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gothamom
03-10-2011, 04:00 PM
I see other parents sharing preschool lists for other areas in New York so here's my list for downtown parents using their format. Feel free to add to it.

14th Street Y Preschool (http://www.14streety.org/preschool/)
344 East 14th Steet,New York, NY 10003
Director: Liz Hirsch
Age Cutoff: 2 years 4 months by September

Acorn School (http://acornschoolny.com/)
330 E 26th St, New York, NY 10010
212-684-0230
Head of School: Jill Axthelm
Age Cutoff: 2 yrs old by June 15 of school yr

Barclay Street School (http://www.thebarclaystreetschool.org/)
6 Barclay St, 2nd Fl, New York, NY 10007
212-571-2715
Executive Director: Kevin Artale
Admissions Director: Khris Della Place
Age Cutoff: 2 yrs old

Barrow Street Nursery School (http://www.greenwichhouse.org/nursery_school/index)
27 Barrow St, 2nd/3rd Fl, New York, NY 10014
212-633-1203
Senior Director: Nancy Glauberman
Admissions Director: Nicole Ferrin
Age Cutoff: 2 yrs old by Sep 1 of school yr

Battery Park City Day Nursery (http://www.bpcdaynursery.com/)
215 South End Ave, New York, NY 10280
212-945-0088
Head of School: Denise Cordivano
Age Cutoff: 1 year old

Beginnings (http://beginningsnursery.net/)
130 E 16th St, New York, NY 10003
212-228-5679
Director: Jane Racoosin
Director of Admissions: Claudine Zamor
Age Cutoff: 18 months by Sep 1 of school yr

Blue School (http://www.theblueschool.org/)
51 Astor Pl, New York, NY 10003
212-228-6341 x16
Head of School: Brad Choyt
Director of Admissions: Karen Sylvester
Age Cutoff: 2 yrs old by Sep 1 of school yr

British International School (BIS) (http://www.bis-ny.org/)
20 Waterside Plaza, New York, NY 10010
212-481-2700
Headmaster: William T. Phelps
Age Cutoff: 3 yrs old by Sep 1 of school yr

Buckle My Shoe Nursery School (http://www.bucklemyshoe.org/)
230 W 13th St, New York, NY 10011 (Greenwich Village)
212-807-0518
40 Worth St, New York, NY 10013 (Tribeca for 3 months to 2 years)
212-374-1489
Executive Director: Linda Ensko
Director of Admissions: Chloč Cohen
Age Cutoff: 2 years old

Chelsea Day School (http://www.chelseadayschool.org/)
319 Fifth Ave, 2nd Fl, New York, NY 10016
212-675-8541
Director: Jean Rosenberg
Head of Admissions: Debbie Mounsey
Age Cutoff: 2 yrs old by June 1 of school yr

City & Country (http://cityandcountry.org/)
146 W 13th St, New York, NY 10011
212-242-7802
Principal: Kate Turley
Director of Admissions: Elise Clark
Age Cutoff: 2 yrs old by Sep 1 of school yr

Claremont Preparatory School (http://www.claremontprep.org/)
41 Broad St, New York, NY 10004
212-232-0266
Head of School: Drew Alexander
Director of Admissions: Elaine Winter
Age Cutoff: 3 yrs old

Corlears (http://www.corlearsschool.org/)
324 W 15th St, New York, NY 10011
212-741-2800
Head of School: Thya Merz
Director of Admissions: Saphiatou N’Jie
Age Cutoff: 2.6 yrs old by Sep 1 of school yr

Downing Street Co-Op Playgroup (http://www.downingstreetplaygroup.org/)
32 Carmine St, New York, NY 10014
212-924-2557
Age Cutoff: 2 yrs old by Sep 1 of school yr

Downtown Little School (http://www.downtownlittleschool.com/)
15 Dutch St, New York, NY 10038
212-791-1300
Directors: Kate Delacorte and Meredith Gary
Age Cutoff: 2 yrs old

First Presbyterian Church Nursery School (http://www.fpcns.org/)
12 W 12th St, New York, NY 10011
212-691-3432
Director: Ellen Ziman
Director of Admissions: Helen Makohon
Age Cutoff: 2 yrs old by May 31 of school yr

Jack and Jill School (http://www.jackandjillschool.com/)
209 E 16th St, New York, NY 10003
212-475-0855
Director: Jean Leshaw
Age Cutoff: 2.5 yrs old by Sep 1 of school yr

Jewish Community Project (JCP) Downtown (http://jcpdowntown.org/early-childhood/)
146 Duane St, New York, NY 10013
212-334-3522
Director, Early Childhood Center: Sharon Shorofsky Mack
Age Cutoff: 2.4 yrs old by Sep 1 of school yr

Montessori School of Manhattan (MSM) (http://www.montessorimanhattan.com/)
Beach: 53 Beach St, New York, NY 10013
212-334-0400
Gold: 2 Gold St, New York, NY 10038
212-742-2830
Head of Schools: Bridie L. Gauthier
Age Cutoff: 2 yrs old by Sep 1 of school yr

Park Preschool (http://www.theparkpreschool.org/)
275 Greenwich St, New York, NY 10007
212-571-6191
Executive Director: Kevin Artale
Admissions Director: Khris Della Place
Age Cutoff: 2 yrs old

