ADMISSION PROCEDURES FOR THE 2021-2022 ACADEMIC YEAR

List of 5 items.

  • 1. APPLICATION AND FEE

    The deadline to submit an application is 5:00 pm on November 16, 2020. It is recommended that applications be submitted as soon as possible. If your daughter is a sibling or legacy applicant opting for Early Notification, the deadline for submitting an application is October 1, 2020. A legacy candidate is a child whose mother attended The Brearley School. A non-refundable application fee of $85 is due upon submission. This fee is waived for families applying for financial assistance.
  • 2. SCHEDULE A VIRTUAL VISIT

    Please allow up to seven business days for your application to be processed once it is submitted. You will receive an email from the Office of Admission regarding the scheduling of your Virtual Parent/Guardian Tour and Interview. The deadline for scheduling these visits is November 30, 2020. 
  • 3. REGISTER AND SCHEDULE YOUR CHILD FOR THE "Thinking and Engagement Assessment"

    This assessment is commonly referred to as the T&E. You must be registered for the T&E by December 1, 2020, for your child to be considered for admission to Kindergarten.  Please click the link below to learn about the assessment tool.
    T&E Assessment Details

  • 4. PERMISSION TO RELEASE RECORDS

    Submit the "Permission to Release Records" form to your daughter's current school. The current school will send us a written report using the form approved by ISAAGNY--The Independent Schools Admissions Association of Greater New York. If your daughter's school does not belong to ISAAGNY, please submit the Confidential School Report form to them to be returned by the school to Brearley's Office of Admission.

  • 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