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Town House International School, Manhattan:
Town House International School (T.H.I.S) is a non-profit, licensed pre-school in the Upper East Side of Manhattan in New York City. We offer an enriching pre-school program that incorporates language, science, math, play, computers, music-and-movement and arts in a multicultural environment. We have a full pre-school curriculum, both outdoor and indoor play areas, and we visit the park and library. Our schedule options are designed to meet the different needs of different families. We have qualified and experienced teachers who love their jobs. Our age-appropriate program focuses on the whole child in the areas of cognitive, socio-emotional, physical and intellectual development. Our youngest students are two years old and our graduates are five years old. The curriculum in each of our classrooms is age appropriate and incorporates the critical components of child-initiated and teacher-supported activities.

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Accreditation:

Town House International School (T.H.I.S.) is a member of the Independent School Admission Association of Greater New York, the Parents League Association and the Educational Record Bureau (ERB), and is committed to the Principles of good Practice as articulated by the National Association of independent Schools (NAIS).

The school is licensed by the NYC Board of Health, is a member of the nonprofit Coordinating Committee of New York (NCCNY) and is chartered by the Board of Regent of the State University in association with the New York State Department of Education.

Our Educational Philosophy:

Photo of Child Care / Preschool on Upper East Side, NYCSince our inception in 1976, we have believed that a pre-school is the springboard for one’s lifelong journey of intellectual and social growth. This is the essence of the Town House International School’s educational philosophy – teachers help their students identify and explore their interests and create a sound foundation for lifelong learning. 

Education Programs:
- We offer an enriching preschool program for children aged 2-5 years.

- Subjects include:  
Language, math, science, circle time, art, music and movement, drama, reading, computer, play time all incorporated into our schedule.

- The language, science, math and arts programs incorporate a multicultural perspective. Learning experiences are enriched through circle time, discovery, creative activities, music and movement, as well as drama and reading.

Diversity:

Our school welcomes children from across the city and around the world, encompassing a wide vaiety of national, religious, racial and ethnic backgrounds. This way, students learn to respect and appreciate the dynamics of a multicultural environment. We offer a diverse multi-cultural curriculum to give our students a strong foundation in their academic and social lives.

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Address: 1209 Park Avenue, Manhattan, New York , USA
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