Early Learning Program Details

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  • For Fall 2018 admissions, all children must be four in PreK by September 30, 2018.
  • Our PreK classes are Monday through Friday. We do not offer partial days; students must enroll for the full day.
  • Each class has two full-time teachers in the classroom.
  • Special classes in Mandarin, Music, Drama, and STEM Discovery will be taught once a week.

A Day in the Life

Our daily schedule for PreK classes consists of learning blocks that are 25 or 30 minutes long.

  • Welcome and Morning Meeting
  • Math Discovery
  • Outdoor/Indoor Play and Snack
  • Creative Writing
  • Movement
  • Language and Literacy
  • READ
  • Lunch and Outdoor Play
  • Nap or Quiet Play Time and Snack
  • Free Choice
  • One specialist-led class: Art, Music, Drama, Mandarin, STEM Discovery (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math)
  • World Discovery
  • Recess 
  • Open Play and Pick-Up

Our Schoolhouse

In our Early Learning Program, children have access to an outside play area, indoor play area, and several unique spaces for specialist-led classes.

For more information about the BASIS Independent Early Learning Program, please email manhattan-admissions@basisindependent.com or call (347) 305-4960.