Addie Mae Collins 3

An Insideschools pick
2322 Third Avenue
MANHATTAN NY 10035 Map
Phone: (212) 831-3144
Website: Click here
Neighborhood: East Harlem
Grade range: PK
Full Day
Community-based pre-k
Extended Day
Preference to low-income families: May have income or other eligibility requirements. Contact for more information.
Number of seats: 54 full-day seats
Extended hours offered: Yes
Playspace: Outdoor (on-site) Playspace
Meals provided: Breakfast/Lunch/Snack(s)
Enhanced Language: No

What's special:

Music lessons and lots of trips

The downside:

Admission limited to low-income families

InsideSchools Review

Our review:

Housed in the same building as the city’s Human Resources Administration, Addie Mae Collins 3 offers year-round child care as well as Head Start classes to low-income children in East Harlem. Director Diane Spann says the center offers both “in-class and out-of-class learning” with lots of class trips to farms and zoos, music lessons and early reading and computer literacy.

ADMISSIONS: Limited to low-income families. (Clara Hemphill, telephone interview, August 2014)

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