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Located on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, Montclare Children’s School is a preschool for children ages 2 to 5. Our school is an enriched, teacher-directed program, and provides children with ample opportunities to engage in a variety of activities, including music, art, library, technology and gymnastics. Our school also provides a warm and rich setting for exploration, socialization and free play.
Each of the ten classrooms has access to a kid-sized bathroom. In addition to the classrooms, the school has a computer lab (with twelve stations for students and a main station for the teacher), school library, art classroom, woodshop, 2800 square-foot gym, and a rooftop garden.
The preschool focus is on teacher-directed activities in a comfortable setting with an enriched curriculum. The core of the curriculum is developmentally appropriate play with a rich assortment of materials and plenty of opportunity for interacting with peers. Call the morning of the day after Labor Day of the year preceding the year you would like your child to start preschool.
Twin Parks Montessori (Central Park Montessori, Park West Montessori and Riverside Montessori), located on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, New York City, are accredited Montessori Schools offering programs for children ages 3-12 months, 12-18 months, and 24-32 months. All of our lead teachers are Montessori certified and have training in early childhood education.
Twin Parks Montessori has approximately 450 students and is accredited by both the American Montessori Society (AMS) and the Middle States Commission on Elementary Schools (MSCES). We are also members of the New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS), and the Parents League, as well as affiliated schools of Columbia University.
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 and our graduates are five. The curriculum in each of our classrooms is age appropriate and incorporates the critical components of child-initiated and teacher-supported activities.
4.A.C.T Programs at The Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine
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Adults and Children in Trust (A.C.T.), located on the 11-acre oasis of the Cathedral of Saint John the Divine campus on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, is an education center that provides year-round educational and recreational programs for infants, children and teens from 6 months to 17 years old.
At A.C.T., we work with children from the very beginning. Once children are in school, we provide families with afterschool care, holiday camps, summer camps and even party services for those special milestones in a child’s life.
•Playstation Gym (6 months – 5 years old)
•One-to-One Classes (Adult & Child Classes)
•2-Day Nursery School (2.0 years – 4 years) - Extended Day available
•3-Day Nursery School (2.5 years – 4 years) - Extended Day available
•Afternoon Drop Off Specialty Classes (2.0 years – 4.0 years)
•Full-Day Preschool (2.9 years – 4.9 years)
•Afterschool (4.5 years, if in ACT Preschool or K – 4th Grade)
•School Holiday/Vacation Camp (K – 7th Grade)
•Summer Camp (3.10 – 13.9 years )
•CIT (Counselor in Training – starting at age 15)
•Divine Party Services
Conveniently located in the Upper East Side of Manhattan, NYC, Wee Care Child Care provides child care and preschool programs for children ages 6 weeks through 5 years. Enrolling your child in day care or preschool at an early age means that you are preparing them for educational success in elementary school. Early childhood development teaches important elements associated with quality performance in school.
Our teachers work on developing and modifying routines for infants, providing language development for toddlers, and teaching the fundamentals of art, math, and science for preschoolers. We are proud of our creative learning programs which are grounded in teacher-guided activities based on monthly themes, with modifications based on age group.
Our child care center is licensed by the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and our staff members are trained in CPR and First Aid.
Conveniently located in Greenwich Street in downtown Manhattan NYC, The Park Preschool provides quality preschool and child care programs for children ages 2-5 years old. Licensed and certified by The City of New York Department of Health and Bureau of Day Care, we offer full-day and half-day programs as well as extended day programs.
Established in 1989, our preschool was founded on the belief that children learn through play and we have developed a philosophy and curriculum that nurtures each child’s potential growth and instills in them a desire for discovery and challenge and a love for learning. Our goal is to create an inclusive setting that helps all children become self-confident individuals. Within our supportive environment, your child can acquire a positive self-image, a solid sense of security, and a lifelong enthusiasm for learning.
The teachers at The Park Preschool and The Barclay Street School will foster each child’s independent thinking skills and thus help the children become self-confident as they become sensitive to the world around them.
The Academy of St. Joseph is a private, co-ed, humanities-based school located in the heart of Greenwich Village, Manhattan. Featuring small class sizes and a rigorous, dynamic curriculum, we are dedicated to creating a new generation of leaders by fostering character, competence, and compassion in every student.
The Academy, which is under the direction of long-time educator and head of school, Angela Coombs, has limited openings in Pre-K 3, Pre-K 4, Kindergarten, First Grade, Second Grade and Third Grade classes for the 2010-11 school year. Founded in 2007, the school will add additional grades each year up to 8th Grade.
In addition to the core curriculum of math, literacy, science and social studies, the Academy offers religion, a formal art history / art studio program, music, French, Italian, innovative physical education, public speaking and library. Healthy lunches are also included everyday. Learn why families call AOSJ the best-kept secret in Manhattan.
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...
Building Blocks Playgroup, is a NYS Dept Of Health Licensed child care facility, located in Manhattan, New York City. Our school is run by Mandy, an experienced Upper Eastside private school teacher and her staff offering year round, quality. Day care is available in our two beautiful Upper Eastside locations, on East 100th Street and First Avenue and East 95th Street and 3rd Avenue, for children ages 10 months to 2 1/2 years, and preschool children ages 2 1/2 to 4 years.
At Building Blocks Playgroup, we conduct special lessons and projects where the children will learn through several mediums such as cooking classes, science exploration and arts and crafts. Our daily and weekly schedule is typical of a high quality pre-school program with the added advantage of small groups and a low student/teacher ratio. Children are split into age groups for special activities and projects which are adapted to the range of developmental abilities of the children.