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Empowering students to create the future they desire.


Meet Town.

Ethan

Nursery 3 Rock & Roll Guitarist

Joy with purpose.â„¢


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Experience a culture of warmth, joy and curiosity designed to cultivate both academic achievement and social and emotional growth.


At Town students are free to discoverr their passions, find their voices, and explore what they’re really capable off as unique individuals.

“W “We We prov provide vide opportunities forr stud students dents to explore their th heir po potential.” otential.” –To –Town own T Teacher eacher


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Our innovative, integrated N-8, co-ed model is effective and makes our school unique.


“Stu “Students udentts leave Town with a clear cle ear sen sense nse of who they are.” -Town -To own Teacher Te eacher


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“Stu “Students udentts leave Town with a clear cle ear sen sense nse of who they are.” -Town -To own Teacher Te eacher


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integrated N-8, languages co-ed model is spoken effective and makes our school unique.


“Stu “Students udentts leave Town with a clear cle ear sen sense nse of who they are.” -Town -To own Teacher Te eacher


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integrated N-8, percussion co-ed model is instruments effective and makes our school unique.


“Stu “Students udentts leave Town with a clear cle ear sen sense nse of who they are.” -Town -To own Teacher Te eacher


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Our innovative, integrated N-8, co-ed model is effective and makes our school unique.

Joy


“Stu “Students udentts leave Town with a clear cle ear sen sense nse of who they are.” -Town -To own Teacher Te eacher


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Unlocking Potential. Overlooking the East Ri River, iver, our campus goes beyond d our light-filled classrooms, and modern science labs, an nd state-of-the-art theaterr learning to the incredible learnin ng York opportunities in New Yo ork area. City and the tri-state ar rea.

Wind Turbine

1st school in NYC with a wind turbine.

Green Power In ourr strong, connected and diverse community comm munity we build on children’s natural curiosity and creativity. We empower students stude ents to ask questions, take risks, and g grow row from their experiences.

On the EPA’s list of the top 30 K-12 schools using green power!

We Eat Local

The majority of food for snacks and lunches is sourced from local vendors and farms.


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We champion growth, challenge minds, develop awareness and promote realworld action.


We cultivate the skills necessary for students to become the thinkers, leaders, and change agents of tomorrow.

“We We are a community that recognizes rec cognizzes the benefits that tha at diff different fferent perspectives and an nd experiences bring to a greater gre eater w whole.” hole.” -Head -He ead off School


Balance is key to the growth of the whole child.


Our Approach.

Alexander

3rd Grade Modern Dancer

Building the right foundation.


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We believe a balanced educational approach is key to unlocking every child’s unique potential.


Our academic program, designed speciďŹ cally for children ages 3-14, integrates the right combination of nurture and challenge at each grade level.

Whole W hole Child Ch hild Growth. Both Bo oth acad academic demic achievement and an nd emotional emotiional intelligence skills sk kills (IQ + EQ) are essential components co omponen nts of a complete education. ed ducation n.


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Harrison 7th Grade Inventor

A Tradition of Excellence. For ov over ver 100 years, we have been committed comm mitted to educating the whole child. To this day, every aspect of our ap approach pproach is designed to cultivate excellence excell lence in all areas of our students’ studen nts’ lives.


Inquiry-Based In nquiry-B Based Learning. Questions Q uestionss are as important as answers. an nswers. W We e encourage students to o build awareness aw wareness by forging deep, de eep, mea meaningful aningful connections with w ith everything every ything they do.

Our program balances the traditional and the progressive.


Our Approach.

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Harrison 7th Grade Inventor

A Tradition of Excellence. For over 100 years, we have been committed to educating the whole child. To this day, every aspect of our approach is designed to cultivate excellence in all areas of our students’ lives.


Inquiry-Based In nquiry-B Based Learning. Questions Q uestionss are as important as answers. an nswers. W We e encourage students to o build awareness aw wareness by forging deep, de eep, mea meaningful aningful connections with w ith everything every ything they do.

We teach children to be self-aware problem solvers, able to think creatively and reason logically.


Our Approach.

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Harrison 7th Grade Inventor

A Tradition of Excellence. For over 100 years, we have been committed to educating the whole child. To this day, every aspect of our approach is designed to cultivate excellence in all areas of our students’ lives.


Inquiry-Based In nquiry-B Based Learning. Questions Q uestionss are as important as answers. an nswers. W We e encourage students to o build awareness aw wareness by forging deep, de eep, mea meaningful aningful connections with w ith everything every ything they do.

We value both individual learning and collaboration.


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Math and Sciences. With emphasis on the scientiďŹ c method and mathematical thinking, we encourage students to think logically and abstractly.

