Preschool Of The Arts Annex - New York NY Child Care - Pre School

(212) 229-9075

About the Provider

Description: Unlike most NYC Preschools, Preschool of the Arts draws inspiration from the Reggio approach to education and from our knowledge of developmentally-appropriate educational practices. We know that children’s brains are elastic and our goal is to stretch their minds and inspire them through tangible experiences and concrete learning. Piaget once stated, “Knowledge is not given to a passive observer; rather it must be constructed by the activity of the individual.” Accordingly, our curriculum is based largely on students’ interests and curiosities.

Our children learn science, math, social studies, literacy, the arts, Judaic studies, and moral values through an integrated approach to education. Our goal is to nurture each child’s personal journey towards social, emotional, and educational growth.

Therefore, our curriculum offers differentiated motivational stimuli to enhance individual growth and progress, while students engage in collaborative activities. This gives us the ability to inspire them to become lifelong learners with an insatiable quest for knowledge and understanding of their world.

We enthusiastically embrace one of the most important tenets of the Reggio Emilia approach to early childhood education – that the environment is the third teacher. Children thrive and develop most optimally in a beautiful, natural environment that reflects their interests and work while also reflecting the ambience of home. The colors, furniture, trees, flowers, objects d’art and natural elements of our NYC preschool all contribute to the preservation of the sense of wonder, curiosity, and zeal for life innate to all children.

Above all, we prize the culture of compassion, respect, tolerance, friendship, and communal responsibility we have cultivated in our school. Through immersion in our school culture, we trust that our children will absorb these values into their developing characters and exercise them naturally as they successfully steer their way through life.

Additional Information: Years in Operation: 6

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 8050
  • Capacity: 85
  • Age Range: 2 YEARS - 5 YEARS
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • District Office: New York City Department of Health
  • District Office Phone: 311 or (212) NEW-YOR (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Date Type Regulations Status
2019-09-17 Minor violations (General Violations) 47.25(c) CORRECTED
Brief Description: At time of inspection records of enrolled children's periodic medical examination were Not provided or maintained.
2019-09-17 Minor violations (General Violations) 47.33(c) CORRECTED
Brief Description: Staff failed to obtain proof of immunization; Except for exempt staff, required staff immunizations were not submitted to child care service; records not confidential.
2019-09-17 Minor violations (General Violations) 47.49(b) CORRECTED
Brief Description: At time of inspection trash and garbage observed Not stored in appropriate containers with tight fitting lids.
2019-04-30 Minor violations (General Violations) 47.41(j) CORRECTED
Brief Description: At time of inspection floors/walls ceilings were observed Not maintained; in disrepair or covered in a toxic finish.
2018-10-05 Minor violations (General Violations) 47.13(d) CORRECTED
Brief Description: Child care service staff identified/acting as group teachers do Not meet the required qualifications of the position.
2018-10-05 Minor violations (General Violations) 47.33(c) CORRECTED
Brief Description: Staff failed to obtain proof of immunization; Except for exempt staff, required staff immunizations were not submitted to child care service; records not confidential.
2018-03-27 Violations requiring correction within two weeks (Critical Violations) 47.43 (e) CORRECTED
Brief Description: At time of inspection hand wash sinks are not supplied with an adequate amount of running water. At time of inspection water temperature exceeded 115 deg Fahrenheit.

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