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West Side Family Preschool

63 West 92nd Street
New York, NY 10025

(212) 316-2424


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Established since 1987 West Side Family Preschool has offered early childhood programs for ages 1to 5 years. We also provide afternoon, vacation and summer programs. We are open year round with part time and fulltime schedules. Our dedicated and caring staff creates a “hands on” learning environment to nurture each child.

The school offers an enriching curriculum which emphasizes socialization and creative exploration. Classes include special activities such as storytelling with puppetry, music, creative movement, yoga, art making, cooking classes as well as “free play” indoors and outside in our backyard.

Part time & Fulltime Schedule We have 2/3/5/ days a week from 8:30 Am - 12:45Pm 8:30 Am - 3:30Pm 8:00Am - 6:00Pm

Also please visit our website for more information on our flexible summer camp schedule.

Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Play-Based, Teacher-Led

Day in the Life

A Typical Day

Our curriculum and activities extend outside the classroom daily to our backyard where were do biking,bubbles,dig in our sandbox and more. Daily excursions to Central Park to explore playgrounds,nature walks and to visit and observe the changing seasons ducks .turtles and a variety of birds. We include local field trips to libraries,firehouse,museums,pet stores etc...

Home-School Connection

Parents Say They are Encouraged to:

  • Are able to visit the school anytime we want
  • Volunteer in the classroom

Modes of Communication

  • Notes
  • Phone Calls
  • Voice Mail
  • Email
  • Special Meetings
  • Drop-Off
  • Pick-Up


Separation is Handled through:

  • Pre-entry meetings with parents at school

Handling Separation: From the Director

We encourage parents to be active in our school community to participate and share their culture, interest and talents with their children and their teachers so we can grow, expand our world view and learn together within a nurturing place where children mature and flourish at their own pace.