92nd Street Y Nursery School

1395 Lexington Ave. (at 92nd Street)
New York, NY 10128

212-415-5410 (fax)

Since 1938, the 92nd Street Y Nursery School has provided a warm and creative atmosphere, which seeks to preserve and foster young children's imagination, curiosity and intellect. The program strives to facilitate children's social, emotional, physical and intellectual growth through a curriculum attunded to the individual child's unique pattern of development. We believe that children learn best in a clearly structured program which emphasizes creative expression through ""hands-on"" experiences, provides opportunities for play and encourages respect for others. We believe that is it important for children to become responsible members of their classroom community. It is our goal to help children establish a secure sense of self esteem so they may develop the confidence to fulfill their potential. We are committed to building a strong sense of community between parents, teachers and children. Celebrating Shabbat and Jewish holidays helps children learn the joy of Jewish culture and heritage and strengthens the bonds of our community. The school is housed on the sixth floor of the 92nd Street Y with 9 fully equipped classrooms and 3 outdoor play terraces. A highly experienced staff trained in early childhood education works with children individually and in groups fostering creative expression through art, music, movement and language. Science, literacy and math activities are an integral part of the program geared to the child's growing interests, skills and abilities. Children participate in intergenerational programs and attend music and dance performances. The school is a member of ISAAGNY, ERB and the Parents League.

Head of SchoolEllen Birnbaum
Website www.92Y.org
Boarding/DayDay School
Length of School YearSeptember - June, with a summer program available
Open House SeasonsFall
Financial AidOffers Financial Aid
Length of School Day2's - 9:00 - 11:30 or 11:45; 3's - 9:00 - 12:00; 4/5's - 9:00- 2:00
Extended HoursNo
Handicap Accessiblepartially
Religious AffiliationJewish

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