch, and Jonathan DiDonato in September, the school a...

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Students of the Academy of the Holy Angels in Demarest, NJ Awarded Scholarships

Students of the Academy of the Holy Angels in Demarest, NJ Awarded Scholarships

Academy of the Holy Angels is no stranger to charity, from their students’ fundraising efforts for dental care on World Smile Day, to their ongoing project to provide support to victims of Hurricane Maria. This time however, the Academy is giving b...

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Buckley Third Graders Attend Writers Workshop at Columbia Teachers College

Buckley Third Graders Attend Writers Workshop at Columbia Teachers College

On September 25, Buckley Country Day School’s third graders were off to college! As part of Buckley’s affiliation with Columbia University Teachers College, third grade students were invited to attend a workshop with Newbery Award winning author, J...

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The Kew-Forest School in Forest Hills Celebrates 100 Years With Events This School Year

The Kew-Forest School in Forest Hills Celebrates 100 Years With Events This School Year

The Kew-Forest School in Forest Hills is celebrating its 100th anniversary with a series of events and activities planned throughout the 2018-2019 school year. A centennial gala will be held at the Queens Museum in Flushing Meadows Corona Park this...

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Buckley Country Day School Students Sing National Anthem at Citi Field

Buckley Country Day School Students Sing National Anthem at Citi Field

On September 25, a group of students from Buckley Country Day School in Roslyn sang the National Anthem at Citi Field prior to the game between the New York Mets and Atlanta Braves. More than 50 sixth, seventh, and eighth graders would not let the ...

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Science Language and Arts International School Moves to Carroll Gardens

Science Language and Arts International School Moves to Carroll Gardens

For students attending Science, Language & Arts International School this year, the brand-new main campus location in Carroll Gardens is just one of many recent developments: the school is now offering a Mandarin language immersion track in additio...

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Smithtown Christian School Opens STEM Lab and Welcomes New Superintendent and a Dean of Student Life

Smithtown Christian School Opens STEM Lab and Welcomes New Superintendent and a Dean of Student Life

In addition to celebrating 40 years of faith-centered education this fall, Smithtown Christian School is expanding its science curriculum with a new STEM lab for elementary school students. The school is also welcoming two new staff members: superi...

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How Two Academy of Holy Angels Students Are Continuing to Help Victims of Hurricane Maria

How Two Academy of Holy Angels Students Are Continuing to Help Victims of Hurricane Maria

A year after Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico, high school students from the Academy of the Holy Angels in Demarest, New Jersey are still helping the people who were hit the hardest. Fiesta4Hope, an organization they launched, has already raised...

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The British International School of New York is Committed to Creating Well-Rounded Students

The British International School of New York is Committed to Creating Well-Rounded Students

The British International School of New York currently enrolls students from more than 40 countries, creating a vibrant community for its student body. This independent, international school in New York City strives to create well-rounded students ...

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Buckley Country Day School's 2019-2020 School Year Open Houses Are This October and November

Buckley Country Day School's 2019-2020 School Year Open Houses Are This October and November

The new school year is approaching, and it is never too early to start thinking about the 2019-2020 school year! Join Buckley Country Day School on Sunday, October 14 at 2 pm or Tuesday, November 27 at 9 am for one of the fall Open Houses. At the O...

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The United Nations International School in Kips Bay Offers Education with an Eclectic Flair

The United Nations International School in Kips Bay Offers Education with an Eclectic Flair

Educational approach or philosophy: United Nations International School (UNIS) operates in accordance with its mission, which “is to, in essence, embrace inclusive and diverse learning environments in rigorous international programs that foster aca...

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Nord Anglia International School Offers Personalized Instruction and Extraordinary Partnerships

Nord Anglia International School Offers Personalized Instruction and Extraordinary Partnerships

Personalized instruction and extraordinary partnerships make Nord Anglia a standout school.

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One River School of Art + Design Opens Street Art Student Exhibition

One River School of Art + Design Opens Street Art Student Exhibition

One River School of Art + Design will exhibit artwork from two weeks of Street Art camp by its Westchester art students ages 8-18. The exhibition is in collaboration with The Westchester Mall in White Plains, NY. One River School of Art + Design ha...

