Smarter Toddler, Manhattan: Are you searching for a quality preschool / child care center in Manhattan for your baby, toddler or young child? With conveniently-situated schools on Manhattan's Upper West Side and at Midtown West near Times Square, Smarter Toddler provides an arts-based curriculum and programs designed for babies, toddlers and young children ages 3 months to 5 years. Our mission is to continue to create an enhanced, quality early education program that emphasizes the arts, cultural experiences, and the unique individuality of each child. Full-time or part-time options are available. We provide remarkable teachers, a relaxed admissions process, and a loving, home-like atmosphere.
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Nursery School / Preschool Programs:
- Infant Program (3 - 12 months)
- Toddler 1 Program (13 - 20 months)
- Toddler 2 Program (21 months - 2.5 years)
- Young Preschool Program (2.5 - 3.5 years)
- Preschool Program (3.5 - 5 years)
- Arts Program (includes music, visual arts and yoga)
Music, movement, literacy and visual arts are an active part of each child's day. Our curriculum offers Reading, Art, Spanish, Yoga, Sign Language, Computers, Science, Music and Movement.
Whispering Pines Seventh-day Adventist School, located in Old Westbury (on the North Shore of Long Island), New York, is a K-8 educational institution operated by the Seventh-day Adventist Church to provide a spiritually oriented education for all children. A belief in the existence of the Creator God is fundamental in the philosophy of Seventh-day Adventist schools. We respect His divine authority and recognize His intervention in human affairs. We believe that true education develops the spiritual, mental, and physical powers of each student; preparing them for the joy of service in this life and for the higher joy of service in the life to come.
St. James the Apostle School, located in Carmel, Putnam County (50 miles north of Manhattan), New York, is a Catholic elementary school in the Archdiocese of New York offering Pre-Kindergarten through 8 grade programs. Our students are challenged in established academic programs as well as traditional Catholic theology and sacramental preparation.
We prepare for our students' future by providing a solid foundation rich in strong moral and ethical values. At St James we emphasize leadership as well as teamwork and great community spirit.
- Pre-K Program
- Full Day Kindergarten
- Elementary School (grade K-5)
- Middle School (grade 6-8)
- Physical Education
- Foreign Language (Italian)
- Studio Art
- Computer Lab
- Smart Boards
Conveniently located on Manhattan's Upper West Side, Milestones UWS Preschool is an in-home preschool for kids aged 18 months to 4 years. We specialize in creating a warm, nurturing, and educational school experience.
We tailor the curriculum and activities to each child's needs, focusing on the development of the child as a whole - socially, emotionally, physically, and intellectually.
We are an inclusive program which accepts children of all abilities and needs. We have rolling admission, accepting applications throughout the year.
Milestones UWS Preschool is licensed by NYS as a group family daycare.
The Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute, Manhattan
Courses / Programs
Centrally located in Manhattan, NYC, The Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute is the only school in the world that offers training of Lee Strasberg’s Method Acting in its pure form. As well as our acting programs for adults, we offer year-round classes for kids and teens aged between 7-18. These 12-week Saturday programs are offered for students during the fall, winter, summer and spring. In addition, we offer 2-week to 6-week all day summer camps.
Our Young Actors program is designed as an intensive and diverse course for serious young actors and the comprehensive curriculum includes Acting, Singing, Dance, Acting for Film and TV, and Production.
For over 40 years, the Institute has built its outstanding reputation on the proven value of Lee Strasberg’s teachings, the astonishing achievements of our students, and an unwavering commitment to excellence. Our highest goal is to ensure that each student masters Lee Strasberg’s technique and its disciplines, as well as encouraging every student to become a successful artist within his or her chosen field.
Twin Parks Montessori (Central Park Montessori, Park West Montessori and Riverside Montessori), located on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, New York City, are accredited Montessori Schools offering programs for children ages 3-12 months, 12-18 months, and 24-32 months. All of our lead teachers are Montessori certified and have training in early childhood education.
Twin Parks Montessori has approximately 450 students and is accredited by both the American Montessori Society (AMS) and the Middle States Commission on Elementary Schools (MSCES). We are also members of the New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS), and the Parents League, as well as affiliated schools of Columbia University.
Tuxedo Park School is a private, independent, coeducational day school for students in preschool through to freshman year, and is one of the most unique educational opportunities for PreK -9th grade children in the United States. We are located in Tuxedo Park, a village within the southern part of the Town of Tuxedo, in the southwestern corner of Orange County, NY, 15 minutes north of Bergen County, NJ (and just west of Rockland County).
Although we are in the historic gated community of Tuxedo Park, New York, our students come from 35 different communities in Orange, Rockland, Bergen, and Passaic Counties. The New York Thruway and Routes 287 and 17 offer easy highway access.
Our challenging curriculum, high academic standards, small class sizes, and committed faculty create an environment that fosters intellectual curiosity, growth, and interaction. We value respect, integrity, and perseverance, and we constantly strive to develop a sense of connectedness to one another, to our local community, and to the world around us.
- Primary School: Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, First, Second and Third Grade.
- Middle School: Grades Four, Five, and Six.
- Upper School: Grades Seven, Eight and the Freshman Year (9th Grade), offers a challenging preparatory curriculum for students.
- After School Programs: Late Group (3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday - Thursday), Discovery Programs, Intramural Sports Program that meets on most Friday afternoons at 3:00 p.m. and Homework Club (from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.).