Kiderific Nursery School, Inc.

Grades Pre-K
Staff Pick
1621 Pilgrim Avenue
Bronx NY 10461
Phone: 718-518-7170

Our Insights

Kiderific Nursery School has respectful and nurturing teachers. Children enjoy computer time, sand and water tables, and a housekeeping area for imaginative play.

On a 2014 visit, NYC School's Chancellor Carmen Fariña called the pre-kindergarten "exciting, invigorating and joyful." [photo of Fariña's visit from school website]

Teachers listen carefully to kids talking to help them think more deeply. "The intensity of listening, the respect, is unusually high here," Farina wrote in a follow-up letter to the school.

Teachers are always learning; for example, they all read a book about good read aloud practices, such as stopping to ask questions when you read so they could model it for children.

Kiderific is located a few blocks away from PS 71, a large, safe, popular neighborhood school serving kindergarten through 8th grade. (Lydie Raschka, web reports, July 2016)

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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 this school's most recent Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS)

Instruction: Teachers ask kids to explain their reasoning when they solve problems

From this school's most recent Early Childhood Environmental Rating System (ECERS-R)

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 2017-18 Demographic Snapshot

Enrollment
26
Asian
4%
Black
8%
Hispanic
42%
White
35%
Other
12%

From 2018 School Directories

Pre-K seats
26


For more information about our data sources, see About Our Data · More DOE statistics for this school

Contact & Location

Location

Pelham Bay (District 8)
Trains: 6 Line to Middletown Rd
Buses: Bx21, Bx24, Bx40, Bx42, Bx5, Bx8, Q50

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Other Details

Shared campus?
No
Metal detectors?
No

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