Welcome to River Park Nursery School
"River Park gave my children the best possible start in the world, enabling them to negotiate a much broader community."
-Mary Frosch, teacher
are a community with a long, rich history and this steadfast
commitment: To guide and inspire our children in a fun-filled,
supportive environment, encouraging each child to sparkle with
self-confidence and to cherish his or her own precious place in the
rainbow of life.
Registration is OPEN and applications are being accepted for the 2015-2016 school year.
Now offering 2, 3 and 5 day a week programs. For more information contact Maria Nunziata
Park Nursery School accepts children on a first come, first serve
basis. We don't have an interview process. Families choose us.
Public school? Private school? Charter school? Gifted & Talented? Dual Language? Unzoned? Magnet? If you want your child to start Kindergarten in
September of 2016, come to a FREE workshop with Alina Adams, NY Gifted Educational Examiner, River Park Nursery School Kindergarten Exmissions Consultant,
and New York Times best-selling author of "Getting Into NYC Kindergarten", detailing all your educational
options, plus a timeline of what you should be doing this spring and summer to get ready for next fall’s application season, and exclusive, insider tips
on getting into the school of your dreams – without losing your mind. Contact the school for more
information and to RSVP. May 14, 2015, at 6PM, immediately following the River Park Nursery School Open House from 5PM-6PM
If you are unable to attend, consider her book, in which she shares her
experience and knowledge on getting your child
into the NYC kindergarten that you truly want! and provides a step-by-step guide on how to ace the parent interview, "work the waitlist", the pros and
cons of red-shirting and what you should be doing in the 18 (yes 18) months prior to your child starting Kindergarten.
Come visit our school, meet our faculty and talk with our parents.
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Thursday, January 8, 2015
Thursday, February 12, 2015
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
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Thursday, May 14, 2015
Park Nursery is housed in a bright, spacious ground floor space with a
large, private adjoining outdoor play area. Our main concern is the
development of the individual child.
educational goal is to enable each child to achieve the maximum
realization of their unique potential. Our philosophy is to meet each
child where he or she is and help him or her grow and develop from
there without undue pressure. Children are encouraged to learn both
from the formal program, and from other children who come from very
diverse backgrounds. The school prides itself on the diversity of its
families, and "trust, dignity, and respect for yourself and others" are
keywords of our approach. All teachers are certified early childhood
educators and/or have a masters degree in early childhood education,
and a minimum of fifteen years teaching experience. Now in its 35th
year, this parent coop offers parents the opportunity to work together
with other parents and staff to maintain the educational program, and
pleasant environment necessary for optimum growth and development of