Preschools, Private Schools, Charter Schools, Special Education Services, and Academic Enrichment in Queens

Preschools, Private Schools, Charter Schools, Special Education Services, and Academic Enrichment in Queens

Set your child up for a lifetime of learning at one of these Queens schools.

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UPDATED September 2018: Giving your child the gift of a stellar education is something that will benefit them for a lifetime, from specialized learning and tutoring and test prep, to small classrooms, Catholic school education, and leaning in a bilingual setting. Queens is home to a variety of schools and educational programs, including private and independent schools, public schools, preschools, nursery schools, pre-K programs, Catholic and parochial schools, charter school, and academic enrichment. Whatever curriculum and educational philosophy you're looking for, you're sure to find the perfect school for your child to thrive in academics. You'll find academic enrichment, tutors, and test prep centers in Fresh Meadows, Forest Hills, Flushing, Bayside, Auburndale, Elmhurst, and Middle Village; charter schools in various locations throughout Queen; preschools in Whitestone, Forest Hills, Flushing, Rego Park, Elmhurst, and Fresh Meadows; private schools in Briarwood, Flushing, Forest Hills, Fresh Meadows, Woodside, and Jamaica Estates; religious schools in Briarwood, Flushing, Jamaica Estates, College Point, and Woodside, and special education services in Forest Hills, Flushing, and Long Island.

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Academic Enrichment & Educational Services

CLOVER PREP LEARNING CENTER
192-11 Union Turnpike, Fresh Meadows
718-740-7888
Email cloverprep@gmail.com

Clover Prep Learning Center is the “best rated spot for learning” for students ages 2½-12, featuring FasTracKids and JEI Learning. We offer proven programs that deliver results for realizing each student’s maximum potential. Whether it’s critical thinking, gifted and talented test prep, math, reading, science, summer camp, after-school programs, or preschool alternative, we have the best programs for your child. Most importantly, we make learning engaging and fun!

COMPREHENSIVE CONSULTATION PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES, P.C.
1-888-441-0015
Queens location:
114-20 Queens Blvd. Suite CS 2
Forest Hills
Manhattan location:
180 E. 79th St. Suite 1C


Comprehensive Consultation Psychological Services, P.C. is a group of school and neuro-psychologists, who diagnose and assess a variety of conditions in children and adults. We perform neuropsychological, educational, speech and language, and psychiatric evaluations to help you understand your child’s strengths and weaknesses, and plan for their educational success and emotional well-being. Who we help: children and adults with learning disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD/ADD), memory and processing deficits, developmental disorders (speech delay, motor and adaptive delays), depression, anxiety, behavioral issues, and mood disorders.

HUNTINGTON LEARNING CENTER
35-30 Francis Lewis Blvd., Flushing
718-358-7900

Huntington Learning Center is the premier tutoring and test prep provider for grades K-12. 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.

ICODINGCLUB
35-30 Francis Lewis Blvd., suite 204 , Bayside
917-563-5655
Email info@icodingclub.com

iCodingClub recognizes the importance of the way the world is becoming. Technology is everywhere and it has only just begun. Our goal at iCodingClub is to prepare our students for the future. Throughout the course, students will learn the fundamentals of web design and front end development. This allows them to pursue coding on their own even after the class has finished. Students leave our program with their own website based off their own name and also receive an email address off their own website. Contact us now to register!

ISTEIN EDUCATION CENTER
107-06 71st Road 2nd floor, Forest Hills
718-575-8877
Email info@isteinny.com

ISTEIN after-school program is a different kind of extended day after-school program with featured music programs, Chinese language class, multi-interest activities, plus free school pick-up. Enrolling kindergarten-sixth grades only. Our program is designed to not only help your children with their homework but offer them the opportunity to expand their knowledge, create friendships, and have fun. We also offer rigorous academic enrichment in our State Test Prep (grades third-sixth), and Little Winner Program (kindergarten-second grade). Our staff is comprised of professional teachers and assistants whose goal is to make sure your child has a rewarding experience.

JEI LEARNING CENTERS
Auburndale 347-408-4098
Floral Park 718-347-3138
Forest Hills 718-268-2890
Fresh Meadows 718-740-7888
Great Neck 516-482-2234
Rego Park 718-441-3762
Whitestone 718-819-8813


JEI Learning Centers have helped children achieve academic success around the world since 1977. We offer a variety of academic enrichment and tutoring programs for children in pre-K through ninth grade, including math, problem-solving, English, reading, and writing. Our program is designed to elevate each student’s abilities to the next level and beyond. JEI’s scientific diagnostic system pinpoints the missing links in learning and prescribes individual study programs based on specific needs. Our curriculum is aligned with the Common Core Standards. Call us for more information.

LIU POST CENTER FOR GIFTED YOUTH
LIU Post, Brookville
516-299-2160
Email vera.savino@LIU.EDU

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.

