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Avenues: The World School is a part of the growing and ever-expanding trend of international schools, many of which are popping up all over New York City. Avenues: The World School is a part of a worldwide network of schools that will eventually exist in several countries and different parts of the world, including: Latin [...]

Abraham Joshua Heschel School, named after one of the most beloved and respected Jewish leaders of the 20th century, is a Jewish program with four separate divisions: Early Childhood Lower School Middle School High School Each division addresses the spiritual and academic needs of its students while preparing them for a lifetime of learning. The [...]

Focus On Ramaz School Math

Ramaz School is a Jewish School in Manhattan that got its start in 1937. With an early childhood program, a lower school, a middle school, and an upper school, Ramaz School has a rigorous academic curriculum that prepares students for life. The early childhood program includes nursery school, pre-kindergarten and kindergarten. Nursery school math consists [...]

Trey Whitfield School is a private school in Brooklyn with an early childhood program, a lower school, and an upper school. They educate through the eighth grade, preparing students for high school and college. The academic program at Trey Whitfield School is based on a strong set of moral values, integrity, and leadership. Students are [...]

Our Lady Queen of Peace Parochial School is a Christian school committed to educating children from preschool through eighth grade with a strong academic program and a strong religious foundation. The school is affiliated with the Catholic tradition in the Archdiocese of New York. Preschool consists of an early childhood program, Universal Pre-K, and kindergarten. [...]

In the Riverdale section of the Bronx, Kinneret Day School provides an educational experience for children from early childhood through eighth grade. The school is divided into a preschool program, the elementary grades, and an upper school. The preschool at Kinneret Day School begins with nursery school. It also includes pre-kindergarten and kindergarten. The focus [...]

St. Hilda's & St. Hugh's is a unique school in Manhattan. Their Episcopal program starts with two year olds and goes through eighth grade. In preschool (the early childhood program), students learn math through play-based activities. Formal math studies begin in kindergarten. The lower school, grades 1 through 3, is officially a part of the [...]

The slogan, or tagline, of Chai-Tots Preschool is "Where children love to learn and learn to love." I like that slogan. It says a lot about the school and the staff. It also says something about the parents that send their children there. Chai-Tots Preschool is located in Brooklyn. They are adept at providing professional [...]

Focus On Casa Montessori

The only thing better than a Montessori preschool experience is a bilingual early childhood Montessori program. Casa Montessori has that covered. The opening quote in the header of the Casa Montessori website says it all. The school's philosophy is right on track with what a Montessori education is supposed to be all about: No one [...]

There's something to be said for simplicity. The Bay Ridge Family Day Care Center is a Brooklyn-based day care that uses a simple philosophy and you can get the full gist of it just by driving by its simple website, a fitting face for the center. The center was established in 2001. Since then the [...]

Childrens' Creative Learning Center is a part of a nationwide early childhood learning centers with two campuses in New York City. The newest campus is located in the midtown area and is located at 90 Park Ave in New York. This is its first year of operation. The first campus in NYC was located at [...]

It used to be that if you were trying to get your child into preschool, then you sent an application to the schools of choice, met with the administrator, and eventually you were selected for a school that worked for your child and your family. Then it became much more competitive. Now, the race to [...]

Focus On Riverside Montessori

The second school in the Twin Parks network of Montessori schools is Riverside Montessori. The school is located at 202 Riverside Drive in Manhattan and serves children 12 months to 2.8 years old. The student body consists of approximately 150 students. That includes infants, toddlers, and early childhood students. The school's model mirrors that of [...]

Focus On Park West Montessori

Park West Montessori is an Upper West Side of Manhattan preschool that is also a part of the Twin Parks system. Twin Parks consists of three schools: Park West, Central Park, and Riverside. Park West offers a 10-month program and a 12-month preschool program. The 12-month program is brand new. Both programs are open to [...]

The House Of Little People is a unique preschool setting. Founded in 1976, it is a "family-owned, multi-generation, early childhood learning facility" that focuses on helping preschool children grow and learn focusing on the whole child. The methods used at The House Of Little People are unique and individualized for each child. Each child is [...]

St. John's Kidz Preschool is located in Brooklyn, NYC. In fact, it is located at 34 St. John's Place. The school was organized in 1997. The focus is on making children feel happy. It is a child-centered environment with a low student-teacher ratio and flexible hours. The faculty make every effort to make St. John's [...]

Focus On CP Kids Preschool

CP Kids Preschool is a colorful early childhood education option for parents in New York City. Located at Chelsea Piers (Pier 62), hence the "CP", Suite 300, the school is open to children ages 2.9 years to 5 years of age. According to the school's website, the preschool is a continuation of a separately run [...]

Focus On Small World Preschool

Small World Preschool started in 1985 in the home of Jessica Nooney. For years the school operated out of her home then moved to rented residential space. Today, the school is at 319 West 74th Street in the Upper West Side of Manhattan in New York City. The school's curriculum is based on Reggio Emilia. [...]

Focus On Brooklyn Free Space

Brooklyn Free Space is a cooperative preschool for children ages 2.6-4.8 years. The school was established in 1978 and serves the Park Slope neighborhood of Brooklyn along with surrounding neighborhoods. The school is open September through June and offers five days a week curriculum for all ages. The facilities accommodate 62 children. Since it is [...]

St. Stephen Of Hungary School is an award-winning Pre-Kindergarten through Eighth Grade Catholic school in Manhattan. It was selected as a Project YESS award winner and with the award money for this prestigious distinction the school decided to expand its early childhood department. They added a new classroom and expanded their playground area to make [...]

Poppyseed Pre-Nursery School understands that early childhood is a critical period for any child's education and development. Poppyseed Pre-Nursery School is located on West End Avenue. It is open to babes and toddlers as well as two and three year olds. Each child receives individual attention, which allows teachers to build a rapport with the [...]