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Education 101

When it comes to finding first-rate schools and support services, Westchester’s A+ education resources will help you make the smart move.

Colleges

Manhattanville College

2900 Purchase St; Purchase
​914.323.5464

Manhattanville College is a small, private institution on a 100-acre suburban campus with housing for over 1,000 students. With New York City only 30 miles from campus, students enjoy the city for entertainment, educational resources, and business opportunities. Manhattanville offers more than 50 areas of undergraduate study from education, science, business, and media to dance, music, and history. Extracurricular offerings include more than 50 clubs and 22 NCAA Division III teams. Graduate students can choose from over 75 graduate and certificate programs.

Private Schools

The Chapel School

172 White Plains Rd; Bronxville
​914.337.3202

Since 1947, The Chapel School (TCS) has served a wonderfully diverse community of families with academic challenge and excellence, as well as growth in social emotional literacy, service learning, and student leadership. TCS values balance in technological advances and proven methods. TCS's small class sizes facilitate differentiation and individualization. TCS's expanding extra-curricular programming and safe, nurturing environment allow for positive risk-taking experiences, so students can learn today and lead tomorrow.  

German International School

50 Partridge Rd; White Plains
914.948.6513

German International School New York is an independent, Pre-K through Grade 12 college preparatory school. Its English-German, bilingual curriculum and international community of children cultivates students of exceptional character who are open to a world of opportunity. It is the only school in the New York area where graduates earn the NY State Diploma and the German International Abitur.  German language knowledge is required for students 1st grade and above. Private tours are available upon request.

The Harvey School

260 Jay St; Katonah
914.232.3161

Harvey is a dynamic coeducational college preparatory school for students in grades 6 to 12 that features an international program, five-day boarding, and an award-winning robotics curriculum.  With an average class size of 10, teachers know their students well and are able to provide support while challenging them to reach their potential. Small classes also mean each student has a voice. Harvey offers Honors and AP classes, as well as an array of co-curricular options in the arts, athletics, and community service.

Hudson Country Montessori School

340 Quaker Ridge Rd; New Rochelle
914.636.6202

The Hudson Country Montessori School is a private school serving toddlers (18 months) through 8th grade. Children are guided through the Montessori curriculum at their own pace under the supervision of certified Montessori teachers. Self-correcting manipulatives differentiate instruction and achieve specific objectives. The environment fosters concentration, self-reliance, and freedom of movement so children can work individually or cooperatively while pursuing a solid academic foundation. Extended day programs (7:30 am to 6 pm) are available.

Kennedy Catholic High School

54 NY-138, Somers
914.232.5061

Kennedy Catholic High School is Northern Westchester’s premiere college-preparatory high school serving young men and women from the surrounding region. Kennedy Catholic follows a rigorous Regents curriculum while also training students in the sound doctrine of Catholic faith—a combination that makes students well-prepared not only for college, but also for a successful life. Kennedy Catholic offers a full spectrum of academics, fine arts, and athletics that equip students with the exceptional strengths colleges value.

Wolfeboro: The Summer Boarding School

93 Camp School Rd; Wolfeboro, NH
603.569.3451

Wolfeboro’s five-week summer boarding school program, which runs from June 27 to August 1, provides a remarkable academic boost for students ages 10-18. We know every student is eager to reach higher. Through Wolfeboro’s inspirational teachers, structure, compassion, and daily follow-through, we make it happen. Our full academic program is offered within an exceptional lakeside “camp” setting. Wolfeboro’s outcome-driven program strengthens writing, reading, math skills, study skills, and confidence. Wolfeboro features an exceptional international and U.S. Enrollment of 160 students with no more than six in a class.

Support Services

Where I Can Be! Me Social Skills

127 Woodside Ave, Suite 201; Briarcliff Manor
914.488.5282

If you know a child who needs some help making friends, the Where I Can Be Me® social skills program can help. It is a place without worry or judgment, where great kids make good friends. They are the only program to offer a 5-week satisfaction guarantee; so, you don’t have to worry if you have made the right decision. Check out their website for more information, plus tips and strategies for helping your child.


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