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The Differences Between Charter, Home, Independent, International, Magnet, and Parochial Schools

The Differences Between Charter, Home, Independent, International, Magnet, and Parochial Schools

Choosing what school to send your child to in the New York metro area can be a complicated decision, one you agonize over for days or even weeks. But what are the differences between parochial, independent, international, charter, magnet, and home ...

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Hicksville Student Starts His Own Scholarship to Reward Kids With Tourettes Syndrome

Hicksville Student Starts His Own Scholarship to Reward Kids With Tourettes Syndrome

At Holy Family School in Hicksville their motto is ‘making a difference, one child at a time.’ For student Giovanni Kubanick, these words rang true. You see, Gio has Tourette’s Syndrome, ADHD, and OCD, and in the achievement culture of a Catholic E...

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Students at Buckley Country Day School Individually Donate to Social Justice Causes of Their Choice

Students at Buckley Country Day School Individually Donate to Social Justice Causes of Their Choice

Over 30 fifth grade students made individual donations to social justice causes of their choice after the Buckley Country Day School hosted its second annual Upper School Social Entrepreneur Expo this May. In total, students raised about $2,500 at ...

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Lutheran High School's 55th Commencement Ceremony

Lutheran High School's 55th Commencement Ceremony

The 55th Long Island Lutheran (LuHi) Commencement Ceremony took place on June 9 in the Visscher Gymnasium. Mr. John Buck, newly named head of school, along with faculty and staff welcomed family and friends of the 119 graduates. The Class of 2018 c...

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Whitby Commemorates 60th Anniversary with Student-Run Logo Contest

Whitby Commemorates 60th Anniversary with Student-Run Logo Contest

2018 marks Whitby School’s 60th anniversary, and to commemorate the occasion, Whitby’s marketing team and design department empowered this year’s 8th graders to run the 60th Anniversary Logo Contest. Based on their design knowledge, 8th graders col...

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Receive a British Education on the Upper East Side at Wetherby-Pembridge School

Receive a British Education on the Upper East Side at Wetherby-Pembridge School

Students enjoy traditional yet forward-thinking schooling at this new English transplant.

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Green Meadow Waldorf School Announces Forest Preschool for 2018 School Year

Green Meadow Waldorf School Announces Forest Preschool for 2018 School Year

TreeAnne McEnery, administrator at Green Meadow Waldorf School (GMWS) announced that the nearly 70-year-old school is opening a forest preschool in September on its 11-acre wooded campus. The forest preschool will serve children from ages 2-5.

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Winston Prep School for Students with Learning Differences is Opening a Dix Hills Campus

Winston Prep School for Students with Learning Differences is Opening a Dix Hills Campus

The Winston Preparatory School (WPS) is opening a campus in Dix Hills this coming September, making it WPS' fifth campus. WPS is excited to bring the essence, the expertise and methods that have been successfully applied to reach eight times the nu...

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Whitby School's Secondary School Counseling Program Helps Students Find the Best Fit

Whitby School's Secondary School Counseling Program Helps Students Find the Best Fit

Whitby School's Nursery through Grade 8 model lays the foundation for students to become organized, articulate and confident — skills that are key for high school, college, and beyond.

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The Ideal School Emphasizes Inclusion for a More Diverse Education

The Ideal School Emphasizes Inclusion for a More Diverse Education

The academic program at The Ideal School is based on the belief that students learn best when the bar is set high. The faculty at IDEAL believes that true learning is only possible when students feel understood and celebrated. The faculty is made u...

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Buckley Country Day School Hosted Black History Month Read-Aloud

Buckley Country Day School Hosted Black History Month Read-Aloud

In honor of Black History Month, Buckley Country Day School a school-wide read-aloud event in February. The school’s librarian chose specific books for each grade level to represent the culture and history of African-Americans.

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St. Kevin Catholic Academy in Flushing Installs New Science Lab

St. Kevin Catholic Academy in Flushing Installs New Science Lab

St. Kevin Catholic Academy, a Catholic school located in Flushing, installed a LabLearner Discovery Lab, which was completed for the 2017-2018 school year. The science lab was funded by a grant from the Elizabeth Ann Seton Fund and the Pastors with...

