Bank Street Head Start

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Benefit Concert to Support Bank Street Head Start

Support Bank Street Head Start and enjoy the music of the New York Mandolin Ensemble, one of the country’s premiere chamber orchestra groups using instruments of the Mandolin and Lute families (Mandolins, Mandola, Mando-Cello, Guitar and Bass). Founded in 2007 by composer and multi-instrumentalist Steven Antonelli, the New York Mandolin Ensemble performs classical and contemporary compositions from around the world.

Date: Friday, December 12, 2014 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Location: Tabas Auditorium 610 West 112th Street, New York NY, 10025
Tickets: Suggested Donation $25
Contact: Steven Antonelli / 212-353-2532 /


Bank Street Head Start Friends!

We need your help! We are seeking four year old children to enroll for the current school year. If you know anyone who has a four year old child, born in 2010, who would benefit from a Head Start/UPK program, have them contact Erin at 212 353 2532 Ext 236. Thanks for your help and please share this post as much as possible.

A Comprehensive Education

Bankstreet Head StartBank Street Head Start provides 68 children and families a comprehensive educational program that meets their cognitive, social, emotional, health, nutritional and psychological needs.

Free services are offered to preschoolers , ages 3 and 4, from 8:30 am-3:30 pm daily for 12 months each year. Eligibility is based upon income and residency.

Inside Head Start

Bank Street Head Start’s mission is to empower and educate low-income families through a variety of comprehensive, high-quality services.

Our Educational Philosophy

We believe preschoolers learn by experimenting and exploring materials, as well as interacting with their peers under the guidance of highly qualified teachers. We work with all the domains of development with an emphasis on the social-emotional development vital to a positive kindergarten experience and long-term success in school.

Health & Nutrition

We partner with professionals and organizations that offer vision, hearing and dental screenings. We also employ a mental health professional and a nutritionist, who supports our excellent food program.

Parental Involvement

Parents play a vital role in their children’s education and development from birth, a role Bank Street Head Start builds upon by fostering parental involvement at every step. The program features, among other things, education for parents, parent-teacher conferences and family events.