A former client and parent at Avenues the World School called to tell me that Avenues is considering building new private school campuses in Brooklyn, Washington DC, and Los Angeles. This is the first I know of a mainstream, well-regarded New York private school building a chain domestically. Brilliant business move or over-expansion? I have … Continue reading Avenues the World School to Build More Campuses in the United States?
Avenues opens on Monday, September 10th. Watch out. The most hotly anticipated new Manhattan private school got a terrific PR boost when Katie Holmes enrolled Suri Cruise. If both Suri's parents come to drop off, this could be a crazy paparazzi scene. Perhaps too crazy for parents who already are dealing with normal first day … Continue reading Avenues the World School Opens September 10th: Expect a Media Maelstrom
If you're like many New Yorkers, you're wondering how Avenues' debut is going. Many of us want to know if Avenues' reality lives up to the lofty expectations. So I consulted my sources. Early reports are mostly favorable. This is what I am hearing: Successful opening and orientation, kids felt welcome Suri Cruise's presence a … Continue reading It’s October. How is Avenues the World School Going?
Avenues, eager to lock down students for next year, has extended its Early Decision Program. It is the only NYC private school that allows parents to commit in return for early notification (and clearly admissions preference). Other NYC private schools are members of ISAAGNY, which requires schools to adhere to agreed-upon dates. From Avenues' website: … Continue reading Avenues Extends Its Early Decision Program