Independent schools in NY State: Preschools in Carmel, Catholic schools in Putnam County, private elementary, middle school, early childhood education, kindergarten programs, Christian schools in New York metro area
St. James the Apostle School: St. James the Apostle School, located in Carmel, Putnam County (50 miles north of Manhattan), New York, is Catholic elementary school in the Archdiocese of New York offering Pre-Kindergarten through 8 grade programs. Our students are challenged in established academic programs as well as traditional Catholic theology and sacramental preparation.
- Certified Teachers with Masters Degrees - The 4 "R's .. Reading, Writing Arithmetic and Religion - Administration of NYS ELA and Math Exams in Grades 4-8 - High School Preparation - "Real Time" Progress Reports with Daily Homework Posted - Principal's Advisory Board - Full-time RN - Full Day Kindergarten - Full Day Pre-K - Half Day Pre-K - Pre-K - CPR Certified - Catechesis of the Good Shepherd - Physical Education - Foreign Language - Italian - Art - Studio Art - Computer - Computer Lab - Smart Boards - Library - Band - Student Council - School Newspaper - DARE - After School Program - Hot Lunch Program - Comprehensive Pastoral Involvement and Support - Daily Roman Catholic Teachings and Values - Mass Attendance every Friday - May Crowning of Mary, Our Blessed Mother/Rosary Day - Extra-Curricular Activities
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.
St. John's Preparatory School is a private Catholic, co-educational high school for grades 9-12 located in Astoria, western Queens, New York City (NYC). Founded in 1870 by the Vincentian Fathers and serving Brooklyn Diocese for over a century at St. John's Preparatory School we are committed to its long tradition of excellence. We continue to achieve its original objective of helping students fulfill their potential.
By offering a challenging college preparatory curriculum with extensive college prep courses ACT and SAT and a wide range of honors and advanced placement courses we prepare our students for life at college and in the outer world.
We are committed to upholding the traditions and ideals of Catholic education and are academically affiliated with St. John's University and chartered by the New York State Board of Regents to be administered by an independent Board of Trustees. We are accredited by the Accelerated Christian Education (ACE).
- Programs for grades 9-12
- College Preparatory Curriculum with English, science, social studies, business eductaion, art, computer science, languages, health and life skills, P.E.
- Honors and Advanced Placement Courses
- College Preparatory Courses ACT and SAT
The Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute, Manhattan
Courses / Programs
Centrally located in Manhattan, NYC, The Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute is the only school in the world that offers training of Lee Strasberg’s Method Acting in its pure form. As well as our acting programs for adults, we offer year-round classes for kids and teens aged between 7-18. These 12-week Saturday programs are offered for students during the fall, winter, summer and spring. In addition, we offer 2-week to 6-week all day summer camps.
Our Young Actors program is designed as an intensive and diverse course for serious young actors and the comprehensive curriculum includes Acting, Singing, Dance, Acting for Film and TV, and Production.
For over 40 years, the Institute has built its outstanding reputation on the proven value of Lee Strasberg’s teachings, the astonishing achievements of our students, and an unwavering commitment to excellence. Our highest goal is to ensure that each student masters Lee Strasberg’s technique and its disciplines, as well as encouraging every student to become a successful artist within his or her chosen field.
Longview School, located in Brewster (50 miles north of NYC) in Putnam County, is a state recognized private school offering K-12 programs.
Longview combines rigorous academics in the traditional curriculum with electives hardly ever seen on the pre-K to 12th grade level. Some of our electives include computer programming, game design, C++ programming, debate, sociology, anthropology, Japanese, philosophy, storytelling, graphic design, engineering, construction, create a business, etc.
Longview’s small, personalized environment supports both academic learning and social development. Beyond classes, students help run the school through participation in the school legislative body—school meeting—and the school court system—judicial committee.
Our unique approach supports students in becoming independent, responsible, thoughtful individuals as they develop into well-rounded, happy young adults.
Convent of the Sacred Heart, located on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, New York City, is an accredited, Latin Rite Catholic private, all-female school offering Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12 programs. Convent of the Sacred Heart combines an outstanding academic experience with an environment that nurtures the heart, mind and spirit of its young women.
The three divisions of Convent of the Sacred Heart are comprised of Lower School, Middle School, and Upper School. Each division addresses the academic, spiritual, social and psychological needs of the students through diverse teaching strategies and extra-curricular activities.
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.