About

At a Glance

List of 10 items.

  • Opened:

    September 2003
  • Enrollment:

    500+
  • Faculty and Staff:

    200+
  • Average Class Size:

    16
  • Student to Teacher Ratio:

     5 to 1
  • Divisions:

    Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
    All students in Grades K-2 are assigned a tablet; all students in 3-8 a laptop
  • Disciplines Taught:

    dance, educational technology, literacy and English, mathematics, music, science, social and emotional learning, social studies, Spanish, visual art, and wellness
  • Athletics:

    basketball, cross country, fencing, lacrosse, soccer, softball, squash, track and field, and volleyball teams
  • After School Program Offerings:

    80+ classes and clubs
  • Facilities:

    80,000 square-foot, six-floor building built in 2003. All classrooms, studios, labs and library remodeled between 2013-16 to create new spaces that further the mission of the school

Faculty and Staff

Nearly 150 full-time and 50 part-time educators comprise The School at Columbia University community. Our teachers and staff are:

Accomplished professionals, holding MA, MSEd, PhD and PsyD degrees from renowned education programs at colleges and universities worldwide

Authors of education articles in publications and journals including Teaching Tolerance, Edutopia, Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, Learning Languages, and more

Collaborative, working within and across grades and divisions to expand learning opportunities for our students

Dedicated community members, within school and locally, partnering with the University and neighborhood organizations on service projects, community initiatives, and public events

Diverse, in race, gender, ethnicity, class, religion, sexual orientation, background, professional experience, and more
Innovative educators, constantly pursuing cutting-edge methods, new techniques and technology-driven projects

NAIS Teachers of the Future: Only 25 are selected nationwide annually, and The School has had 4 teachers chosen since 2011

Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST): Only 2 are selected from each state annually, and The School has had 4 teachers chosen since 2010

The School at Columbia University

556 West 110th Street
New York, NY 10025
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info@theschool.columbia.edu
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