NINA'S TUTORING CENTER
8702 Grand Ave., Elmhurst
718-205-7508
92-22 Corona Ave., Elmhurst
718-606-1056


Email tutornina@hotmail.com

We tutor kids in grades K-12th. For the past eight years, we have provided quality education that helps kids excel in school. Our excellent, highly dedicated, and experienced tutors are very competent. 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 opened our second branch on Corona Avenue to serve our community better. Please call to find out more about the programs we run throughout the year.

NOAH'S ARK PREPARATORY
38-20 Bell Blvd., Bayside
718-279-4251
62-48 Mt. Olivet Crescent, Middle Village
347-335-0044
noahsarkschool.com
noahsarkpreparatory@gmail.com


Noah’s Ark Preparatory Inc. strives to create a learning environment, which invites the fullest potential of each person’s gifts. Both nursery and pre-kindergarten classrooms are divided into distinct learning areas and foster in the children the love of learning. Their setting offers the children the opportunity to teach themselves through their own discoveries. Noah’s Ark also offers an after-school program with bus service for ages 6-12, where time will be spent building academic skills and addressing the needs of each individual student. Please call for further information about all of our programs, including UPK.

VILLAGE EAST GIFTED - ENRICHMENT CENTER FOR THE GIFTED LEARNER
Village East Gifted of Huntington 33 Walt Whitman Road, Huntington Station
631-549-2313
Village East Gifted of Roslyn
216 Willis Ave., Roslyn Heights
631-549-2313


Email info@villageeastgifted.com

Village East Gifted® (VEG) is a rigorous and creative academic enrichment program for gifted students ages 2-16 open seven days a week. Its CORE curriculum includes Latin, writing and grammar, geography, global studies, STEAM, mathematics, living science, SAT/ACT vocabulary enrichment, advanced study skills, and creative problem solving. A gifted pre-K/Kindergarten program (ages 4-5) is offered during the day and after-school as well as a day program for ages 2-4. All enrolled students have placed in the 90th percentile or higher on national tests with IQ scores between 130 and 150.

Charter Schools

SUCCESS ACADEMY CHARTER SCHOOLS
locations throughout New York,
646-597-4641

Success Academy Charter Schools is the largest and highest-performing public charter school network in New York City. Our mission is to redefine what’s possible in public education so there’s no limit to what your child can achieve. With our robust curriculum, hands-on approach, and exceptional teachers, we provide the tools that students of all backgrounds need to thrive and ignite a lifelong love of learning.

Preschools

ALL MY CHILDREN DAYCARE AND NURSERY SCHOOL
Various locations; call for information or check us online,
Brooklyn: 347-708-7827 Queens: 347-708-7827 Manhattan: 212-419-5416
Email info@allmychildrendaycare.com

All My Children Daycare is the eco-friendly choice for your infant or young child. We have various locations throughout Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens to accommodate your needs. AMC offers a holistic approach to education inspired by nature, and our staff is highly trained. Growth and development of the child as a whole is our No. 1 goal. We also offer a broad range of content on our website for parents. Call to inquire about registration or schedule a tour of a facility near you: 212-466-6262 or email: info@allmychildrendaycare.com.

BUCKLEY COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL
2 I.U. Willets Road, Roslyn
516-627-1910

Discover the Buckley Country Day School Early Childhood Program! Buckley Country Day School is an independent, coeducational day school providing a superior elementary education to an intellectually capable and diverse student body. Buckley provides the foundation that enables our students to achieve their full potential and excel as educated, ethical, and self-confident individuals. Our graduates are well-prepared for entry into, and success in, secondary schools and beyond. The Buckley Early Childhood program is comprised of our Toddler, Nursery, Pre-Kindergarten, and Kindergarten programs. Contact admissions to schedule a tour.

CHURCH-IN-THE-GARDENS NURSERY SCHOOL, THE
50 Ascan Ave., Forest Hills
718-268-7980
Email nurseryschool@thecitg.org

Our nursery and UPK programs reflect research that encourages learning through play and hands-on activities. Each individual child is supported as he or she becomes a successful, lifelong learner. We offer a diversified, multicultural program, a print-rich environment, hands-on, developmentally-appropriate small group instruction, a music and movement program that promotes fine and gross motor skills, and reinforced acceptance of others through teaching the basic strategies for coping with issues that may arise when our students enter elementary school. All programs offer enhanced enrichment throughout the school year.

CIRCLE OF FRIENDS EARLY LEARNING CENTER
41-54 Murray St., Flushing
718-359-3993
Email info@circleoffriendselc.com

Since 1963, we provide children ages 2-5 an enriched, hands-on education with Christian learning in a safe, cheerful facility. We offer part-time, full-time and extended days and times schedules. The loving staff with certified teachers guide growth in music, art, science, literacy, math, gym and incorporate our Smartboard. Emphasis is loving one another while growing skills and completing tasks independently, in both small groups, and in whole group settings. The lovely neighborhood is regularly explored in playground visits and walking trips!

