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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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167 reviews

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Overall: no rating
Submitted by a school leader · December 15, 2016
I think the school is changing and for much better. The principal cares very deeply for the girls in the school. She relates to parents as an educator, but also as a parent. She wants to make sure that the girls have the best teachers and also... more

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Submitted by a parent · December 15, 2016
What can I say? Not worth your time. Leadership is poor and staff come and they quickly go. Children so young need stability. The new principal always has a sour look on her face and quite frankly, it's unnerving. Leadership is mediocre at... more

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Submitted by a parent · December 15, 2016
The school is too far and remote. Who has time to wake up beyond early to bring their daughter to a school so difficult to get to. Despite their rhetoric, they really are not that special a school and offer nothing different from a local school... more

Teacher effectiveness: Agree
Submitted by a parent · December 15, 2016
Teachers care and work hard. They are committed to educating their students.

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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: December 15, 2016
Last modified Girls Prep Lower East Side is a Charter school that serves grades K-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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