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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 [...]

The Ethical Culture Fieldston School's 2013 Class have decided to attend the following universities and colleges (numbers indicate attendance by more than one student): Cornell University (9) *University of Pennsylvania (7) Washington University (7) Wesleyan University (7) Brown University (6) Columbia University (5) Emory University (5) Johns Hopkins University (4) Yale University (4) Bates College [...]

The wildly popular leader of Ethical Culture Fieldston School, Mark J. Stanek, has announced his plans to the leave the school and NYC in favor of heading back home to Boston. He was hired on to be the head of the Ethical Culture Fieldston School in 2008 and will be completing his 2 year contract [...]

The Fieldston Schools educational mission and vision are an important part of the allure of the school itself. Every year the spots open at this private high school in NYC are among the most competitive. The goal the Fieldston School is to develop individuals who will be competent to change their environment to greater conformity [...]

Highlight on Fieldston School

Every week we will highlight and learn about 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. The Ethical Culture Fieldston School: The Fieldston School (lower, middle and upper schools), located in the Bronx (Riverdale), is a popular [...]

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 [...]

"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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 kitchen and dining room are one of the biggest users of energy on school campuses. So, it stands to reason that reduction of energy, natural resources and material use in these areas goes a long way towards reducing a school’s impact on the environment. Seven New York City independent schools are doing just that. [...]

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 [...]