COUNTRYSIDE MONTESSORI SCHOOL
354 Lakeville Road, lower level, Great Neck
516-466-8422
Email info@cmsgn.com

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

CRAYON BOX PRESCHOOL (THE)
44-10 192nd St., Flushing
718-888-9341

Children at The Crayon Box are encouraged to learn by doing. The curriculum is planned by 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.

HAPPY FACES PRESCHOOL
68-60 Austin Street, 2nd Fl., Forest Hills
718-459-5055
Email happyfacespreschool1@gmail.com

Happy Face’s mission is to create a fun, fostering, and educational environment for kids to excel, and embrace their childhood. We understand the development of a child’s mind stems from an early age, and it is crucial to provide them with a positive impression. Brand-new, state-of-the-art facility with CCTV cameras for security. Hot, fresh, and nutritious kosher meals prepared and served on-site. Certified, experienced educators. Child-friendly environment designed to promote creativity. Music and Yoga Therapy and an outdoor and indoor playground. Open year-round, part-time, full-time, and after school options.

IVY DAY SCHOOL
65-01 Kissena Blvd. Flushing 718-460-6366
70-44 Kissena Blvd. Flushing 718-880-1888
104-70 Queens Blvd., Forest Hills
718-997-1997


Email dinam@ivydayschool

Books and blocks, music and dance, art and creativity! At Ivy Day School (three locations), we provide our decade-long standard of academic excellence to children ages 2-5. We envision students will develop essential skills for a lifetime of achievements via fun, stimulating activities. We teach English, math, science, foreign language, social studies, music, and dance in our state-of-the-art facility, along with access to indoor and outdoor playgrounds. Call to ask about our special summer program for children ages 4-6. Your children are our priority!

JACK & JILL NURSERY SCHOOLS
43-23 Colden St., Flushing
718-762-1218
Jack & Jill Nursery School II
68-05 Fresh Meadow Lane, Fresh Meadows
718-939-8687


With Flushing and Fresh Meadows locations, Jack & Jill is celebrating 45 years of excellence in early childhood education. We are a family-owned and -operated preschool offering a genuine, caring, and nurturing home-away-from-home environment for children ages 2-5. Full-day or part-time classes available for ages 2, 3, and 4 with extended hours from 7:30am-6pm. We are proud to celebrate free full-day UPK with the NYC Department of Education for children born in 2014 from 9am-3:20pm. If not yet registered, inquire about waiting list for September UPK classes for kids born in 2014.

KON GEN INTERNATIONAL PRESCHOOL
196-25 42nd Ave., Bayside
718-281-2338

Kon Gen International Preschool in Bayside serves children ages 2-5. We offer free full-day Pre-K for All program, Gifted and Talented enriched curriculum, and childcare. Our new 20,000-square-foot childcare facility is fully equipped with a professional dance studio, science discovery lab, outdoor play area, outdoor botanical garden, and individual piano rooms. Our project-based curriculum is linked to STEM principles and engages children to explore, solve problems, and construct knowledge through hands-on investigations, including research, reflection, and response while building academic and life skills.

NOAH'S ARK PREPARATORY
38-20 Bell Blvd., Bayside
718-279-4251
62-48 Mt. Olivet Crescent, Middle Village
347-335-0044
noahsarkschool.com
noahsarkpreparatory@gmail.com


Noah’s Ark Preparatory Inc. strives to create a learning environment which invites the fullest potential of each person’s gifts. Both nursery and pre-kindergarten classrooms are divided into distinct learning areas and foster the love of learning. Their setting offers children the opportunity to teach themselves through their own discoveries. Noah’s Ark also offers an after-school program with bus service for ages 6-12, where time will be spent building academic skills and addressing the needs of each individual student. Please call for further information about all of our programs, including UPK.

PRESCHOOL OF AMERICA
Manhattan:
2109 Broadway at 73rd Street
212-877-1388
101 West End Ave. at 64th Street
212-362-0135
25 Tudor City Place at 41st Street
212-681-4671
1190 Park Ave. at 93rd Street
212-410-1100
1501 Lexington Ave. at 97th Street
212-987-3700
345 W. 42nd St. at Eighth Avenue
212-262-4545
600 6th Ave. at 18th Street
212-255-6911
39 Eldridge St. at Canal Street
212-925-0998
25 Market St. at Henry Street
212-577-2710
46 Market St. at Madison Street
212-346-9868
2 South End Ave. at W. Thames
212-786-1688
Brooklyn:
382 Baltic St., Cobble Hill
718-855-2889
859 60th St., Bay Ridge
718-686-8335
Queens:
112-33 Queens Boulevard, Forest Hills
718-261-2522
63-47 Booth St., Rego Park
718-896-8108
42-31 Colden St., Flushing
718-762-1232
133-32 41st Road, Flushing
718-939-8805
83-04 Broadway, Elmhurst
718-507-1687
83-38 Cornish Ave., Elmhurst
718-458-9656
186-01 73 Ave., Fresh Meadows
718-380-2066
194-15 73rd Ave., Fresh Meadows
718-264-6101


