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Focus On ISB Lower School

The International School of Brooklyn is a unique educational institution. Based on the international school format, it is independent and non-sectarian. The school consists of a lower school and a middle school with a program from nursery school through eighth grade. The lower school at ISB consists of preschool through fifth grade. Students get a [...]

In Brooklyn there is a school with a unique vision and that exists within a fairly large U.S. network of schools. Basis Independent Brooklyn is a K-12 preparatory school that is part of the BASIS group of schools, which established itself in 1998 for the sole purpose of changing American education. They've done that. The [...]

Basis Independent Brooklyn is a unique school with a unique approach to challenging students to be their best. BASIS was founded in 1998 by veteran academicians who wanted to increase the standards in American education, and they've done just that. The pillars of education at Basis Independent Brooklyn are: An accelerated, rigorous curriculum Student accountability [...]

Focus on Avenues High School

Avenues: The World School in Manhattan has seen some exciting growth since its opening in New York City in the fall of 2012, including the prestige of being named an Apple Distinguished School. This designation is awarded exclusively to programs meeting exceptional criteria for innovation, leadership, and educational excellence. The clear vision of an exemplary [...]

Avenues: The World School is a part of the growing and ever-expanding trend of international schools, many of which are popping up all over New York City. Avenues: The World School is a part of a worldwide network of schools that will eventually exist in several countries and different parts of the world, including: Latin [...]

With the backdrop of Mayor de Blasio's Digital.NYC, which was revealed on October 1, please join PALNYC and NY Family for the NYC Ed Tech Family Day: A’Fair on Saturday, November 8, 2014 from 10am-3:30pm. This one day event held at NEST+m, a K-12 citywide G&T public school in Manhattan's Lower East Side, is part [...]

Aquinas High School, based in the Bronx, is a Catholic school serving girls from ninth through twelfth grades. The school was founded in 1923 by the Dominican Sisters of Sparkhill and is committed to both academic excellence and spiritual guidance that leads girls into full maturity. Aquinas High School has been recognized as an outstanding [...]

All Hallows High school is a Catholic high school for boys in the Bronx. The school offers a private school education with a strong Catholic values-centered commitment. The school offers a curriculum for boys from eighth grade through twelfth. It was founded in 1909 by the Congregation of Christian Brothers. Students at All Hallows High [...]

In 1960, a new school opened its doors in the Bronx. St. Raymond Academy for Girls focuses on maturing young ladies to become socially aware and academically astute without sacrificing their love for Catholic values and faith. The curriculum at St. Raymond Academy for Girls is based on New York State's Common Core Standards. High [...]

Brooklyn Heights Jewish Academy (BHJA) is a new Brooklyn-based co-educational Orthodox Jewish day school opening its doors in September 2015. The objective of BHJA's holistic approach is to instill pride in Jewish identity and purpose while equipping students with the necessary academic and life skills needed to confidently take their place in society. BHJA falls [...]

St. Joseph Hill Academy is a Catholic school located in Staten Island. The school provides a safe learning environment for girls fin high school and boys and girls from preschool through eighth grade. Beginning at age three, students learn math concepts using manipulatives and playing fun games. At age 4, students develop their pre-math skills [...]

The Eden II programs are a group of schools in Staten Island and Long Island that cater to children that fall on the autism spectrum. Eden II School, located in Staten Island, is an educational institution devoted to providing unique opportunities for autistic children and adults from preschool through adulthood. The school also admits persons [...]

The Academy of St. Dorothy is a Catholic private school located in Staten Island, New York City. The school uses its educational opportunities to present Jesus as the center of life and to instill a sense of faith in its students. They offer programs for pre-kindergarten through junior high scool. Students at Academy of St. [...]

The Yeshiva University High School for Girls offers a ninth through twelfth grade program that consists of Judaic Studies and General Studies tracks. The school is located in Queens and exists to lead girls into a better understanding of Torah and to love the values of the Torah. The idea is to turn young girls [...]

Jewish schools are not all created equal. Yeshiva Har Torah is a yeshiva for boys and girls located in the Little Neck neighborhood of Queens, New York City. Alongside a traditional academic curriculum, students receive a strong Jewish Studies curriculum that prepares them for life as a Jew while they prepare for high school. The [...]

Yeshiva Har Torah is an Orthodox Jewish school for boys and girls located in the Little Neck neighborhood of Queens. In a strong atmosphere of love and support, faculty educate students in a traditional academic curriculum coupled by a focus on Zionism and Medinat Yisrael. The yeshiva is divided into three educational programs: Early childhood [...]

The School Choice Group (SCG), the leading global education consultancy headquartered in New York, in collaboration with the Parents of Accelerated Learners, NYC [PALNYC], announced yesterday the second annual Michael Perelstein Memorial Scholarship Fund Discover Your Passion competition winners. This competition is targeted toward New York City students from 2nd through 8th grade who show [...]

Yeshiva Har Torah is a Jewish yeshiva for boys and girls located in Queens. The school focuses on delivering a quality traditional education alongside a Jewish curriculum that emphasizes Zionism and Medinat Yisrael. The school is situation on Grand Central Parkway in the Little Neck neighborhood. Teachers and faculty at Yeshiva Har Torah try to [...]

Queens Paideia School is an independent school with a K-12 curriculum. Founded in 2009, the school uses the Singapore Math curriculum. Information about the school's math curriculum is on the school's website. The school groups students by ages, not grades. The math curriculum is divided in such manner: Foundations of Number Sense: Ages 5-7 Number [...]

In the Woodhaven neighborhood of Queens, NYC, there is a Catholic parish that goes by the name of St. Thomas the Apostle. Their school, St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Academy, offers a special curriculum centered on the Catholic faith. Education begins at the pre-kindergarten level, and students work their way through eighth grade. Formal math [...]

Focus On Academics West

What do you get when you cross science-based learning initiatives with individualized learning support? Academics West calls it metacognitive learning. Academics West, based in Manhattan, is not a private school, per se. Rather, it is a scientifically based learning methodology that can be used to reach a variety of students with a variety of different [...]