2019 Education Guide

If you are searching for an education program in Staten Island — a tutoring service in Staten Island, a Staten Island preschool, a special needs program in Staten Island, or other Staten Island school — we can help you find the right place for you to bring out the best in your child.


FAMILY SERVICES


Little Monster Sleep Solutions
929.359.3511
littlemonstersleepsolutions.com
[email protected]
facebook.com/littlemonstersleepsolutions

Programs:
Compassionate sleep training with a dash of realness. Custom sleep plans and daily support tailored to your family. End bedtime battles, night wakings, early risings, and skipped naps. Start the school year on a healthy sleep schedule. Serving families of children aged 6m-6y, specializing in toddlers and preschoolers. Book a free 15 minute call via Facebook.


Staten Island YMCA Counseling Service
3911 Richmond Avenue • 10312
718.948.3232
[email protected]
285 Vanderbilt Avenue • 10304
718.981.4382
[email protected]
ymcanyc.org/counseling

Programs:
Little Steps ages 5-17 (kids affected by family substance abuse), Adolescent programs ages 12-21 (issues facing teens), Youth Anger Management ages 5-17 (coping skills); Parenting Skills. Addiction counseling all ages.


PRESCHOOLS AND DAYCARE


4 Angels Day Care, Inc.
245 Simonson Avenue • 10303
917.821.5048
[email protected]
4angelsdaycareinc.com

Programs:
M-F 7am-7pm. 6 wks-12 yrs. Certified teachers. Spanish/English vouchers accepted.Free UPK for 3 and 4 year olds.

Activities:
iStartSmart technology in the classroom. Everything your child needs in a friendly, loving, multi-cultural environment giving parents peace of mind.


Big Bird’s Playhouse Corp.
1859 Richmond Avenue • 10314
718.982.0550
[email protected]
BigBirdsPlayhouse.com

Programs:
Mon-Fri. 6:30am-6:30pm. 6wks-12 yrs old. Meals included. Low tuition. Spanish speaking teacher. Free full day UPK for children born in 2014. Afterschool program drop off and pick up PS 54, PS 58, PS 60, & PS 69.

Activities:
Children learn through arts & crafts, stories, songs & hands-on projects. Music, indoor and outdoor playgrounds.


Broadway & South Shore YMCA
Broadway: 651 Broadway • 10310
718.981.4933 • [email protected]
ymcanyc.org/broadway
South Shore: 3939 Richmond Ave • 10312
718.227.3200 • [email protected]
ymcanyc.org/southshore

Programs:
Early Childhood (18mos-5yrs); NYC’s Free full-day PRE-K 3 (born in 2016) and Free PRE-K FOR ALL (born in 2015); Before & After Care avail. Youth & Teen Programs. Swim classes. Summer day camp & holiday activities.

Activities:
Outdoor play area; air-conditioned and peanut/tree nut free classrooms.


Building Blocks Montessori School
55 Forest Avenue • 10301
718.448.2992
[email protected]
buildingblocksmontessori.com

Programs:
Preschool, Kindergarten, Elementary Grades 1–5. Half & full day, split week, early and afterschool programs. Complete Montessori Curriculum, Individualized Instruction, Small Class Sizes.

Activities:
Art, Music, Spanish, Multi-Cultural Studies, Yoga, Gym. Afterschool Journalism, Chess, Art, and STEM Clubs.


Children’s Harbor Montessori School
On the grounds of Snug Harbor Cultural Ctr
1000 Richmond Terrace
Building G, 3rd Floor • 10301
718.442.6112
[email protected]
childrensharbormontessori.com

Programs:
Toddler and Pre Primary Programs ages 2-5 including Kindergarten & Pre K for All. Half & Full Day options. Extended hrs.

Activities:
Individualized Montessori Curriculum. Arts-integrated classrooms. Art, Music, Yoga, Spanish, computers, educational trips.


Community Resources Preschool
3651 Richmond Road • 10306
718.568.3105
[email protected]
crpreschool.org

Programs:
Full day 3-K program & 4-K program with extended hours available, full day center-based/integrated programs. SEIT, Occupational, Speech, Physical therapy and counseling​.

Activities:
Music and Art enrichment, family involvement, outdoor playground, assistive therapies and many special event activities.


Holy Child Pre-School
4747 Amboy Road • 10312
718.356.5159
[email protected]
holychildsi.com

Programs:
Toddling Around for 2 year olds; Preschool classes for 3 and 4 year olds.

Activities:
Special classes in computer, art and science; indoor and outdoor gym; music and movement.


