MCA Early Education is a Christ-centered, play-based program designed to foster growth for the whole child.

MCA Early Ed includes Preschool, Pre-Kindergarten, and Kindergarten at Manhattan Christian Academy. MCA Early Ed follows all protocols and guidelines according to the NYC Dept of Health & Mental Hygiene’s Health Code Article 43. MCA is an accredited PS – Grade 8 school through the Association of Christian Schools, International and through Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. Read more about MCA at


From curriculum to staffing, all aspects of the program are designed to nurture children’s growth and potential.


The Early Ed program has been a key component of an MCA education since 1991.


Class sizes remain small to ensure personalized contact and safety, and PS/PK classes include teacher’s assistants.


All teachers have at least an Associates degree with education training.


Lessons incorporate movement and play, and the day is structured around the needs and interests of the children.


Every lesson and activity is intentionally planned to engage students in fun and meaningful learning.