How a child learns to learn will impact his or her life forever.

It all starts with a block

The 2s

For two-year-olds, their play is their work. It’s how they experiment, problem solve and express their ideas.
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and that block leads to a study in balance

The 3s

3s are hands-on, experiential learners, interacting with materials by fully immersing themselves, and often their clothing, in the process.
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which becomes a field trip to the library

The 4s

Though often challenging at this age, collaboration is an essential aspect of the 4s curriculum.
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The 5s

5s yearn to understand how the world works. They have so many questions and we provide the tools to help them discover their own answers.
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which informs a book of research

The 6s

Allowing a child to pursue a flawed plan because it makes sense to him or her is an essential element in nurturing the innovative mind.
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that evolves into a study of urban planning

The 7s

Once you learn how to build a bridge, you can make all kinds of connections.
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which leads to complex
historical structures

The 8s

What better way to involve children than to ask them to help run the School?
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to the making of maps which takes us across the

The 9s

What kind of school would lend a bunch of nine-year-olds $2,000?
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Oregon Trail and then to the Middle Ages

The 10s

The children fully immerse themselves in every aspect of their studies. For our 10s, that means a return to the Middle Ages.
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The 11s

Delving deeper into the world of abstract thinking, the 11s are ready to take on new levels of academic and personal responsibility.
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into an exploration of the printed word and a play about

The 12s

How do you get preteens to think like role models? Put them in charge of some 4-year-olds.
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the Greek gods and the various roles

The 13s

The most challenging and, for many, the most memorable year at City and Country is also one of the busiest.
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we play in the world
like a filmmaker

The 20s, 30s, 40s…

“City and Country taught me to look at things from the human perspective - to interact with the world through curiosity and pleasure.”
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or a pediatrician

The 20s, 30s, 40s…

“I always felt like my ideas were valuable and worthwhile and I felt as if I could make a difference.”
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or a writer of fiction

The 20s, 30s, 40s…

“C&C taught me to have confidence in myself – it became clear to me that I could do virtually anything I wanted if I put my mind to it.”
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or anything else you can dream of.
 

City and Country School

146 W 13th Street New York, NY 10011
Phone: 212.242.7802