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Since 2002, Manhattan Media has highlighted a handful of New York City schools that not only work, but excel at fostering academic, emotional and social growth in students. These award-winning schools are highlighted each year in New York Family, providing an in-depth look at some of the city's top schools.


HONOREES: 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 & Older

2017 Honorees: Excellence in Education

Brooklyn Urban Garden Charter School (BUGS)
Founding Principal: Linda Rosenbury

Columbus Pre-School
Principal: Julie Kandall

Dr. Richard Izquierdo Health & Science Charter School
Principal: Richard Burke

High School for Environmental Studies
Principal: Amber Najmi-Shadid

Institute for Health Professions at Cambria Heights
Principal: Gareth Robinson

The Lower Lab School – PS 77
Principal: Sandra G. Miller

The Neighborhood School – PS 363
Principal: Dyanthe Spielberg

Nord Anglia International School New York
Principal: Craig Halsall

Our Lady of Pompeii School
Principal: Sr. Diane Mastroianni, ASCJ

Reece School
Executive Director: Dr. Duncan Lester

Saint Saviour High School
Principal: Dr. Paula McKeown

Yorkville Community School – PS 151
Principal: Samantha Kaplan





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