Manhattan Country School

  • 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.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1966

Student Body

Total Students268 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
55%
State avg.: 30%
Students by GradeManhattan Country School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size19 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineDec. 1
Tuition NotesTuition is on a sliding scale in proportion to a family's income.
Admissions DirectorMonica Amaro
Admissions AssociateVicki Kolomensky

Sports

Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBasketball, Soccer, Softball, Track and FieldBasketballSoccer,
SoftballTrack and Field,

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.
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