Third Street Music School Settlement (http://www.thirdstreetmusicschool.org/programs_earlychildhood.htm)
235 E 11th St, New York, NY 10003
212-777-3240
Director of Early Childhood Programs: Risa Young
Age Cutoff: 3 yrs old by Nov 1 of school yr

Tribeca Community School (http://www.tribecacommunityschool.com/)
22 Ericsson Pl, New York, NY 10013
212-226-9070
Administrative Director: Ayala Marcktell
Age Cutoff: 2 yrs old

Village Preschool Center (http://www.villagepreschoolcenter.com/)
136 W 10th St, New York, NY 10014
212-645-1238
Directors: Suzette Burdett & Jeff Ramsay
Age Cutoff: 2 yrs old

Washington Market School (http://www.washingtonmarketschool.org/)
134 Duane St, New York, NY (2-4)
212-406-7271
55 Hudson St, New York, NY (2 3/4 - 5)
212-233-2176
Head of School: Ronnie Moskowitz
Age Cutoff: 2 yrs old by Sep 1 of school yr

West Village Nursery School (http://www.westvillagenurseryschool.org/)
73 Horatio St, New York, NY 10014
212-243-5986
Director: Tory Ruffolo
Age Cutoff: 2 yrs old

wclacademy
10-19-2011, 02:42 PM
World Class Learning Academy, New York
http://www.wclacademy.org

212-600-2010
info@wclacademy.org

44 East 2nd Street
New York, New York 10003

World Class Learning Academy, New York is an international school for students ages 3-11 that takes a broader and deeper world view. We prepare children to become confident participants in their learning.

citymom
10-20-2011, 07:40 AM
Consider adding Enopi of the West Village (www.enopinyc.com (http://www.enopinyc.com)) for part-time 2-3hr educational enrichment (math, reading, writing, cricical thinking, architectural classes and more)

Enopi is the only program that offers (and teaches) critical thinking curriculum

30 Greenwich Ave
New York, NY 10011
646 504 7741

maria5511
03-12-2012, 08:06 AM
I see that you are discussing the preschools on the lower east side of Manhattan.
I know some of them and been visited couple of preschools that are in the list. My son is still 16 month, but I am trying to do my homework in advance.
I also visited new Gold Material Montessori School just recently opened on the east side. Loved it.
If someone is looking for good educational environment, then check it out, you will not regret.

Gold Material Montessori School - Kips Bay Branch (http://www.goldmaterial.com)
484 2nd Avenue, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10016
(212) 545-0061
Their educational director name is: Max


They also have another preschool in the East Village.

Gold Material Montessori School - East Village Branch (http://www.goldmaterial.com/manhattan_east_village/index.html)
41 Avenue B,
New York, NY 10009
(212) 677-6711

tribecafastrackids
04-23-2012, 10:58 AM
Tribeca FasTracKids
http://downtownenrichment.com/programs/fastrack-explorers

104 Reade Street
Tribeca
212-346-PREP (7737)

Dena12
01-25-2013, 07:36 AM
My Little School
54 Reade Street
New York, NY 10007
Phone: 212.566.6764
Website: http://www.mylittleschoolnyc.com
School philosophy: Progressive
Age cut off (by Sept):18 months
Tuition: $$ (7-14K)
Admissions Procedure:
Call to schedule a tour. Information sessions are held throughout the fall. Applications are available at tours and information sessions.

My Little School
02-04-2013, 11:21 AM
My Little School
54 Reade St, New York, NY 10007
212-566-6764
Director: Chana Paris
School philosophy:*Progressive
Age cut off (by Sept):*18 months
Website:Mylittleschoolnyc.com
Email:info@mylittleschoolnyc.com

sunnyskiespreschool
02-04-2013, 12:44 PM
SUNNY SKIES PRESCHOOL
112 Ridge Street
New York NY 10002
212-4-SCHOOL

EMAIL INFO@SUNNYSKIESPRESCHOOL.COM
http://WWW.SSPSNY.COM

gabialm
02-28-2013, 09:07 AM
There is a brand new German and Spanish Immersion School in Chelsea:

Pusteblume International Preschool
244 W 14th Street,
New York, NY 10011
Tel: 212 206 1137
info@pusteblumenyc.org

www.pusteblumenyc.org (http://www.pusteblumenyc.org)

Liz Hirsch
03-13-2013, 07:02 AM
Please add
14th Street Y Preschool
344 East 14th Steet,New York, NY 10003
Director: Liz Hirsch
Age Cutoff: 2 years 4 months by September

marpes
04-12-2013, 07:38 AM
St George's PreSchool
215 East 6th Street (between 2nd and 3rd Avenue)
NY, NY 10003
212-473-3130

Ages 3 - High School

Tuition: $5,250

Small class size, diverse classes, warm environment, nice facility, good location on quiet street, call for tour information.

http://www.saintgeorgeschools.org

Trbecawoman
12-05-2013, 01:59 PM
A great alternative preschool
Church Street School for Music and Art
74 Warren St
New York, NY 10007
212-571-7290

http://www.churchstreetschool.org/

reannea
06-08-2016, 02:29 PM
A progressive arts and music based preschool in the Financial District for children 3 months to 5 years old. They used to be on the UWS since 2003 and are opening a new location downtown and in Williamsburg this year.

Smarter Toddler Nursery & Preschool
99 John Street
New York, NY 10038
http://www.smartertoddler.net