Alexander Robertson School

by NYC Firm Schools on May 1, 2010

“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 following Mission Statement:

•To instill love of learning
•To prepare our students to become thoughtful, successful learners, leaders, and problem solvers
•To instill ethical and moral principals which are modeled, encouraged, and practiced daily within the school community leading to responsible, sensitive interactions with others
Adopted 03/08/07

The School will satisfy its mission by:

1.Providing structure in the daily schedule and in the curricula
2.Providing sufficient intellectual challenge through robust curricula
3.Stressing high standards in all activities while using developmentally appropriate practice
4.Promoting the self-confidence that comes from mastered skills
5.Utilizing the cultural resources available in New York City
6.Encouraging and involving the students in opportunities for service”

Major Points: The Alexander Robertson School accepts children from K through 5. Class size holds approximately 10-12 children. Close proximity to Central Park offers the children unique play and learning opportunities. School begins the week after Labor Day and ends in early June. All major Christian holidays and Jewish High Holidays are observed. Metrocards or yellow bus service on request. After School Oasis Program Monday-Friday to 6:00pm (additional fee) and Suzuki Violin (additional fee). Tuition: $19,200. Open Houses: 1 Open House in May and 2 Open Houses in October. Fall Tours: Most Fridays from 9:45-10:30am, and select Tuesdays.

The Alexander Robertson School was founded in 1789 by Scottish farmers wishing for a better learning structure for their children. Today the school provides a small, safe, nurturing setting in which children learn to be thoughtful independent learners and lay the foundation for a life-long love of learning.

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