Barbara Schainman from the well-known, well-respected Camp Mohawk sent Abacus Mom the following info:
Calling Manhattan Kindergarteners & Preschoolers: Mohawk Country Day School Has Space for You This September
Newly Renovated Classroom Space Designed for the 2012-2013 Year is Ready Now!
Offering Two-Way Transportation and Relief to Waitlist Woes

Due to many inquiries and early construction completion, Mohawk Country Day School is opening its doors to Manhattanites for the upcoming 2011-2012 year.  In response to the city’s overcrowding issue, the private school located 30 minutes from Upper Manhattan in Westchester County is offering kindergarten, first grade and 4 year-old students newly renovated classroom space; to which the school will provide two-way transportation service.  The tuition is approximately half that of Manhattan private schools, and offers equally competitive programming.

The Schainmans have been serving camp families from the city for years. To bestow the same luxury for school children, at a time when the demand for quality education far exceeds the supply, seems only logical.The 80 year old school comes equipped with an experienced permanent staff and is chartered by the New York State Department of Education.

Mohawk Country Day School is considered one of the best in its class, with a significant international population, and a unique indoor/outdoor learning environment.  Located on a 40-acre facility in White Plains- complete with an operating farm, play village, bicycle center, nature trails and more, for NYC parents and kids, the opportune answer to education woes, may be just a bus ride away.  $16,210 for Kindergarten and 1st grade, $13,140 for 4 year olds, optional hot lunch and transportation to and from Manhattan, public school birthday requirement for kindergarten children turning 5 by December 2007.  Serves children from 2 years, 9 months through first grade.  Call (914) 949-2635 for more info!