New York City private schools are adding more and better facilities to stay competitive with demanding families, just like the colleges.

Dalton, Manhattan Country School, Trinity, Collegiate, Chapin, Dwight, Avenues, Speyer, Heschel, Riverdale and more NYC private schools are seeking to or have already put on additions, created new buildings, and partnered with other institutions as they add more of what today’s parents want, such as STEM education and better sports.

Local residents aren’t always appreciative of these improvements. In The Wall Street Journal’s Private Schools Seeking to Expand Face Opposition, Laura Kusisto and Sophia Hollander note:

Expansion pushes by several of the city’s top private schools are meeting opposition from wary residents on the Upper West Side and Upper East Side.

For more about Riverdale’s project:

New Buildings Approved For Campuses