Manhattan Country School is a small, co-educational elementary school, recognized for its strong academic program and for being a diverse community that cares about social responsibility.
The academic program at MCS is comprehensive yet distinctive. We recognize that a long and continuing academic career requires a strong foundation, and we work hard to ensure depth in the academic program.
Our commitment to diversity, equity, and social justice is also reflected throughout the curriculum which supports the values of working democracies: self reliance, free inquiry and a respect for differences.
Students learn to be responsible to themselves and to their communities.
The atmosphere at MCS allows children to recognize their own potential and encourages them to work toward it.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Alternative School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 268 students
  • Average class size: 19 students
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 1
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded
1966

Student Body

Total Students
268 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
Students by Grade
Manhattan Country School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
19 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Dec. 1
Tuition Notes
Tuition is on a sliding scale in proportion to a family's income.
Admissions Director
Monica Amaro
Admissions Associate
Vicki Kolomensky

Sports

Total Sports Offered
4 sports

School Calendar

View the Manhattan Country School yearly calendar below. Note key dates such as:

Event
Date
Labor Day (School Closed)
September 05, 2022 (Monday)
Rosh Hashanah (School Closed)
September 26, 2022 (Monday)
Rosh Hashanah (School Closed)
September 27, 2022 (Tuesday)
Yom Kippur (School Closed)
October 05, 2022 (Wednesday)
Indigenous Peoples' Day (School Closed)
October 10, 2022 (Monday)

School Notes

  • Manhattan Country School is a small, co-educational elementary school, recognized for its strong academic program and for being a diverse community that cares about social responsibility. The academic program at MCS is comprehensive yet distinctive. We recognize that a long and continuing academic career requires a strong foundation, and we work hard to ensure depth in the academic program. Our commitment to diversity, equality, and social justice is also reflected throughout the curriculum which supports the values of working democracies: self reliance, free inquiry and a respect for differences. Students learn to be responsible to themselves and to their communities. The atmosphere at MCS allows children to recognize their own potential and encourages them to work toward it.
Source: Verified school update

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Alternative School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 268 students
  • Average class size: 19 students
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 1
  • Source: Verified school update

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