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Nursery School: At a Glance



  • ELLEN DAVIS, director

  • SUSANNE FISCHER, registrar

  • (212) 744-1400, ext. 230

  • OFFICE HOURS:
    8 AM – 2 PM
    (Monday – Thursday);
    8 AM – 12 PM (Friday)

  • FOUNDED 1951
    Initially associated with Columbia University’s Teachers College

  • ENROLLMENT: 130 boys and girls; between 45 and 50 openings are available for new students each year. Children must be 2 years and 5 months or older (born in April) to be admitted. Temple membership is not required to apply or enroll.Limited scholarship money is available.

  • SCHEDULE: Two-year-olds attend classes either two or three mornings per week. Three-year-olds have the option of staying three extended days until 2 PM. Four- and 5-year-olds stay four extended days until 2 PM.


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