Our Stories


Nothing can give you as true a sense of Avenues as spending time with students and teachers in our Chelsea campus. But until you’re able to come for a visit, these videos will give you a taste of what’s in store for you. Enjoy!

Mission Statement:
The Avenues mission statement spoken by the founding faculty of 2012.
Harkness Method:
Discover how learning at a round table develops collaboration and critical-thinking skills.
First Glimpse Technology:
See an overview of technology at work in the classroom.
Rashomon Project:
An interdisciplinary project where math, science, music and humanities are united by J.S. Bach’s “Gavotte en Rondeau.”
Spy School:
Middle grades program students, working with INTERPOL, spend a week tracking down a “missing” painting.
World Course:
A central component of an Avenues education, the World Course prepares students to think both critically and globally.
This program exposes middle grades students to over 50 courses as preparation for their Mastery projects in the upper grades program.
STEAM Driven:
Multiple disciplines meet on one trampoline to explore the commonalities in STEAM: science, tech, engineering, art and math.
Virtual Tour:
Take a floating tour of our state-of-the-art school.
Language Immersion:
See how our language immersion program teaches students to become proficient in Chinese or Spanish.

Meet Avenues

Considering Avenues for your child? Attend one of our parent information events.

Learn more.


Recent Articles from OPEN, our news and discussion blog

Upper Grades Students Attend a Performance of The Cherry Orchard

by Todd Shy
HIP instructor Molly Rose Avila discusses Chekhov with students in an after-school seminar.

September 27, 2016 - One of the great things about being in a school like Avenues is the chance to use New York City itself as a classroom. On Wednesday, September 21, a group of Avenues faculty, led by the High Intensity Practice (HIP) writing team, and 35 students did just that, attending a Roundabout Theatre production of Anton Chekhov’s play The Cherry Orchard. More...

See all articles with these tags on our blog site, Open: Arts , HIP Writing , Humanities , Upper Division , Upper Grades Program , Writing

App of the Week: Memrise

by Yumi Nakanishi

September 26, 2016 - With Memrise, users can explore and learn more than 100 languages for free.  More...

See all articles with these tags on our blog site, Open: App of the Week , Language , Technology

Technology Exploration in Pre-K

by Rob Davis
The kids found that each record could be manipulated to make different sounds.

September 23, 2016 - Through their art and science curriculums, one group of pre-kindergartners has been exploring old technologies: light projectors, synthesizers and record players. More...

See all articles with these tags on our blog site, Open: Arts , Early Learning Center , Pre-kindergarten , Science , Technology

© 2016 Avenues World Holdings LLC. All rights reserved