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11.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.
World Class Learning (WLC) Academy, New York is an international school for students ages 2-11 years, conveniently located on East 2nd Street in Manhattan’s East Village, NYC. We offer Nursery to Elementary School programs (British Nursery to Year 6 / US Nursery to 5th Grade). At WLC Academy, we take a broader and deeper world view, and we prepare children to become confident students in their learning, preparing them for the next stage of their education and the challenges of the future. What sets our students apart from students at other schools is their genuine and enthusiastic desire for learning.
Our students achieve well beyond the expectations for their age and ability. Year after year, exam results across all our schools demonstrate a commitment to exceptional standards of learning and student outcomes.
Our school encourages independence and self-discipline in an atmosphere of mutual respect and appreciation of diverse opinions and cultures. We prepare students to meet the growing challenges of a rapidly changing world.
Our school facilities include generously-sized classrooms, gym, indoor play space, rooftop outdoor learning & play area, well-resourced library & more.
Academic programs for students ages 2-11 years - Nursery to Elementary School programs (British Nursery to Year 6; US Nursery to 5th Grade):
Our academic program is based on:
- The English National Curriculum
- The International Primary Curriculum (IPC)
- The combination of these distinctive curricula provides a comprehensive, international program of study which aims to equip every student with the essential skills for lifelong learning and meet individual learning needs.
Bright Minds Center is a year-round secular day care and nursery school program in lower Manhattan, New York City for 2.5 - 5 year olds geared to help you raise your child to be a lifelong learner. Using the best European techniques for Early Childhood Development of speech, logic, creative abilities and gross / fine motor skills, Bright Minds will discover, develop and nurture each child’s unique talents.
Located in the beautiful building of the Synagogue for the Arts, our facilities feature a large room with an open floor layout and separate areas for different kinds of activities. There is a securely fenced adjacent outdoor playground equipped with the soft padding and furnished with appropriate playground equipment. It is also partially roofed so it can be used for some outdoor time even in the event of mildly inclement weather.
Unique in its approach, our center provides complete immersion into the Russian language and culture from an early age by creating fun learning experiences. Our center welcomes anyone who is interested to preserve their heritage, add a new cultural experience, or simply get the best quality education for their children!
Early Childhood Programs for Kids Ages 2-5:
- Day Care Program
- Nursery School
- Enrichment Classes
- Russian Language Classes
- "First Steps" for 12-24 months old children in Russian
- Russian Ballet
- Math tutoring
* Multiple options are available to accommodate your child’s educational needs.
* We also offer a Russian language program for those who are interested to preserve their heritage or add a new cultural experience to their child’s life.
The Center for Dance and Body (CDAB) is located on the Upper East Side of New York City and offers a wide range of dance and fitness classes. Body Ballet, our signature class, was created by CDAB founder Anna Lederfeind and is a unique Ballet Barre Workout that allows even non-dancers to achieve a ballet dancer physique.
Each class, for amateurs, pre-professionals, and professionals alike, takes place in an atmosphere of serious purpose, concentration on physical improvement, personal care and attention, and a sense of joy and musicality. We offer private instruction in addition to classes. Custom-designed training, in particular audition preparation for pre-professional schools, are special features of the curriculum. We offer small classes and lots of personal attention.
Conveniently located on Manhattan's Upper West Side, Milestones UWS Preschool is an in-home preschool for kids aged 18 months to 4 years. We specialize in creating a warm, nurturing, and educational school experience.
We tailor the curriculum and activities to each child's needs, focusing on the development of the child as a whole - socially, emotionally, physically, and intellectually.
We are an inclusive program which accepts children of all abilities and needs. We have rolling admission, accepting applications throughout the year.
Milestones UWS Preschool is licensed by NYS as a group family daycare.
