Elmwood Day School

Tel: (914)592-8577
Grades: PK-1
Formerly Elmwood Nursery School, we have been providing excellent early childhood education to Lower Westchester since 1957.
We strive to create an environment that allows each child to feel safe, known, comfortable, and accepted.
We offer morning and afternoon classes for children ages two through first grade.
Enrichment opportunities include Young Authors, Drama Around the World, Math in Motion, Sports, Art, Science, and Young Architects.
Our integrated curriculum, based on New York State standards, fosters abstract and concrete thinking skills.
Spontaneous play, teacher-directed, and child-initiated activities help children develop a strong awareness of themselves and the world around them.

School Overview

School Type Early Childhood / Day Care
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association for the Education of Young Children
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-1
Year Founded 1957

Student Body

Total Students n/a
Student Body Type Co-ed

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Maria Regina High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Solomon Schechter School of Westchester (1.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Our Lady Of Mount Carmel School (1.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Hartsdale
    Maria Regina High School
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 561 students
    1.2 miles
    500 W Hartsdale Ave
    Hartsdale, NY 10530
  • Hartsdale
    Grades: K-12 | 875 students
    1.2 miles
    555 West Hartsdale Avenue
    Hartsdale, NY 10530
  • Elmsford
    Grades: PK-8 | 214 students
    1.5 miles
    59 E Main St
    Elmsford, NY 10523
  • Irvington
    John Cardinal Oconnor School
    Special Education School (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: UG | 79 students
    1.8 miles
    16 N Broadway
    Irvington, NY 10533
  • Ardsley
    Grades: NS-5
    1.9 miles
    One Cross Road
    Ardsley, NY 10502

School Reviews

This school is excellent. They are very creative and caring - they are play based, and yet most kids excel academically. It''s because they sneak the learning in... Jane is the Director and caring but also a "nerd" about early childhood education. She is a fantastic resource and you can tell that she thrives on learning more and providing an excellent start to school. This school is excellent but not fancy. They have their own songs and a very sweet culture that includes everyone. We love it at Elmwood.
- Posted by Parent, 08/14/14

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