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Since its founding in 1925, The Beekman School, a progressive New York City high school, has been providing differentiated instruction based on each student's unique interests and needs through flexibility, focus on the individual, a supportive environment, and educators who care.

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About The Beekman School


"People often ask us: What does The Beekman School do? Our answer is always, what don´t we do?”

The Beekman School is the only school among NYC independent high schools, which offers students such an extensive variety of learning options -- delivered in a variety of formats and combinations (including small class size, on-site, at-home, and online tutoring, afterschool support, flexible scheduling, rolling admissions, advanced and remedial courses, test preparation, etc.) -- in order to meet students´ unique needs and objectives, both within and beyond the classroom environment, no matter what the level, pace or unique circumstances. We are able to work around a student´s schedule and fluctuating demands by offering any course, at any time, anywhere -- all facilitated by our highly-qualified and dedicated faculty. 

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We've understood students' potential for over 90 years and have been embracing individual differences and harnessing the power of personalized instruction since our founding in 1925. It´s back then that our founder identified that an intimate environment is a key component for quality education. We like to think of our distinctive townhouse setting as one of the secret ingredients for creating strong teacher-student bonds and peer relationships that bring out the best in all students.”


The Beekman Difference

Individual Attention

A focus on the individual through a tailored course of study that helps students advance according to their unique passions and abilities.

Maximum Flexibility

A traditional college preparatory education that matches each student's level and pacing through versatility and student-centered guidance.

Extensive Curriculum

An exceptionally comprehensive program, embodying a vast array of standard academic courses paired with numerous electives.

At a Glance

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- Beekman's small class size allowed teachers to get to know me on an independent level, and gave me the personalized guidance I needed even later in life to discover my unique place.

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- My Beekman experience has been transformative. It has empowered me with the fundamentals to pursue my college education, my career, and my life goals.

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Partial list of the universities and colleges where our students have continued their education.

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The Beekman School

A Top Manhattan Private School Focused on Individualized Education

"The Beekman School has nearly a century of experience in helping all students realize their academic potential and achieve their educational goals. We occupy a distonctive space in the college preparatory landscape through our highly personalized approach to education."

The Best Private School in NYC for Personalized Learning

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At Beekman, we believe a student’s coursework can be customized to reflect their interests, goals, and talents. Through our focus on personalized education, students can realize their academic potential while pursuing extracurricular activities throughout New York City and the surrounding areas. It can be difficult to find tailored opportunities for advancement in overcrowded schools. Whether your student seeks accelerated academics or independent learning, we provide an individualized education and collegiate-centered path to achievement. The Beekman School blends a structured core curriculum with interesting electives and customized courses. Contact Beekman and discover the advantages our Manhattan private high school offers.

We have transitioned entirely to live online learning while New York City school buildings are closed.
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