The school year begins on Thursday, September 4th at 8:15 a.m. Dismissal is at 2:35 p.m. See you in September!


After-School Programs with Manhattan Youth

Registration is now open!

We are very excited to announce our after-school programming with Manhattan Youth. The Fall semester starts on Monday September 8th and goes through November 15th.

The Manhattan Youth After-School program at The Clinton School for Writers and Artists will provide a comprehensive menu of activities for students of all interests and grades. Returning to after-school will be popular activities like the Clinton Post and Clinton Soup, Cross Country, Basketball, and Theater, as well as some new offerings like Dance, Comic Book Art, Fashion, and Volleyball. 

Please note - After-School is now FREE. There is no cost to participate in any club or sport.

For any questions regarding the After-School program, please contact:
Matt Grant, After-School Director, The Clinton School for Writers and Artists at: or by phone
Matt will also be at Clinton the first and second days of school
for parents to sign up their children and answer any of your questions.


Please use this link for registration and information:


After-School Parent Orientation

On Monday, September 8th at 8:15am, Matt Grant from Manhattan Youth will be speaking with parents about Clinton's new and exciting After-School Program.
Please join us in the cafeteria for coffee and donuts to hear more about this program, have your questions answered, and sign up your children.
Our Parent Coordinator, Jill Bennett and members of Clinton's Parent Association will also be on-hand to chat with!


While the main office is not staffed for the summer, you can always get help by emailing Jill Bennett, our Parent Coordinator at or our Principal, Jon Levin at

To receive weekly e-mail updates, including notes from the Principal, Parent Coordinator  and PA, as well as other information, sign-up online.


Give to the Clinton Family Fund!

The Clinton PA depends on direct contributions from our families to support our school.  Make a fully tax-deductible contribution to our Family Fund, 100% of which enhances the classroom experiences of our children and teachers. Remember – it is not how much you give but that you give.  All gifts are appreciated, regardless of size.  Donations are completely voluntary.

You may donate a lump sum or have your donation broken up into recurring monthly installments.–You may also make out a check to the Clinton PA and send it to the school (Attention: Jill Bennett) Be sure to check if your employer has a matching fund program – their HR office can give you the forms you need to have your donation matched.
Donate to the Clinton Family Fund

All contributions will be kept confidential.Thanks for doing your part to help support the best middle schools in NYC!

You can also support Clinton by signing up with Amazon Smile. You shop, Amazon gives!
  • Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organization of your choice.
  • Sign up at and choose Clinton School For Writers & Artists as your charity.

Buy Clinton clothing items at the School Store (New Styles!).

Attend meetings of the Parents Association.


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