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Birch Wathen Lenox is one of the most respected private schools in New York City. The school is a co-ed independent school located in Manhattan. With a low teacher-student ratio, boys and girls get maximum individual attention and the curriculum--consisting of a lower, middle, and upper school--is rigorous and designed to prepare students for college [...]

New York City isn't wont of services that cater to the autism spectrum, but not all special centers can handle the scale and volume that Birch Family Services provides. The center consists of a team of 3,000 teachers, social workers, therapists, nurses, psychologists, and other professionals working together with family members to assist children and [...]

Built on the belief that students need to develop the ability to think, analyze, synthesize and communicate their ideas, the Birch Wathen Lenox School holds to the belief of true academic excellence. Writing and critical skills are emphasized throughout the curriculum as students focus on a wide range of subjects, which include Science, Math, History, [...]

We periodically highlight and focus on a different NYC Private School in order to give our readers a more in-depth feel for the cultural, academic and diverse atmospheres that each school provides. Today we are focusing on The Birch Wathen Lenox School. The Birch Wathen Lenox School is located on East 77th Street in New [...]

RIISE Parent Power Conference 2014: Reasons to Choose an Independent School for School Choice! About RIISE RIISE = Resources In Independent School Eduration. RIISE builds bridges between families of color and the culture of independent schools with strategies for success through recruitment, retention and beyond. Location: Convent Avenue Bapist Church (420 West 145th Street @ [...]

School Search Solutions (SSS), a division of The School Choice Group (SCG), the leading global education consultancy headquartered in New York, in collaboration with the Parents of Accelerated Learners (P.A.L.) Workshops, NYC, announced the Michael Perelstein Memorial Scholarship Fund Discover Your Passion competition winners. This competition was targeted toward New York City students from kindergarten [...]

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 [...]

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. Today, September 11, 2013, approximately 16,000 of the highest scorers (designated on a state representation model) were named Semifinalists. In New York State, 1020 [...]

RIISE Parent Power Conference 2013: What it Takes to Get In and Succeed at an Independent School About RIISE RIISE = Resources In Independent School Education. RIISE empowers families of color and independent schools to build networks and bridge the gap through a vibrant community built on a digital platform supported with live events. The [...]

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 [...]

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 Parents League of New York is hosting a series of events, workshops, and panels during Fall 2011 (check website for registration information): Kindergarten Admissions Panel Discussion Panelists: Julia Heaton, Director of Admissions, Little Red School House and Elizabeth Irwin High School (LREI); Julianne Kaplan, Director of Admissions, The Birch Wathen Lenox School; Ronnie Jankoff, [...]

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 [...]

NYC Private Schools Blog has reviewed a lot of private schools in all five boroughs of New York City. In Manhattan alone we have covered more than 100 private schools. Those include elementary schools, middle schools, high schools, religious schools, independent schools, nonprofit schools, for profit schools, and special education schools. We have broken up [...]

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 [...]

Early Steps programs are all about diversity. The Early Steps program in New York City has been going strong for over 20 years to help families of children of color who are applying for Kindergarten and First Grade. The program advocates for the families of these children during the process of applying for New York [...]

Children's All Day School for kids from six months to five years old is a great place for children to enroll in preparation for their eventual attendance into New York City private or independent school. The philosophy of the school is to allow children to grow at their own pace through a nurturing and trusting [...]

The Special Needs School Fair which took place at the Jewish Community Center (JCC) in Manhattan on Thursday evening, October 29, 2009 is a wonderful resource for parents and professionals who want to learn what’s available for special needs children in NYC and environs. This is the fourth year that the Fair is taking place [...]

As we head into week three of Bravo's NYC Prep, members of the NYC community continue to react to the reality show. Although the focus of the show is the students' lives, not the schools they attend, two of the schools that the students attend have released statements regarding the show and those responses have [...]

The spotlight will soon shine again on NY private and public schools when Bravo's NYC Prep premieres on Tuesday, June 23 at 10pm. Although Bravo has not "officially" released the students names and the schools they attend, multiple sources, including The New York Post, have released the information. Here is the cast, the schools they [...]