Thank you for your interest in The International Preschools!

Though classes are not in session at our two locations, we are in regular contact with our students and families. The teachers are conducting regular sessions with their students via Zoom.

 Our Admissions Directors are also using Zoom, to meet face to face with applicant parents and their children! We are happy to answer your emails or set up a time to speak in person. 

Questions ? Please contact the Admissions Director at your desired location :

Martha Smeaton, Admissions Director
345 East 86th Street
msmeaton@ipsnyc.org
212-371-8604 X1112

Susan Ehrlich, Admissions Director
120 West 76th Street
sehrlich@ipsnyc.org
212-371-8604 X1202

Wherever you are, you can still learn about our school through these resources:

If you came for a small group tour, we would start off by showing you this video.

Upper East Side or Upper West Side?  See descriptions of each location here.

In honor of our 50th Anniversary in 2013, IPS commissioned a 25 minute documentary about our history. You can watch it here.

IPS is a school with a play-based curriculum. See what that looks like here. You can also explore the weekly specialty classes that enrich our curriculum: Movement, Library, Music, Science and Technology

Our Exmissions Process

When it’s time to leave IPS, we work individually with our families to help them choose their child’s elementary school.  To learn about that process, read this letter from our Director, Donna Cohen.

To see what schools our graduates will be attending next fall.

Other Parent Information

Every parent is part of our Parents’ Association. Read more about that here.

Our website has a blog that covers a wide range of educational and parenting topics.

From our website, you can also link to our Facebook, Instagram and Twitter accounts.