JCC of Staten Island
1297 Arthur Kill Road • 10312
718.475.5224
485 Victory Boulevard • 10301
718.475.5290
1466 Manor Road • 10314 • 718.475.5230
2221 Richmond Avenue •10314
718.475.5100
sijcc.org

Programs:
Infant/Toddler Care–12 mos; ages 3 mos-2.8 yrs; 3, 4, 5 days/week 7am-6pm; extended hrs 7-9am & 4-6pm. Full Day 3K and PreK for All. Contact facility for specific programs.

Activities:
Literature, art, music & movement. Intro to Jewish culture and tradition. Indoor and outdoor play area.


Mini World Preschool
144 Bloomingdale Road
Staten Island, New York 10309
718.948.9535
miniworldpreschool.webs.com

Programs:
Mini Tots ages 2 to 3 years old–not potty trained OK. Extended hours available. Licensed by DOHMH. Age-appropriate curriculum.

Activities:
Fully equipped centers in large classrooms. Creative play, library, music and movement, large outdoor yard. Summer camp. Come in for a Tour!! $25.00 off Registration Fee! Come in for a Free day at Preschool!!.


New Dorp Christian Academy
259 Rose Avenue • 10306
718.351.4442
[email protected]
ndca.academy

Programs:
PreK-3 and Pre-K 4 program. Half and full day sessions. K-8th grades. Before & after care available.

Activities:
Free bus service. Discounts for siblings. Kids club and youth group. Over 40 years of faithful service.


Richmond Hill Children’s Center
501 Richmond Hill Road • 10314
718.494.7422
[email protected]
rhccny.com

Programs:
Free Full Day 3-K and UPK, Daycare, 2-8 week Summer Camp for ages 2-6. Extended hours from 7am-6:30pm. Central air conditioning. Fully equipped large playground. Diapers okay. Security cameras throughout.

Activities:
Age-appropriate curriculum designed to stimulate growth in a child’s development. Monthly themes promote learning in a fun “hands-on” environment and focus on developing critical thinking and problem-solving skills.


St. Joseph Hill Academy
850 Hylan Boulevard • 10305
718.981.1187
[email protected]
stjosephhillacademy.com

Programs:
Pre-k – 8th grade. Pre-K3 and Pre-K4 programs. Aftercare available. Call for info.

Activities:
Celebrating 100 years of providing a premier Catholic education to the Staten Island community.


Silver Lake Head Start II
20 Park Hill Circle • 10304
718.720.0090
[email protected]
yeled.org

Programs:
M-F 8:30am-3pm; we offer EHS, HS & Pre-K for All (ages 1-5); On-site evaluations & services for EI & CPSE. Morning & aftercare programs for qualifying families.

Activities:
Age-appropriate activities in a clean, 
nurturing, fun filled environment. Nutritional breakfast, lunch & snack provided. Bus service for qualifying families. Open month of July (free).


Small World Preschool
144 Bloomingdale Road • 10309
718.356.7795
[email protected]
smallworldpreschool.net

Programs:
Ages 2-5, Toddler Program (Ages 2.0-2.8) 
Free 3-K For All. Free Pre-K for All. Extended hours available open 6:30am-7pm. 8 week Summer Camp Program. Sibling discount.

Activities:
Licensed by NYC Dept. of Health. ACS vouchers accepted, CPR, outdoor play area, developmentally appropriate curriculum, certified teachers. Est. 1977.


Staten Island Academy
715 Todt Hill Road • 10304
718.303.7803
[email protected]
statenislandacademy.org

Programs:
Coed college prep school for Pre-K3-Gr 12. Free extended day 7am-7pm. Summer programs. College guidance program. Academic Resource Center staffed with Orton-Gillingham trained specialists. Financial aid available in Kindergarten.

Activities:
Honors Math & Science, AP curriculum, varied electives, Model UN & Congress, musical theater Gr. 5-12, Gr.9 Academy in London, Gr.10 New York Experience including, Varsity & JV teams, Maker Space studio.


Tender Care Preschool
6581 Hylan Blvd • 10309
718.317.2849 or 2858
[email protected]
mountloretto.org/tender-care-preschool
Facebook @ Tender Care Preschool

Programs:
Free full day UPK and 3-K, half & full days for 2 year olds. Summer Camp.

Activities:
Large playground & indoor gym, computers, library. French classes. Extended hrs 7am-6pm.Sprinkler Park on campus for Summer Camp. Located on the grounds of beautiful Mount Loretto. Plenty of parking.