Preschool of America provides an exciting and safe learning environment for infants, toddlers, and preschool age children. We value the multicultural and diverse neighborhoods we serve. With hands-on experiences and manipulatives, our students are learning social skills as they interact, and cognitive skills as they problem-solve. Our playgrounds and gyms allow an abundance of gross motor opportunities. Nutritious meals are provided daily for the growth of the body and mind. We are learning every day and having fun every minute.

RAINBOW CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER
250-21 Northern Blvd., Little Neck
718-225-8600
77-40 164th St., Fresh Meadows
718-969-1900
133-20 Avery Ave, Flushing
718-321-1610
132-25 Pople Ave, Flushing
718-353-3628


Email info@rainbowchildlearning.com

Rainbow CDC offers high-quality early childhood programs at its four convenient locations. Our programs are enriched and academically challenging for children ages 1-5. Our curriculum enhances your child’s physical, language, cognitive, social, and emotional development at every age and stage through hands-on and individualized learning. Our tuition is affordable and our schedule is catered to busy parents. Ask about our NYC Gifted and Talented preparation program. Pre-K For All registration for children born in 2013 is now open. Call us for more information today!

SAMUEL FIELD Y- EARLY CHILDHOOD PROGRAMS
58-20 Little Neck Parkway, Little Neck
718-255-6750 x246
Email tcampo@sfy.org

Our Early Childhood Programs are designed for children ages 2-5 and their families, and include Nursery School, Not Quite Nursery, Childcare, and Summer Camp. We offer flexible scheduling with full- and part-time options. Our programs provide young children an opportunity to play, explore, and engage in multi-faceted learning activities under the guidance of professionally-trained teachers. We also provide a caring atmosphere in which children thrive socially and emotionally and where families feel welcome.

STEPPINGSTONE DAY SCHOOL, INC.
77-40 Vleigh Place , Kew Garden Hills
718-591-9093

Since 1983, SteppingStone Day School has offered a unique, nurturing, and innovative preschool program for children of all abilities. In this enriched, culturally diverse setting children learn to play, negotiate, and interact with others as the foundation for a strong sense of self-confidence, well-being, and tolerance is instilled. Under the guidance of skilled, certified staff members, children engage in hands-on, developmentally appropriate experiences– discovering the world around them and cultivating a lifelong love for exploration and learning. Family participation is welcome; aftercare and summer program options available!

TINY FOOTSTEPS
167-01 Union Turnpike, Fresh Meadows
718-969-5500
Email tinyfootstepsny@yahoo.com

Tiny Footsteps is the place to be for kids ages 1-5! Our hands-on curriculum is theme based allowing for student growth, exploration, and creativity. Students are prepared academically and socially for the big step into elementary school. All of our educators are dedicated to the profession of early childhood with extensive experience. Nutritious, kosher meals are prepared on-site three times daily. Free Pre-K for all for children born in 2014. Various schedules are available for busy parents. Call for more information.

VILLAGE EAST GIFTED ENRICHMENT CENTER FOR THE GIFTED LEARNER KINDERGARTEN AND PRESCHOOL
Village East Gifted of Huntington
33 Walt Whitman Road, Huntington Station
631-549-2313
Village East Gifted of Roslyn
216 Willis Ave., Roslyn Heights
631-549-2313
villageeastgifted.com
info@villageeastgifted.com


The Village East Gifted® (VEG) Preschool, Pre-K, and Kindergarten implement a “100 percent Academic” curriculum designed for young accelerated learners ages 2-5. The classes are small and lessons are differentiated to accommodate the highest level of comprehension in each class. Students are taught skills to prepare them for the VEG CORE afterschool classes (grades kindergarten-11th) which include Latin, writing and grammar, geography, global studies, SAT and ACT vocabulary, mathematics, living science, study skills, and creative problem solving. IQ scores are not required but an interview must be scheduled to determine academic readiness.

Private Schools

ARCHBISHOP MOLLOY HIGH SCHOOL
83-53 Manton St., Briarwood
718-441-2100 x155 or x110
Email admissions@molloyhs.org

Archbishop Molloy High School promotes intellectual curiosity, creativity, personal growth, and faith. Rooted in a tradition of high standards in academics, athletics, and service to others, students are challenged to excel by our top-tier faculty, dedicated coaching staff, and competitive curriculum. Students feel part of a family, and with many school activities and programs, there truly is something for everyone. Molloy continually benchmarks its current academic offerings and use of technology with other higher learning institutions in order to keep evolving as a dynamic school in a rapidly changing world.

