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K-12|Private
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School leader:  United Nations International School
24-50 FDR Drive New York
New York, NY 10010-4046

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(212) 684-7400
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"The United Nations International School is a private, co-ed school in NYC."

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    After
  • Dress policy
    None
  • Transportation
    Buses / vans provided for students...
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    Arts (all), Engineering, Environmental, Humanities...
  • Arts
    Computer animation, Video and film production, Band...
  • World languages
    Arabic, Chinese - Mandarin, French, German, Hebrew...
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Submitted by a parent · May 17, 2016
My sister went to UNIS. I gave it 4 starts because not a lot was done for her when she joined as an international student. I was not at all happy with the way they help adjust a child. She never felt welcomed there. The admission process was... more

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Submitted by a parent · March 18, 2016
Our son goes to the Junior School at UNIS. It is a place where he has developed love for learning as well as strong social and pastoral skills. The integration of the curriculum with United Nations values is seamless and it is wonderful that... more

Teacher effectiveness: Strongly agree
Submitted by a parent · March 18, 2016
The international diversity of teachers is truly organic and the wealth of experience and pedagogy they bring to the classroom given their experiences the world over are a breath of fresh air.

Amount of homework: Agree
Submitted by a parent · March 18, 2016
Technology is used for adequate differentiation when some students are advanced in specific subjects, but the focus is on ensuring all children are at a minimum standard of excellence in all subjects. That seems the right goal for a Junior School,... more

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About this school

UNIS was one of the founding schools of the International Baccalaureate (IB) and was among those awarding the first diplomas. The comprehensive K-12 curriculum prepares UNIS students for the IB, and the school’s internationally recognized academic standards enables students to go on to study in top colleges and universities in the United States and worldwide.

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Last modified: June 17, 2016
Last modified United Nations International School is a Private school that serves grades K-12
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