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Poly Prep's 2013 Class have decided to attend the following universities and colleges (numbers indicate attendance by more than one student): Allegheny College Amherst College Bard College Bates College Boston College (5) Boston University (3) Bowdoin College (2) Brown University (3) Bucknell University (2) Carnegie Mellon University Clemson University Colby College Colgate University College of [...]

Mark your Calendars for Saturday, October 26, 2013! It’s time to Collaborate, Innovate and Educate for the benefit of NYC’s high potential youth. The NYC Gifted & Talented Symposium, a one-day symposium, is the first of its kind- a collaborative effort, reaching across university and school boundaries, past politicians and beyond bureaucracy. It’s about parents [...]

Mark your Calendars for Saturday, October 26, 2013! It’s time to Collaborate, Innovate and Educate for the benefit of NYC’s high potential youth. The NYC Gifted & Talented Symposium, a one-day symposium, is the first of its kind- a collaborative effort, reaching across university and school boundaries, past politicians and beyond bureaucracy. It’s about parents [...]

Mark your Calendars for Saturday, October 26, 2013! It’s time to Collaborate, Innovate and Educate for the benefit of NYC’s high potential youth. The NYC Gifted & Talented Symposium, a one-day symposium, is the first of its kind- a collaborative effort, reaching across university and school boundaries, past politicians and beyond bureaucracy. It’s about parents [...]

Apply now to the Discover Your Passion Scholarship – you may be selected to win $5000! The School Choice Group in conjunction with The Parents of Accelerated Learners (PALNYC) has created The Michael Perelstein Memorial Scholarship Fund Discover Your Passion competition for New York City students. This competition is open to children from kindergarten to [...]

The School Choice Group (SCG), the premiere global education consultancy headquartered in White Plains, New York, in collaboration with The Parents of Accelerated Learners (P.A.L.) Workshops, NYC, announces today The Michael Perelstein Memorial Scholarship Fund Discover Your Passion competition for New York City based students from kindergarten through 8th grade. The scholarship fund will be [...]

Global Youth Connect, a human rights education and activism organization, is accepting applications from budding young human rights leaders for its Summer 2013 programs, which will take place in Rwanda and in New York City. MORE INFO: http://www.globalyouthconnect.org/participate Each program brings youth from around the world together with youth and young adults in the host [...]

Poly Prep's 2012 Class have decided to attend the following universities and colleges (numbers indicate attendance by more than one student): Amherst College (2) Babson College Berklee College of Music Boston College Brandeis University Brown University (2) Bryant University Chapman University Colby College Colgate University (2) University of Colorado Columbia University (2) Cornell University Dartmouth [...]

October 5 marks the 10th anniversary of International Walk To School Day. If you've never heard of it, the event was started by parents and teachers to encourage children to do more physically. Some of the reasons participants cite for participating in the walk to school tradition include: It's healthy - Indeed it is. More [...]

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 [...]

Types Of NYC Private Schools

We've written about different types of private schools before, but today we would like to put a different twist on it. Practically speaking, if you are looking for a private school in New York City, you'll find a break down that looks something like this: All Boys Schools - Yes, even in the 21st century, [...]

"Intensive yet not intense." That is the general outlook of parents whose children attend the Alexander Robertson School. This school has a fantastic variety in its curriculum. From music and language to Physical Education and special programs, every child enrolled in this school enjoys a full array of classes. "The Alexander Robertson School offers the [...]

We strongly recommend Sesame Street Workshop's "When Families Grieve" which will premiere tomorrow, Wednesday April 14th at 8pm (Check your local PBS listings, but for those in the NYC area, it will be on WNET, Chanel 13). The program, a rare primetime special in which Elmo and his friends appear, is aimed at helping families [...]

While outsiders may see a maze of concrete around the city, New Yorkers see the parks and gardens that bring nature into the city in springtime, even if it needs a little help now and then. There are many different Greening projects that are undertaken each year and the warm, springtime breeze really gets everyone’s [...]

As a NYC Private School Parent, or a hopeful Private School Parent, the past couple of weeks have been a whirlwind of activity and anxiety. Not knowing if your child was accepted to a certain school, waiting for the mail to come in, tracking others’ acceptance letters through a network of parents in chat groups [...]

Founded in 1970, the Village Community School has been dedicated to a diverse and globally influenced educational mission with the goal of developing self-motivated students with a desire to learn. The Village Community School is an alternative, nonsectarian school serving children in Kindergarten through grade 8. The school believes in a diverse community of students [...]

Safety and Schools

School safety procedures are created to protect your child and the other children and faculty within the school. Just as a concerned parent child-proofs their home in order to keep young children away from dangers, so too does a school try and create boundaries to protect even older students. One of the most important safety [...]

For the many parents with students applying to NYC Private Schools for the upcoming 2010-2011 school year, there are many News Stories and articles talking about the decrease in students applying to Private Schools all around. At it simplest, this means less competition in schools who have a stable seat offering that has always been [...]

Many people ask about the NYC Private Schools that include celebrities in their past ranks. Often, the most popular requests for Private Schools attended by celebrities center around celebrities that have a definite NYC presence, and few have the punch of New York’s own Robert DeNiro. Robert DeNiro attended Rhodes Prep in NYC. There are [...]

Evan Lysacek, who just won the men's figure skating gold medal at the Vancouver Olympics, has made a difference in the lives of thousands, but few people realize the difference he has made in the lives of kids right here in New York City. The dedicated and often quiet figure skater keeps himself busy off [...]

Private, Independent Schools in NYC give students the chance to stand out from the crowd and make a real difference in their lives and the world around them. Some parents wonder how their child will be able to stand out as an individual when there are so many other gifted children around them, but it [...]