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Do you feel this school develops honesty, integrity, and fairness in its students?
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Currently, most people answered Strongly disagree (1 response)
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Do you feel this school develops compassion, caring, and empathy in its students?
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Do you feel this school develops respect in its students?
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Do you feel this school develops persistence, grit, and determination in its students?
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How do you feel about the amount of homework given at this school?
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Currently, most people answered Just right (2 responses)
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How effective do you feel the teachers are at this school?
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Currently, most people answered School leader (2 responses)
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Village Community School
Grateful to: School leader

Posted July 22, 2016
- a parent
A most heartfelt "Thank You" to everyone at VCS. From the Head of School to the administration, from the teachers to the parents and students, thank you for enriching the lives of everyone in our family.

Village Community School
Teacher effectiveness: Very effective

Posted July 22, 2016
- a parent
The teachers really know each child individually and always make themselves completely available to talk with you about. They love what they do- and it shows.


Village Community School
Amount of homework: Just right

Posted July 22, 2016
- a parent
Having a child in the younger grades at VCS, I can say that I support the guidelines VCS follows in not overloading them with too much homework at such a young age. Any homework they do give is very well thought out and truly supports and inspires further learning.

Village Community School
Develops grit: Strongly agree

Posted July 22, 2016
- a parent
VCS strikes a delicate balance of encouraging each student to strive for his/her best while also helping them to keep things in perspective. The joy of discovery in learning at VCS is a common theme.

Village Community School
Develops respect: Strongly agree

Posted July 22, 2016
- a parent
Yes. Students at VCS are in an environment where each child's similarities and differences are celebrated.


Village Community School
Develops empathy: Strongly agree

Posted July 22, 2016
- a parent
Most definitely. Among other things, VCS devotes one entire day every Spring to Community Service. Each age group has a different Service Day partner, finding their own way to give back to and support their community. Children work on this project throughout the year and this school-wide Day of Service is a true celebration of how these students can impact lives and change things for the better.

Village Community School 5

Posted July 22, 2016
- a parent
Everyone at VCS is very committed to each child's academic, social, and emotional development. The school is small enough so the teachers can really get to know each child, but big enough so that there's always an opportunity to broaden one's horizons. The teachers are dedicated to meeting each child and helping her/him truly soar. With the added benefit of a K-8 student body, children in the younger grades stay young that much longer, while the 8th graders are well-spoken and confident- quite a feat to achieve in typically awkward young teenagers. The school has an understated style where they accomplish much while maintaining a low pressure attitude. In a city where names and labels can be so important, VCS stands out as an institution that is quietly confident in itself; confident that it provides a rigorous education in a warm, encouraging environment. Students at VCS feel comfortable speaking up and speaking out and, most importantly, they know they will be heard and their opinions respected.

Village Community School
Develops grit: Strongly disagree

Posted July 18, 2016
- a parent
Inquiry based learning provides a safe environment where kids can learn that trial and error is the way to success.


Village Community School
Develops honesty: Strongly disagree

Posted July 18, 2016
- a parent
It's part of their mission statement... an environment that fosters diversity and inclusion. And it is not just talk, it is practice. The children learn to think on their own, and become strong young adults as they have developed a solid sense of self.

Village Community School 5

Posted July 18, 2016
- a parent
The social studies based curriculum fostered inquiry, collaboration, and achievement. It is the perfect environment to raise children to compete in a modern world...now adults, my children owe their present day success to how they learned to learn. Their teachers were not only tops in their respective fields, but also incredibly vibrant an interesting individuals whose dedication and commitment was unparalleled. The head of school is a true visionary; introducing new programs that addressed new research in neuroscience; offering Mandarin and Robotics before the trend took on. It is also an ethical environment imparting critical values that speak to diversity and inclusion at every age group. Upon graduation, VCS students are exceedingly well prepared and enter the most elite private and public High Schools in NYC leading to a stunning array of options for college. The warmth of the environment offered at Kindergarten creates the base for happy, healthy and productive adolescents. I can not say enough.

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Village Community School
272 West 10th Street, New York, NY  10014
Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 26 reviews. (212) 691-5146
Last modified Village Community School is a Private school that serves grades K-8
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