The Children’s Center – College of Staten Island
2800 Victory Blvd • Bldg. 2R/Rm 104 • 10314
718.982.3190
[email protected]

csi.cuny.edu/childcare

Programs:
Infant/Toddler, Preschool, School age (For Children of CSI students). 3K and PKA Full Day (3K & Pre-K For All funded by NYC Dept. of Ed.)

Activities:
Early education featuring developmentally appropriate hands-on learning experiences in a caring, well supervised environment.


Xaverian
7100 Shore Road • Brooklyn, NY 11209
718.836.7100
[email protected]
xaverian.org

Programs:
Catholic, Private, Co-Educational, College preparatory school for grades 6 to 12 featuring Advanced Placement courses, STEM education, 1:1 iPad learning environment, and Internship Program.

Activities:
Award-winning MAX (Music at Xaverian) program, community service, retreats, competitive athletics program, Robotics, Mock Trial, Speech & Debate, Model UN, Pipe & Drum Corps, Dramatics Society, etc.


RELIGIOUS INSTRUCTION


Congregation B’Nai Jeshurun Hebrew School
275 Martling Avenue • 10314
718.981.9950
[email protected]
facebook.com/cbjsi

Program:
We incorporate the Hebrew language into all aspects of our program: Jewish History, Prayer, Torah, Jewish Values/Ethics, Tikkun Olam (Community Service), Bar/Bat Mitzvah prep and more!

Activities:
We specialize in meeting the diverse and special needs of ALL learners. We are an egalitarian, LGBTQ-friendly, warm and welcoming Synagogue and Hebrew School. Call our Synagogue Office 718.981.5550.


Congregation Temple Emanu-El Hebrew School
984 Post Ave • 10302
718.442.1158
[email protected]
templeemanuelsi.org

Programs:
Sunday mornings 9:30am–12:30pm. Ages 3-13 Preschool Program. Using a hands-on, experiential approach and facilitated by an enthusiastic staff, your child will grow to love and appreciate their Jewish heritage. New! Stipend upon successful completion of the program.

Activities:
Hebrew language, attachment to Israel, performing good deeds, holiday celebrations, bar/bat mitzvah instruction. Storytelling, Drama, The Arts, Music, Games, Cooking, Multi-Media.


SPECIAL NEEDS


Community Resources Preschool
3651 Richmond Road • 10306
718.568.3105
[email protected]
crpreschool.org​

Programs:
Full day 3-K & 4-K program with extended hours available, full day center-based/integrated programs. SEIT, Occupational, Speech, Physical therapy and counseling​.

Activities:
Music and Art enrichment, family involvement, outdoor playground, assistive therapies and many special event activities.


Claire Guttsman, M.A.,C.C.C.-SLP
1076 Forest Avenue • 10310
718.447.5501
[email protected]

Programs:
Children and adults are serviced individually and/or in groups in full time private practice. CPSE & RSA’s & some insurances accepted, sliding scale availability.

Activities:
Individual speech & language evaluations for children & adults. Individual and/or group sessions for speech & language therapy, accent reduction & public speaking enhancement training. Available for lecturing, speech screening programs school based & workshops.


JCC of Staten Island – First Foot Forward
1466 Manor Rd • 10314 
1297 Arthur Kill Rd • 10312
2221 Richmond Ave • 10314
718.475.5225
sijcc.org

Programs:
Special education preschool for ages 2.5-5. Half/full day. Center based & integrated classes. Related services. Transportation & tuition at no cost to eligible children.

Activities:
Multi-disciplinary evaluations. Speech & language, occupational, physical & play therapy. Movement & music. Mainstreaming. Parent support groups.


TEST PREP/TUTOR


The Tutoring Underground
Brooklyn & Staten Island Locations
917.834.9696
[email protected]
TheTutoringUnderground.com
instagram.com/thetutoringunderground

Programs:
High School Admissions Exams in English, Math, and Logic: SHSAT, ISEE, COOP, TACHS College Admissions Exams, in English only: SAT, ACT After School Program, in English, Math, Logic, and Chess.

Activities:
Yury Getsin has a Masters in Education from Columbia University, and is the only person who teaches the classes. Classes have about nine students, and cost 25 dollars per hour.


Wagner College Department for Lifelong Learning
631 Howard Avenue • 10301
718.390.3221
[email protected]
wagner.edu/lifelong-learning

Programs:
Fri after school & Sat classes – Academics, ACT Musical Theater, Audition Prep & Master Classes, Architecture, Art, Business, Ceramics, Coding, Photography, ELA & Math Test Prep, Film, Voice, Lego Robotics, Science, SHSAT & TACHS Test Prep, Sign Language, Video Game Design, Web Design.


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