Alexander Robertson School

The Alexander Robertson School is a nurturing, small, independent Junior-K through 5th Grade school.
We offer a cutting edge curriculum including a Smithsonian Institute designed STEM Program, French, Music, Art, Ethics, History and English Language Arts. ARS is located right next to Central Park and amongst some of the world's most important cultural institutions.

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Presbyterian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-5
Year Founded 1789

Student Body

Total Students 64 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Alexander Robertson School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 8 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(dark blue and white)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Dec. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $35,750
Tuition Notes Financial aid available
% on Financial Aid
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Joan Harrison


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. After care until 6pm, Computer, Violin Computer, Violin, After care until 6pm,

School Notes

  • The Science and Technology Concepts curriculum is integrated with our rich blend of humanities subjects including Art, Music, French, our unique Everyday Ethics program, progress-based Reading and Language Arts and the highly acclaimed History Alive program - young minds light up as they joyfully make connections across these different subject areas.  The wildly popular Singapore Math curriculum rounds out our STEM offerings.

Profile last updated: 01/20/2016

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