York Prep School

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40 W 68th St

New York, NY 10023

(212) 362-0400

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Grades: 6 - 12

School Type: Private

Student Enrollment: 383

Students Per Teacher: 5

Parent Reviews

25 Parent Reviews for York Prep School

This school has strengths and weaknesses, like all schools. Its strengths are that it can accommodate all kinds of learners and has a good program for both gifted kids and learning disabled kids. Its weakness is that it's a for profit school, and is ultimately a business. The principal owns the school ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/10/15

The school is a good high school for students grades 6-12 who want a really good learning experience with great teachers and convient within New York City. I enjoyed the learning experience that I got there and enjoyed the teachers and made new friends when I was there. The school can improve on its ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 05/15/14

PROS: Teachers are generally warm and attentive to every student. Very organized; even formerly 'struggling' students get basic skills and a sense of how to approach every task. Lovely people in admin. CONS: Slightly formulaic, not-very-creative curriculum at times, but that's OK. Socially challenging, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/18/13

I actually found the admissions staff to be one of the kindest of all NYC private schools. They called back in a timely manner, showed compassion, enthusiasm in a professional manner. These schools are hard to gain acceptance to, but if your child did not get in,it stings, but you must believe this ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/11/11

A most unprofessional staff in admissions. if this is an indication of the quality and care of the school staff, I would defintiely not recommend this school.

Posted by a parent on 03/17/11

York Prep is an amazing school. i am a former student and the teachers are dedicated to the students. I definitely felt welcomed by everyone. If you like a warm , friendly, and challenging environment, this is the school for you.

Posted by a parent on 11/13/09

The following is a modified version of the thank you letter I sent to Mrs. Stewart, the Director of College Guidance at York, after I was accepted to the Wharton School. Truly an excellent job on their part: Dear Mrs. Stewart, I know very few people that have as much passion, commitment, and feeling ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 02/11/09

I am attending york prep now and i am in 9th grade. I love it, the school community is AMAZING and i felt welcomed the second i step foot into the lobby =]

Posted by a student on 12/05/08

Great School, York Prep has a great all round program and great teachers. I recommend it to all and everyone who lives in the area.

Posted by a parent on 10/24/08

York Prep has done an outstanding job in understanding the students' strengths and building on them to help students reach their fullest potential. My daughter was struggling in the eighth grade when she arrived at York Prep and now she's on to Brown University this fall. York Prep made her believe she ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/03/08

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New York schools — York Prep School is located at 40 W 68th St, New York NY 10023. 40 W 68th St is in the 10023 ZIP code in New York, NY York Prep School is a Private school that serves grade levels 6 - 12.
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