Bank Street School For Children

610 W 112th Street
New York, NY 10025-0100
Tel: (212)875-4433
Grades: NS-8 | 437 students
The Bank Street School for Children is a Nursery through Grade 8 co-educational school situated within Bank Street College of Education and is a working model of the College’s approach to learning and teaching.
We are an example of progressive education at its best.
The curriculum is experience-based, interdisciplinary, and collaborative.
In a rich and varied academic program, children make discoveries from their own observations, explorations, and experiences and use them to construct understanding.
The emphasis is on the whole child: the emotional, social, physical, and intellectual being.
We embrace the values of community and diversity, and we strive to educate children to be lifelong learners in a dynamic and challenging world.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS)
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-8

Student Body

Total Students 437 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Bank Street School For Children Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 61 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Dec. 1 / rolling
% on Financial Aid
Admissions Director Anita Haber
Admissions Associate Jessica Anzelone


Total Sports Offered 5 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Softball, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 1 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Chorus and Instrumental Music Chorus and Instrumental Music,
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School Reviews

5.0 Stars   05/17/16
Bank Street is an absolutely incredible place, and the experiences and values I have gained there will continue to resinate with me throughout the rest of my life. This past year (June 2012), I graduated from Bank Street, and I''m currently continuing my education at Friends Seminary. After my 10 years spent at Bank Street, it has truly become a home to me. The people in this school are charming, kind, interesting, and over just wonderful to be with. Friendships have formed at Bank Street that will last a lifetime. Nothing can ever compare to Bank Street, as it stands proud and tall as a unique environment where every student it made to feel confident and comfortable with who they are. It's now 4 months after my graduation, and I cannot express to you how much I long for just one more day in this sacred place. Bank Street is a fantastic place for physical, intelectual, and emotional growth, and I hope that you highly consider it when choosing a school.
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