The Learning Tree Cultural Preparatory School
The Learning Tree Cultural Preparatory School was established over 35 years ago and has been serving the Bronx and surrounding communities with excellence in education since its inception.
We provide a nurturing and rigorous learning experience for 285 students from nursery through 8th grade. The primary mission of The Learning Tree Cultural Preparatory School is to nurture, educate and graduate students who: • Are Competent communicators • Are Skillful problem solvers and critical thinkers • Are Civic minded and prepared to make ethical decisions • Are Career motivated • Are Knowledgeable of global and technological societies • Are Appreciative of the arts and humanities; and • Desire Lifelong learning.
Our curriculum is literacy based, has added programming that focuses on the performing and visual arts, and cultural awareness that instills a sense of: value, self-love, self-sufficiency, respect for family and responsibility within their communities. Our extracurricular activities and initiatives reduce the opportunity and desires for early sex, substance abuse or other negative behaviors. To accomplish our goals, we make youth aware of the risks, and then focus their attention on a positive series of activities and experiences that will positively affect their lives.