FAQ

What are the birthday cut offs for the 2020-2021 school year?

  • Twos: 9/1/17 – 6/30/18

  • Threes: 9/1/16 – 8/31/17

  • Pre-Kindergarten: 9/1/15 – 8/31/16

 

What does communication look like at The Brownstone School?

There are many different forms of communication that happen between the School and you. You will be able to communicate with teachers at drop off and pick up, newsletters and emails, and at regular parent/teacher conferences. Our teachers strive to keep lines of communication open and are available for meetings and check-ins throughout the year as needed.

Will my child have lunch at school at Brownstone?

All full day programs, including our 4s/5s classes and Young Adventurers, will eat lunch at Brownstone. All students enjoy a mid-morning snack including fruits, vegetables, and other nutritious foods. 

Are any of the specials that the children in engage in during the week?

Students at The Brownstone School enjoy Yoga through Lil' Yogis, Music, and Spanish through Bilingual Birdies throughout the week.  Our 4s/5s classes engage in additional specials including the Tada! Youth Theater Program and the Children's Museum of the Arts New York.

Does your faculty and staff have advanced degrees?

Over 80% of our faculty and staff have advanced degrees in Early Childhood Education.  Our teachers engage in professional development throughout the year to further their knowledge of education and work with young children.

Do you offer Financial Assistance?

Financial Assistance is offered for all programs at Brownstone.  Currently, 15% of our students are receiving financial assistance.  Please visit our Financial Assistance page to learn more.

When will I have my admissions decision?

The Brownstone School is a member of ISAAGNY, the Independent Schools Admissions Association of Greater New York.  In accordance with ISAAGNY's best practices, our notification dates correspond with the dates provided by ISAAGNY.  

I have more questions.  How can I find out additional information?

Feel free to be in touch via telephone at 212-874-1341 or through email at info@brownstoneschool.org.  

The Brownstone School  ~  128 West 80th Street  ~  New York, NY 10024  ~  212.874.1341