Celebrating the Arts. Students participate in the creative process, develop self-conďŹ dence, and gain the skills for - and appreciation of - diverse modes of personal expression.

Humanities. Town students learn that culture is not static static, c, context is essential to real understanding, and d eective communication n goes beyond literal translation.

A learning process that is balanced and connected across all disciplines.


Athletics. Go Timberwolves! Physical education and team sports allow students to develop personal abilities and learn essential life skills through positive competition.

Kaela

2nd Grade Creative Writer


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Our Greatest Resource. Our teachers teeachers are highly skilled educators, serving servin ng as mentors and facilitators rather than llecturers. ecturers. They are champions, challengers, challe engers, connectors, and excellent role m models, odels, pushing students to think creatively creati ively and deeply. We are committed to the e growth of our teachers, with an exc exceptionally ceptionally strong emphasis on continuing contin nuing professional development.

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Faculty members at Town.

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in summer professional development.

Average number of years of experience at Town.

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faculty with h advanced degrees.

Average number of years of experience iin n education.


We set students up for success.


Future Prep.

Mayanka

8th Grade NASA Bound

Taking the lead, creating the future.


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By embarking on their own journey, students become strong, independent individuals who are prepared for the future.


Everything we do prepares our studen students nts for entry into an impressive range of h high igh schools in the city and region. We beli believe ieve that the middle school years are where core skills and academic habits are cement cemented. ted. Our middle school is not “lost in the middle,” as is sometimes the case in la large arge K-12 schools. It’s our finish line. “To “Town own tau taught ught me how to work in n a team m and to take the lead.” -To -Town Town Alu Alum um


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Ready for Anything. Students graduate from our program as wel well-rounded, ll-rounded, articulate, conďŹ dent and m morally orally responsible individuals who are pr prepared repared to meet the challenges of a dem demanding manding secondary education and continue contin nue on the path of lifelong learning.


400 Students in Nursery-8th grade.

6:1

Student/ Teacher ratio.

50

Zip codes make up our student body.


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Mackenzie Kindergarten Artist

Parker

Nursery 3 Lego Master

Ready for Anything. Students graduate from our program as wel well-rounded, ll-rounded, articulate, conďŹ dent and m morally orally responsible individuals who are pr prepared repared to meet the challenges of a dem demanding manding secondary education and continue contin nue on the path of lifelong learning.


400 Students in Nursery-8th grade.

6:1

Student/ Teacher ratio.

50

Zip codes make up our student body.


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Charlie

2nd Grade Humorist

Ready for Anything. Students graduate from our program as wel well-rounded, ll-rounded, articulate, conďŹ dent and m morally orally responsible individuals who are pr prepared repared to meet the challenges of a dem demanding manding secondary education and continue contin nue on the path of lifelong learning.


400 Students in Nursery-8th grade.

6:1

Student/ Teacher ratio.

50

Zip codes make up our student body.


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Jahzara 3rd Grade Coder

Ready for Anything. Students graduate from our program as wel well-rounded, ll-rounded, articulate, conďŹ dent and m morally orally responsible individuals who are pr prepared repared to meet the challenges of a dem demanding manding secondary education and continue contin nue on the path of lifelong learning.


400 Students in Nursery-8th grade.

6:1

Student/ Teacher ratio.

50

Zip codes make up our student body.


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Jahzara 3rd Grade Coder

Luca

6th Grade Explorer

Ready for Anything. Students graduate from our program as wel well-rounded, ll-rounded, articulate, conďŹ dent and m morally orally responsible individuals who are pr prepared repared to meet the challenges of a dem demanding manding secondary education and continue contin nue on the path of lifelong learning.


400 Students in Nursery-8th grade.

6:1

Student/ Teacher ratio.

50

Zip codes make up our student body.


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Advising Advis sing & Placement. Town partners closely with students studen nts and their families throughout throug ghout the high school application applic cation process. Becoming Leaders. Our 7th and 8th graders rise to the challenge set for them as leaders and models for our community.

Our graduates go off to high school with the confidence and selfknowledge that can only be achieved through a rigorous, well-designed placement process.


A Step Ahead. Experience with the high school placement process makes our graduates more comfortable with, and better prepared for, their college applications.

“On ne of the wonderful things “One abo out Town’s placement process about watching the students gain is watching deeper understanding of a deeper the emselves and the voice with themselves wh hich to express it.” which -He ead of Upper School -Head

Brendan 7th Grade Actor

Part of the Process. Students play an active role in deciding what they wan want nt to do and where they want to o go next.


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Hazelle

Kindergarten Imagining Her Future

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