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Addie Mae Collins 2

Grades: 3-K, Pre-K
Staff Pick
345 East 101st Street
Manhattan NY 10029
Phone: 212-831-7373

Our Insights

What’s Special

Lots of trips to zoos and farms

The Downside

Crime in neighborhood

Addie Mae Collins Head Start 2 offers a cheery refuge for children, with lots of trips to zoos and farms, experienced teachers and a long history of serving the community.

The classrooms are in a housing project. Unfortunately, the immediate neighborhood is too dangerous for children to play outside, so for recess they must walk with their teachers a few blocks away to a safe park, Director Dianne Spann said in a telephone interview.

ADMISSIONS: Limited to children from low-income families. (Clara Hemphill, telephone interview, August 2014)

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School Stats

Citywide Average Key
This school is Better Near Worse than the citywide average

What is the Pre-K like?

From the NYC Program Assessment (CLASS and ECERS-R) Database through 2018-2019

Instruction: Teachers ask kids to explain their reasoning when they solve problems
Activities: Children explore art, music, sand/water, dramatic play and more
Language: Teachers talk and listen to kids in a supportive way
Interaction: Teachers ask kids good questions and invite back-and-forth conversation

Who does this school serve?

From the 2021-22 Demographic Snapshot

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Contact & Location


East Harlem (District 4)
Trains: 6 Line to 103rd St
Buses: M101, M102, M106, M15, M15-SBS, M31, M96, M98


Other Details

Shared campus?

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