The Smith School: The Smith School on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, New York City, is a private, accredited alternative high school offering grades 7-12. As an institution of alternative education, we work to match the diversity and individuality of each student with our creative and innovative teaching strategies, so that proficiency in learning and the self-esteem it brings become the norm. Our faculty members are dedicated and experienced educators, whose commitment to the success and growth of every student helps make Smith a unique and vibrant place.
The Smith School is located at 113 West 86th Street, on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, New York City.
Abraham Joshua Heschel School, located on West End Avenue in the Upper West Side of Manhattan, is an independent, Jewish day school offering a pluralistic approach to Jewish learning in addition to secular studies. We have four school divisions consisting of Early Childhood, Lower School, Middle School and High School. The quality of our humanities, arts, and science programs has enabled our graduates to be welcomed by outstanding institutions of higher learning.
Our approach to education, pluralism, and concern for students' intellectual, emotional, and spiritual development informs our daily interactions in the school community. Our school is characterized by team teaching and an integrated curriculum. We select faculty who have demonstrated mastery of their subjects, encourage academic excellence, and support our mission.
We strive to cultivate the spiritual lives of our students and nurture their commitment to Jewish life. We help them understand and respect a range of Jewish practice and traditions. We engage our students in a meaningful relationship with the language, culture, land, and people of the State of Israel.
Based in Manhattan, NYC, Big Apple Tutoring is a tutoring agency that offers high-quality tutoring to students in the comfort of their own home. We provide individual private tutoring to students of all ages and levels: Kindergarten, Elementary, Middle School, High School and College. Our tutors serve the Upper East Side, Upper West Side, Midtown and Downtown Manhattan, as well as some areas of Brooklyn, Queens, and the Bronx.
Our professional tutors are all specialists in the subjects they tutor and as we have students from almost every school in NYC, we have grown to know the curriculum of nearly every school in Manhattan. We are also familiar with the demanding requirements from Manhattan's private and preparatory schools. We understand that providing your children with the right motivation, test prep, study skills, and guidance with homework can make a big difference when it comes to achieving top grades in school.
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.
Founded in 2004, Preschool of America opened its first school in New York City’s historic Chelsea neighborhood. Since then we have opened a total of seven centers throughout Manhattan including our center on 345 42nd street in West Midtown, and we continue to grow. The founding principle of establishing outstanding day care centers and preschools for New York City families remains uncompromised.
Our Preschool of America programs are carefully researched and thoughtfully taught, and we approach every day with a sense imagination, innovation, and fun to help young children learn comfortably and confidently. Every program includes a wide range of engaging and inspiring activities to stimulate early brain development with a focus on creative play. We encourage a love of learning through working and playing with others.
Our children have fun while they learn just another way we make sure children get the most out of their experiences at school. Our full-time programs, a good curriculum that provides plenty of hands-on learning and high quality teachers prepare the children in our schools for elementary school and for life-long learning.
Conveniently located in Manhattan, NYC, Pono Learning is an alternative, independent, education center for kids ages 2.5-5. It is an outdoors learning center set up with the purpose of immersing children in rich, stimulating learning environments and harmonious learning communities where each child's interests and natural innate desire to learn are cherished, nurtured, and guided to flourish into becoming life-long learners, critical thinkers, and balanced human beings.
Pono, a traditional Hawaiian concept denoting perfect harmony and equilibrium, inspires everything we do. We strive to create a learning environment of perfect harmony with our children, families, teachers, and other members of the Pono community. We make every effort so that our lessons, meals, programs and projects achieve a state of Pono among our community, bigger society, and nature.
- Exploration Field Trips
- Nature Hikes in NYC Parks
- Pono-STREB Workshops
- In the Open Studio
- Pono About Town
- Pono in SLAM
- Inside and Outside: Nature, Art, and our Thoughts
- Winter Wonders...
The Green Vale School is a co-educational, nonsectarian, independent day school in Old Brookeville on Long Island, New York, just 40 minutes east of Manhattan. We provide a superior academic preparation for boys and girls from Nursery through 8th Grade.
The School's highest priority is to ensure that students graduate with superior academic preparation which provides a foundation for a lifetime of learning. Self-discipline, motivation, and dedication to excellence are attitudes the School seeks to inculcate in all its students as they participate in the wide variety of learning experiences.
The character education program at Green Vale is the intrinsic thread that ties together the different school divisions and course offerings. This connectivity is based on the concepts of respect, responsibility, caring and citizenship.