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The Browning School is an all-boys school Private School located in NY. It is a Private School that has a reputation for graduating true gentlemen from it’s halls. In fact, the word “gentlemen” is used in the school’s mission statement: Founded in 1888 as a college preparatory school for boys, The Browning School continues its [...]

As we now do every year, we are are highlighting "Getting In ... Kindergarten," a documentary produced by Pamela French Films, aired on TLC in September 2007. It focuses on the New York City kindergarten admissions process. We previously highlighted Part 1. Below is Part 2. Among the NYC schools, topics, and people highlighted: Wendy [...]

The Parents League of New York is hosting a fair and a panel for NYC parents interested in applying to NYC Middle & Upper Independent Day Schools. The fair and panel are free of charge for all families. The event is divided into two parts. The first is an NYC Middle & Upper Independent Day [...]

The Cathedral School's 2013 Class have been accepted to the following high schools*: Berkeley Carroll School The Brearley School Brooklyn Friends School The Browning School Columbia Grammar & Preparatory School Convent of the Sacred Heart The Dalton School Dwight-Englewood School Ethical Culture Fieldston School Fordham Preparatory School Friends Seminary Grace Church School Hackley School Horace [...]

The Mandell School's 2013 Class have been accepted to the following high schools*: Avenues World School Berkeley Carroll Bronx Science Brooklyn Friends School Brooklyn Tech Darrow School Eleanor Roosevelt High School Emma Willard School Grace Church High School for Fashion Industries Léman Manhattan Little Red School House and Elisabeth Irwin High School Loyola School Middlesex [...]

The Parents League of New York is hosting the 2013 NYC Independent School Kindergarten Fair (Boarding Schools and NYC Upper & Middle Private Schools fairs will be held in Fall 2013) and a Kindergarten Admissions Panel Discussion immediately following the fair. Both events are free of charge for all families. Representatives from Parents League member [...]

Heads of independent schools across America have united to call on President Obama and national policy leaders to "do everything necessary to stem this tide of senseless gun violence." This group, "Heads of Schools Against Gun Violence" (HOSAGV) has launched a website, Heads of Schools Against Gun Violence, established Twitter (@HOSAGV) and Facebook accounts, and [...]

"Getting In ... Kindergarten," a documentary produced by Pamela French Films, aired on TLC in September 2007. It focuses on the New York City kindergarten admissions process. We previously highlighted Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, and Part 5. Below is Part 6, where we learn where the children will attend school. Among [...]

"Getting In ... Kindergarten," a documentary produced by Pamela French Films, aired on TLC in September 2007. It focuses on the New York City kindergarten admissions process. We previously highlighted Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, and Part 4. Below is Part 5. Among the NYC schools, topics, and people highlighted: Wendy Levy from Ephiphany [...]

"Getting In ... Kindergarten," a documentary produced by Pamela French Films, aired on TLC in September 2007. It focuses on the New York City kindergarten admissions process. We previously highlighted Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3. Below is Part 4. Among the NYC schools, topics, and people highlighted: Steve Nelson from The Calhoun School; [...]

Started in 1955, The National Merit Scholarship Program, is scholarship/recognition competition for high school students who take Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT®). Approximately 1.5 million students take the test. In September 2012, approximately 16,000 of the highest scorers (designated on a state representation model) were named Semifinalists. In New York State, 1059 students [...]

"Getting In ... Kindergarten," a documentary produced by Pamela French Films, aired on TLC in September 2007. It focuses on the New York City kindergarten admissions process. We previously highlighted Part 1. Below is Part 2. Among the NYC schools, topics, and people highlighted: Wendy Levy from Ephiphany Community Nursery School, Marlene Barron from Westside [...]

The Parents League of New York is hosting a fair and a panel for NYC parents interested in applying to NYC Middle & Upper Independent Day Schools. The fair and panel are free of charge for all families. The event is divided into two parts. The first is an NYC Middle & Upper Independent Day [...]

Focus On The Parents League

For almost 100 years The Parents League of New York has been an educational source for parents looking for an independent school to which to enroll their child for the best education they could hope for. Since then, the league has grown and expanded its offerings to parents all over New York City. We believe [...]

One of the hallmark catchphrases of our time is "eco-friendly," also known as "green." These terms are used to designate an institution that is environmentally conscious, or a product whose manufacturer considered the environmental impact that product would have. Organizations that have taken steps to reduce their carbon footprint and to make policies that help [...]

NYC Private Schools Blog has reviewed many different private schools in all five boroughs of New York City. Below is a partial list of Manhattan private schools, which include Manhattan preschools, Manhattan nursery schools, Manhattan elementary schools, Manhattan middle schools, Manhattan high schools, Manhattan religious schools, Manhattan independent schools, Manhattan nonprofit schools, Manhattan for profit [...]

Today, NYC Private Schools Blog wraps up its summary list of Manhattan private schools we've reviewed. We've previously covered 82 schools in Manhattan. Today we'll add 38 more for a total count of 120 Manhattan private schools. There are still many more wonderful Manhattan private, religious, and independent schools and we will continue to review [...]

Congratulations to the NYC Private School & Public School Teachers who won the 2011 Blackboard Awards! The Blackboard Awards, from Manhattan Media, highlight and celebrate the outstanding achievement of schools, teachers, and principals in NYC. Here are the 2011 Outstanding Teachers (along with a link to their profiles from the Blackboard Awards site): Special Categories [...]

The Cathedral School is an independent private school in Manhattan, NYC serving nursery school age children through eighth grade. The school was founded in 1949 and maintains small class sizes in order to maximize individual student and teacher interaction time. The school faculty wants to encourage active student participation in all classroom activities. The Cathedral [...]

For NYC private school parents and applicants: Reading at Some Private Schools Is Delayed by Sarah Maslin Nir of the NY Times. Ms. Nir looks at the diversity of approaches for reading instruction at different NYC Private Schools. Among the private schools mentioned and methods compared are: Calhoun School, Ethical Culture School, Allen-Stevenson, Friends Seminary, [...]

The Parents League of New York is hosting two fairs for parents interested in applying to either Boarding Schools or NYC Private Schools. Both fairs are in NYC and are free of charge for all families. The fairs allow parents to learn more about NYC Independent Day Schools and Boarding Schools. Each event is divided [...]