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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.

Accreditation:
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:
- Excel Program (Supplement to the Full-Time Day program)
- Summer Program
- Individual Tutoring Program
- Off-Site Instruction Program
- Art, Drama, Computers
- Elective courses

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Address: 131 West 86th Street, New York City, New York , USA
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Oogie Art: Art Portfolio Development School
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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

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- Illustration
- Perspective Drawing & Painting
- Figure Drawing & Painting
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- Fashion Design
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My Little School, Tribeca
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Located in the heart of the Tribeca area of Downtown New York City, My Little School is an Early Childhood Center that offers a full Jewish and academic curriculum in a warm, gentle and nurturing setting for preschool children ages 18 months to 5 years.

Our classrooms are full of opportunities for learning, socialization and growth, and cover all the various domains that complete an Early Childhood education: Literacy, Pre-Mathematics, Social Sciences, Science and Art. We also provide enrichment programs including Holiday programs, summer camps, and music courses.

My Little School believes in an experiential and intentional approach to teaching and learning. This approach fosters children’s intellectual development as they are encouraged to explore their environment and express themselves through words, movement, drawing, painting, playing and other natural modes of expression.
Jewish & Academic Preschool Curriculum for Children 18 months - 5 years:

Core curriculum subjects:
- Literacy
- Pre-Mathematics
- Social Sciences
- Science and Art

Enrichment Programs:
- Shabbat & holiday courses
- Music program
- Mini Gan Summer Day Camp program

Experiential & Intentional Teaching Methods:
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Oakdale Academy, New York
Courses / Programs
Oakdale Academy is the largest independently owned and operated child educational school on Staten Island, New York. We have two locations offering modern and cosy facilities to serve families throughout Staten Island and Raritan Bay and Bay Terrace communities. Our school serves children from infants, aged one month through children of eleven years. Our programs are designed to foster creativity and independence, promoting academic enrichment through a specifically designed curriculum utilizing challenging and stimulating materials and teaching methods.

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We are open 7 AM to 7 PM to serve working parents. We have holiday care available year round as well. We also have available door to door bus transportation for one way or round-trip use.
- Infant Care program

- Preschool program

- Kindergarten program

- Elementary program

- Summer Camp programs

* We have holiday care available year round.

* We also have available door to door bus transportation for one way or round-trip use.
The Brownstone School and Daycare Center, Manhattan
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The Brownstone School and Daycare Center is a preschool located on the Upper West Side of Manhattan in New York City, at 128 West 80th Street between Amsterdam and Columbus Avenues, half a block from the Museum of Natural History. We were founded in 1963 and chartered by the New York State Board of Regents in 1983.

Most of our families live or work on Manhattan's Upper West Side. However, the school has always been strongly committed to families from a variety of cultural, ethnic and economic backgrounds that reflect our diverse society, so families from all over the city have always been a part of The Brownstone.

The Brownstone School and Daycare Center is licensed by the New York City Department of Health and is a member of the Independent Schools Admissions Association of Greater New York (ISAAGNY), the Educational Records Bureau (ERB) and the Parents League of New York. We have been serving the community for 45 years and welcome children ages 2 to 5 years.
Preschool Programs for Children from 2 to 5 years:
- 2 to 5 day programs
- Full day, half day and extended day care
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* Tuition is comparable to that of other NYC independent, early childhood schools.

* Children must be 2 years of age, by May 31st to be enrolled at the school.

* Those who meet eligibility requirements may apply for placements, available through the New York City's Agency of Child Development.
ABC Languages, Manhattan - Classes in NYC & Online via Zoom / Skype
Courses / Programs
• Are you searching for quality Spanish language classes in NYC for your child or teenager?

• A leading provider of foreign language instruction, ABC Languages NYC provides private Spanish tutoring for kids (ages 4+), teens and adults.

• Our popular language school is conveniently situated at 146 West 29th Street in Chelsea, Manhattan West Side (between 6th and 7th Avenues, near Penn Station, NoMad, Koreatown, Flatiron and Midtown).

• Our qualified and experienced teachers will help your child to improve their Spanish language skills in a fun and effective way.

• Whether you want a weekly after-school Spanish program, an at-home Spanish language play group or more intensive Spanish classes as part of your curriculum, we can help to design a program that suits you.

• Private Spanish lessons mean your child gets the exclusive attention of the teacher and can learn faster. You can choose the days and times of the lessons which can be held at our school or your home (or other location of your choice).
Spanish Language Lessons for Juniors:

• Private Spanish lessons / one-to-one tutoring for kids & teenagers

• After-school Spanish programs for elementary, middle & high school students

• High school study assistance

• We also work with schools who wish to offer a Spanish language program as part of their curriculum.

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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
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- Preschool Program
- Pre-Kindergarten Program
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* 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