NYC Private School Notification Dates 2023-2024

GRADE ENTERINGNOTIFICATION DATEPARENT REPLY DEADLINENOT LATER THAN NOON ONKindergartenNo earlier than 10am on Thursday, February 8thThursday, February 15th2, 3, 4 year oldsNo earlier than 100am on Thursday, February 29thThursday, March 7thGrades 1-8No earlier than 4:00pm on Tuesday, February 13thMonday, March 4thGrades 9-11No earlier than 4:00pm on Friday, February 23rdThursday, March 14th

Summer is Not a Time to Relax?

Thank you to Nicole LaPorte of Town and Country Magazine, for featuring me in her piece, "The New Summer Activity for Grade School Kids? 'Resume Building'". In short, students seeking elite private school admission need to stand out, and summer is an excellent time for students to experience and learn more in their areas of … Continue reading Summer is Not a Time to Relax?

Productive Summers for Your Student

Summer is almost here. At this time of year, we help our clients plan their children's summers. Some of our tips: Preschoolers: All day day camp, run outside of nursery school, is a terrific way for your child to develop new relationships, skills and confidence as they socialize, play, and learn. Activities like arts and … Continue reading Productive Summers for Your Student

NYC Private School Notification Dates 2022-2023

GRADE ENTERINGNOTIFICATION DATEPARENT REPLY DEADLINENOT LATER THAN NOON ONKindergartenNo earlier than 8:30am on Thursday, February 9thThursday, February 16th2, 3, 4 year oldsNo earlier than 8:30am on Thursday, March 2ndThursday, March 9thGrades 1-8No earlier than 4:00pm on Tuesday, February 14thFriday, March 3rdGrades 9-11No earlier than 4:00pm on Wednesday, March 1stThursday, March 16th

NYC Private Schools Make Families Decide, Quickly

The new ISAAGNY notification and reply deadline doesn't give families a lot of time to make decisions about where to send their children to private school. About a week for nursery and kindergarten and two weeks for 1st grade and up! GRADE ENTERINGNOTIFICATION DATEPARENT REPLY DEADLINENursery/Pre-KNo earlier than 8:30am on Thursday, March 2ndNo later than … Continue reading NYC Private Schools Make Families Decide, Quickly

T&E Discontinued

NYC private schools are releasing their admissions requirements for 2022-2023. The T&E Assessment, the  online test for kindergarten applicants required by many elite NYC private schools in response to the Covid-19 pandemic and used by the schools for two years, is notably absent. Instead, for the most part, kindergarten applicants are being invited into school … Continue reading T&E Discontinued

Dalton Ditches T&E, Returns to In-Person Interviewing

COVID disrupted Dalton's admissions procedures, bringing the process from in-person to Zoom. Like almost all other NYC schools, Dalton interviewed students and parents remotely during the last two years. Many families were disappointed they couldn't get a true sense of the school except through a computer screen. In 2022-2023, Dalton is leading the return to … Continue reading Dalton Ditches T&E, Returns to In-Person Interviewing

NYC Private Schools, Public Schools and Colleges Latest News

Calhoun School and Metropolitan Montessori School announce merger for Fall '23.Elite private schools thrive, while smaller, less fancy-pants schools are in some cases struggling for enrollment and calling us for advice...Public school changes continue at a rapid clip: Mayor Adams has now expanded G&T programs to include every district and added 1000 seats at 3rd … Continue reading NYC Private Schools, Public Schools and Colleges Latest News

Middle School Private School Mom Writes Us 🥰

Hi Emily, At last! We have the best update for you -- we received <elite private school's> admissions decision, and <child> has been accepted. We are beyond thrilled for <child>, and we cannot thank you enough for all of your guidance along the way! We have truly enjoyed getting to know you over the last … Continue reading Middle School Private School Mom Writes Us 🥰