The School for Children at a Glance


3-year-olds through 8th grade


430 students

Teaching Faculty

52 full time
65% have degrees from Bank Street College Graduate School of Education
8:1 student/faculty ratio

Diversity and Community

36% of students are classified as children of color
Need-based financial aid budget is $2.9 million; approximately 29% of students receive a need-based financial aid award.
Students come to the School for Children from all parts of Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens and New Jersey

Financial Information

$5.5 million endowment
$18.2 million operating budget
2013-2014 Annual Fund: $800,000 with 97% parent participation


New York State Association of Independent Schools


National Association of Independent Schools; Elementary School Heads Association; National Business Officers Association; Educational Records Bureau; Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development; Council for Advancement and Support of Education;  Early Steps; Parent’s League; Independent School Admission Association of Greater New York.