At a Glance
Bank Street School for Children is an Upper West Side independent school for children from nursery through grade 8. We provide students with an education that engages natural curiosity, nurtures critical thinking skills, and helps develop a sense of community and social responsibility. Thus, we remain committed to developing change-agents who will impact the world, reflecting what stands at the core of our school — social justice and equity. We are accredited by the New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS).
- $10.6 million endowment
- $20 million operating budget (including Summer Camp and After School Programs)
National Association of Independent Schools; Elementary School Heads Association; National Business Officers Association; Educational Records Bureau; Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development; Council for Advancement and Support of Education; Early Steps; Parent’s League; Independent School Admission Association of Greater New York.
School for Children by the Numbers
7:1Student : Faculty Ratio
65%Teachers With Bank Street Graduate Degrees