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International Academy of New York Emphasizes Bilingual Education

International Academy of New York Emphasizes Bilingual Education

At IANY, the mission is to raise young adults who possess the skills, confidence, and compassion to contribute and thrive anywhere in the world. The school’s main focus is on all aspects of English literacy (reading, writing, public speaking); skil...

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United Nations International School in Queens Offers Broadway Workshop

United Nations International School in Queens Offers Broadway Workshop

United Nations International School Queens, located in Jamaica Estates, began offering a Broadway workshop series for students in fifth through eighth grades in September. The Queens coed, college prep day school offers the International Baccalaure...

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The Calhoun School Promotes Experiential Learning and Student Individuality

The Calhoun School Promotes Experiential Learning and Student Individuality

Calhoun School nurtures a joy of learning through inquiry-based and student-centered instruction in its distinctive open classrooms.

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Holy Angels Regional School Launches Parent University

Holy Angels Regional School Launches Parent University

Holy Angels Regional School, a Catholic institution in Patchogue, recently launched Parent University, a series of 2-hour evening workshops that have different themes centered around education.

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St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Academy Adds New Principal and Programs

St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Academy Adds New Principal and Programs

Kathleen Schneck started as St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Academy’s principal in August and has launched several initiatives including Coding Club at the school.

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Holy Cross High School Announces Coeducation for Class of 2022

Holy Cross High School Announces Coeducation for Class of 2022

Holy Cross is a college preparatory school that educates the hearts and minds of young people following the educational and spiritual vision of its founder Blessed Father Basil Moreau C.S.C. It recently announced a move to coeducation starting with...

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Bushwick Montessori School Opens in Brooklyn

Bushwick Montessori School Opens in Brooklyn

Bushwick Montessori opened in September in Brooklyn and follows the Montessori method. Registration for Bushwick Montessori is open and ongoing for children ages 2-5.

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A. Fantis Parochial School Hires New Principal

A. Fantis Parochial School Hires New Principal

A. Fantis Parochial School, a Greek Orthodox elementary and middle school located in Brooklyn Heights, has welcomed new principal Theodore Tasoulas to their faculty. The school has also launched new after-school programs.

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Monsignor McClancy Memorial High School Launches Arts Scholarship

Monsignor McClancy Memorial High School Launches Arts Scholarship

Upcoming freshman may audition for a $1,000-$2,000 music and performing arts tuition incentive award for Monsignor McClancy Memorial High School in January 2018 with a song or instrumental performance.

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East Woods School Hires First Female Head of School

East Woods School Hires First Female Head of School

Laura Kang was hired as East Woods School's first female head of school in July.

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École internationale de New York Provides Bilingual Education in French and English

École internationale de New York Provides Bilingual Education in French and English

At École internationale de New York, students are taught to become global citizens while learning in French and English

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The Cathedral School to Add New Science Program

The Cathedral School to Add New Science Program

The Cathedral School will soon offer Full Option Science System, a hands-on and cross-curricular science program with writing and reading for students in kindergarten to fourth grade.

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MUSE Academy to Open in Fort Greene

MUSE Academy to Open in Fort Greene

MUSE Academy, an independent school with an arts focus, will open in Brooklyn September 2018 for children in pre-K to second grades.

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Church in the Gardens Nursery School Adds Programs

Church in the Gardens Nursery School Adds Programs

Church in the Gardens Nursery School now offers free, half-day universal pre-K and hour-long paid programs for pre-K students in music, art, and STEM.

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Holy Family School Welcomes New Counselor

Holy Family School Welcomes New Counselor

Holy Family School, a Catholic school in Hicksville, recently brought on a new counselor, Brianna Calle, to help improve the student experience and prevent bullying.

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Here’s How Garden School Is Helping Families Get in Touch with Loved Ones Affected by the Recent Hurricanes and Earthquake

Here’s How Garden School Is Helping Families Get in Touch with Loved Ones Affected by the Recent Hurricanes and Earthquake

Garden School’s Amateur Radio Club teamed up with Amateur Radio Emergency Services to be able to send messages to families who have been affected by the recent hurricanes and earthquake.

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