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Located at 5 West 93rd Street in Manhattan, Columbia Grammar and Preparatory School is a serious grammar and prep school that focuses strongly on the liberal arts, particularly music, drama and art.  English, language arts, foreign language instruction, mathematics, the sciences, current and historical social studies, physical education, technology, and the fine arts are all included [...]

Columbia Greenhouse Nursery School is an independent, not-for-profit and nonsectarian institution that has been helping children ages two to five years of age since 1919, making it America's oldest nursery school. Adjacent to Columbia University, the school is set in a diverse university community setting, and is open to anyone with a need and desire [...]

NYC private schools such as the Columbia Grammar and Preparatory School focus keenly on their diverse student body and history of academic excellence. Columbia Prep is an beautiful and much updated elite NYC private school located in New York, NY and is a member of the NAIS and the State Independent School Organization. It is [...]

The Red Balloon Early Childhood Learning Center is located on Riverside Drive in Upper Manhattan. In fact, founded in 1972, the school is located inside a Columbia University residential building. The faculty and teaching staff at Red Balloon Learning Center see play time as the vehicle for learning and exploration. From the school's website: Play [...]

This post is from the NYC Private Schools Blog AdConnect Platform. Kids today are not just competing with the students sitting next to them in a classroom, nor even other students around New York or the rest of the country. Today, American students are competing with their peers around the world. Many of these international [...]

Join Parents of Accelerated Learners, NYC [PALNYC] in partnership with the Center for Mathematical Talent (CMT) at NYU's Courant Institute for our FREE 4-Part Math Series. CMT's Mark Saul and Sian Zelbo will show parents and educators what's Beyond Flashcards: Exploring Mathematics with Children. What kinds of activities help children develop their mathematical abilities? This [...]

"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 [...]

Join Parents of Accelerated Learners, NYC [PALNYC] in partnership with the Center for Mathematical Talent (CMT) at NYU's Courant Institute for our FREE 4-Part Math Series. CMT's Mark Saul and Sian Zelbo will show parents and educators what's Beyond Flashcards: Exploring Mathematics with Children. What kinds of activities help children develop their mathematical abilities? This [...]

This post is from the NYC Private Schools Blog AdConnect Platform. Hosting an International Student can be a wonderful experience for your student, but what is the experience like from the other side? Ming Zhu, current a graduate student at Columbia University and Global Management Intern for Sara’s Homestay, shares her life changing homestay story [...]

Join Parents of Accelerated Learners, NYC [PALNYC] in partnership with the Center for Mathematical Talent (CMT) at NYU's Courant Institute for our FREE 4-Part Math Series. CMT's Mark Saul and Sian Zelbo will show parents and educators what's Beyond Flashcards: Exploring Mathematics with Children. What kinds of activities help children develop their mathematical abilities? This [...]

Join Parents of Accelerated Learners, NYC [PALNYC] in partnership with the Center for Mathematical Talent (CMT) at NYU's Courant Institute for our FREE 4-Part Math Series. CMT's Mark Saul and Sian Zelbo will show parents and educators what's Beyond Flashcards: Exploring Mathematics with Children. What kinds of activities help children develop their mathematical abilities? This [...]

The MATHCOUNTS Manhattan chapter competition is an annual showcase for the knowledge, skill, speed and teamwork of the top Mathletes from middle schools throughout Manhattan. By participating in MATHCOUNTS, these schools demonstrate their commitment to academic excellence and provide their students with an incredible opportunity to strive through friendly competition. Here are the 2014 Results: [...]

The Class of 2013 at The Horace Mann School have decided to attend the following universities and colleges (numbers indicate attendance by more than one student): Colby College (2) Bowdoin College Amherst College (3) Babson College Boston College Harvard University (9) Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2) Smith College (2) Tufts University Wheaton College Williams College [...]

On December 18, 2013, the Abraham Joshua Heschel School board appointed a new head of the school. Ariela Dubler, currently serving as George Welwood Murray Professor of Legal History at Columbia Law School, will be the new headmistress effective July 1, 2014. The decision was unanimous. Roanna Shorofsky, the third head of the school, has [...]

The USCF National K-12 Grade Chess Championship was held on December 12-15, 2013 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Please find the team standings for all grades below (NYC public and NYC private schools in BOLD). About the USCF: "The United States Chess Federation (USCF) is the official, not-for-profit US membership organization for chess players and [...]

The USCF National K-12 Grade Chess Championship was held on December 12-15, 2013 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Please find the 5th grade team standings below (NYC public and NYC private schools in BOLD). About the USCF: "The United States Chess Federation (USCF) is the official, not-for-profit US membership organization for chess players and chess [...]

The USCF National K-12 Grade Chess Championship was held on December 12-15, 2013 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Please find the 4th grade team standings below (NYC public and NYC private schools in BOLD). About the USCF: "The United States Chess Federation (USCF) is the official, not-for-profit US membership organization for chess players and chess [...]

The USCF National K-12 Grade Chess Championship was held on December 12-15, 2013 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Please find the 3rd grade team standings below (NYC public and NYC private schools in BOLD). About the USCF: "The United States Chess Federation (USCF) is the official, not-for-profit US membership organization for chess players and chess [...]

The USCF National K-12 Grade Chess Championship was held on December 12-15, 2013 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Please find the 2nd grade team standings below (NYC public and NYC private schools in BOLD). About the USCF: "The United States Chess Federation (USCF) is the official, not-for-profit US membership organization for chess players and chess [...]

The USCF National K-12 Grade Chess Championship was held on December 12-15, 2013 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Please find the 1st grade team standings below (NYC public and NYC private schools in BOLD). About the USCF: "The United States Chess Federation (USCF) is the official, not-for-profit US membership organization for chess players and chess [...]

The USCF National K-12 Grade Chess Championship was held on December 12-15, 2013 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Please find the Kindergarten team standings below (NYC public and NYC private schools in BOLD). About the USCF: "The United States Chess Federation (USCF) is the official, not-for-profit US membership organization for chess players and chess supporters [...]