Professional Children's School

Tel: (212)582-3116
Grades: 6 - 12 | 200 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)
Grades Offered Grades 6 - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Mild learning differences
Year Founded 1914

Student Body

Total Students 200 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 37%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Professional Children's School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 27 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 $38,300
Tuition Notes Plus fees of $600 to $2500
% on Financial Aid 30%
Acceptance Rate 90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Shari Honig
Admissions Associate Jean Scales

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Abraham Joshua Heschel High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The Speyer Legacy School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Abraham Joshua Heschel High School (0.3 miles away)
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  • New York
    The Speyer Legacy School
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: K-8 | 286 students
    0.1 miles
    925 9th Avenue
    New York, NY 10019
    (212)581-4000
    0.1K-8
    286
  • New York
    The Gateway Schools
    Special Education School
    Grades: 1-8 | 132 students
    0.2 miles
    211 West 61st Street
    New York, NY 10023
    (212)777-5966
    0.21-8
    132
  • New York
    Grades: K-6 | 447 students
    0.3 miles
    33 Central Park W
    New York, NY 10023
    (212)712-8453
    0.3K-6
    447
  • New York
    Grades: NS-12 | 857 students
    0.3 miles
    20 W End Ave
    New York, NY 10023
    (212)246-7717
    0.3NS-12
    857
  • New York
    Saint Thomas Choir School
    All-boys (Episcopal)
    Grades: 3-8 | 30 students
    0.4 miles
    202 W 58th Street
    New York, NY 10019
    (212)247-3311
    0.43-8
    30

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