The Studio School

General Information

HEAD OF SCHOOL: Janet C. Rotter

ENROLLMENT: Approximately 120 students


AGES: Preschool (3 years) – Middle School (8th grade)

TODDLER PROGRAM: Yes (Learn more about the Toddler Program)

GROUPINGS: The Studio School uses cross-age groupings rather than age-based grades or levels. Applicants to kindergarten must be five years old by August 31 of the year in which they start.



TUITION 2019-2020

Early Childhood, Half Day

8:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.


Early Childhood, Full Day


Elementary School (Grades 1-4)

Middle School (Grades 5-8)


8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.*

8:30 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.*

Fee for Partial Year Enrollment



* Early dismissal on Wednesdays for all full day students at 2:00 p.m.

AFTERSCHOOL: Yes (click here for more information)

FOOD PROGRAM: Our students and faculty enjoy healthy, nutritious and delicious snacks and lunches prepared daily in our fully-equipped teaching kitchen. We educate the children about the value of healthy eating and when available, we cook with seasonal, local produce. Food allergies, sensitivities and dietary preferences are accommodated.

STATEMENT OF NON-DISCRIMINATION POLICY: The Studio School is committed to creating a community that celebrates the richness of life and the common bonds of all humanity. We are dedicated to teaching students and involving their families in a non-judgmental and heterogeneous way regardless of age, race, religion, sex, national origins, or family composition.

LOCATION and TRANSPORTATION: The Studio School is located at 117 West 95th Street between Columbus and Amsterdam Avenues on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. The closest subway stops are the 1, 2, and 3 lines at 96th Street and Broadway, and the B and C lines at 96th Street and Central Park West. The nearest bus lines are the M104 on Broadway, the M7 and M11 lines that operate on Columbus and Amsterdam Avenues, and the crosstown M96 stop at 96th Street and Columbus Avenue. Elementary School and Middle School students who meet minimum age and distance requirements are eligible for Student MetroCards.


117 West 95th Street
New York, NY 10025