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All nonprofit NYC private schools are required to file Form 990 each year with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). In addition, these schools are required by law to make the forms from the last three years available to anyone who requests them. Many websites such as GuideStar, Charity Navigator, and the Foundation Center provide copies [...]

Not so long ago, a vegan meal at many of the country's high schools consisted of pale canned peas and limp salad, but times have changed for the better. Now peta2, the world's largest youth animal rights organization, is announcing the nominees for its second annual Most Veg-Friendly Cafeteria competition—and The Chapin School has made [...]

The Chapin School, a private girls school in NYC, kicks into the high gear during the Upper School years, aggressively preparing their students for entrance into chosen Colleges and Universities. The school offers 16 Advanced Placement courses to meet students’ high-level achievement goals in a variety of subjects, effectively giving them college credit and experience [...]

The Chapin School is a highly elite all-girls, private day school located in the Manhattan area of New York. It has an outstanding tradition of preparing young women to compete and succeed in an increasingly complex world. With an educational approach that includes absolutely focused attention and each and every student, they have produced women [...]

ISAAGNY Board 2014

The Independent Schools Admissions Association of Greater New York (ISAAGNY) is a not-for-profit organization that strives to further a spirit of cooperation among Member Schools by coordinating admissions practices and procedures in order to help ensure an orderly, fair, and professional admissions process and thereby serve the educational purposes of the Member Schools. There are [...]

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 @ [...]

"The U.S. Presidential Scholars Program was established in 1964, by executive order of the President, to recognize and honor some of our nation's most distinguished graduating high school seniors. In 1979, the program was extended to recognize students who demonstrate exceptional talent in the visual, creative and performing arts. Each year, up to 141 students [...]

All nonprofit NYC private schools are required to file Form 990 each year with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). In addition, these schools are required by law to make the forms from the last three years available to anyone who requests them. Many websites such as GuideStar, Charity Navigator, and the Foundation Center provide copies [...]

In May 2010, Shamir Khan, Ph.D., Founder & Publisher of the NYC Private Schools Blog, celebrated the courage of the Mandell and Calhoun Schools for dropping the ERB kindergarten admissions requirement. In that post, he said, As a clinical psychologist who has administered many of these psychological assessments, I believe they can, in and of [...]

ISAAGNY Board 2012-13

The Independent Schools Admissions Association of Greater New York (ISAAGNY) is a not-for-profit organization that strives to further a spirit of cooperation among Member Schools by coordinating admissions practices and procedures in order to help ensure an orderly, fair, and professional admissions process and thereby serve the educational purposes of the Member Schools. There are [...]

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 [...]

The NYC Private Schools Blog has been focusing on Form 990 for all nonprofit NYC private schools for the past few days. These schools are required by law to make the forms from the last three years available to anyone who requests them. Many websites such as GuideStar, Charity Navigator, and the Foundation Center provide [...]

"The Math League has Math Contests for Grades 4 through 8, Algebra 1 students, and High School Students. Over one million students from the United States and Canada participate in Math League Contests each year. Every contest has questions from different areas of mathematics. The goal is to encourage student interest and confidence in mathematics [...]

The 2013 Class at the Bank Street School for Children will attend the following high schools: Bard Beacon Brooklyn Friends Chapin Collegiate Columbia Grammar & Preparatory School Cushing Academy (MA) The Dalton School Elisabeth Irwin High School F. H. LaGuardia High School of Music and Art Fieldston School Friends Seminary Hackley Heschel Horace Mann School [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]