Our guide to tutors, classes, and programs in Manhattan, NYC offers a comprehensive list of tutors, academic centers, math tutors, writing and English tutors, foreign language study, homework help programs, and after-school enrichment programs to help your child excel in all school subjects. Preschool, elementary school, middle school, and high school students will benefit from our listings for the best tutors, classes and programs from the upper east side, to the west village, midtown, and all other Manhattan, New York neighborhoods.
74TH ST. MAGIC
Under the red canopy at: 510 E. 74th St., NY
74th St. MAGIC offers one of NYC’s most comprehensive enrichment programs with a wide array of classes in our Mini MAP program (early preschool enrichment), MAP program (preschool alternative classes), and MAGIC program (music, art, gymnastics, and cooking classes). Sharing a building with Epiphany Community Nursery School, children will find state-of-the-art classrooms, a baby-size and a fully-equipped, full-size gym, as well as an outdoor rooftop playground. MAGIC offers gymtastic birthday parties and an extremely popular Summer Days Camp.
6 locations in NYC
A premier children’s music program offering enriching music programs including Kindermusik and Pre-Suzuki. Our programs bring music together with classes available for babies (including newborns), toddlers, and preschoolers through 7-year-olds.
Academy of Musical Arts - Varta
In Home Lessons
Our In Home Music Lessons in Manhattan stand out with high quality and convenience! Enroll in our private lessons and you will never have to leave your home for a music lesson again. Choose from piano, violin, cello, guitar, flute, clarinet, and voice. Our outstanding teachers hold degrees from The Juilliard School and other leading conservatories and have extensive experience working with very young children, as well as advanced students. All young musicians have the opportunity to perform at our biannual recitals held in a beautiful recital hall in Manhattan!
All About Kids
ALL ABOUT KIDS provides the highest quality of evaluation and therapeutic services to early intervention, preschool and school aged children. Special Education Itinerant Teacher, Therapy, Applied Behavior Analysis and more.
241 Water St., New York
Blue School is an innovative progressive school for children ages 2 years-5th grade. A supportive environment where exploration, play, risk-taking, and creativity are valued and encouraged, the new light-drenched building in lower Manhattan is full of lab spaces including an art studio, a construction lab, a music/drama space, an activity gymnasium, and a wonder room, where children can collaborate and create large-scale projects. Blue School is built upon the ideas and desires of families to see and experience new possibilities in education for children, therefore parents’ presence and participation are deeply valued.
167 W. 81st St. (Amsterdam & Columbus) LL 1
Book Nook has a creatively designed, inviting, and warm atmosphere that offers both a home and school setting for ages 1½-7 years. The warm colors and literacy-rich environment create an ideal setting for reading and learning success. The program builds vital skills needed for kindergarten acceptance through a whole-child literacy approach. Classes run 90 minutes, once a week from mid-September to mid-June. It’s the perfect transitional, supplemental, or tutoring program.
CCLC® Child Care Center
90 Park Ave., New York
CCLC® Child Care Center
4 New York Plaza
CCLC now has two convenient Manhattan locations offering full-time care for children ages 6 weeks-5 years, and drop in care for children up to 8 years! CCLC provides early childhood education solutions designed especially to meet the needs of working families. We work hand in hand with employers to provide on- or near-site child care. Through these programs, working families have access to convenient, high-quality child care programs, and children have an enriched learning environment that encourages social and emotional growth, and promotes a strong educational foundation for the future.
In-Home Digital Literacy Tutoring
Are you concerned about the material your child encounters online? Are you disappointed that your school isn't teaching internet skills? Set up your tween or teen for success in the Information Age with Cognitive Catering's unique, in-home Digital Literacy Tutoring! Five hour-long, individualized sessions with our Columbia-educated founder will turn your child into a safe and effective internet user. Space is limited – visit cognitivecatering.com to book your first session or a free phone consultation today!
1556 Third Ave. (at 87th St.), Suite 603, New York
Collina Italiana's "Italian Summer in the City" program is for children of all ages who want to learn and practice Italian, meet new friends, absorb the warm and lively culture of Italy, and have fun Italian style...right here in New York City! Giardino dei Bambini, a morning drop-off playgroup for ages 2-5, is offered year ’round. Other programs, including comprehensive language learning, and hands-on instruction in the arts, are Girotondo ("Circle") and Teatro Italiano.
Upper West Side & Downtown Locations,
At CreativeThinkMinds, we believe that writing, reading, and sophisticated communication skills, lead to success in school and in the world. We offer creative and academic classes/workshops and one-on-one guidance for children ages 6 months to 17 years in the English Language Arts. Our programs include baby and toddler pre-reading classes, creative writing workshops, social enrichment workshops that teach public presentation and communication skills, college essay workshops, and admissions counseling. Visit us at creativethinkminds.com.
Digital Field Camp
71 W. 23rd St. @ 6th Ave.
DiMenna Children's History Museum
New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West at Richard Gilder Way (77th St.)