Parliament Tutors is the premier private, in-home tutoring service in the US. At our center on Manhattan´s Upper East Side in New York City, we provide personalised tutoring for the NYC and New York area covering all subjects for K-8 tutoring and high school tutoring including English, math, science, social studies and foreign languages, special tutoring in maths and English, college courses help, college preparation courses including SAT Prep, PSAT Prep, LSAT Prep, AP Test Prep, ACT Prep, as well as writing essays and academic counselling. We also offer language training in Spanish, French, Italian, German, Mandarin etc., TOEFL and ESL programs as well as postgraduate preparation courses including GRE, GMAT, LSAT and MCAT Tests.
Parliament Tutors features the most comprehensive private tutoring program available. Our tutors promote the importance of both conceptual understanding and practical application in developing a student’s skills for success. They are trained to recognize and respond to each student’s individual strengths and weaknesses, maximizing their potential. With their tutors, Parliament students develop the skills and confidence they need to succeed in the classroom.
* K-8 Tutoring and High School Tutoring in English, math, science, social studies and foreign languages
* Special Tutoring in math and English
* College Courses Help for math, economics, computer science, essays
* College Preparation Courses SAT Prep, PSAT Prep, LSAT Prep, AP Test Prep, ACT Prep writing essays and academic counselling
* Language Training in Spanish, Italian, Chinese etc
* TOEFL and ESL programs
* We also offer Postgraduate Preparation Courses including GRE, GMAT, LSAT and MCAT Tests
Located in the heart of the Tribeca area of Downtown New York City, My Little School is an Early Childhood Center that offers a full Jewish and academic curriculum in a warm, gentle and nurturing setting for preschool children ages 18 months to 5 years.
Our classrooms are full of opportunities for learning, socialization and growth, and cover all the various domains that complete an Early Childhood education: Literacy, Pre-Mathematics, Social Sciences, Science and Art. We also provide enrichment programs including Holiday programs, summer camps, and music courses.
My Little School believes in an experiential and intentional approach to teaching and learning. This approach fosters children’s intellectual development as they are encouraged to explore their environment and express themselves through words, movement, drawing, painting, playing and other natural modes of expression.
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 to grade 12. Dwight is sub-divided 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).
In addition to challenging academic programs, we also offer a foreign exchange, an extensive arts program, 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.
Dwight’s rigorous IB program and world-class faculty prepare a future generation of well-educated and ethical global leaders who will seek to create an environment of equality and respect for all human beings. The School believes and expects that its students will one day use their unique “spark of genius” to build a better world.
Creation Station Dance, located at City Treehouse, in Chelsea, New York City, is a wildly creative dance school concept which provides movement based programs for children starting at 18 months of age. All of the classes at Creation Station reflect a commitment to promoting high self esteem. They entertain as well as educate and most of all, allow every child to be just that - a child! Creation Station takes a developmental approach to teaching.
Creation Station has many locations throughout Los Angeles, CA, and New York, NY, and is in the process of expanding nationally.
- Tots & Tutus (18 months - 2.5 years)
- Ballet/Tap (2 years +)
- Princess Series (3-7 years)
- Jazz / Lyrical / Contemporary (6 years +)
- Musical Theater (5 - 9 years +)
- Pip Hop (4-7years)
- Hip Hop (5-16 years)
Located in New York City and offering yoga courses for babies, children and teenagers throughout New York in preschools, high schools or as private classes, Little Flower Yoga specializes in creating unique and engaging classes that develop students' mental, physical and emotional wellness. Education and youth development best practices are incorporated into all of our classes, and we create customized yoga programs that address topics ranging from literacy development to confidence building to nutrition and health education.
Our work is rooted in the desire to see all children embrace their potential, and to help children live their lives with joy, secure in the knowledge that the world holds great wonders for them and that they have great gifts to share with the world. Our instructors are trained to take advantage of the many teachable moments that occur in each class.
Little Flower Yoga challenges students to learn in new ways, make connections and recognize their tremendous capacity to achieve. We always encourage communication, creativity and laughter.