• Brearley
Lower School

Class III

ADMISSION PROCEDURES FOR THE 2019-2020 ACADEMIC YEAR

For the academic year 2019-2020, we will be accepting applications to the third grade.

List of 5 items.

  • 1. APPLICATION AND FEE

    The deadline to submit an application is 5:00 pm on November 20, 2018. It is recommended that applications be submitted as soon as possible. A non-refundable application fee of $85 is due upon submission. This fee is waived for families applying for financial assistance.
  • 2. SCHEDULE VISITS

    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 the parent tour and interview as well as your daughter's small group visit. The deadline for scheduling these visits is November 30, 2018. 
  • 3. SCHEDULE APPOINTMENT WITH EDUCATIONAL RECORDS BUREAU (ERB) FOR STANDARDIZED TESTING

    Each child seeking admission to Brearley is tested using the
    ISEE Primary (Independent School Entrance Exam for Grade 3.) This assessment must be taken at the ERB office in Manhattan. Information about the format of the ISEE Primary and the types of questions asked is available on the ERB website. The deadline for taking this assessment is January 4, 2019.  Please complete the following steps to schedule your daughter's appointment:

    • List Brearley as one of the schools to which you are applying so that the test results will be sent directly to us. Our school code is 333475.
  • 4. OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT AND TEACHER REFERENCES

    Submit the “Transcript Release” form to your daughter’s current school to request that her school transcript be sent to Brearley. In addition, please have your daughter’s homeroom teacher submit a completed teacher reference form.

  • 5. IMPORTANT REMINDERS

    • 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.
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