Manhattan Family Guide to Private Schools and Selective Public Schools
Teachers College Press
This is the best and most comprehensive guide to Manhattan’s private schools, including Brooklyn and Riverdale. Written by a parent who is also an expert on school admissions, this guide has been helping New York City parents choose the best private and selective public schools for their children for over 20 years. The new edition has been completely revised and expanded to include the latest information on admissions procedures, programs, diversity, school size, staff, tuition, and scholarships. It now lists over 75 elementary and high schools, including schools for special needs children.
Factors to consider when selecting a school, such as location, single sex versus coed, school size, after-school programs, and academic pace.
Preparing your child for admissions interviews.
Resources for test preparation.
School profiles that include key information on school tours and applications, tuition, financial aid and scholarships, staff, class size, homework, diversity, educational approach, atmosphere, and more.
Victoria Goldman is an educational consultant and an expert on school admissions. Her firm, Education First, provides private consultations, workshops, and corporate seminars. Her articles have appeared in The New York Times. She is the author of The Manhattan Directory of Private Nursery Schools and The Los Angeles Guide to Private Schools.