After School 2021-2022 

for The Quad Prep School Students

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A break from the traditional Quad Manhattan model of after school programming, classes that serve children who attend school at Quad Prep are entirely talent-based and reinforce, rather than directly teach and reinforce, the social-emotional and executive functioning skills that are developed throughout their school day. ​Quad Manhattan staff consult directly with Quad Prep clinicians regularly to carry-over the work that is being done at Quad Prep. After school for Quad Prep students still offers regular parent communication, including a monthly newsletter and twice per semester individual progress updates. Finally, classes for Quad Prep students are conveniently located within The Quad Prep facility and begin immediately following the school day Monday-Friday. Students start their afternoon with 30-45 minutes of recreational transition time where they can hang out, grab a snack, get homework help, study, or play organizing games to wind down for their after school class. Then, they transition to an activity of their choice with peers for 75-90 minutes of talent development. 

Program Dates/Times:

Fall 2021 (Sept. 20- Dec.17) 

  • Early Elementary & Lower School *3-5:30 PM Monday-Thursday, and 12-5:30 PM on Friday

  • Upper School *4-5:30 PM Monday-Thursday, and 12:15-5:30 PM on Friday w/ chaperoning services between Cedar and Pine. Pickup at Pine St. 

*Swimming Lesson times may effect these hours* ​


Capoeira combines the physicality of dance, movement, and martial arts with the art of eye contact, coordination, non-verbal communication, making social predictions, and more! With Capoeirista and instructor of 10 years, Mirlet Auguste, children have earned more than just their cords year-after-year; they've earned friendships, skills, and most of all, fun memories after school.

Strategy Games

Role playing games (RPGs) and table top games provide the backdrop for social interaction. Attention-focus, perspective-taking, metacognition, and more social/emotional and executive functioning skills are addressed in this high-engagement class of Dungeons & Dragons (D&D), Magic the Gathering, Chess, or other strategic games.

*Swimming with Physique

(Mondays & Tuesdays, 3-5:30 PM)

Group or Individual Sessions

Partners in education for gifted and special needs children, Physique and The Quad Manhattan meet at Quad Prep at dismissal to walk to the pool at Lehman Prep for private group swim instruction. Students are dismissed from the pool at 4:50 PM for from Quad Prep at 5:30 PM. Click the link below for more information and to register with Physique Swimming!


Led by coding and robotics experts, technology is the place for tinker thinkers! This Quad Manhattan after school class is perfect for the logical-minded, learning code and how things work! Past projects include drone building, Ozobots, LEGO Mindstorms, Scratch coding (for kids at introductory level). 


Improvisational theater and production are the perfect outlets for Quad Manhattan students. This club learns how to go with the flow (think flexibly and on the fly) while playing improv games. They also tackle executive functioning skills related to planning and organization when producing full movies, plays, and musicals. 

Little Foodies (Early Elementary and Lower School)

Led by pastry chef Rachel Schwartz, Little Foodies explore introductory kitchen skills, textures, flavors, and more all with sensory-motor in mind! In this health and wellness driven program, students journey through the world tasting new cuisines in a safe environment where they have ownership of their meals and motivation to try new things with peers.

Master Chef Jr. (Upper School)

Led by pastry chef Rachel Schwartz, students will learn kitchen skills devoted to building snack and meal prep autonomy. Students will learn creative and fun after school recipes and how to safely and independently re-create dishes at home. 

Athletics and Sports Skills

Coach E, Evien Exume, teaches more than just physical education for 2e students in athletics! Students learn teamwork, non-verbal communication skills, healthy competition, coordination, and patience in this multi-sensory group! 

Quad Circuit Fitness (Upper School Students)

This course focuses on the fundamental components and principles of fitness, including competency in motor skills, movement patterns, and strategies needed to perform a variety of physical activities. Fitness circuit consists of setting up several stations with different activities for students to rotate through in short periods of time (usually one or two minutes). 


Other athletics for upper school students focus on alternative playground games that build social interactions and teamwork skills, coping with winning and losing, and competitive games that the students choose to explore and play. 

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All applicants must fill out our application form (below). There will be no sharing of third party documents such as IEPs, Neuropsychological reports, etc. between Quad Prep and Quad Manhattan. Please submit these documents to The Quad Manhattan admissions team with your application (details in app). TQM will then request permission to speak with Quad Prep teachers and clinicians regarding appropriate placement with peers. Contact Managing Director, Ashley Riviere for more information ( 

Fall 2021 add-ons​

  • Homework Help ($55/hour)

  • Academic Tutoring ($115/hour+)--by referral from Quad Prep academic team only

  • Executive Functioning Coaching ($145/hour+)--by referral from Quad Prep clinical teams only

  • Private Music Lesson--Vocal/Instrumental ($115/hour+)

  • Language Tutoring ($115/hour+)