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School leader:  Patricia Jahaly
442 East Houston Street
New York, NY 10002

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(212) 388-0241
(212) 388-1086
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"Girls Prep is the first and only all-girls, tuition-free K-8 school in Manhattan"

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    Before, After
  • Dress policy
    Uniforms
  • Transportation
    Buses / vans provided for students...
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    Arts (all), Engineering, Humanities, Mathematics, Music...
  • Arts
    Graphics, Technical design and production...
  • World languages
    None
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171 reviews

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5 STARS
37
4 STARS
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1 STAR
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Recent Reviews


Overall:
Submitted by a parent · February 15, 2017
This school is changing so much, there are a handful of good staff there and you're lucky if your child are in their class, some of the teachers my daughter has encountered are very unprofessional with the way they speak to and deal with the... more

Teacher effectiveness: Strongly agree
Submitted by a community member · January 24, 2017
My daughter has been blessed to have very strong and caring teachers. They are well informed in their practice but it doesn't stop in the classroom. The school community as a whole has had a positive impact on my daughter and her education.

Amount of homework: Strongly agree
Submitted by a community member · January 24, 2017
Their approach on homework makes the parents accountable as well. Homework has to be signed by the parents every night which means you have to sit with your scholar and go through the work with them. Another great way to get the parents involved.

Overall:
Submitted by a community member · January 24, 2017
Isabella is currently in the third grade and there is no other school I would trust with my daughter's education. Girls Prep Lower East Side Elementary remains to be the caring and nurturing environment I will always want for my daughter and every... more

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About this school

Girls Prep LES opened in 2005 as the first all-girls charter school in NYC. Girls Prep LES is part of the Public Prep Network, a nonprofit organization that develops single-sex elementary and middle public schools that pursue excellence through continuous learning and data-driven instruction. Our model is designed to empower each student to build strong character, demonstrate critical thinking, possess a core body of knowledge, and be on a predictive path to earn a degree from a university.

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Last modified: February 15, 2017
Last modified Girls Prep Lower East Side is a Charter school that serves grades K-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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