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Big Apple Academy, Brooklyn NY:
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.

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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.

Courses / Programs:

Photo of Private School in Brooklyn, NY- Elementary School (Grades K-5)
- Junior High School (Grades 6-8)
- High School (Grades 9 - 12)

Our students are engaged in courses including English Literature, Writing, Mathematics, Social Studies, Science, Music Appreciation, Art Appreciation, Foreign Language, Computer Science and Technology and 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.

Curriculum:
Our curriculum is informed by the standards of learning designed for K-12 NY schools by the New York State Department of Education, as well as those provided by various national pedagogical organizations.

We engage our students in a challenging and increasingly interdisciplinary academic program enriched by the latest pedagogical initiatives, including Writing Across the Curriculum, Literacy, and Instructional Technology. Our students learn through discovery methods that emphasize their ability to think critically, research, analyze evidence, synthesize ideas and formulate conclusions.

Our Approach To Teaching:

The Big Apple Academy strives to create an informal learning environment where students develop their character, mind and body. The greatest asset of our private school is the close-knit relationships between faculty and students. It is our firm belief that from this relationship students sharpen their most essential skill sets: thinking critically and analyzing, exploring and practicing through a broad array of human thoughts and accomplishments extending to the humanities, mathematics, the sciences, the arts and athletics.

Facilities:
Our students have access to the latest educational technology by having their lessons scheduled in state-of-the-art computer classes. Scientific experiments are regularly conducted through the use of microscopes and other tools geared toward scientific discovery and research. All classes are equipped with TV’s and DVD players as well as other materials produced by the school for didactic purposes.

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Address: 2937 86th Street, Brooklyn, New York , USA
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Dutchess Day School, Millbrook
Courses / Programs
Dutchess Day School in Millbrook, Dutchess County, NY is an independent, co-educational, elementary & middle school that serves students from Pre-K through to Grade 8. Millbrook is conveniently located in the Hudson Valley, 1 hour & 30 minutes drive upstate of NYC. As well as Dutchess County, our school serves Columbia & Putnam Counties, NY, and Litchfield County, CT. Dutchess Day School provides a strong academic foundation, values children’s natural curiosity, and fosters an enduring enthusiasm for learning.

In an atmosphere of trust and mutual respect, students are encouraged to take intellectual, athletic & artistic risks, to develop independence, confidence, and imagination. A talented and dedicated faculty maintain high standards within a balanced curriculum that challenges students to discover their unique strengths.

Founded in 1955, our mission is to "nurture each child in mind, body, and spirit and guide students toward responsibility for themselves, one another, and the world around them". The school seeks diversity and respects the individuality of each child. Students share their talents through collaboration & service to the school, the community & the larger world.
Preschool, elementary and middle school education programs (Pre-Kindergarten-Grade 8):

- Preschool program: Focuses on social, emotional, physical & cognitive development.

- Lower School program: Sets a strong foundation in reading, writing & mathematics, as well as the arts, science and technology, and physical education.

- Upper School program: Subjects - science, math, social studies / history, English, foreign language (French, Spanish, Latin), computers, art, music & physical education.
Oogie Art: Art Portfolio Development School
Courses / Programs
Oogie Art is the World's No.1 art portfolio preparatory school based on college and art award results alone. We are located in Manhattan, NY, Boston & Lexington, MA, and Shanghai, China.

Every year, we have help students gain admission with scholarships to their 1st choice colleges and universities.

These are the results from 2018:
2 students accepted from Harvard
1 student from Stanford, MIT, Yale
3 students from Cornell
2 students from Columbia University
+ and many more from SVA, RISD, Parsons, and Pratt.

The results of this year's 2019 for Early Action and Decision:
1 student accepted to Harvard
2 students accepted to Cornell

At Oogie, students will build college prep skills and develop diverse portfolios with varying levels of experience. Our rigorous classes hone student's technical skills in a range of media, as well as develop an extraordinary body of their own frameworks because our students follow a curriculum that is specifically based on their individual needs, goals and most immediate deadlines.

Class scheduling is extremely flexible - students register by the semester or year.
1. Art Portfolio Prep Program: Gr. 7-12 & Transfer
2. Junior Program: Grade 7-8
3. Art HS or Boarding School Art Portfolio and Audition Prep Program: Gr. 7-8
4. Young Talent program: Gr.4-6
5. AP Studio Art Program: Gr. 10-12
6. Foundation Program: Gr. 7 and Up
7. Curating and Art Research Program
8. Art College Counseling Service

- Painting/Drawing
- Illustration
- Perspective Drawing & Painting
- Figure Drawing & Painting
- Advanced Drawing & Painting
- Mixed Media & Collage
- Sculpture
- Group Crits
- Film & Animation
- Fashion Design
- Business of Design
- Graphic Design
- Digital Art
- Installation Art
Millennium Tutors
Courses / Programs
Millennium Tutors is the nation's premier private tutoring service, offering the most highly individualized tutoring programs for all standardized exams and academic subjects in New York City and nationwide.

Our academic tutoring programs include tutoring for K-8, high school & college students as well as children who have special needs. We offer SAT and AP (Advanced Placement) college test preparation courses. In addition, our postgraduate test preparation programs include: LSAT (Law School Admission Test); GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test); GRE (Graduate Record Examination) and MCAT (Medical College Admission Test).
Academic Private Tutoring Programs:

- Academic Tutoring: K-8, High School, College, Special Needs

- College Test Prep: SAT, SAT II, AP, ACT

- Postgraduate Test Prep: LSAT, GMAT, GRE, MCAT
Convent of the Sacred Heart
Courses / Programs
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.
Lower School:
- Early Childhood Program
- Kindergarten to Grade 4
- Extracurricular activities

Middle School
- Grade 5 to 7
- Languages
- Electives

Upper School:
- English
- Languages
- Mathematics
- Religion
- Science
- History and Social Sciences...
The Smith School
Courses / Programs
The Smith School on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, New York City, is a private, accredited alternative high school offering Grades 7-12 to students who fail to thrive in large public schools. The Smith School offers limited enrollment (under 50) and small class sizes (5 students), and includes strong arts, music and college prep programs.

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 accredited for grades 7-12 by the Commission on Secondary Schools of the Middle states Association of Colleges and Schools (MSCSS).
Small Class Programs for Students in Grades 7-12:

Full Time Day Program:
- Grades 7-12

Excel Program:
- Supplement to the Full-Time Day program for students wishing additional assistance

Also available:
- Summer Program
- Individual Tutoring Program
- Off-Site Instruction Program
- Art, Drama, Computers
- Elective courses
St. Mark's Cooperative Nursery School, New York
Courses / Programs
St. Mark's Co-operative Nursery School, located in Rockville Centre, New York, is a non-profit organization owned and operated by its members - the parents. Accredited by the National Academy of Early Childhood Programs and registered with the New York Department of Education, we provide 3 year old, 4 year old and 5 year old enrichment classes as well as 2 year old Mommy and Me and Separation classes.

Our nursery school is special because we are a "cooperative." Our school is run by the families whose children attend classes. A co-operative nursery school represents the joint effort of parents and educators to provide young children with the best possible experiences for growth and development.
Educational Programs for Young Children:

- Early Childhood Programs
- Mommy and Me Programs
- Infants Program
- Toddlers Program
- Nursery Progrram
- Preschool Program

Emphasis is placed on stimulating awareness of surroundings, problem solving, and the development of listening, language and cognitive skills.