North Side School

Whitestone, NY 11357-0110
     Tel: (718)229-5050
Grades: PK - 5 | 100 students
The NORTH SIDE SCHOOL is an independent, prestigious charter school, specializing in education and early childhood development.
The school's success is credited to our staff's efforts which are motivated by the belief that "every child’S individuality must be respected and nourished".
We believe that from the moment the child enters the classroom, each step in his education is seen as a progressive building bloc; ultimately forming the whole person, in the emergence from childhood to adult.
All of our focus is on the needs of the child.
We take pride in seeing and meeting the student's personality and intellectual needs, rather than viewing them as part of the classroom process.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 5

Student Body

Total Students 100 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 84%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade North Side School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 7 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1
National avg.: 13:1
Admission Deadline None / Rolling

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Holy Cross High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St Lukes School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St Lukes School (0.8 miles away)
 All Schools  | High Schools High Schools  | Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  | Preschools Preschools  | Public Schools Public Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Flushing
    Holy Cross High School
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    26-20 Francis Lewis Blvd
    FlushingNY 11358
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    0.7 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 940 students                      
  • Whitestone
    St Lukes School
    (Roman Catholic)
    1601 150th Pl
    WhitestoneNY 11357
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.8 mi | Gr. PK-8 | 473 students                      
  • Flushing
    St Mel School
    (Roman Catholic)
    15424 26th Ave
    FlushingNY 11354
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.9 mi | Gr. PK-8 | 354 students                      
  • Whitestone
    15034 12th Ave
    WhitestoneNY 11357
    1.1 mi | Gr. 7-12 | 128 students                      
  • Whitestone
    1203 150th St
    WhitestoneNY 11357
    (Greek Orthodox)
    1.2 mi | Gr. PK-1 | 109 students                      

School Reviews

6 days ago
Yes, my daughter analis loves going to school every day. the teachers she has had there have made her first experience in school very special, not to mention extremely educational. she has learned so much and i am amazed at how much she has learned in the short period of time there. The director there is in touch with all her students and knows them all very well. i am extremely pleased at the quality of education and staff at this school!
- Posted by Parent
6 days ago
My three year old daughter started at North Side in January. The teachers at the school helped her make a very nice transition. They meet the needs of students with their hands on activities, centers, art and music classes, and computer use. My daughter''s teacher is Miss Vicky. She is a very caring and nurturing teacher. I loved the communication notebook because I was able to read about how my daughter''s day went good or bad. The family projects and show and tell helped build my daughter''s confidence and influenced her to want to go to school each day. North Side school appears to have a good security system which makes me feel at ease when I send my daughter to school each day. The principal, Ms. Irene is always standing at the door to greet and welcome children. I would highly recommend this school to any parent.
- Posted by Parent
6 days ago
My twin daughters graduated from North Side School in 2011, after having attended the school since Pre-K. They have had great academic success and they have excelled in every course of study since leaving North Side School, especially math, because North Side prepared them for excellence in a kind, supportive and challenging learning environment. in each school they attended afterward, they were ahead of the curriculum. The education they received here is priceless and the cost was well worth it. Many people pay so much more for the same quality of education.
- Posted by Parent
1 year ago
One word phenomenal! Wonderful setting. Teachers are attentive and nurturing. I did my homework/research, no other school compares!
- Posted by Parent
1 year ago
My son has done so well at North Side. I have been so happy with the quality of care and education he has received there. I recommend it highly!
- Posted by Parent
1 year ago
My son goes to this school. He is a very bright kid and loves going there every day. I highly recommend North Side School to any parents who need to place their children into daycare.
- Posted by Parent

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?          Yes    

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

Area Statistics

Rental Market Monitor
Recent Articles
Why Would I Want to....
Why Would I Want to....
Many parents tend to dismiss the idea of sending their children to private school without exploring it in depth. We explore this and several more related subjects.
So Many Choices
When it comes to choosing a private school, there are so many choices to consider that the project can be a huge challenge to most of us. We offer some help and advice to help you get started.
What About a Foreign Language School?
Sending your child to a foreign language school makes good sense when you have been posted to this country from abroad and in other circumstances as well.
Request Information
I am a:      
Name of parent:
First name:
Middle name:
Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
Currently in grade:
Seeking entry for grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
Applying for financial aid?:

Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.


(enter "N/A" if not applicable)

Allow other schools to send me information. Share your information with all schools on our site and let them send you brochures.

Save this data and create your user profile. Create your own user account so you don't have to re-type your user data each time you request information.You'll also be able to track your information requests, get reminded of application dates, and more!

Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Queens County, NY is $6,864 for elementary schools and $11,850 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Queens County, NY is 89% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).