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Marble Hill Nursery School

Grades: Pre-K
Staff Pick
5470 Broadway
Bronx NY 10463
Phone: 718-562-7055

Our Insights

Opened in 1953, the Marble Hill Nursery is a parent cooperative that "remains strong," according to Kym Vanderbilt of Lehman College and the NY Early Childhood Professional Development Institute.

It was established with the support of Bank Street College and has accreditation from the NAEYC (National Association for the Education of Young Children), considered the gold standard of early childhood education.

By encouraging the children to explore different activities, such as dancing, painting, writing and clay making, and by taking them on field trips, they learn about the world around them, according to the website. [see photo from website]

The program welcomes all children, including those with special needs, and emphasizes collaboration among kids. Parents assist in fundraisers, volunteer in classrooms and serve on committees.

ADMISSIONS: Preference to low-income families; Marble Hill offers full-day and extended day UPK. Contact the school in early October to inquire about the following year. (Katie Radvany, web reports, August 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 2018-19 Demographic Snapshot

Enrollment
36
Asian
8%
Black
6%
Hispanic
42%
White
28%
Other
17%

From 2018 School Directories

Pre-K seats
40


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

Contact & Location

Location

Kingsbridge (District 10)
Trains: 1 Line to Marble Hill - 225th St
Buses: Bx1, Bx10, Bx20, Bx3, Bx7, Bx9, M100

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Other Details

Shared campus?
No
Metal detectors?
No

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