Professional Children's School

132 W 60th St,
New York, NY, 10023-0100
Tel: (212)582-3116
Grades: 6 - 12 | 193 students
Since our founding in 1914, PCS has been providing an academic education especially designed for talented young people pursuing goals in the performing arts, entertainment and competitive sports.
PCS provides all of the necessary academic tools to ensure success in leading colleges, universities and conservatories, as well as throughout life, while enabling students to pursue their individual goals outside of school.
Our academic program ensures that our students can focus on both school and their outside interests by incorporating flexible academic schedules, guided study while away from school, and an understanding environment of accommodation and advance planning on the part of the faculty.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades 6 - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Mild learning differences
Year Founded 1914

Student Body

Total Students 193 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 37%
State avg.: 27%
Students by Grade Professional Children

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 100%
Average Class Size 14 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $35,200
Tuition Notes Plus fees of $600 to $2500
% on Financial Aid 29%
Acceptance Rate 90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Shari Honig
Admissions Associate Jean Scales

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is The Gateway Schools (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The Gateway Schools (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Sacred Heart School (0.4 miles away)
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  • New York The Gateway Schools
    Special Education School
    211 West 61st Street
    New York , NY , 10023
    (212)777-5966
    Special Education School
    0.2  mi  |  132  students  |  Gr.  1-8
  • New York
    Abraham Joshua Heschel High School
    (Jewish)
    20 W End Ave
    New York , NY , 10023
    (212)246-7717
    (Jewish)
    0.3  mi  |  882  students  |  Gr.  NS-12
  • New York
    Ethical Culture Fieldston Schools
    33 Central Park W
    New York , NY , 10023
    (212)712-8453
    0.3  mi  |  447  students  |  Gr.  K-6
  • New York
    Saint Thomas Choir School
    All-boys | Special Program Emphasis (Episcopal)
    202 W 58th Street
    New York , NY , 10019
    (212)247-3311
    All-boys | Special Program Emphasis (Episcopal)
    0.4  mi  |  30  students  |  Gr.  3-8
  • New York
    Sacred Heart School
    (Roman Catholic)
    456 W 52nd At 10th Ave
    New York , NY , 10019
    (212)246-4784
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.4  mi  |  163  students  |  Gr.  PK-8

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