The Family School West

308 West 46th Street,
New York, NY, 10036-0100
Tel: (212)688-5950
Grades: PK - K | 39 students
The Family School's mission is to provide socioeconomically, racially and culturally diverse populations with warm, inclusive Montessori environments that foster independence, creativity, tolerance and academic excellence.
The Family School, located across the street from the United Nations and on the grounds of Dag Hammarskj ld Plaza, houses seven classrooms, an art room, gymnasium, small library and outdoor play area.
A multitude of specials, such as Tae Kwon Do, dance, computer, chess, drumming, yoga and foreign languages support and deepen the curriculum at every level.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarians
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - Kindergarten

Student Body

Total Students 39 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 50%
State avg.: 28%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 4 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is The Daytop Preparatory School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Holy Cross School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Sacred Heart Of Jesus School (0.4 miles away)
 All Schools  |High Schools High Schools  |Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  |Preschools Preschools  |Public Schools Public Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • New York Holy Cross School
    (Roman Catholic)
    332 W 43rd St
    New York , NY , 10036
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.2  mi  |  227  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • New York
    Sacred Heart Of Jesus School
    (Roman Catholic)
    456 W 52nd Street
    New York , NY , 10019
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.4  mi  |  250  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • New York
    The Daytop Preparatory School
    Alternative School (Nonsectarians)
    54 W 40th St
    New York , NY , 10018
    Alternative School (Nonsectarians)
    0.5  mi  |  59  students  |  Gr.  8-12
  • New York
    St. Thomas Choir School
    All-boys  (Episcopal)
    202 W 58th Street
    New York , NY , 10019
    All-boys  (Episcopal)
    0.6  mi  |  35  students  |  Gr.  4-8
  • New York
    The Geneva School Of Manhattan
    Alternative School (Christian)
    123 West 57th Street
    New York , NY , 10019
    Alternative School (Christian)
    0.6  mi  |  193  students  |  Gr.  PK-8

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?         Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes    

 I give permission to post this review online for other visitors to read.

Area Statistics

Recent Articles
Rankings or Comparisons?
Rankings or Comparisons?
Choosing the right private school for your child involves comparing schools as opposed to ranking them.
7 Ways Kids Can Avoid Summer Brain Drain
The summer "Brain Drain," also known as the "Summer Slide" is a term commonly used by educators and parents alike to describe the learning loss that takes place for many students during summer months. We polled the experts and found the 7 best ways parents and kids can combat the problem head on.
Marketing the Small Private School: Communicating with Your Community
The foundation of any successful small private school marketing program is having clear, consistent and authoritative in-house communications. We take a look at what is involved in this second article on marketing the small private school.