|1. Why choose Manhattan
A: Manhattan Nursery School was founded in 1996 and
has been constantly growing and providing loving care
with professionalism. Also, for working parents our
school takes parents’ role for their children
while they are working from 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM. We pride
ourselves that our school is focused on creating a safe,
warm, nurturing and learning environment for children
to develop healthy self expression and be life long
achievers with the best proven practices of excellent
care and education. In Manhattan Nursery School, all
children and teachers are respected and trusted so that
children can feel comfortable and secure while they
are in our school.
2. What is the admission
A: Our admission process is rolling process, so we
accept applicants throughout the year as long as a space
is available. We have an application packet which is
given out on a school tour day or within inquiry. Once
the application packet is submitted and processed by
us, your child will be enrolled. Manhattan Nursery School
does not have an entrance test, however, we encourage
you to visit us for school tour with your child for
3. May I enroll my child
at the middle of academic year?
A: Yes, you can enroll your child whenever there is
a space available.
4. How do I visit/tour
A: A private school tour is given out throughout the
year. Please contact us to schedule an appointment for
5. What age of children
do you accept?
A: Manhattan Nursery School is licensed for children
from 15 months to 5 years old.
6. What is the ratio of
teacher to children in the classroom?
A: It varies from classrooms with different aged group
of children; 4 children for 1 teacher in infant class
(15 months to 1 year old children), 5 children for 1
teacher in toddler classes (2 years old to 3 years old
children) and 8 children for 1 teacher in pre-kindergarten
classes (4 years old and 5 years old children).
7. Do you allow parents
to visit their child during the day?
A: Yes, all parents are always welcome to visit their
child’s classroom during the day with an advance
8. Does my child need
to be potty trained to attend Manhattan Nursery School?
A: No, our teachers will help out children with potty
training. We encourage you to bring in an extra set
of clothing with your child’s name marked in case
9. Do you take children
A: Yes, our well experienced teachers take children
outside safely whenever weather permits. During summer,
children visit a neighborhood water park and playground
every week. Throughout the year except winter season,
children visit public library once a month.
10. Do you have field
A: Yes, we have field trips related to seasonal themes
and for educational purposes such as apple picking,
zoo, aquarium, museums and farm every other month.
11. Will I be informed
about my child’s academic process?
A: Yes, a report card is given out twice a year on
parent-teacher conference days. You can choose a comfortable
date for conference within a given period of time by
teachers. If you are not able to make one for some reasons,
we send out your child’s report card.
12. How can I be informed
about school announcements or news?
A: Once your child is enrolled, you will be given a
log-in ID and a password from our administration staffs
to view announcements, weekly classroom schedule, weekly
menu and monthly newsletter and enjoy your child’s
event photos taken from our school. Also, important
announcements will be posted in the school where they
can easily be seen.
13. Do you have any safety
plans in case of emergency?
A: Yes, a fire drill is held every month, and children
practice to follow directions from teachers and evacuate
classrooms. In case of emergency, children will be staying
at a safe facility near our school, and parents will
be informed right away.
14. Are your teachers
CPR and First Aid certified?
A: Yes, five staff members are certified in CPR and
First Aid. One of them is certified to administer medications
15. What about immunization
A: All children are required to bring in their immunization
records at the time of enrollment. Absences from illness
should be reported to us as soon as possible. Also,
parents will be notified if their child has a sign of
contagious disease, rash or fever.
16. What if it snows?
A: Our administration staffs will make school closing
decision considering safety and traffic conditions by
6 AM in the morning. In case of closing school, school
closing information will be posted on the website, and
every parent will be informed individually through telephone
by our staffs.
17. How is your tuition
A: Tuition rate at the Manhattan Nursery School is
comparative to other nursery schools in the area. Please
inquire about it. We also accept ACS (public assistance)