Kindergarten Programs & Curriculum

Kindergarten is an important milestone in a child’s life, filled with academic and social growth. Students are immersed in a classroom that is a safe place for them to learn, grow, and explore. The daily skills that students practice in Kindergarten are the building blocks for their future success in school and in life.

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Children who turn five years old prior to September 1 of the academic year

Class size
Each class has an average of 18 students, with two head teachers

First year of the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program

Spanish and Mandarin, additional languages available for a fee in after-school programs

Monday through Friday, 8:30 am–2:30 pm

Early drop-off, extended day, and a wide range of after-school programs are available

Meet Our Faculty Specialists!


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Chris Allen

Director of Preschool and Kindergarten

Colleen Brown

Associate Director of Preschool and Kindergarten

Ali Janiak

Associate Director of Preschool and Kindergarten

Contact Admissions

(212) 724-6360 x748

Grades K-12 
(212) 724-6360 x201

Admissions Team

Nora Thomson

Director of Preschool Admissions

Laura Charecky

Associate Director of Preschool Admissions

Maryll Spahn

Director of Admissions,
Grades K-8

Liliana Rodriguez

Co-Director of Admissions,
Grades K-8

Elizabeth Katz

Director of Admissions,
Grades 9-12

Elizabeth Carey

Associate Director of Admissions,
Grades 9-12

Melissa Andolina

Assistant Director
& Enrollment Manager,
Grades K-12

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