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  Independent Schools  
  These private schools are cited in The Manhattan Family Guide to Private Schools, by Victoria Goldman and Catherine Hausman (Soho Press). Call individual schools for application procedures and deadlines.  
     
  Public Elementary Schools | Public High Schools | Independent
 
The Allen-Stevenson School
132 E. 78th St., near Lexington Ave.; 212-288-6710
allen-stevenson.org
Boys; K–9
Director of admissions: Ronnie R. Jankoff
Enrollment: 375
Tuition range: $23,150–$24,320
Racial diversity: 12% students of color

Bank Street School for Children
610 W. 112th St., near Broadway; 212-875-4433
bnkst.edu
Coed; nursery–8
Director of admissions: Betsy Hall
Enrollment: 438
Tuition range: $16,770–$21,860
Racial diversity: 31% students of color

The Berkeley Carroll School
berkeleycarroll.org
Coed; preschool
Lower School
701 Carroll St., near Sixth Ave., Park Slope, Brooklyn; 718-638-1703
Coed; Pre-K–4
Middle and Upper Schools
181 Lincoln Pl., near Seventh Ave., Park Slope, Brooklyn; 718-789-6060
Coed; 5–12
Director of admissions for Lower School: Pamela Cunningham
Director of admissions for Middle School: Chris Weeks
Director of admissions for Upper School: Ana DeLeon
Enrollment: 800
Tuition range: $9,850–$20,250
Racial diversity: 30% students of color

The Birch Wathen Lenox School
210 E. 77th St., near Third Ave.; 212-861-0404
bwl.org
Coed; K–12
Director of admissions: Nancy King
Enrollment: 440
Tuition range: $19,700–$23,100
Racial diversity: Would not release figures

The Brearley School
610 E. 83rd St., near East End Ave.; 212-744-8582
brearley.org
Girls; K–12
Director of admissions and financial aid: Elizabeth Manley Murray
Enrollment: 663
Tuition range: $23,300–$24,700
Racial diversity: 24% students of color

Brooklyn Friends School
375 Pearl St., near Willoughby St., Downtown Brooklyn; 718-852-1029
brooklynfriends.org
Coed; Pre-K–12
Director of admissions for preschool: Sara Soll
Director of admissions for K–12: Jennifer Knies
Enrollment: 595
Tuition range: $7,300–$21,500
Racial diversity: 36% students of color

The Browning School
52 E. 62nd St., near Madison Ave.; 212-838-6280
browning.edu
Boys; K–12
Director of admissions: Jacqueline A. Casey
Enrollment: 368
Tuition range: $22,685–$23,995
Racial diversity: 16% students of color

The Buckley School
113 E. 73rd St., near Park Ave.; 212-535-8787
buckleyschoolnyc.org
Boys, K–9
Director of admissions: Jo Ann Lynch
Enrollment: 355
Tuition range: $21,000 for all grades
Racial diversity: 12% students of color

The Cathedral School
1047 Amsterdam Ave., at 111th St.; 212-316-7500
cathedralnyc.org
Coed; K–8
Director of admissions: Catherine Hubacz
Enrollment: 263
Tuition range: $19,950–$20,900
Racial diversity: 25% students of color

The Chapin School
100 East End Ave., near 84th St.; 212-744-2335
www.chapin.edu
Girls; K–12
Director of Lower School admissions: Elizabeth Ferenczi
Director of Upper and Middle School admissions: Tina Herman
Enrollment: 650
Tuition range: $22,600 for all grades
Racial diversity: 22% students of color

City and Country School
146 W. 13th St., near Sixth Ave.; 212-242-7802
cityandcountry.org
Coed; nursery–8
Director of admissions: Lisa Horner
Enrollment: 250
Tuition range: $10,300–$20,000
Racial diversity: 16% students of color

Collegiate School
260 W. 78th St., near Broadway; 212-812-8500
collegiateschool.org
Boys; K–12
Director of admissions: Joanne P. Heyman
Enrollment: 620
Tuition range: $22,500–$23,400
Racial diversity: 30% students of color

 
     
     
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From the Fall 2003 edition of the New York Family Guide
 
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