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The International Preschools

IPS Reopens for the 2021-2022 School Year. And…we’re back! The teachers and staff at our West 76th Street and East 86th Street locations celebrated the start of a new school year on September 9th and September 13th, respectively. With one completed, successful school year of COVID-19-related restrictions under our belt, the IPS community

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Programs & Tuition

(2 days ago) 4s (Pre K) $33,152. $36,896. 5 full days (Mon-Fri) 4/5s (Jr K) 86th St. $34,350. $36,896. Please note a one-time capital fee of $250 will be added to all new enrolling students. Early Drop-Off & After School Programs are also available through online registration.

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Admissions Process

(2 days ago) Decision letters are emailed according to the dates established by the Independent Schools Admissions Association of Greater New York . Parents who accept admission must return a signed contract with a non-refundable deposit which will be credited towards tuition. Additional Ways to Learn about The International Preschools

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Online Applications for 2022-2023 School Year are now

(9 days ago) There is a $75 application fee for all applications. When you complete your application, you will be asked to pay by credit card or enter a fee waiver code available for families applying for financial aid. For more information about IPS Admissions, click here. To apply your child must be…

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Play-Based Learning at IPS

(4 days ago) There are many schools in New York where children are taught their letters and numbers by tracing them on worksheets. At IPS, students might learn them by tracing them in at the Sensory Table or by forming them out of blocks in the Blocks Center. Worksheets are passive; in play, children are mentally active.

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Meet Our Teachers and Administrators

(Just Now) As Ongoing Schools Advisor, she works closely with the Director in helping families explore their kindergarten options at private and public schools. She also serves as the IPS Communications Coordinator. She is a graduate of Barnard College and the mother of two IPS alumnae.

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Hunter College Elementary School

(Just Now) Hunter College Elementary School. This highly selective, tuition-free school only admits children at Kindergarten and Sixth Grade. For Kindergarten entry, apply in the early fall of the year your child turns four. Application procedures are posted on the schools website: www.hces.hunter.cuny.edu.

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Meet Our Specialty Teachers

(7 days ago) She is dedicated to providing the groundwork for a life-long love of science. When she is not at The International Preschools, she is teaching and running workshops at both public and private schools across New York City. Ms. Nikki is the Technology Specialist. She began teaching at The International Preschools in 2012.

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Extended Day Program

(4 days ago) Extended Day Program will not be offered for Fall 2021. We are excited to announce our new Extended Day Program at IPS! Children will now be able to spend a longer day in a familiar, nurturing, and fun environment with friends and IPS teachers from …

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Parent Workshop Series

(3 days ago) Every year, The International Preschools offers a series of interactive workshops to educate parents about a variety of topics related to parenting and early childhood. These events are open to IPS parents from both locations. Below is a list of 2021-2022 virtual workshops that IPS offers to its parents. ATTEND…

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Mission Statement

(1 days ago) With schools in multiple Manhattan neighborhoods, children may attend school close to home while their families are part of a large and vibrant parent and faculty network. The size of The International Preschools allows us to be a laboratory for curriculum development, including a rich variety of specialty activities based on early childhood

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Thank you for your interest in The International

(6 days ago) To see what schools our graduates will be attending next fall. Other Parent Information. Every parent is part of our Parents’ Association. Read more about that here. Our website has a blog that covers a wide range of educational and parenting topics. From our website, you can also link to our Facebook, Instagram and Twitter accounts.

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Prime Time Parenting: The Two Hour a Day Secret to Raising

(2 days ago) This week’s blog post was written by Heather Miller, an IPS alum who is the Director of LePage-Miller, Inc., an education firm based in New York City. A graduate of MIT, the Harvard Graduate School of Education, and NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. Heather has developed and delivered educational…

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Accreditation and Associations

(5 days ago) The International Preschools is licensed by the New York City Department of Health. The school is a member of the Independent Schools’ Admissions Association (ISAAGNY), Parents League of New York, and New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS). The International Preschools is also accredited by NYSAIS. …

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January's Lesson from Lynne

(9 days ago) In these schools where a minimum of 80 percent of the school day is spent outdoors, the forest kindergarteners scored significantly better on tests looking at creativity, problem solving and gross motor skills according to a study done at the Switzerland University of Fribourg in 2003.

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IPS Events Archives

(3 days ago) The eggs come to us courtesy of Quiver Farms in Montgomery, Pennsylvania. Farmer Brenda of Quiver Farms visited our schools recently and talked to the children about where the eggs came from, how long it will take for the eggs to hatch, and what the children (and teachers) need to do in order to keep the eggs/chicks safe and happy.

