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Alternative High School in Manhattan, NYC

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The Smith School:
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.

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Accreditation:

Photo of Alternative High School in Manhattan, NYCThe Smith School is accredited for grades 7-12 by the Commission on Secondary Schools of the Middle states Association of Colleges and Schools (MSCSS).

About The Smith School:
Founded in 1990 by our Director, Karen Smith, The Smith School offers a flexible program of academic study in a small, informal day-school setting. We hope all parents who feel that their children’s education is not progressing as it should will consider the option of alternative education in general, and The Smith School in particular.

What Makes Us Different:
- Small classes, with an average size of 5, and a maximum of 8, students per class
- Individualized courses of study based on our assessment process
- Years of experience in assisting underachieving students and their families
- Faculty members who are dedicated and caring, as well as knowledgeable and experienced
- A philosophy founded on tolerance, compassion, and adaptivity
- An informal and nonjudgmental environment based on respect for differences and diversity.

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)
- Summer Program
- Individual Tutoring Program
- Off-Site Instruction Program

Location:
The Smith School is located at 113 West 86th Street, on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, New York City.

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Address: 131 West 86th Street, New York City, New York , USA
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