Alexander Robertson School

  • The Alexander Robertson School is a nurturing, small, independent Junior-K through 5th Grade school.
  • We offer a cutting edge curriculum including a Smithsonian Institute designed STEM Program, French, Music, Art, Ethics, History and English Language Arts. ARS is located right next to Central Park and amongst some of the world's most important cultural institutions.

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School Overview

Religious AffiliationPresbyterian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Year Founded1789

Student Body

Total Students76 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
58%
State avg.: 28%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size12 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(dark blue and white)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineDec. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$38,000
Tuition NotesFinancial aid available
% on Financial Aid
40%
Acceptance Rate
33%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorJoan Harrison
Admissions AssociateNancy Shefrin

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.After care until 6pm

Club or Organization:
Chess Class, Cooking Classes, STEM Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Cello, Violin

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Fitness, Soccer Academy

School Notes

  • The Science and Technology Concepts curriculum is integrated with our rich blend of humanities subjects including Art, Music, French, our unique Everyday Ethics program, progress-based Reading and Language Arts and the highly acclaimed History Alive program - young minds light up as they joyfully make connections across these different subject areas.  The wildly popular Singapore Math curriculum rounds out our STEM offerings.

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    1 miles
    610 W 112th Street
    New York, NY 10025
    (212)875-4433
    1 NS-8
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    0.3 miles
    291 Central Park West
    New York, NY 10024
    (212)724-6360
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    New York, NY 10024
    (212)812-8521
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    New York, NY 10024
    (212)497-6500
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    5 W 93rd St
    New York, NY 10025
    (212)749-6200
    0.1 PK-12
    1240

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