Summer 2022 brought an important and exciting transformation of Calhoun's learning spaces. We worked with Verona Carpenter Architects (VCA) to create a new vision for our main Upper School areas on the fourth and seventh floors of the 81st Street building.
Explore Our Spaces
81st Street Building
Calhoun's main building on West End Avenue and 81st Street serves students in 3rd-12th grades. See more of Calhoun's 81st Street building, including the science labs, athletics center, art studio and theater, below.
74th Street Building
The Robert L. Beir Lower School building is a five-story townhouse that serves students in our 3's-2nd grade programs and includes large, bright classrooms, a STEAM Discovery Lab, theater, library and gym.
81st Street Science Labs
Calhoun has a series of modern, fully stocked laboratories for our science program. Our labs allow students to take multiple years of chemistry, physics and biology, and learn through hands-on experimentation and collaboration.
81st Street Art Studios
Calhoun’s visual arts programming takes place in our art studios, wood shops and dark room. Students participate in a variety of art activities, including pottery, sculpture, painting, printmaking, graphic design, filmmaking, photography and wood shop.
81st Street Performing Arts Theater
Calhoun's Mary Lea Johnson Performing Arts Center has multiple floors dedicated to the performing arts. We have two theaters, and dedicated rehearsal spaces for our student musicians and actors. Our performing arts program is for all students.
81st Street Athletics Center
The top two floors at Calhoun house our athletics center. Calhoun students take part in physical education classes during the day, and have the opportunity to participate in interscholastic sports after school. Go Cougars!