The Mandell School

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  • The Mandell School is a co-educational institution for Toddlers through the Eighth Grade located on the Upper West Side since 1939.
  • Mandell has been committed to providing a challenging educational environment through an integrated curriculum, a dedicated faculty, and innovative facilities for nearly 75 years.
  • We believe that a love of learning, the development of skills and the pursuit of academic excellence are deeply connected to the love of school and joy of collaboration.
  • We are committed to diversity and believe it is our responsibility to ensure our children’s environment accurately reflects the diversity of the world.

School Overview

Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded 1939

Student Body

Total Students 511 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
29%
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade The Mandell School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 66 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
80%
Average Class Size 20 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
% on Financial Aid
10%

Sports

Total Sports Offered 4 sports
Sports Basketball, Soccer, Softball, Track and FieldBasketballSoccer,
SoftballTrack and Field,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 11 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Beginners Chess, Chorus, Drama, Film Acting, Healthy Cooking, Photography, Savvy Art Traveler, Science, Soccer, Swimming, Yoga Explorers Chorus, Drama, Film Acting, Photography, Science, Soccer, Swimming, Yoga Explorers, Beginners Chess,
Healthy Cooking,
Savvy Art Traveler,

School Notes

  • Good citizenship at Mandell is the first and most important element of our philosophical blueprint. It is a constant awareness on the part of our students, families and staff of the feelings and challenges of all other human beings as well as a heightened consciousness of our potential impact, both positive and negative, on the world around us. Our approach to the development of "Good Citizenship" is incremental and continuous. Our low student-teacher ratios and carefully designed classrooms encourage small group work and support risk-taking on the part of the students at all age levels. In this way we build the children's self-confidence as well as their belief in one another.
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