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The Importance of Parent/Teacher Conferences

(Just Now) The International Preschools Blog is an opportunity to journey into the school's classrooms. Here you will find information about play-based education, diversity, classroom themes; all the things that make learning joyful and fun at …

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The Chicks Are (Were) Here: IPS Hatches Some Eggs

(Just Now) The eggs come to us courtesy of Quiver Farms in Montgomery, Pennsylvania. Farmer Brenda of Quiver Farms visited our schools recently and talked to the children about where the eggs came from, how long it will take for the eggs to hatch, and what the children (and teachers) need to do in order to keep the eggs/chicks safe and happy.

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curriculum Archives

(8 days ago) During the month of May, classrooms at The International Preschools focus their curriculum on growth and transitions. We use several topics to assist the children in understanding the idea of growth and “moving on” (in terms of changing classrooms or schools, or transitioning into summer vacation and/or camp).

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A Fond Farewell to IPS' 45th Street Location

(7 days ago) Unfortunately, this year, IPS will be saying farewell to an entire third of our school, as our 45th Street location will be closing for good this week. In honor of our 45th Street location and its beloved staff (one of which I was a part of from 2008-2012), read on to view some photos from the final 45th Street year.

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Parents' Interests Archives

(Just Now) At The International Preschools, all children have a morning snack time built into their daily schedule. Full day children have about 45 minutes for lunch, in addition to their morning snack. Socializing at snack time with the Little Dolphins at 76th Street! This is an important time of day for the children.

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IPS vs. UPK: One Family's Choice

(3 days ago) The International Preschools Blog is an opportunity to journey into the school's classrooms. Here you will find information about play-based education, diversity, classroom themes; all the things that make learning joyful and fun at …

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Looking Ahead: The IPS Spring Benefit

(Just Now) Community: The IPS Benefit provides our families with the opportunity to come together as a community, mingle with parents from both schools, and celebrate the school that brings us all together. Milestone Recipients: Each year, the cherished IPS faculty and staff that are commemorating a milestone year (5, 10, 15, 20, and beyond) are honored

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End-Of-Year Curriculum, Part One: Life Cycles

(7 days ago) We use several topics to assist the children in understanding the idea of growth and “moving on” (in terms of changing classrooms or schools, or transitioning into summer vacation and/or camp). The Pre-K 1 class at 76th Street observes their caterpillars in the chrysalides stage. One of these themes is studying life cycles of plants and

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The Art Farm NYC Archives

(4 days ago) The International Preschools Blog is an opportunity to journey into the school's classrooms. Here you will find information about play-based education, diversity, classroom themes; all the things that make learning joyful and fun at …

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Curriculum Archives

(3 days ago) During the month of May, classrooms at The International Preschools focus their curriculum on growth and transitions. We use several topics to assist the children in understanding the idea of growth and “moving on” (in terms of changing classrooms or schools, or transitioning into summer vacation and/or camp).

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Every Day is Earth Day at The International Preschools

(8 days ago) The International Preschools Blog is an opportunity to journey into the school's classrooms. Here you will find information about play-based education, diversity, classroom themes; all the things that make learning joyful and fun at …

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Thanksgiving Curriculum at The International Preschools

(9 days ago) The International Preschools Blog is an opportunity to journey into the school's classrooms. Here you will find information about play-based education, diversity, classroom themes; all the things that make learning joyful and fun at …

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Quiver Farm Archives

(9 days ago) The International Preschools Blog is an opportunity to journey into the school's classrooms. Here you will find information about play-based education, diversity, classroom themes; all the things that make learning joyful and fun at …

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Spotlight on: 45th Street Archives

(7 days ago) A Fond Farewell to IPS’ 45th Street Location. Posted on June 5, 2019. It’s hard to believe that we have arrived at The International Preschools’ final day of the 2018-2019 school year. It has been an exciting, event-filled nine months, filled with celebrations, curriculum, and community building. 45th Street Junior Kindergarten Class

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Thanksgiving Archives

(Just Now) On the Upper West Side near our 76th Street location, the giant parade balloons are inflated just blocks from our school. At both of our schools, children in all IPS classes explored Thanksgiving in an age-appropriate manner. Continue reading to learn about and view examples of the Thanksgiving curriculum in action! Continue reading →

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preschool Archives

(7 days ago) There’s been a lot of changes for kids and adults alike over the last fourteen months! From being in “lockdown” during the height of the pandemic, to social distancing, to being apart from friends and family…to schools being completely remote, then hybrid, and now, for many children, going back to full-time, in-person learning…it’s been a wild ride!

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end-of-the-year Archives

(3 days ago) During the month of May, classrooms at The International Preschools focus their curriculum on growth and transitions. We use several topics to assist the children in understanding the idea of growth and “moving on” (in terms of changing classrooms or schools, or transitioning into summer vacation and/or camp).

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Holidays/Culture Share Archives

(3 days ago) On the Upper West Side near our 76th Street location, the giant parade balloons are inflated just blocks from our school. At both of our schools, children in all IPS classes explored Thanksgiving in an age-appropriate manner. Continue reading to learn about and view examples of the Thanksgiving curriculum in action! Continue reading →

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