The integrity of the arts
The integrity of the arts

Students have dedicated art instruction and use the arts as a form of expression in their classrooms.

Joy in literature
Joy in literature

Students read daily (sometimes with buddies of all ages), developing a habit for and love of reading.

A community of like minds
A community of like minds

Our school is located in the historic Julia Richman Education Complex, housing students from infancy through high school.

The integrity of the arts
The integrity of the arts

Students have dedicated art instruction and use the arts as a form of expression in their classrooms.

"Give light and people will find the way."- Ella Josephine Baker  

The Ella Baker School serves students in grades pre-K to 8 in Manhattan's Upper East Side. Learn more about our legacy, our namesake, our unique philosophy, and our admissions process, which opens our doors to students in all five boroughs.

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