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A.C.T Programs at The Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine:
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.

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11 Beautiful Acres on Manhattan's Upper West Side:

Photo of Preschool / Day Care in Manhattan, NYCThe ACT Program is one of the few programs within the five boroughs that can boast of its spacious grounds, a year round program, extended hours and services for a wide range of age groups. In the summer, there's no need to bus your child away from home in order to be out in the sun, around trees and flowers. Our 11-acre oasis in Manhattan allows children to garden, play in fields, meet outdoors, eat under the shade of cherry trees, play in gymnasiums and use crafts rooms. Peacocks and squirrels roam our unique setting.

ACT is located on the grounds of the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine in the Morningside Heights neighborhood on Manhattan's Upper West Side. It is bounded on the East by Morningside Drive, on the West by Amsterdam Avenue, on the South by Cathedral Parkway (West 110th Street) and on the North by West 113th Street.

Public Transportation:
ACT is a block or two from two subway stops. The 1 train stop at Cathedral Parkway (West 110th Street) and Broadway. The B and C train stop is at Cathedral Parkway (West 110th Street) and Central Park West. Bus stops are even closer. The M11 and M4 Buses stop on the corner of 110th Street and Amsterdam Avenue.

ACT Mission:

Image of Preschool / Day Care in Manhattan, NYCFounded in 1971, The Adults and Children in Trust (A.C.T.) Program provides a safe haven where toddlers to teens from many faiths, cultures and economic backgrounds gather to learn, play and grow, as they participate in a broad range of programs among highly-trained and caring adults. A.C.T. consistently provides children and their families with high quality services that sustain, support and enhance their ability to thrive in diverse communities. A.C.T. offers year-round, affordable, reliable, nonsectarian and socially-enriching educational programs and special events for families in and around the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, the world's largest Gothic cathedral.


Parent and Student Testimonials:

"A.C.T. is a truly down-to-earth, nurturing and inspired nursery school - a hidden gem in New York City's often crazed education world." - The Paul's

"I love when my Dad plays saxophone for all my friends at circle time." - Luca (3 years old)

"We have three peacocks walking around our school!" - Violet (3 years old)

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Address: 1047 Amsterdam Avenue, NY, NY 10025, Manhattan, New York , USA
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Parliament Tutors, Long Island
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Based in the Carle Place district of Long Island NY, Parliament Tutors provides high-quality in-home academic tutoring & test preparation services for students from K-8 through High-School, College & Post-graduate level. We cater for students of all ages and academic backgrounds trying to reach their highest potential grades and target scores. In addition to support in all major school subjects, we also provide specialized standardized test tutoring for all major exams including SAT, MCAT, ACT and many more.

Each lesson with Parliament Tutors draws upon an individualized lesson plan, geared to meet the particular needs of each student. Parliament Tutors sharpens students’ learning skills and teaches them how to solve new problems independently, leaving students with the abilities and the confidence they need to succeed.

At Parliament Tutors, we select only the most passionate, well-trained and distinguished tutors. Our tutors use approaches that make sense and teach strategies that work. We take advantage of every minute and never stop listening, learning and improving.
In-home Academic Tutoring & Test Preparation Services:

K-8 Tutoring programs:
- Math
- English
- Science
- Social Studies

High School Tutoring programs:
- Biology / Chemistry / Physics
- Environmental Science
- Advanced Placement (AP) Exams
- SAT II Subject Tests

College Prep Programs:
- PSAT
- SAT
- ACT & many more

Postgraduate Programs:
- GMAT
- LSAT
- MCAT & more
Convent of the Sacred Heart
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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...
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

- 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
Dutchess Day School, Millbrook
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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.
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
- We are open from 9.00 am til 5.45 pm

* 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.
The Park Preschool, Downtown Manhattan
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Conveniently located in Greenwich Street in downtown Manhattan NYC, The Park Preschool provides quality preschool and child care programs for children ages 2-5 years old. Licensed and certified by The City of New York Department of Health and Bureau of Day Care, we offer full-day and half-day programs as well as extended day programs.

Established in 1989, our preschool was founded on the belief that children learn through play and we have developed a philosophy and curriculum that nurtures each child’s potential growth and instills in them a desire for discovery and challenge and a love for learning. Our goal is to create an inclusive setting that helps all children become self-confident individuals. Within our supportive environment, your child can acquire a positive self-image, a solid sense of security, and a lifelong enthusiasm for learning.

The teachers at The Park Preschool and The Barclay Street School will foster each child’s independent thinking skills and thus help the children become self-confident as they become sensitive to the world around them.
Preschool Programs for kids Ages 2-5:

- Full-day & half-day programs available
- Extended day program

- Mixed age groups of two through five year olds learn how to care, help, work, play and cooperate with each other.

- We focus on personal development and let each child learn and discover at his or her own pace. Learning becomes a positive experience.