With Avenues’ mega-success, the rise in international students who want to study in NYC, and the over-supply of affluent kids seeking high-priced school seats, the NYC education market is hot.  Recently, I have witnessed numerous for-profit schools stepping up their Manhattan game:

Jenny Anderson, in a  2010 New York Times article about for-profit schools, wrote:

While <for-profit schools> are a speck on the city’s private-school landscape, for-profit schools are practically the only significant primary and secondary institutions to have started up in the last decade, and may represent the future of private-school growth.

Two years later, the speck has grown to a chunk.