Manhattan Charter School operates two schools on New York City’s Lower East Side, each committed to providing its students with the tools and support necessary for success. MCS provides students a rigorous curriculum of core subjects to help ensure high levels of academic achievement. We are committed to offering a well-rounded education designed to help students develop critical thinking and problem solving skills. We offer Music instruction to our students starting day one of Kindergarten. We also offer Art, French, P.E. and Technology.