During COVID-19, Park Avenue Methodist Day School is committed to providing the children and faculty of our community with a healthy environment. PAMDS has enhanced cleaning and safety procedures with guidance from the NYC Department of Health, the CDC and partnerships with essential day cares in the area. Please note that due to new health procedures, some of the schedules below will shift slightly. If you are interested in learning more about what steps we are taking to protect our community from COVID-19 transmission, please email

Play and the needs of children continue to be at the core of our philosophy. The results of our program are recognized by parents and educators throughout the city in our alumni who shine both academically and socially.

2022-2023 Twos Program

The Twos Program is an opportunity for children to begin their relationship to school. Through a variety of play activities utilizing the different spaces in the school, children build social connections and begin the foundations of academic development.

A child must be turn two years of age by September 1st, 2022 to be eligible for this program. 

The Twos Program runs on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 9 am-11:30am.

Starting in January, the Twos Program will offer Lunch Bunch (12:15pm dismissal) on Thursdays to support further language and social development.

2022-2023 Twos/Threes Program

The Twos/Threes Program is either a half-day program or full day program for our older 2 year-olds and younger 3 year-olds. The program offers a variety of activities in various spaces throughout the school designed to strengthen the child’s individuality and competence while introducing them to cooperative social interaction with small groups of other children.

A child must turn three years of age by December 31st, 2022 to be eligible for this program. Children born between September 1st, 2019 and December 31st, 2019 qualify for both the 2s Program and 2s/3s Program. Families have the option to choose the program for which they complete an application. PAMDS will partner with families throughout the admissions process to determine best placement.

The Twos/Threes Program runs Monday – Friday: 9am-11:45am or 9am-2:45pm.

Lunch Bunch (12:30pm dismissal) can be added to the half-day program for your child to support further language and social development with their older peers.    

2022-2023 Threes/Fours Program

The Threes/Fours Program capitalizes on the academic and social groundwork laid in the previous years to hone the emotional growth, developmental skills and basic knowledge that will ensure success within any kindergarten program.

A child must turn 4 by December 31st, 2022 to be eligible for this program.

The Threes/Fours Program runs Monday – Friday, 9am-3pm.