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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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British International School of New York
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The British International School of New York (BIS-NY), located in stunning waterfront facilities on Waterside Plaza, Manhattan, New York, is a British (UK), independent, co-ed, school offering the International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years teaching methodology to students aged 3 -14 years. Children can join BIS-NY at three years old (Nursery) and stay until they have completed our Year 9 (Eighth grade).

Since its foundation in 2006, The British International School of New York has grown to take its place amongst the leading international schools in NYC with year on year growth and a strong placement record for students transitioning on to middle school in New York, or returning to the United Kingdom, or a new International School.

At The British International School of New York we offer all our students the best start in their education by providing a caring and inspiring academic atmosphere. In a safe and nurturing environment, students develop a genuine love for learning, quality and academic success.
Primary Years Programme (Nursery to Year 6 / 5th grade)

- The school’s distinctive curriculum combines the best of British education with the teaching methodology of the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IBPYP).

Key Stage 3: Year 7 - 9 (6th - 8th grade):

- The Key Stage 3 (KS3) programme is taught from the National Curriculum of England and Wales.
St. Mark's Cooperative Nursery School, New York
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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.
Language Workshop For Children
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Language Workshop For Children offers language immersion programs in NYC Upper East Side, West Side and SoHo. Language Workshop For Children is a place where toddlers 6 months to 3 years and children 3 to 9 years meet through a fun immersion play group to learn French, Spanish, English, Italian and Chinese.

Children learn languages through the LWFC’s Thibaut Technique®. In Thibaut Technique classes kids learn naturally, not by translating. First they hear, then they understand, and finally they speak in that language.
French, Spanish, Italian, English, and Chinese Language Programs for Children Ages 0-9:

* Languages for Tots program

* Languages for Children program

* Language Immersion Preschool program

* Language Summer programs
Astoria Dance Centre
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Located in Astoria, in the northwestern corner of Queens in New York City (NYC), Astoria Dance Centre offers fun and professional dance, acting, piano and voice lessons for boys and girls of all ages and levels, from toddler through to teens. We also offer summer programs. We are proud to serve Queens and NYC areas of Astoria, Long Island City, Sunnyside, Woodside, Jackson Heights, East Elmhurst Corona and Manhattan.

Recreational and pre-professional classes at Astoria Dance Centre are designed to ensure correct technique and placement and each student is assigned to a class best suited to her or his age and stage of development. Classes consist of creative playtime, dance together with mom and dad, preschool dance for toddlers and preschoolers, pre-dance, pre-ballet, ballet, tap, jazz, boys dance and modern dance for 5 years upwards and teenagers.

For the serious dance student, Astoria Dance Centre's specialty classes, workshops, performance team, competitions, choreography showcase and summer dance program broaden students' technique and provides them with a style and stage presence that helps prepare them for auditions and professional appearances.
- Dance, acting, piano and voice lessons for toddlers, young children and teenagers
- Dance Lessons include creative playtime, dance together (with Mom and Dad) and preschool dance for toddlers and preschoolers, pre-dance, pre-ballet, ballet jazz, tap, modern dance, boys dance
- We provide classes for boys and girls of all levels
- Specialty classes, workshops and competitions
- Summer Dance Program
- We also provide programs for adults
Preschool of America, New York
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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
Big Apple Tutoring
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Based in Manhattan, NYC, Big Apple Tutoring is a tutoring agency that offers high-quality tutoring to students in the comfort of their own home. We provide individual private tutoring to students of all ages and levels: Kindergarten, Elementary, Middle School, High School and College. Our tutors serve the Upper East Side, Upper West Side, Midtown and Downtown Manhattan, as well as some areas of Brooklyn, Queens, and the Bronx.

Our professional tutors are all specialists in the subjects they tutor and as we have students from almost every school in NYC, we have grown to know the curriculum of nearly every school in Manhattan. We are also familiar with the demanding requirements from Manhattan's private and preparatory schools. We understand that providing your children with the right motivation, test prep, study skills, and guidance with homework can make a big difference when it comes to achieving top grades in school.
Private Home-based Tutoring for K-12 Students:

- Subjects include Math, Science, Language Arts, Foreign Languages, History & Social Sciences

- Standardized Test Preparation including SAT, PSAT, GED, GRE, ACT and more

- Courses for Credit and Homeschooling

- College Tutoring - all college-level courses and majors from humanities to pre-medical studies

- Homework Help