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.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked NY School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Students: 185 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $49,500
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 14 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

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School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Mild learning differences
Year Founded
1914

Student Body

Total Students
185 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
33%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade
Professional Children's School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
100%
Average Class Size
14 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
% on Financial Aid
35%
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Shari Honig
Admissions Associate
Jean Scales

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked NY School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Students: 185 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $49,500
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 14 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in New York, NY is $37,402 for elementary schools and $43,673 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in New York, NY is 60% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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