ADMISSION PROCEDURES FOR THE 2022-2023 ACADEMIC YEAR

List of 5 items.

  • 1. APPLICATION AND FEE

    Applications to Kindergarten will be available online at 9:00 am on Monday, August 22, 2022. The deadline to submit an application is 4:00 pm on December 1, 2022. It is recommended that applications be submitted as soon as possible.

    If your daughter has a sibling currently enrolled at the School, or a parent who attended the School, you may opt for Early Notification. If you would like to be considered for Early Notification, the deadline for submitting an application is October 3, 2022. 

    A non-refundable application fee of $85 is due upon submission. This fee is waived for families applying for financial assistance.
  • 2. PARENT/GUARDIAN TOUR AND INTERVIEW

    After your application has been submitted, you will be able to schedule your parent tour and interview. The deadline for scheduling this visit to the School is December 6, 2022. Please allow 90 minutes for your individual tour and interview with a member of our Lower School Kindergarten Admission staff. The interview will immediately follow the tour.
  • 3. KINDERGARTEN APPLICANT ASSESSMENT

    We look forward to meeting your daughter when she visits Brearley! Here, she will enjoy a variety of familiar activities with a small group of her peers. Visits take place Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays during the school day. The Office of Admission will schedule the date and time of your daughter’s visit on a rolling basis as applications are processed. Rest assured, you will be given at least two weeks notice prior to your scheduled appointment.
  • 4. PERMISSION TO RELEASE RECORDS

    Submit the "Permission to Release Records" form to your daughter's current school via Ravenna Hub. The current school will send us a confidential school report using the Brearley Kindergarten Confidential Report Form. Schools may submit the ISAAGNY Confidential School Report Form if they prefer.

    The School Report Form must be received no later than January 12, 2023 in order for your application to be considered complete.
  • 5. IMPORTANT REMINDERS

    • Applicants to Kindergarten must turn five years old by September 1 of the year they enter Kindergarten. There are no exceptions. 
    • Check the Admission Calendar for all important dates and deadlines.
    • Families applying for financial assistance should check the appropriate box on the application and adhere strictly to all filing deadlines. 
    • We do not invite or encourage letters of recommendation.
The Brearley School is a K-XII independent day school for girls in New York City. Empowering girls of adventurous intellect to think critically and creatively.
610 East 83rd Street
New York, NY 10028
(212) 744-8582 

590 East 83rd Street
New York, NY 10028
(212) 744-8582