一个重要的目的地.

For too long, Middle School has been seen as a passage between Lower and Upper Schools—a transition to endure, 而不是它自己独特的经历. At Nightingale, 中学是我们学生旅程的中心, 努力工作带来快乐的地方, 社区能激发信心.

Nightingale fundamentally knows that intellectualism and happiness work best in tandem. Students learn joyfully, and in turn, develop individual voices that emerge from the crowd. 他们开始承担领导角色,领导团队. At the same time, 中学为玩耍和创造自由安排了时间, 让学生放松并有意探索新的兴趣. 南丁格尔学生从八年级开始就充满了渴望, 准备好迎接高中挑战的热情学习者.

在南丁格尔,匿名是不可能的. The faculty, advisory, and dean programs create a sound scaffolding for each student’s academic and social-emotional needs. 我们一直关注公平和包容, 用同理心接纳他人的不同, and becoming an ally. Nightingale has upended the prevailing narrative about Middle School and turned an oft-overlooked passage into a vital destination of its own.

Middle School Highlights

Spread Your Wings

Minimesters are a week-long pause in classwork where students engage in immersive, interdisciplinary experiences that give a real-life context to the classroom’s content. From pitching and marketing new businesses to practicing stage combat with theatre professionals, minimesters let teachers and students experiment with activities and ideas beyond what they typically engage within a given school day. These all-day sessions between semesters refresh the way students connect and learn.

Immersive, interdisciplinary experiences that give a real-life context to the classroom’s content.

一个独一无二的被倾听的机会

南丁格尔是纽约唯一一所有中学的女子学校 Debate Team. 学生们在本地、地区和全国范围内竞争. Middle School debaters get experience competing against 400 boys and girls from around the city and are often ranked in first, second, or third places. Class V takes debate upon entering Middle School so they can get practice negotiating with others, articulating their ideas, 在一个支持性的环境中表达自己的观点.

南丁格尔是纽约唯一一所有中学的女子学校 Debate Team.

Choose Your Adventure

超越传统课程使南丁格尔与众不同. Students take minor classes in everything from social psychology to the power of language to museum education to identity. It’s a holistic and interdisciplinary approach that builds on critical skills and concepts. 选择非传统的选修课, Nightingale students will not merely be the ones answering all the questions; they will be the ones creating them.

Nightingale students will not just answer all the questions; they will create them.

The "How" and the "Why"

Middle School prioritizes teaching students how to become organized, curious, and efficient learners. 在整个课程中,“如何”和“为什么”都是充满活力的, 随着学生学习学习技巧, time management, 如何有效地辩论, and why it all matters. Developing these core competencies is crucial to development at this level and beyond.

Middle School students are taught to argue persuasively and understand why it matters.

Years at a Glance

Programs & Curriculum

发现自己,支持他人

Middle School encourages each student to learn where her real strengths and interests lie, 在能力、信心和主动性上成长.