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Upper West Side Public Schools

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Not every school fits every student’s needs. That’s why we’ve put together this list of Upper West Side public schools. Read below to find out what programs and what kind of educational-based approach to learning each school offers. And don’t forget to visit their official websites for information on the admissions process and more!

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Upper West Side Private Schools

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The Upper West Side is home to many private schools. Each with it’s own philosophy and set of values. It can be difficult to sort out which one can be the right fit for your child. Fortunately, we’ve done most of the heavy work for you. Our guide offers a complete look into the neighborhood’s private schools. Read all about their approach to learning below and find the best match for your kid!

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History of Fordham University

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Fordham University is a private higher learning institution that counts with over 8,000 undergraduate students and an urban campus in the heart of the Upper West Side. Fordham’s School of Law is amongst the best ranked graduate law programs in the country. Find out more about it’s fascinating history and current practices by reading below.

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Books Set on the Upper West Side

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It’s easy to see why many writers pick the Upper West Side as the setting of their novels. The neighborhood charms residents and visitors alike with it’s gorgeous architecture and brownstone-lined streets. Through the power of the written word, the Upper West Side’s iconic buildings and emblematic institutions such as The Ansonia and The Cathedral of St. John the Divine come to life and become full-fledged characters in their own right. Read below to learn more about some of the books set on the Upper West Side!

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Butterfly Conservatory at the Museum of Natural History

Posted by on May 10, 2016 in Children, Education, Family, Museums, Other

Spread your wings and fly among hundreds of butterflies through the rainforest inside of the Butterfly Conservatory at the Museum of Natural History.  The Butterfly Conservatory houses over 500 butterflies that come from more than 100 different species– including the cruiser, julia, longwing, owl and paperkite from countries like Thailand, Brazil, Kenya and Australia. The exhibit teaches visitors about butterflies’ life cycles, their lives and their impact on the environment.

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Dance Classes on the Upper West Side

Posted by on May 5, 2016 in Education, Fitness, Other

According to some, a day without dancing is not a day worth living. Luckily, the Upper West Side is home to many renowned dance studios that will teach you how to embrace life by moving to the rhythm of the beat. From salsa to ballet, and even hip-hop, the dance studios below offer something for everyone. Learn how to dance like the star that you are!

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