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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.


School / Office Address: 131 West 86th Street
New York City
New York
USA
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