2013 Honorees: Excellence in Education

Nursery Schools

Outstanding Nursery School

Garden House School Of New York
Heads of School: Mary Cantwell/Natalie Williams
gardenhouseschool.com
212-421-3282 | 40 Sutton Pl, New York, NY 10022

The Saul and Carole Zabar Nursery School at the JCC
Director: Noah Mencow Hichenberg
cms4schools.com/jccnyc/
646-505-4400 | 334 Amsterdam Avenue at West 76th Street

Grade School

Outstanding Grade School

Metropolitan Montessori School
Head of School: Brenda Mizel
mmsny.org
212-579-5525 | 325 W 85th St, New York, NY 10024

Talented and Gifted School for Young Scholars (TAG)
Principal: Janette Cesar
tagscholars.com/
212-860-6003 | 240 East 109 Street New York, NY 10029

New & Noteworthy Grade School

PS 527
Principal: Daniel R. McCormick
ps527.org/
212-828-2710 | 323 East 91 Street, Manhattan, NY 10128

Rising Star Grade School

Success Academy Upper West Side
Principal: Carolyn Roby
https://www.successacademies.org
646-274-1580 | 145 W 84th St, New York, NY 10024

Outstanding Grade School

Talented and Gifted School for Young Scholars (TAG)
Principal: Janette Cesar
tagscholars.com
212-860-6003 | 240 East 109 Street New York, NY 10029

Middle Schools / High Schools

Outstanding Middle School/High School

Scholar’s Academy (6 thru 12)
Principal: Brian O’Connell
https://www.scholarsnyc.com
718-474-6918 | 320 Beach 104th St, Rockaway Park, NY 11694

ICE (Institute for Collaborative Education) (6 to 12)
Principal: Peter Karp
http://www.iceschoolnyc.org
212-475-7972 | 345 East 15th Street 5th Floor, New York, NY 10003

Rising Star Middle School/High School

West Side Collaborative Middle School
Principal: Jeanne Rotunda
wscnyc.org/
212-866-6313 | 735 West End Ave, New York, NY 10025

Grace Church School (High School Division)
Head of School: George Davison
https://www.gcschool.org
212-475-5610 | 86 4th Ave, New York, NY 10003

New & Noteworthy Middle School/High School

Great Oaks (6 to 12)
Principal: Kristin Levine
https://greatoakscharter.org
212-233-5152 | 1 Monroe St, New York, NY 10002

Special Citations

Progressive Education

Central Park East 1 and 2
CPE 1: Principal: Lindley Uehling
centralparkeastone.org
212-860-5821 | 1573 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10029
CPE 2: Principal: Naomi Smith
cpe2.org
212-860-5992 | 19 E 103rd St, New York, NY 10029

Community/Citizenship

The Dwight School
Head of School: Dianne Drew
dwight.edu/
212-724-6360 | 291 Central Park W, New York, NY 10024

Environmental Awareness

The Mandell School
Head of School: Gabriella Rowe
mandellschool.org/
212-222-2925 | 795 Columbus Ave, New York, NY 10025

Sports

Hunter College High School
Principal: Dr. Tony Fisher
https://www.hunterschools.org/page/high-school
212-860-1267 | 71 E 94th St, New York, NY 10128

Special Education

Quest To Learn
Principal: Elisa Aragon
q2l.org/
212-488-3645 | 351 W 18th St, New York, NY 10011