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Temple Israel of the City of New York is a Jewish synagogue that offers educational opportunities for Jewish adherents of all ages, including adults. Their childhood learning center includes a preschool, a lower school, and an upper school--called The Academy. The lower school includes students from kindergarten through sixth grade while The Academy starts at [...]

Joel Braverman High School is a division of the Yeshivah of Flatbush, located in Brooklyn. Yeshivah of Flatbush is a Jewish co-ed school with programs from early childhood through high school. The Joel Braverman High School is the final leg before students move on to college and a career. However, students may still be admitted [...]

In the Flatbush neighborhood of Brooklyn there is a Jewish school quite unlike any other. The Yeshivah of Flatbush offers programs for boys and girls from early childhood through high school. The middle school division is an excellent time for students because children are leaving behind the playful years of young childhood and becoming young [...]

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 [...]

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 NYC Firm Schools Blog has been focusing on Form 990 for all nonprofit NYC Firm 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 Hewitt School's 2013 Class have decided to attend the following universities and colleges: American University University of Michigan Muhlenberg College New York University Barnard College Bryn Mawr College University of Pennsylvania* Bucknell University* Pomona College University of Chicago Skidmore College* University of Southern California* Columbia University^ Syracuse University Trinity College* Duke University^ Vassar College [...]

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 [...]

The Mandell School's 2013 Class have been accepted to the following high schools*: Avenues World School Berkeley Carroll Bronx Science Brooklyn Friends School Brooklyn Tech Darrow School Eleanor Roosevelt High School Emma Willard School Grace Church High School for Fashion Industries Léman Manhattan Little Red School House and Elisabeth Irwin High School Loyola School Middlesex [...]

The Churchill School's 2012 Class have decided to attend the following universities and colleges (numbers indicate attendance by more than one student): Bard College (3) Binghamton University Brooklyn College College of Staten Island Columbia College Chicago Drexel University Fairfield University Franklin and Marshall College Hunter College of the CUNY Kalamazoo College Keene State College (2) [...]

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 [...]

In wake of the Penn State University and Syracuse University sex abuse allegations, the lawsuit against Brooklyn's Poly Prep (posted by the NYC Firm Schools Blog in 2009 "Allegations of Abuse Against Poly Prep Country Day School") once again gains media attention. Here is a listing of important documents and recent articles concerning the lawsuit [...]

Kid's Korner Preschool was established in October 1993 as a play-based school where children could develop according to their natural abilities. Children are encouraged to develop a sense of self as they move through "learning centers" throughout the day. Students graduating from Kid's Korner Preschool have gone on to other Firm Schools throughout New York [...]

Flik Independent School Dining (Flik) and the Northeast Livestock Processing Servicing Company (NELPSC) work together to serve locally-raised, grass-fed beef to eight independent school communities in New York City: Dalton, Ethical Culture Fieldston, Horace Mann, Grace Church, Village Community School, Lycée Francais de New York, Friends Seminary, and Columbia Grammar and Preparatory. The model is [...]

Michael Koffler, Executive Director, Chairman & CEO, MetSchools, Inc. announced that Meritas Family of Schools has acquired the Claremont Preparatory School, a NYC private school located in Lower Manhattan. The following letter was posted on the Claremont Preparatory School website: April 4, 2011 Dear Claremont community: For nearly six years, Claremont Preparatory School has accomplished [...]

As posted on the website of Claremont Children's School, Michael C. Koffler, Executive Director, wrote: Dear Claremont Children's School Families, I wanted to inform you personally that one of Claremont Children School's sister schools, Claremont Preparatory School, will no longer be a part of Metschools. Claremont Prep will be joining a global family of college-preparatory [...]

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 [...]

St. Francis of Assisi School

Saint Francis of Assisi School is located in the Bronx, NY and is a PreK3 through 8th grade Catholic school. Students who attend St. Francis of Assisi School are expected to develop fully their God-given talents and capabilities and are expected to try to do their best work at all times. Through the school's curriculum in [...]

It's a new school year. Your child is going to a New York City private school for the first time. You have studied the schools you liked, took all the tours and chose the "right" fit for your child. You're prepared, but what about your child?  The main thing you can do is to get [...]

Now in its 80th year of offering a high quality, Catholic education to young men and women, St. Dominic School is located at 1684 White Plains Road in the Bronx, NY. A parish high school, St. Dominic's holds the distinction of being the oldest high school in the Diocese of Rockville Center. The students and staff refer to [...]

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