Our Mission, Our Goals
The Hungarian Parent Teacher Association of New York, the Arany Janos School’s parent organization is a non-profit educational and community-building institution that welcomes members from all religious and political backgrounds. Our primary goal is the preserving and teaching of the Hungarian language both in the classroom as well as in the communities our program helps to build through shared cultural experiences and traditions.
The Arany Janos School’s parent organization was first established in 1976 by a handful of enthusiastic educators and former Hungarian Scouts. It is now the only Hungarian-language educational institution in New York. The program has grown considerably since its humble beginnings and it now educates children from infancy through the 8th grade.