BUCKLEY COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL
2 I.U. Willets Road, Roslyn
516-627-1910

Buckley Country Day School is an independent, coeducational day school providing a superior elementary education to an intellectually capable and diverse student body. Buckley provides the foundation that enables our students to achieve their full potential and excel as educated, ethical, and self-confident individuals. Our graduates are well prepared for secondary schools and beyond.

COUNTRYSIDE MONTESSORI SCHOOL
354 Lakeville Road, lower level, Great Neck
516-466-8422
Email info@cmsgn.com

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

HOLY CROSS HIGH SCHOOL , MR. ROBERT BOTERO, DIRECTOR OF ADMISSIONS
26-20 Francis Lewis Blvd., Flushing
718-886-7250 x558, or text 718-309-0589
Email admissions@holycrosshs.org

Holy Cross High School is a Catholic college preparatory school located in Queens. In following the educational and spiritual vision of the Blessed Father Basil Moreau, founder of the Congregation of the Holy Cross, Holy Cross is dedicated to educating the hearts and minds of young people. In the spring of 2017, Holy Cross High School enhanced its mission by announcing the decision to move to coeducation. Beginning this fall with the class of 2022, and each year after, young women can apply to join.

KEW-FOREST SCHOOL (THE)
119-17 Union Turnpike, Forest Hills
718-268-4667 x125

Established in 1918, The Kew-Forest School is the oldest independent, coed, college preparatory school in Queens for students in pre-K through 12th grade. With more than 230 students, we are small by design, inclusive, and globally representative, with approximately 60 nationalities on campus and 20 languages spoken at home. Our school provides a safe, nurturing, and intellectually vigorous environment.

MONSIGNOR MCCLANCY MEMORIAL HIGH SCHOOL
71-06 31st Ave. E., East Elmhurst
718-898-3800 x2

Monsignor McClancy Memorial High School is a Catholic, co-educational, college preparatory school conducted in the educational tradition of the Brothers of the Sacred Heart, providing a quality education for young men and women, fully interweaving gospel values and Catholic teachings with core curriculum. The school incorporates a dynamic Campus Ministry Program with a strong mission and service component. Students are offered a disciplined and nurturing environment, which promotes growth in scholarship, leadership, and outreach. Opportunities are available for college credit and advanced placement, as well as challenging honors courses in all subject areas.

NEW HIGHLAND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (THE)
193-10 Peck Ave., Fresh Meadows
718-357-4747

Highland is an independent, non-sectarian school serving grades pre-K through eighth in Fresh Meadows. All grades enjoy a well-rounded program, incorporating academics with specialty classes in gym, music, art, and computers. Early morning and after-school hours meet the needs for working parents. The quality education allows students to reach their own levels of success in an enriching and nurturing environment.

OUR LADY OF GRACE MONTESSORI SCHOOL
29 Shelter Rock Road, Manhasset
516-365-9832
Email sister.kelly@olgmanhasset.com

Our Lady of Grace is committed to providing an atmosphere that is conducive to spiritual and educational growth. The school strives to foster and maintain an educational experience for children from nursery to third grade, inspiring them to pursue lifelong learning. The school has offered high quality education for 50 years and is rooted in the core values of love, spirituality, respect, community, and beauty. Our teachers recognize that children learn in different ways and accommodate all learning styles.

ST. AGNES ACADEMIC HIGH SCHOOL
13-20 124th St., College Point
718-353-6276

Celebrating 110 years of educating and inspiring young women, St. Agnes Academic High School understands that success for young women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math is critical to the future. The Maureen Martin Fritch Health Science Lab provides a world of opportunity in a variety of health fields giving St. Agnes girls the 'edge' when applying to health and nursing programs. This is an exciting time for young women in STEM and St. Agnes is committed to staying ahead of the curve.

ST. KEVIN CATHOLIC ACADEMY
45-50 195th St., Flushing
718-357-8110

At SKCA, classrooms are equipped with SMARTBoards™ and students have access to I-Pads and one-to-one Chromebook technology. Our STREAM Lab offers resources that allow students to supplement classroom experiences through problem-solving and project based activities to develop deeper levels of understanding of science, technology, religion, engineering, arts education, and mathematics. We offer Mommy and Me, full- and half-day classes for nursery, full-day pre-K for all program and before- and after-school programs.

ST. SEBASTIAN CATHOLIC ACADEMY
39-76 58th St., Woodside
718-429-1982

Nursery through eighth grade, including free Universal Pre-K for All. Free after-school academic and recreational programs are offered daily for students in grades sixth-eighth, sponsored on site by Maspeth Town Hall. An extended day program for students in grades nursery through fifth is available for an additional fee. A partnership with Monsignor McClancy High School Regents classes is offered in algebra and Earth science. Title 1 reading and math, SETSS, speech, and OT are available. You may be eligible for tuition assistance!

