Manhattan Family Guide to Private Schools and Selective Public Schools, 6th Edition
By Victoria Goldman
(Soho Press, Paperback, 9781569476413, 496pp.)
Publication Date: June 1, 2010
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This guide, written by a parent for parents, is a perennial seller. Expanded and extensively revised in this sixth edition, it is the first, last, and only word for parents on choosing the best private and selective public schools for children. Including information on admissions procedures, programs, diversity, school size, staff, tuition, and scholarships, this essential reference guide lists over eighty elementary and high schools located in Manhattan and the adjacent boroughs, including special needs schools and selective public schools and programs.
Victoria Goldman has had children in private schools and is often quoted for her expertise concerning private education. Her articles have appeared in New York Magazine and The New York Times. She is the author of The Manhattan Directory of Private Nursery Schools and The Los Angeles Guide to Private Schools.
“Parents will line up single file for [this] guide to Manhattan’s private schools.”—The New York Observer
“The information is on the mark and insightful. . . . Parents will pass The Manhattan Family Guide to parents as gleefully as they once passed notes in class.”—New York Magazine
“A knowing look at those privileged places of learning.”—Town & Country
“Parents can turn to . . . objective and informative Manhattan Family Guide to Private Schools, the first to cover subjects from admission to tuition, curriculum, and general atmosphere.”—AVENUE magazine