The Little Dolphin

  • The Little Dolphin School is dedicated to enhancing young children's intellectual, social, emotional, physical, and creative development.
  • We do this in a warm, nurturing environment filled with appropriate opportunities for children to explore the world around them.
  • Children learn and develop differently.  Our program is individualized, as well as based on themes designed to spark enthusiasm and creativity in young minds.
  • Our curriculum is based on the New York State Standards of excellence.
  • The Little Dolphin School is an early childhood learning center.
  • We service children from 2-5 years of age in our nursery, pre-k and kindergarten classes.
  • The Little Dolphin is licensed by the New York City Department of Health, chartered by the New York State Board of Regents, and is an active member of the National Association for the Education of Young Children.
  • Our curriculum is based on the New York State standards of excellence.
  • We hope to reach these goals years end.  Though we concentrate on social skills for our early childhood learners, academic pursuits are evident from the youngest to the oldest classrooms.

School Overview

School TypeEarly Childhood / Day Care
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-Prekindergarten
Year Founded1982
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students52 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
50%
State avg.: 29%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio17:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
10%
Average Class Size20 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Acceptance Rate
100%
National avg.: 85%
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    0.3 miles
    10160 92nd St
    Ozone Park, NY 11416
    (718) 845-3074
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    2.7 miles
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    Forest Hills, NY 11375
    (718) 275-0173
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    Grades: NS-12 | 245 students
    2.5 miles
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    Forest Hills, NY 11375
    (718) 223-4667
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