UNITED NATIONS INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL
173-53 Croyden Road, Jamaica Estates
718-658-6166
Email rsorrentini@unis.org

The United Nations International School Queens campus provides an intimate learning environment promoting academic achievement, personal growth, and a passion for learning. Inspired by the ideals of the United Nations, students become active and thoughtful global citizens. Small class sizes support individualized attention. Modern languages and a strong fine arts program complement a rigorous academic curriculum. With an experienced faculty, supportive parents, and outstanding students, UNIS provides an optimal educational experience for students from kindergarten through eighth grade.

VINCENT SMITH SCHOOL
322 Port Washington Blvd., Port Washington
516-365-4900

Vincent Smith School is Long Island’s premier prep school serving students with learning issues such as school anxiety, AD/HD, dyslexia, and auditory and language disorders in grades first-12th. VSS students travel from Long Island and Manhattan to take advantage of the school's comprehensive program. What makes VSS stand out? Differentiated, personalized instruction in small classes (5-to-1 student-teacher ratio); on-site counseling, reading, speech, and occupational therapy (OT); highly-engaged teachers passionate about their mission; emphasis on multi-sensory learning; college and vocational prep, approximately 85 percent of VSS graduates go to college.

Public Schools

IS 145: THE JOSEPH PULITZER MAGNET SCHOOL OF INNOVATION AND APPLIED LEARNING
33-34 80th St., Jackson Heights
718-457-1242
Email info@magnetschools.com

I.S. 145Q is creative community of active 21st Century Learners. We foster critical thinking, collaboration, communication, and creativity in every classroom through STEAM and project-based learning. The collaborative efforts of our conscientious students, involved parents, and dedicated staff has led to our continuous student success. Dedicated to academic achievement for all, we offer regents track and Spanish-English Dual-Language programming and enrichment courses both during and after school hours. Check us out at 145innovators.com.

MS 358: THE MAGNET SCHOOL OF STEAM EXPLORATION AND EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING
88-08 164th St., Jamaica
718-558-6240
Email info@magnetschools.nyc

At MS 358, The Magnet School of STEAM Exploration and Experiential Learning, we learn with purpose. Classroom instruction incorporates passionate speaking, purposeful writing, powerful presentations, and digital literacy through STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics). In our safe, nurturing, inclusive environment, students can take intellectual risks, think critically, and work collaboratively to solve real world problems. Experiential learning supports students in making real world connections, increases engagement, and provides scholars an opportunity to explore authentic topics and challenges. Students display their works through presentations, performances, blogs, and other technologies.

PS 140Q: THE EDWARD K. ELLINGTON MAGNET SCHOOL OF SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND THE ARTS - A STEAM MAGNET SCHOOL
166-01 116th Ave., Jamaica
718-657-4760
Email kcobos@schools.nyc.gov

The Edward K. Ellington Magnet School of Science, Technology, and the Arts, PS 140Q, is an elementary STEAM school, “where greatness occurs one step at a time.” Our curriculum embeds advanced forms of technology, middle-school prep, before- and after-school programs, enrichment clubs, arts and music programs, and multimedia labs. Students are young innovators and engineers through project-based learning of the STEAM curriculum. We strive to develop productive, self-thinking, problem-solving citizens, capable of meeting the changes of an ever-evolving world. Visit theedwardkellingschool.org, Like us on FB @theedwardkellingtonschool, Instagram @ps140q.

PS 201Q: THE DISCOVERY SCHOOL FOR INQUIRY AND RESEARCH: STEAM MAGNET SCHOOL
65-11 155th St., Flushing
718-359-0620
Email info@magnetschools.nyc

At PS201Q: STEAM Magnet School inquiry-based learning encourages students to become independent thinkers who ask questions and actively research answers. Collaboration, creativity, communication, and critical thinking are valued in every classroom. STEAM learning combines the study of science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics into projects that prepare students for college and careers. The innovative curriculum is inclusive, rigorous, and motivating for all students. Learning is extended through residencies, field trips, partnerships, and performances. Come visit at ps201.org.

PS 349: THE MAGNET SCHOOL OF LEADERSHIP AND INNOVATION THROUGH STEAM, PS 349
88-08 164th St., Jamaica
718-558-6220

The Magnet School of Leadership and Innovation through STEAM, PS 349 offers a rigorous STEAM curriculum and instruction designed to ignite students’ imagination through engineering and design, spark their innate curiosity in science, and engage students through exploration of the natural world. Our students have opportunities to work together on hands-on STEAM projects. This allows for collaboration with peers and leadership through self – management, self–awareness, and responsible decision-making. Students learn college and career ready skills through the infusion of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People throughout daily instruction.

