Enter a course name, school type and location:

Private School in Brooklyn, NY

Contact Our School

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.

Email: Contact us here 

( or request a callback ).
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.

Email: Contact Us

Request a Callback

Address: 2937 86th Street, Brooklyn, New York , USA
Some interested visitors submitting program inquiries to our school up to 2017-04-22 were from:

Brooklyn New York;   and more.
Related Schools & Programs. Inquire to our admissions team today:
Preschool of America, New York
Courses / Programs
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.
Preschool Programs from Nursey through Kindergarten:
- Nursery Program
- Infant Program
- Toddler Program
- Preschool Program
- Pre-Kindergarten Program
- Kindergarten Program

* Each program curriculum includes a variety of interesting activities to stimulate early brain development with a focus on creative play.

Additionally:
- Gifted and Talented Program
- After School Programs
- Summer Camps Programs
A.C.T Programs at The Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine
Courses / Programs
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
New Amsterdam School, New York City
Courses / Programs
The New Amsterdam School offers programs inspired by Waldorf curriculum for children from birth to age seven and beyond in Lower Manhattan, New York City. Established in 2006, it began as a grassroots alliance of educators, parents and community leaders determined to bring the benefits of Waldorf education to the Lower Manhattan community in New York City.

The school will open the doors to their grade school in the Fall of 2014! As the school grows the preschool will also expand to welcome more families into the school community.

We are conveniently located for families from the East Village, Lower East Side, West Village, Soho, Tribeca, Battery Park City, Dumbo and other Brooklyn Neighborhoods. We are easily reached by the F, J, M & Z trains as well as a number of city buses.

We are an independent, nonsectarian school dedicated to educating a diverse community of children and their parents. Our young program is part of the well-established Waldorf movement that today includes over 1000 schools and 1600 early childhood programs in 58 countries. Waldorf education is the fastest-growing independent school movement in the world.
Waldorf-based Education for Children from 0-7 years of age and beyond:

- Grade School Beginning in Fall 2014
- Maxed Age Kindergarten Classes
- 3 & 5-Day Morning Nursery Classes
- 3 7 5-Day Afternoon Nursery Classes
- Bridge classes
- Parent-Child Classes
- Parent-Infant Classes

Waldorf education is the fastest-growing independent school movement in the world.
Honey Bunch Kids Daycare
Courses / Programs
Honey Bunch Kids Daycare, located in Woodside, Queens, NYC, is a licensed daycare center offering quality daycare and early childhood education (including a French immersion program) to infants, toddlers, preschoolers, and after-schoolers. We believe that children are truly sponges! Children have an amazing capacity to absorb new information, and are extremely adaptable. At Honeybunch Kids, we take advantage of this learning potential by immersing youngsters in a French/English bilingual environment. Our bilingual program gives children a head-start in life as they learn a second language naturally and easily, just as they learned their first language.
- French immersion program
- Infants and Toddlers Program
- Preschool Program
- After School Program

Activities include:
- painting
- coloring
- reading
- singing
- French language education
- free-play, both indoors and outdoors
& more...
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
Harlem Academy, New York City
Courses / Programs
Harlem Academy, located in East Harlem at 1330 Fifth Avenue in New York City is a private elementary and middle school serving grades one through eight. Our mission is to prepare bright, motivated students for success at top secondary schools and lifelong learning. At our school dedicated families, teachers, and supporters work together to provide educational opportunity to children whose potential might otherwise go unrealized.

Established in 2004 with a first grade class of 12 students, one grade is added each year, as the school builds toward a vision for an elementary and middle school program in Harlem that matches the standards of any independent school in New York City.

Harlem Academy’s elementary school program was developed through a grant from the Goldman Sachs Foundation in partnership with Columbia University. This allows access for low and moderate income families based on a sliding scale formula for setting tuition.
Elementary & Middle School Programs (Grades1-8)

- Our curriculum covers Literacy, Mathematics, Arts, Sciences, Athletics and Choice.

- During choice (60 minutes most days), students choose from a range of fun and challenging learning activities, including chess, mancala, painting, performance arts, and construction.

- These supplemental learning opportunities build cooperative skills, reasoning, and creativity while promoting a sense of personal empowerment.