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Marymount School of NY

Private | PK-12 | 598 students

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Living in New York

Situated in an inner city neighborhood. The median home value is $999,000. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $2,110.

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Posted February 20, 2014

Hands down the best girls school in NYC. The leadership of the headmistress is second to none. The academics are top notch.
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Posted December 14, 2012

Rock solid academics and a civilized and welcoming culture within the parent body. Our daughter has really blossomed at Marymount. The school has over-delivered on every promise made.
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Posted October 30, 2011

My experience at Marymount was life changing. I started Marymount in 8th grade with slight dyslexia. I had zero confidence in my academic ability. The teachers at Marymount were so patient and nurturing that I quickly came out of my shell, studied hard and gained the confidence I needed to attend a great college then onto grad school and now have a successful career on Wall Street. Wonderful, wonderful school!


Posted November 1, 2010

Marymount is a wonderful school, with strong academic program and strong moral values. My girls love going to school and so do we, as members of the Marymount parents community. With the expansion of the school campus the school is extending it's science and math program locations and much more.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 27, 2009

Marymount School is a true gem in New York City. It is academically competitive in a warm and nurturing environment. It feels like our second home. The faculty goes out of their way to find each girls strength and make them shine. It is worth every penny.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 1, 2007

Marymount is an astounding school. The excellent academics combined with love and moral teachings, make it the best school in NY. My daughter has never been happier. And neither have we.
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Posted June 1, 2006

Marymount is a wonderfully rigorous school that never ceases to challenge their children. Simultaneously, it was a place my daughter could always call 'home' because of the constant care and respect.
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Posted May 19, 2006

this school is the most warm, nurturing but still disciplined school you could hope for. it is truly special and has that something extra that we felt the other schools we visited were lacking.
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Posted August 26, 2003

Great nuturing environment. Weakness for 2003 graduating class was the college advisor which was ironically the most important person for this class. Other than that, your daughter will have a terrific experience if she becomes a Marymount girl.
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Posted August 22, 2003

This is the number one private school for girls in New York City. There is a network of international Marymount schools including London, Rome, and Paris. The academics are second to none and there are extensive extracurricular activities. There is little to criticise if one seeks the best education for a girl K-12.
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School Leader's name
  • Concepcion R. Alvar
Gender
  • All girls
Affiliation
  • Roman Catholic
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  • NAEYC
  • NAIS
  • NCEA
  • NCGS

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1026 5th Ave
New York, NY 10028
Phone: (212) 744-4486

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