Preschool / Nursery School in Manhattan, NYC

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Smarter Toddler is a nursery school / preschool in Manhattan NYC founded by parents of gifted young children who wanted a progressive preschool with an advanced arts-based curriculum that their own children could benefit from, hence the name. Full-time and part-time arts-based programs are available for infants, toddlers and young kids aged between 3 months and 5 years.

We have two convenient locations in New York City:

- Midtown Location: 406 West 55th Street, New York, N.Y. 10019 (between 9th and 10th).
- Upper West Side: 100A West 89th Street, New York, N.Y. 10024 (between Columbus and Amsterdam).


School / Office Address: 406 West 55th Street
New York City
New York
USA
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2 students accepted from Harvard
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The results of this year's 2019 for Early Action and Decision:
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Courses / Programs
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Courses / Programs
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Courses / Programs
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Courses / Programs
Creative Kids Childcare, located in Brewster, Putnam County (47 miles north of NYC), New York State, is a Premier Childcare Provider offering care for children aged 6 weeks through 12 years. Since first opening in January 2001, Creative Kids has been committed to providing a safe, nurturing, learning environment where every child will grow as an individual.

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Courses / Programs
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- Kindergarten Program
- Lower School Program
- Middle School Program
- Upper School Program

Additionally:
- Athletics Program
- Arts program

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