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  Independent Schools  
     
  Public Elementary Schools | Public High Schools | Independent
 
Metropolitan Montessori School
325 W. 85th St., near West End Ave.; 212-579-5525
mmsny.org
Coed; Pre-K–6
Director of admissions: Margi Doherty
Enrollment: 200
Tuition range: $15,500–$19,200
Racial diversity: 33% students of color

The Nightingale-Bamford School
20 E. 92nd St., near Fifth Ave.; 212-289-5020
nightingale.org
Girls; K–12
Director of admissions: Carole J. Everett
Enrollment: 560
Tuition range: $22,485–$24,450
Racial diversity: 26% students of color

The Packer Collegiate Institute
170 Joralemon St., near Clinton St., Brooklyn Heights; 718-875-6644
packer.edu
Coed; Pre-K–12
Director of admissions for Pre-K–4: Valorie Iason
Director of admissions for 5–12: Matthew Nespole
Enrollment: 920
Tuition range: $15,650–$19,425
Racial diversity: 21% students of color

Poly Prep Country Day School
Lower School
50 Prospect Park W., near 1st St., Park Slope, Brooklyn; 718-768-1103
polyprep.org
Coed; nursery–4
Middle and Upper Schools
9216 Seventh Ave., near 39th St., Bay Ridge, Brooklyn 718-836-9800
Coed; 5–12
Director of admissions for Lower School: Margery Morse
Director of admissions for Middle and Upper Schools: Lori Redell
Enrollment: 950
Tuition range: $6,360–$22,154
Racial diversity: 33% students of color

Regis High School
55 E. 84th St., near Madison Ave.; 212-288-1100
regis-nyc.org
Catholic boys; 9–12
Director of admissions: Eric DiMichele
Enrollment: 523
Tuition range: free; admitted students receive complete scholarships and pay only activity and laboratory fees
Racial diversity: 29% students of color; only baptized Catholic boys may apply

The Riverdale Country Day School
5250 Fieldston Rd., near W. 253rd St., Riverdale, the Bronx; 718-549-8810
riverdale.edu
Coed; Pre-K–12
Director of admissions for Lower School: Sarah Lafferty
Director of admissions for Upper School: Ridie Markenson
Enrollment: Would not release figures
Tuition range: Would not release figures
Racial diversity: Would not release figures

Saint Ann’s School
129 Pierrepont St., near Clinton St., Brooklyn Heights; 718-522-1660
saintanns.k12.ny.us
Coed; Pre-K–12
Director of admissions: Diana Lomask
Enrollment: 1,056
Tuition range: $14,150–$20,500
Racial diversity: 19% students of color

Saint David’s School
12 E. 89th St., near Fifth Ave.; 212-369-0058
saintdavids.org
Boys; nursery–8
Co-directors of admissions: Janet H. Sughrue and Julie B. Sykes
Enrollment: 375
Tuition range: $15,500–$23,500
Racial diversity: 14% students of color

The Spence School
22 E. 91st St., near Fifth Ave.; 212-289-5940
spenceschool.org
Girls; K–12
Director of admissions: Alice Shedlin
Enrollment: 620
Tuition range: $21,050–$22,045
Racial diversity: 25% students of color

St. Hilda’s and St. Hugh’s School
619 W. 114th St., near Broadway; 212-932-1980
sthildas.org
Coed; toddler–8
Director of admissions: Roxandra Antoniadis
Enrollment: 365
Tuition range: $5,029–$20,330
Racial diversity: Would not release figures

St. Luke’s School
487 Hudson St., near Grove St.; 212-924-5960
stlukeschool.org
Coed; Pre-K–8
Director of admissions: Susan Parker
Enrollment: 197
Tuition range: $19,185–$20,340
Racial diversity: 22% students of color

United Nations International School
173-53 Croydon Rd., near Homelawn St., Jamaica Estates; 718-658-6166
unis.org
Coed; K–8
24–50 Franklin D. Roosevelt Dr., near 25th St.; 212-684-7400
Coed; K–12
Director of admissions: Anne Lowenstein
Enrollment: 1,456
Tuition range: $16,500–$18,300
Racial diversity: Students come from 117 countries

Village Community School
272 W. 10th St., near Greenwich St.; 212-691-5146
vcsnyc.org
Coed; K–8
Director of admissions: Jennifer Trano
Enrollment: 312
Tuition range: $18,700–$19,900
Racial diversity: 19% students of color

The York Preparatory School
40 W. 68th St., near Central Park West; 212-362-0400
yorkprep.org
Coed; 6–12
Director of admissions: Maryll Feild
Enrollment: 300
Tuition range: $22,900–$23,300
Racial diversity: 31% students of color

 
     
     
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From the Fall 2003 edition of the New York Family Guide
 
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