An applicant must turn five years old by September 1 of the year she enters Kindergarten. There are no exceptions. Our Kindergarten classes are comprised of children who range in age from five years old to those who turn six in the late summer.
No. In a typical year, we receive applications from over one hundred early childhood programs from many locations throughout the Greater New York area. Applicants from last year's pool represented over 125 preschool programs.
Sibling and legacy families may opt for Early Notification, which requires submission of the application by October 3, 2022, and completion of the entire application file by December 2, 2022. The Early Notification Financial Assistance application deadline is also November 1, 2022.
A legacy candidate is a child whose mother attended The Brearley School and a sibling candidiate's sister must be a currently enrolled student.