Huguenot Nursery School 901 Pelhamdale Ave, Pelham, NY10803 Even though the Huguenot Nursery School identifies as non-sectarian, its Judeo-Christian heritage still finds its way…More into the classroom in the form of a pre-snack prayer and occasional chapel services. Founded in 1992 by the Huguenot Memorial Church, this school fosters an open, creative and hands-on environment for kids ages two to four years old. Children are encouraged to move freely through the classroom and to choose the materials that suit their projects and needs best.
A century ago, this school opened its doors with the name Pelham High School and served students K-12. But once the…More current PMHS entered the community, this institution became the Siwanoy School and now caters to grades K-5.</p>
<p>Despite the reduced number of grades, Siwanoy's lofty mission has remined the same: to cultivate a diverse, open and academically challenging environment.</p>
<p>To foster a balanced and heterogeneous class setting, the faculty here accounts for students' gender, learning styles, social and emotional issues, academic profile, parent input and special needs when determining class assignments.</p>
<p>In addition to the major discipline courses, students in grades two through five participate in Encore classes, which include, art, music, research, study skills and chorus. Students are also exposed to a number of creative, athletic and academic extra-curricular activities including, intramurals, 24-Game Club, Magic Mailbox and Peer Mediators.</p>
<p>The PTA and the school jointly publish the Siwanoy Express—the school's weekly newsletter—which informs parents about the latest school news and events.</p>
Pelham Childrens Center Preschool 315 Highbrook Ave, Pelham, NY10803 This is a small not-for-profit preschool providing a childcare program as well as two after school programs in…More Pelham. The daily schedule involves exercise and learning opportunities as well as two meals and an afternoon snack. This preschool is open to families from all areas and provides tuition assistance to those who need it. It is located practically next door to the Metro-North train station, making it convenient for parents who commute to work.