ECFS’s Commitment to Financial Aid Offers Security, Access, and Community to Students and Families

At the Ethical Culture Fieldston School, financial aid is integral to creating a community that is welcoming, accessible, and reflective of New York City. Financial aid is given to one […]

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When Science Meets Ethics: 2nd Graders at Ethical Culture Discuss the Spotted Lanternfly

Odds are you’ve seen — and maybe stepped on — a spotted lanternfly while strolling down Central Park West. The invasive species, with its characteristic bright, red wings, has become […]

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Five Things to Know About the P+T from Patty Moreno-Fletcher

Patty Moreno-Fletcher has been a member of the Ethical Culture Fieldston School community for more than 18 years and will serve as the ECFS All School Parent and Teacher (P+T) […]

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“¡Bienvenidos!”: The Ethical Culture Spanish Book Project

When Spanish classes began at Ethical Culture nearly 20 years ago, parent and photographer Hilary Leff contacted the School with an idea. Leff explained that she worked with an organization […]

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Engaging with Integrated Social Studies at Ethical Culture

At the Ethical Culture Fieldston School — where experiential learning is central to the School’s commitment to progressive education — students often engage with projects that explore ethical dilemmas. In […]

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Four Questions with the Ethical Culture Green Committee

With Earth Day approaching on Friday 4/22, we are revisiting the ways in which the Ethical Culture Fieldston School engages in sustainability. This spring, we sat down with the Co-Chairs […]

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Becoming Agents of Change at Ethical Culture

In Danny Crawford’s 4th Grade classroom, students sit on the carpeted floor watching an animated video about voting rights. The video is age-appropriate, but it doesn’t gloss over the real […]

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How We Build Community at Ethical Culture

A patter of rain lightly taps the window panes of Radhika Hira’s 2nd Grade classroom as students settle in for the day. It’s a stormy, yet unseasonably warm, November day […]

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Ethical Culture Specials Classes Make Triumphant Return

“It’s been a while since we’ve seen each other,” says Ethical Culture Social Studies Workshop Teacher Leonard White over the low hum of the air purifiers in the Workshop. A […]

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At Ethical Culture, Schoolwork is Play

On many days, the biggest decision an Ethical Culture Kindergartener must face is whether to start with the wooden blocks or the coloring kit. As one of the School’s ten […]

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