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Manhattan Country School
7 East 96th Street    
New York, New York  10128  
Private/Independent School
Coed Day 8 205 students


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Employer Description
  • A co-educational day school founded in 1966
  • 200 students pre-kindergarten through 8th grade
  • A vibrant and cohesive community
  • A leader of racial and cultural diversity since inception

  • A unique sliding-scale tuition system that ensures an economically diverse community

  • A vigorous academic program with hands-on, student-centered collaborative learning derived from traditional progressive education

  • A social studies-based curriculum that informs our commitment to activism and social justice

  • Environmental literacy for all students
  • A 180-acre working farm campus in the Catskill Mountains 
  • Spanish as an integral part of classroom learning beginning in pre-K

  • Computer classes beginning in the 3rd grade and computers in the library, computer, woodworking, and science labs 

  • Experienced math and reading specialists who support all classroom teachers

  • Class jobs that teach community responsibility and interdependence

  • Teacher training partnerships with Bank Street, Sarah Lawrence, Teachers College, City College, and Antioch-New England providing additional individualized attention to students

  • Team sports through the American International Private School League

  • A comprehensive high school placement program beginning in 7th grade

  • A healthy lunch including vegetarian options provided Monday-Thursdays

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