Host your child's next birthday in the DiMenna Children's History Museum, where your child and his or her friends will be transformed into History Detectives, unearthing clues about our past! Parties are for children ages 4 and older and range from scavenger hunts to parties with historic themes. There’s even a mystery party for teens! All parties can be customized to your child’s interests, with options for food, entertainment, and gift bags. Please call 212-485-9240 or e-mail email@example.com for more information and venue pricing.
EBL Coaching, Dr. Emily Levy, Director
17 E. 89th St., Suite 1D
EBL Coaching offers individualized one-on-one tutoring and three-week, intensive academic summer programs for students in grades Pre-K to 12. EBL specializes in reading, writing, reading comprehension, math, and study skills tutoring, using Orton-Gillingham and other multi-sensory techniques. Individualized programs for students with dyslexia and attention deficit disorder are available. Dr. Levy personally performs all initial assessments and then creates a custom-tailored program based on the needs of each student. EBL also offers strategy coaches, organizational tutors and content area enrichment.
École Internationale de New York (EINY)
111 E. 22nd St., New York
EINY is an outstanding international institution offering academic excellence and a bilingual education in French and English in a vibrant, family-sized school. EINY combines the rigor of France’s curriculum and the American emphasis on independent thinking. Its size allows teachers to work more closely with each child in an educational environment sustained by certified teachers, and an academic program with an international perspective. The school is the result of years of planning by its founders and supportive parents, shaped and built for children from the whole world.
Florida Institute of Technology ABA Online Program
150 W. University Blvd., Melbourne
We specialize in all things ABA, and are 100% online for your learning convenience. We offer parent and instructor training courses that focus on behavioral solutions to common home and classroom situations, CEU courses for individuals looking to maintain their certification or to learn more about a particular topic, accredited courses for BCBA/BCaBA certification taught by highly qualified instructors, and BACB exam preparation. Come check us out!
Green Vale School
250 Valentines Lane, Old Brookville
Upper East Side, Upper West Side, Tribeca, Park Slope.
Kidville birthday parties are legendary! From games, food, fun, and space, Kidville has it all for hassle-free parties. Choose a birthday party package, a party theme and any add-ons to create your perfect party. Themes include: Jumpin' Gym, Craft Creations, Treasure Hunt, and more. You can add a performance by Kidville's own Little Maestros to make any party a good time. Ask about our customized parties for big kids and adults. Call us or visit our website.
Krinsley & Brodman In-Home Tutoring Services
917-602-0073 or 917-602-0039
Language Workshop For Children
888 Lexington Ave. (at 66th St.)
For 40 years The Language Workshop for Children has offered educational play classes, camps, and preschools to teach French, Spanish, Italian, and Mandarin Chinese to kids ages 6 months to 9 years. Their renowned technique combines emotion with proven language educational methods. Parents Magazine named the LWFC “6 Classes Worth the $$$,” while CNN called Director François Thibaut “one of a very few experts in teaching languages to small children.” LWFC materials won six major children’s media awards.
Launch Math Achievement Centers
173 W. 81st St., Lower Level (81st and Amsterdam)
949-528-6240 or 949-LAUNCH-0
Launch provides Pre-K through 8th-Grade kids with inspiring math instruction and science-based camps and workshops. Launch Learning sessions provide math instruction as it should be – exciting, effective, and fun. Launch camps and workshops feature exciting, hands on projects with subjects like Robotics, Video Game & Animation Programming, Rocket Science, Electronics, and more. To motivate your child to love and learn math and science, call Launch today!
Learn French New York
353 W. 48th St., 4th Floor, Suite 421
Bonjour! Welcome to Learn French New York, a program for toddlers and children. With over fifteen year’s experience, our programs are designed to guide children from beginner level to fluency. Classes are fun and engaging, and we offer group, semi-private, and private classes. Coming in September is our newest location at West 48th Street. For enrollment and scheduling information, contact Sandrine Samperi or visit our website. Au Revoir!
Little Shop of Crafts
431 E. 73rd St.
711 Amsterdam Ave.
50% off any piece from our Plastercraft Party section.
Montessori International School of New York
Donna Thomas, Director
105 8th Ave., Park Slope
347 E. 55th St., Sutton Place, NYC
55-30 Junction Blvd., Rego Park
Celebrating our 40th year of bringing learning to life for children! Math concepts are introduced starting in pre-school to empower them in this area. Reading is also emphasized for fluency, good interpretation, literature appreciation, and research skills in all areas of academia. Our well-rounded program includes swimming, gymnastics, drama, dance, and foreign languages. A rigorous academic program prepares students for entrance tests for competitive, specialized high schools. We are non-profit educational, non-denominational and non-discriminatory and are proud to offer a top-tier Montessori education for all children—including those from financially disadvantaged backgrounds.
National Association for the Education of Young Children
The National Association for the Education of Young Children’s (NAEYC) goal is for all young children to have access to a high quality early childhood education. NAEYC Accreditation of Programs for Young Children is the largest accreditation of early childhood programs in the U.S. The Right Choice for Kids helps families identify early childhood education programs that have successfully earned and currently maintain NAEYC Accreditation. Visit the website to learn more about NAEYC Accreditation and what to look for when searching for the right program.
