students, teachers, and staff of CWS on the playground in 2019
The Children's Workshop School is a progressive public elementary school located in the East Village of Manhattan.

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Incoming families who are new to CWS for Fall 2022 should check back here during Summer 2022 for updates.

August 4 update from Dorothy

July 14 update from Dorothy

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Fall 2022 new families will be receive login credentials in late August. CWS uses this closed network for teachers to share updates with families in their classes. If you are a new family to CWS you will receive your credentials in late August 2022. If you need assistance connecting to Bloomz please review this page

The school day runs from 8:30am to 2:50pm. Parents and guardians should download Bloomz and enable notifications for any changes to the school day.


The Children’s Workshop School is celebrating 28 years of serving the diverse families of New York City. We created this video to showcase our special community.

CWS was founded on the ideals of Martin Luther King, Jr. These revolutionary ideals of freedom, equality, mutuality, respect, racial justice, grassroots organizing, and advocacy are echoed in our school hallways everyday and are the fundamental basis for all we do. In 2013, our fifth graders produced this Raise Your Voice video. 

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