Student Life

Immaculate Conception School collaborates with various partners to bring robust programs that integrate and augment the curriculum and enhance students’ lives.

Programs support dance, music and fine arts that enrich students’ academic experiences and broaden their appreciation for the rich and often unexplored culture that surrounds them.

Please click on the programs below to learn more about ICS' curriculum enhancements.

  • Dancing Classrooms

    Twice a week, professional dance instructors teach students the intricate steps of merengue, tango, salsa, foxtrot, rumba and swing. The class develops the participants’ communication, cooperation, and team-building skills while increasing their self-confidence.

  • New York Philharmonic School Partnership Program

    Philharmonic Teaching Artists work with grades 3, 4 and 5 to build students' musical understanding through the symphonic experience.

  • Concert Band

    Students in grades 3 – 8 are offered the chance to take private band instruction. The Paul Effman Company provides instrument lessons for students interested in taking up an instrument. 

  • Learning to Look Art Appreciation

    Students in grades 2-5 enjoy in-depth art appreciation and art history lessons from arts educators through the Learning to Look program. 

  • READ Tutors

    Through the Reading Excellence and Discovery Foundation, ICS 6th, 7th and 8th graders volunteer their time after school to help Pre-K and Kindergarten students learn to read. 

  • Eco Eagles

    The Eco Eagles is a group of middle school students dedicated to caring for the environment. They work hard to clean up the neighborhood, plant trees and shrubs where possible, pick up litter and raise awareness. 

  • Competitive, Award-Winning Teams

    Students at ICS can join successful, award-winning teams that promote teamwork and dedication, while yielding high (often 1st place!) rewards. These are excellent opportunities for students to stay active and involved, exercising both the body and the mind.

  • After-School Activities

    ICS offers a spectrum of after-school activities that keep students engaged until 6:00pm.