PS 55 THE MAURE MAGNET SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION ARTS, TECHNOLOGY AND MULTIMEDIA
131-10 97th Ave., Richmond Hill
718-849-3845
Email info@magnetschools.nyc

At the Maure Magnet School of Communication Arts, Technology and Multimedia, PS 55 students learn by sharing their ideas through arts and technology projects. Theme-based instruction with project-based units help students build higher order thinking skills; allowing students to discuss, explore, and generate evidence to support learning. Students strive to make their learning meaningful to others through actionable projects for change. Students learn to support their work by using all forms of technology including writing code, creating audio and video presentations, performing music, graphic design, and using 3D printers.

PS/MS 200: THE MAGNET SCHOOL OF GLOBAL STUDIES AND LEADERSHIP
70-10 164th St., Flushing
718-969-7780
Email info@magnetschools.com

At PS/MS 200: The Magnet School of Global Studies & Leadership, students graduate with a profound appreciation for diversity, an understanding of the challenges facing people around the world, and the skills that will enable them to effect change in the 21st century. Students discover and celebrate other countries and cultures through an emphasis on global competence, geographic literacy, project-based learning, and STEM education. Learning opportunities at PS/MS 200 engage students in problem solving at the global level and produce future leaders.

PS92Q: THE HARRY T. STEWART, SR. MAGNET SCHOOL FOR ENGINEERING, ARCHITECTURE & THE ARTS
99-01 34th Ave. , Corona
718-533-1013
Email info@magnetschools.nyc

PS92Q offers students hands-on project based learning in grades pre-K through fifth. We partner with community organizations and learning centers that focus on STEM topics to provide our students with unique artist in residency learning opportunities. Magnet schools are New York City public schools that receive additional funding from the federal government and accept students from beyond their attendance zone. For more information, please call 718-533-1013 or visit ps92q.org. Follow us @ps92queens.

Religious Schools

ARCHBISHOP MOLLOY HIGH SCHOOL
83-53 Manton St., Briarwood
718-441-2100 x155 or x110
Email admissions@molloyhs.org

Archbishop Molloy High School promotes intellectual curiosity, creativity, personal growth, and faith. Rooted in a tradition of high standards in academics, athletics, and service to others, students are challenged to excel by our top-tier faculty, dedicated coaching staff, and competitive curriculum. Students feel part of a family, and with many school activities and programs, there truly is something for everyone. Molloy continually benchmarks its current academic offerings and use of technology with other higher learning institutions in order to keep evolving as a dynamic school in a rapidly changing world.

HOLY CROSS HIGH SCHOOL , MR. ROBERT BOTERO, DIRECTOR OF ADMISSIONS
26-20 Francis Lewis Blvd., Flushing
718-886-7250 x558, or text 718-309-0589
Email admissions@holycrosshs.org

Holy Cross High School is a Catholic college preparatory school located in Queens. In following the educational and spiritual vision of the Blessed Father Basil Moreau, founder of the Congregation of the Holy Cross, Holy Cross is dedicated to educating the hearts and minds of young people. In the spring of 2017, Holy Cross High School enhanced its mission by announcing the decision to move to coeducation. Beginning this fall with the class of 2022, and each year after, young women can apply to join.

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.

MONSIGNOR MCCLANCY MEMORIAL HIGH SCHOOL
71-06 31st Ave. E., East Elmhurst
718-898-3800 x2

Monsignor McClancy Memorial High School is a Catholic, coeducational, college preparatory school conducted in the educational tradition of the Brothers of the Sacred Heart. It provides a quality education for young men and women from diverse academic, social, cultural, and religious backgrounds, interweaving gospel values with the core curriculum. The school incorporates a dynamic Campus Ministry Program with a strong mission and service component. Students are offered a disciplined, nurturing environment, with opportunities available for college credit and Advanced Placement, as well as challenging honors courses in all subject areas.

OUR LADY OF GRACE MONTESSORI SCHOOL
29 Shelter Rock Road, Manhasset
516-365-9832
Email sister.kelly@olgmanhasset.com

Our Lady of Grace is committed to providing an atmosphere that is conducive to spiritual and educational growth. The school strives to foster and maintain an educational experience for children from nursery to third grade, inspiring them to pursue lifelong learning. The school has offered high quality education for 50 years and is rooted in the core values of love, spirituality, respect, community, and beauty. Our teachers recognize that children learn in different ways and accommodate all learning styles.

ST. AGNES ACADEMIC HIGH SCHOOL
13-20 124th St., College Point
718-353-6276

Statistics prove that girls enrolled in single gender schools set higher educational goals, feel in control of their own choices, and achieve at higher levels in math, science, and reading. At St. Agnes 100 percent of recent graduates attended college. St. Agnes girls thrive in a culture of mutual respect and inclusivity, where diversity of thought is celebrated. They lead in every way, gaining a deeper understanding of their own power to change the course of history. Students are encouraged to take risks, develop their talents, and push boundaries.

