Rabbi Arthur Schneier Park East Day School

  • The Park East Day School is an exceptional coeducational Jewish day school whose mission is to provide an inclusive secular and Jewish environment in which excellence in general studies and in the study and appreciation of Jewish traditions, values and heritage is seamless and integrated.
  • The School ‘s administration and faculty strive to inspire and instill pride in one's Jewish identity and to guide students to develop essential social, personal and academic communication skills based on their individual talents and abilities, thereby gaining acceptance into New York's finest high schools.
  • Founded by its visionary dean, Rabbi Arthur Schneier, known worldwide for his work and dedication to religious freedom and human rights, Park East Day School is located in the heart of the Upper East Side of Manhattan.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other religious school association(s)
State or regional independent school association
Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationJewish
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students219 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by Grade Rabbi Arthur Schneier Park East Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • New York
    Grades: NS-12 | 882 students
    1.4 miles
    20 W End Ave
    New York, NY 10023
    (212) 246-7717
    1.4 NS-12
  • New York
    Grades: NS-8 | 146 students
    1.9 miles
    805 Columbus Avenue
    New York, NY 10025
    (212) 427-9500
    1.9 NS-8
  • New York
    Grades: PK-8 | 526 students
    1.4 miles
    310 West 75th Street
    New York, NY 10023
    (212) 376-6800
    1.4 PK-8
  • New York
    Grades: PK-4 | 440 students
    0.9 miles
    125 E 85th Street
    New York, NY 10028
    (212) 774-8010
    0.9 PK-4
  • New York
    Grades: NS-12
    0.5 miles
    60 East 78th Street
    New York, NY 10075
    (212) 774-8000
    0.5 NS-12

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
So happy to have found PEDS, kids are more than happy to go to school every morning. Classroom sizes are small and kids get much needed individualized attention. Very very happy.
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This school is truly exceptional. My son is in preschool and started in the 2s program. It has a perfect balance of social play and learning. While in Pre-K, the teachers focus on handwriting, pre-reading, and early math. There is also a nice integration of Jewish studies in all aspects of learning. I would recommend this school to anyone.
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A boutique Jewish Day School in the heart of the Upper East Side, the perfect balance of kindness and rigorous academics. The math teaching is an award-winning. The connection with the synagogue greatly enhances programs, facilities and gives it a warm family feel. Teachers are outstanding, and small class size gives a student's personal attention. They promote a love of Israel, good morals and a passion for learning with excellence. Kids are happy and kind. A true gem and the best Jewish Elementary and Preschool in New York!
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The average private school tuition in New York, NY is $25,653 for elementary schools and $43,632 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in New York, NY is 58% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).