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First Presbyterian Church Nursery School

12 W. 12th St.

Greenwich Village, Manhattan, NY

212-691-3432



The First Presbyterian Church Nursery School -

The First Presbyterian Church Nursery School   

The First Presbyterian Church Nursery School was founded in 1952 in the heart of Greenwich Village. The school offers a non-sectarian program, welcoming children and families of all configurations, religions, races, cultures, and economic backgrounds. Respect for individuality and community building are centerpieces of the program.  The Nursery School is dedicated to the development of the whole child in a warm and nurturing environment, with an educational philosophy based on the theory of Developmental Interaction, the program is enhanced and inspired by the Reggio Emilia Approach. 

Teachers and Facilities -

Teachers and Facilities   

FPCNS believes that children learn best when they are active participants in their learning.  The school offers experienced classroom teachers, along with specialists in Studio Art, Music, Movement, Gardening and a Healthy Snack Program.  FPCNS has excellent student teacher ratios in classrooms for children aged 2.0 to 5.3.  The nursery school offers large airy classrooms, a roof top playground, and indoor play space for rainy day play. Extended Day programming and an Early Summer program are available for 4s and 5s students.  Parent participation is welcome and encouraged.  A lending library with over 3000 volumes is a beloved parent run resource.  The school actively raises funds to provide financial assistance to families in need.


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The First Presbyterian Church Nursery School is dedicated to the development of the whole child in a warm, nurturing environment. FPCNS offers experienced classroom teachers, and specialists in studio art, library, music, movement, gardening, and a healthy snack program. Children enjoy large airy classrooms, roof top playground, and indoor play spaces.