The School at Columbia

The School at Columbia University, located on 110th Street and Broadway, opened its doors in September 2003.  The School is a kindergarten through eighth grade independent school created by Columbia University to serve children of neighboring families and those of eligible Columbia University employees.   Primary entry points of The School are Kindergarten and Sixth Grade, though spaces occasionally become available in other grades.   Columbia-affiliated families, other than those in Columbia bargaining units, must be eligible for the Primary Tuition Scholarship in order to be eligible to attend The School."

Spaces for neighborhood children (those living in Public School Districts 3 and 5 but not affiliated with Columbia University, except those in bargaining units) are allocated through a random lottery and tuition is need-blind.  The Provost's Office allocates the spaces for Columbia officers, however priority for open seats is for faculty recruitment and retention. 

For more information, please visit the website for The School at Columbia University.

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