Accreditation

Barrow Street Nursery School is proud to be accredited with the following organizations:

Parents League of New York
The Parents League of New York is a non-profit organization that supports families and children by providing a broad range of educational, parenting and advisory services, including advice to families in the application process, parenting and education workshops and printed publications, including the Guide to New York City Preschools.

Independent School Admission Association of Greater New York (ISAAGNY)
ISAAGNY is a non-profit organization whose member schools agree to adhere to ISAAGNY’s stated admissions practices and procedures to ensure a fair and professional admissions process that best serves its schools and applicant families.

Downtown Early Childhood Association (DECA)
DECA is an association of approximately 40 educational institutions focusing on children ages 2 through 5 in Lower Manhattan.

National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
The National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) is a nonprofit membership association that provides services to more than 1,800 schools and associations of schools in the United States and abroad, including more than 1,500 independent private K-12 schools in the U.S.

North American Reggio Emilia Alliance (NAREA)
NAREA connects early childhood educators and advocates together in discovering, interpreting, and promoting Reggio Emilia inspired education.

National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
NAEYC is a professional membership organization that works to promote high-quality early learning for all young children, birth through age 8, by connecting early childhood practice, policy, and research.

New York Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS)
NYSAIS promotes the independence, well-being and public understanding of, and respect for, New York independent schools and serves as an accrediting body chartered by the New York State Board of Regents.