Professional Children’s School is an independent day school enrolling almost 200 students in grades 6-12. Founded in 1914 Professional Children’s School provides a challenging and engaging college preparatory program for busy artists, athletes and other young people who are serious about their studies. Our schedule was designed to be flexible, allowing students to balance time in school with professional demands outside, and our community of master educators and devoted peers provides the social and emotional support children need to excel.
Professional Children’s School is accredited by the New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS) and the school is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools.
Years Established: 1914
Average Class Size: 8:1 (National school average: 13:1)
Tuition: $44,900 ($48,800 new seniors)*
Who you serve:
Co-ed, High School, Middle School
The Mission of Professional Children's School is to provide a challenging academic education for young people working in or studying for careers in the performing and visual arts, competitive sports and other endeavors; to meet the diverse needs of our students; provide mastery of fundamental skills and prepare them for college or other post-secondary education; to teach young people to balance the demands of their professional, personal and academic lives; to provide support for young people who must often contend with the pressures of the adult world in addition to the normal pressures of adolescence; to encourage young people to respect others of diverse ethnic, racial, economic, geographic and artistic backgrounds; to balance their individual needs with the needs of others and to accept responsibility for their decisions; to foster a community in which both academic and artistic pursuits are valued.