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Addie Mae Collins 3

Grades: 3-K, Pre-K
Staff Pick
2322 Third Avenue
Manhattan NY 10035
Phone: 212-831-3144

Our Insights

What’s Special

Music lessons and lots of trips

The Downside

Admission limited to low-income families

Housed in the same building as the citys Human Resources Administration, Addie Mae Collins 3 offers year-round child care as well as Head Start classes to low-income children in East Harlem. Director Diane Spann says the center offers both in-class and out-of-class learning with lots of class trips to farms and zoos, music lessons and early reading and computer literacy.

ADMISSIONS: Limited to 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 5)
Trains: 4 Line, 5 Line, 6 Line to 125th St
Buses: Bx15, M1, M100, M101, M103, M116, M15, M15-SBS, M35, M98


Other Details

Shared campus?

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