New York Chinese Cultural Center
390 Broadway, 2nd floor
Study Chinese language & culture, make friends & have fun! New York Chinese Cultural Center offers exceedingly fun bilingual classes in language, traditional dance, ballet, Peking opera acrobatics, martial arts, and arts & crafts. Our programs provide social interaction and cultural enrichment in a safe and caring environment for children 3-1/2 years old and up. For more information, visit nychineseculturalcenter.org, or call 212-334-3764 x102.
The New York City Child Care Resource and Referral Consortium
The New York City Child Care Resource and Referral Consortium offers free information to help you find child care and so much more. The Consortium works to improve and increase access to a range of early-learning programs, including child care, Head Start, and pre-K. Focused on improving the quality of services available, we provide training, technical assistance, and more for child-care programs and providers. We offer other free and low-cost services, including consultations and referrals for families, to support them in making appropriate choices for their children.
New York Music & Arts Center
337 East 81st St., New York
191 W. 7th, New York
NYChessKids Chess Camp attracts students from all over NYC, and even other countries. Our goal is to foster an environment of learning and fun. A typical day consists of puzzle-solving (various forms of tactics, endgames, studies, etc.), lessons with multimedia projectors, lessons with demonstration boards, and analysis sessions. During breaks, students can play various sports, jump in bouncy houses, play pool, table tennis, air hockey, foosball, boxing, video games, watch movies, or play outdoor Mega Chess. Camp dates are throughout the school year, daily, weekly, or monthly.
Serving Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and the Bronx,
New York Tutoring provides high-quality, private tutoring for students in home or at a location of your choice; for example libraries, your office, etc. Our one-on-one tutoring in the comfort of your own home, will have you saying this was definitely the best choice you’ve ever made in securing tutoring for my son or daughter. We come straight to your home or preferred location, with no hassle for you to get from one location to the next, and the kids get their assistance without having to go out into the weather. And it’s all one-on-one!
One Jazzy Life
809 W. 181st St., Suite 170
The Park Preschool
275 Greenwich St., New York
The Barclay Street School
6 Barclay St.
“Growth through nurturing." Beginning our 20th school year in Tribeca with our guiding principal, children learn through play. In our mixed age group settings, we focus on personal development and let each child learn and develop at his or her own pace. We offer flexible schedules to meet both the family’s childcare and child’s developmental needs.
401 West End Ave. (at 79th Street)
Mandarin for all! Planet Han provides a fresh fun approach to teaching Mandarin. We use the novel ‘Model.Action.Talk.’ method to teach Mandarin to kids (from infants to 12-year-olds), and to adults, regardless of ethnicity, through our group classes, afterschool programs, and private tutoring. Enroll today!
32 North Moore
19 North Broadway, Nyack
Toys and crafts made by hand from around the world inspired by children and mother nature are perfect as birthday party gifts. Each toy, each craft tells a story of a heritage, a culture, and of the passion with artistic and humane expression. For all the right reasons, Imelda McCain can't help but restore you faith in humanity. Her worldview is local in nature and global by design. And her simple, unwavering desire to make it all work to everyone's benefit is as egalitarian and humble as it is inspired.
Rhinelander After School Arts & Smarts Clubs
350 E. 88th St.
Rhinelander After-School is for children in pre-k – 5th grade. Designed for working parents, the program runs from the first day of public school to the last. Children are picked up at many schools on the Upper East Side by Rhinelander’s responsible, experienced staff. Upon arrival, they enjoy a warm welcome, a snack, homework help and enrichment classes such as art, theater, fitness, music and science. Performances and parties help to create lasting friendships that make after school a memorable and happy time.
THE SPEYER LEGACY SCHOOL
15 W. 86th St., New York
The Speyer Legacy School is the only not-for-profit, K-8 independent school in Manhattan devoted to the needs of intellectually advanced learners. The School provides an accelerated and enriched learning environment where students may realize their full potential in the company of like-minded classmates and teachers who share, and will foster, their passion for knowledge and inquiry. Our curriculum is designed to educate the mind, body, heart, and spirit of advanced learners with respect, responsibility, and rigor. Applications for grades K, 4, 5, and 6 for the 2013/14 school year will be available in September.
Successful Early Educational Development
SEED is an educational consulting firm serving the Manhattan and surrounding areas. SEED consultants include educators with extensive backgrounds in psychology, developmental psychology, and early childhood development.
22 Harrison St.
How about a language-themed birthday party? At Tribeca Language, we’ll provide games and activities in the language of your choice that’s fun and educational! Tribeca Language has found the secret to making true language acquisition easy and enjoyable for students age 2 and up. Maurice Hazan’s QTalk Method, hailed as revolutionary, is being adopted by schools across the country. If you are serious about learning a language as well as having fun, look no further. Call today for your free trial lesson.
Uriel Creative Enrichment Services