The Dwight School, Manhattan: Founded in 1872, The Dwight School is a PreK-12 private international school located on Manhattan ’s Upper West Side in New York City. In 1996, Dwight became the first school in North America to provide the full International Baccalaureate (IB) program from kindergarten through grade 12. Dwight is subdivided into five separate academic houses: Timothy House (K-5), Bentley House (6-8), Franklin House (9-10), and Anglo House (11-12), and the Early Years Program at Woodside Preschool (ages 2-4).
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In addition to challenging academic programs we also offer a foreign exchange, an extensive arts program and English as a Second Language, SAT and TOEFL preparation courses. We welcome international students. Dwight continues to be a pioneer in international education and today nearly 40 countries are represented in its student body. Education Programs for Children in Kindergarten through Grade 12: - Preschool / Early Years program
- Elementary School program
- Middle School program
- International Baccalaureate (IB) program
- Senior School program
- College Preparation Courses SAT, TOEFL
- English as a Second Language Program
- Foreign Exchange program
The Cathedral School of St. John the Divine, Manhattan
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The Cathedral School of St. John the Divine is an independent, Episcopal, K-8 day school for girls and boys of all faiths in New York City. The school is committed to a rigorous academic program that integrates the arts, athletics, and leadership development. Located on Manhattan´s Upper West Side, the school offers a unique setting for the celebration of the many traditions shared by its families. The school prides itself in being a diverse community in partnership with families who take an active role in their children’s intellectual, ethical, social, and emotional growth.
Our talented faculty, administration and staff are deeply committed to excellence in education - to the intellectual, social, emotional and moral development of each child and of the community as a whole. The Cathedral School offers a stimulating environment in which each child can become an articulate, confident, and responsible citizen of the world. Continuing a century-old relationship, the school draws upon the Cathedral’s vast resources and provides its children’s choir.
Co-Educational Academic Programs for Boys & Girls:
- Kindergarten Program
- Elementary Program
- Lower School Program
- Middle School Program
Additionally: Athletics Program; Arts Program; Enrichment Program.
The students' studies of literature, science, history, technology, and world languages are a fundamental part of the curriculum. Their experiences are deepened through music, the visual arts, physical education, field trips and performance opportunities for every grade level.
Located in Manhattan, New York, The School for Strings has been New York’s premiere Suzuki-based music school since 1970, providing outstanding instrumental instruction in violin, cello, piano and fiddle to thousands of children and teenagers. In agreement with Dr. Shinichi Suzuki’s ideas, the School’s philosophy is that through the study of music, all children can achieve beyond their expectations.
Dr. Suzuki's educational precepts are based on his conviction that every child can be educated and the corollary assumption that every child will be educated. Success is built into his approach, both in the manner of teaching and in the choice of repertoire contained in the volumes of the Suzuki Violin, Cello and Piano Schools.
Children learn the fundamentals of classical music: rhythm, melody, harmony, tempo, dynamics and articulation. By fostering close collaboration between parents, teachers, and students, we aim to build the love of music, self-confidence, discipline and outstanding achievement in every student. In Suzuki study therefore, children learn to play their instrument at first by ear, learning the music they are to play by extensive listening to recordings of each piece.
Suzuki-based instrumental instruction in violin, cello, piano and fiddle for children and teenagers:
* Early Childhood Program for one to four year olds
* Beginner / First Year Program
* Early Level
* Intermediate Level
* Upper Intermediate Level
* Advanced Level
* Individual Lessons
* Group Playing
* Musicianship Class
* Theory Course
* Orchestra Class (string students)
* Chamber Music Class
* Outreach Program
* Fiddle Workshops
* Parent´s Class
* Teacher Training Programs
CP Kids is a dynamic early childhood learning center in Manhattan, NYC, offering child care services and preschool education. CP Kids offers CP Infants (ages 3-15 months), CP Toddlers (ages 16 months to 2 years and 11 months) and CP Preschoolers (ages 3 to 5 years). Parents may enroll their children for 2, 3 or 5 days per week in our School Day and Extended Day programs.
We offer families a warm, nurturing and loving second home for their children. Experienced teachers lead fun, active, hands-on learning activities while teaching important socialization skills. Warm, colorful and safe classrooms provide a home base for daily learning and playing, while the Field House’s state-of-the-art sports facility offers children the opportunity to participate in Manhattan’s best youth sports programs.
The Big Apple Academy is a private, co-educational, independent K-12 school located in Brooklyn, New York. We offer educational programs for kindergarten, elementary school, junior high (middle) school and high school. Our school occupies two modern facilities located in the Gravesend area of Brooklyn NY.
Our students are engaged in courses including English Literature, Writing, Mathematics, Social Studies, Science, Music Appreciation, Art Appreciation, Foreign Language, Computer Science and Technology, Sports.
Swimming classes are also scheduled as part of the physical education program (held at the Dolphin Swimming School). Kindergarteners are given an hour to nap while the rest of the school takes this time to rest through quiet play, extracurricular academic clubs and other activities.
We invite children from different boroughs of New York City to enroll and develop their abilities in our elementary school. Queens, Brooklyn and Staten Island NY are covered in school bus transportation.
With two convenient locations in Manhattan NYC, Smarter Toddler is a leading nursery school / preschool that provides arts-based preschool programs designed for babies, toddlers and young children ages 3 months to 5 years. Situated on the Upper West Side and at Midtown West near Times Square, we offer a warm, community-oriented learning environment where we encourage curiosity, promote kindness and respect, and exercise imagination and creativity.
Smarter Toddler was founded by parents of gifted children who wanted a progressive preschool with an advanced arts-based curriculum their own children could benefit from. Music, movement, literacy and visual arts are an active part of each child's day. We provide remarkable teachers, a relaxed admissions process, and a loving, home-like atmosphere. We place a high value on diversity, and on accommodating children with needs requiring extra attention.
Our mission is to continue to create an enhanced, quality early education program that emphasizes the arts, cultural experiences, and the unique individuality of each child. Teachers provide interesting and motivating lessons to engage the children and captivate their interest.
Parent Testimonial: "We fell in love with Smarter Toddler the minute we walked in the door. Everything from the decor to the staff is welcoming, friendly and fun. Our son's teachers, and the other teachers he interacts with, have become like family to us. He looks forward to going to "school" every day."
- Jen Falek
- Infant Program (3 - 12 months)
- Toddler 1 Program (13 - 20 months)
- Toddler 2 Program (21 months - 2.5 years)
- Young Preschool Program (2.5 - 3.5 years)
- Preschool Program (3.5 - 5 years)
- Arts Program (includes music, visual arts and yoga)
Our curriculum offers Reading, Art, Spanish, Computers, Science, Yoga, Sign Language, Music and Movement.
The Harvey School, located in Katonah, Westchester County, New York, is a coeducational college-preparatory school for students in grades 6 through 12. The school’s mission is to help students of varying abilities through academic challenge, faculty support and out-of-class activities. AP courses in biology, American history, calculus, chemistry, computer science, English, European history, Latin, and Spanish are available. Technology is integrated throughout the curriculum, and three Internet-accessible labs are available for student use. Basketball, cross-country, dance, football, ice hockey, and soccer are among the sports offered at Harvey. An optional five-day residential program is available for students in grades 9 through 12.