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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Age
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

Curriculum
First year of the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program

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

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

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


Meet Our Faculty Specialists!


 

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Leadership

Chris Allen

Director of Preschool and Kindergarten
callen@dwight.edu

Colleen Brown

Associate Director of Preschool and Kindergarten 
cbrown@dwight.edu

Ali Janiak

Associate Director of Preschool and Kindergarten 
ajaniak@dwight.edu


Contact Admissions

admissions@dwight.edu

Preschool
(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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