ST. KEVIN CATHOLIC ACADEMY
45-50 195th St., Flushing
718-357-8110

At SKCA, classrooms are equipped with SMARTBoards™ and students have access to I-Pads and one-to-one Chromebook technology. Our STREAM Lab offers resources that allow students to supplement classroom experiences through problem-solving and project based activities to develop deeper levels of understanding of science, technology, religion, engineering, arts education, and mathematics. We offer Mommy and Me, full- and half-day classes for nursery, full-day pre-K for all program and before- and after-school programs. Shadow days can be arranged for middle school and junior high students. Call 718-357-8110 for more information.

ST. SEBASTIAN CATHOLIC ACADEMY
39-76 58th St., Woodside
718-429-1982

Nursery through eighth grade, including free Universal Pre-K for All. Free after-school academic and recreational programs are offered daily for students in grades sixth-eighth, sponsored on site by Maspeth Town Hall. An extended day program for students in grades nursery through fifth is available for an additional fee. A partnership with Monsignor McClancy High School Regents classes is offered in algebra and Earth science. Title 1 reading and math, SETSS, speech, and OT are available. You may be eligible for tuition assistance!

Special Education

COMPREHENSIVE CONSULTATION PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES, P.C.
1-888-441-0015
Queens location:
114-20 Queens Blvd. Suite CS 2
Forest Hills
Manhattan location:
180 E. 79th St. Suite 1C


Comprehensive Consultation Psychological Services, P.C. is a group of school and neuro-psychologists, who diagnose and assess a variety of conditions in children and adults. We perform neuropsychological, educational, speech and language, and psychiatric evaluations to help you understand your child’s strengths and weaknesses, and plan for their educational success and emotional well-being. Who we help: children and adults with learning disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD/ADD), memory and processing deficits, developmental disorders (speech delay, motor and adaptive delays), depression, anxiety, behavioral issues, and mood disorders.

HUG MUSIC, CREATIVE & NURTURING MUSIC LESSONS FOR EVERYBODY
112-01 75th Ave., Lower Level, Forest Hills
718-487-4309
Email contact@hugmusicny.com

Hug Music's mission is to nurture a love for music by promoting students’ musical growth and important life skills. We offer various programs to all individuals including children with special needs. Hug Music provides baby and toddler music groups, dyad and private music lessons, and music therapy. Our original method, Musicreative, is especially effective for children with autism and ADHD to improve attention and learning skills. Social Skills Music Therapy group is also offered. Five-week package is available for new students. Contact us today to schedule your first class!

HUNTINGTON LEARNING CENTER
35-30 Francis Lewis Blvd., Flushing
718-358-7900

Huntington Learning Center is an accredited tutoring and test prep leader for grades K-12, since 1977. Huntington’s certified teachers provide individualized instruction in phonics, reading, writing, math, science, study skills, and executive functioning skills and prepare students for the SAT, ACT, and state and standardized exams. Huntington helps students at all levels achieve results by building their skills, confidence, and motivation. According to one parent: “In just four months, I have seen incredible improvements in Jessica's grades and confidence.” To learn more about Huntington’s programs and find the center near you, please visit: huntingtonhelps.com.

LOUIS E. MORA, PH.D., PSYCHOLOGIST P.C.
70 Glen Cove Road, suite 201, Roslyn Heights
347-740-5690
Email lmoraphd@gmail.com

Dr. Mora works with children and adults. He specializes in psychological testing, which helps improve diagnosing and treatment planning. Such testing includes neuropsychological testing, giftedness examinations, and evaluating for the presence of psychological disorders. This includes evaluating for ADHD and possible consequences of head injury. He has years of experience doing such testing with various populations. He earned his doctorate in clinical psychology and postdoctoral education in forensic psychology from St. John’s University. He is also an adjunct professor of psychology at St. Francis College.

STEPS TO SOCIALIZATION
13 South Bayles Ave., Port Washington
516-767-0266

Steps to Socialization was created by Evelyn Kashinsky, a parent of children with special needs, to help children who have difficulty socializing. Steps to Socialization is more than just a social skills program. We teach children how to think socially, step by step. Working in small groups of three to four students, we cover a variety of topics, including how to establish and maintain friendships and initiating and maintaining conversations.

VINCENT SMITH SCHOOL
322 Port Washington Blvd., Port Washington
516-365-4900

Vincent Smith School is Long Island’s premier prep school serving students with learning issues such as school anxiety, AD/HD, dyslexia, and auditory and language disorders in grades first-12th. VSS students travel from Long Island and Manhattan to take advantage of the school's comprehensive program. What makes VSS stand out? Differentiated, personalized instruction in small classes (5-to-1 student-teacher ratio); on-site counseling, reading, speech, and occupational therapy (OT); highly-engaged teachers passionate about their mission; emphasis on multi-sensory learning; college and vocational prep, approximately 85 percent of VSS graduates go to college.


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