Between the prices and the lack of any ethnic and socioeconomic diversity, most foreigners living in NYC are preferring to send their kids to public schools.
Affluent Foreign-Born Parents in N.Y. Prefer Public Schools
Miriam and Christian Rengier, a German couple moving to New York, visited some private elementary schools in Manhattan last spring in search of a place for their son. They immediately noticed the absence of ethnic diversity, and the chauffeurs ferrying children to the door.
Read ten whole story online here: Affluent Foreign-Born Parents in N.Y. Prefer Public Schools - NYTimes.com