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


Maryll Spahn 
Director of Admissions
Grades K-6


Liliana Rodriguez  
Associate Director of Admissions
Grades K-6


Melissa Andolina 
Assistant Director & Enrollment Manager, K - 12  
(212) 724-6360 Ext 207

Clara V. Mendez
Admissions Assistant/Assistant to the Head of Division
(212) 724-6360 Ext 748