At A Glance / Facilities

Providing experienced educators, excellent classroom ratios, and broad student satisfaction.

Barrow Street students enjoy access to an experienced staff of full-time classroom teachers and early education specialists as well as excellent teacher-to-student ratios. The result is overwhelmingly positive feedback from our alumni families. Graduates of Barrow Street Nursery School report near universal happiness with kindergarten placement outcomes.

97%

Of alumni are happy with their Kindergarden placement

98%

Of familes agree that they are comfortable addressing their child’s teacher with any questions

23

Full time classroom teachers and 5 specialist teachers with an average of 6 years at Barrow

8-16

Children per classroom with
2-3 teachers

100%

Of families are comfortable recommending BSNS to friends

80%

Of children exmit to Private/
independent Kindergarten

97%

Of alumni are happy with their Kindergarden placement

98%

Of familes agree that they are comfortable addressing their child’s teacher with any questions

23

Full time classroom teachers and 5 specialist teachers with an average of 6 years at Barrow

8-16

Children per classroom with
2-3 teachers

100%

Of families are comfortable recommending BSNS to friends

80%

Of children exmit to Private/
independent Kindergarten

Accreditation and Memberships

Barrow Street Nursery School is proud to be accredited and/or members of the following organizations:

CSEE

The Center for Spiritual and Ethical Education

Barrow Street is a member school of The Center for Spiritual and Ethical Education. CSEE empowers independent schools, through a network of educators who provide expert support, to inspire ethical thinking, a sense of purpose, and a commitment to building character while advancing the values of empathy, service, equity, and justice.

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DECA

Downtown Early Childhood Association

DECA is an association of approximately 40 educational institutions focusing on children ages 2 through 5 in Lower Manhattan.

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Barrow Street Nursery School is a proud member of the Independent Schools Admissions Association of Greater New York (ISAAGNY). Founded in 1965, ISAAGNY aims to ensure orderly, professional, and equitable admissions processes at member schools: we do so by observing a shared admissions timeline, engaging in professional development to hone our collective craft, exchanging resources and best practices, and more. The resulting spirit of cooperation serves schools, families, and nearly 30,000 students across greater New York.

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NAEYC

National Association for the Education of Young Children

NAEYC is a professional membership organization that works to promote high-quality early learning for all young children, birth through age 8, by connecting early childhood practice, policy, and research.

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NAIS

National Association of Independent Schools

The National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) is a nonprofit membership association that provides services to more than 1,800 schools and associations of schools in the United States and abroad, including more than 1,500 independent private K-12 schools in the U.S.

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NAREA

North American Reggio Emilia Alliance

NAREA connects early childhood educators and advocates together in discovering, interpreting, and promoting Reggio Emilia inspired education.

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NYSAIS

New York Association of Independent Schools

NYSAIS promotes the independence, well-being and public understanding of, and respect for, New York independent schools and serves as an accrediting body chartered by the New York State Board of Regents.

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Education promotes responsibility & develops character

Meet Our Faculty

A collaboratively designed learning experience

Our Facilities

A collaboratively designed learning experience

Rooftop Playground

Magnetic Ramps

Rooftop Garden

Rooftop Playground

Art Studio

White Room, Toddler Room

Blue Room, 4s/5s

Orange Room, 4s/5s

Yellow Room, 2s/3s

Red Room, 4s/5s

Art Studio

Tricycle Track

Gym

Gym rock climbing wall