The Parents League currently has approximately 300 member schools, comprised of preschools, ongoing New York City independent schools, country day and boarding schools. Annual membership dues are based on the total enrollment of the school.
Benefits of Membership for Schools
Independent School Day Fair
A school fair in September for both day schools and boarding
schools. Over 1000 families and 180 schools participate. Participation
is included in school membership. Open to the public. More
Panel Presentations for Prospective Parents
Admission panel presentations on early childhood programs (Spring)
and on-going schools (Spring and Fall), Middle School/High School
(Spring and Fall) and Boarding Schools (Fall), Open to the public. More Information>>
Listing in the Directory of Member Schools
A 20-page brochure printed annually and distributed at the Independent
School Fairs and at our office, listing: enrollment information, age/grade
range, tuition, name of the head of school and admissions director. A
separate brochure is produced for early childhood programs organized by
Listing on the Website
Widely used, The Parents League School Directory includes detailed
information and links about member schools
for Parents League members.
Our advisors provide a place for families to start in their search
for the right school for their child, and help explain the admissions
procedures. Advisors visit member schools to learn about each program so
they can share this information with families. The Parents League is
often the first call a family makes when relocating from overseas or
another part of the country.
The school advisory service works individually with families
throughout the year to guide them to schools with possible openings.
Fall and Spring Workshops
Daytime workshops on various parenting topics are presented several
times a year. Attendance by faculty and staff is welcome. More
A panel presentation or lecture by a nationally known speaker on an
issue of importance to parents and educators. Open to the public. More
This annual event honors the Heads of our member schools and
Parents League Guides
Each member school has access to our searchable online
Parents League Publications
Each member school receives a copy of The
Parents League Review
Parents League Guide to Preschools
Click Here to learn how to apply for School Membership, or call us at 212-737-7385.