Founded in 1913 as a coalition of parents and independent and private schools, the Parents League of New York supports families and children by providing a broad range of educational and parenting resources.

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If you represent an independent or private school click here to learn how to apply for School Membership, or call us at 212-737-7385. Annual membership dues are based on the total enrollment of the school.

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  • Annual School Fairs
  • Panel Presentations for Prospective Parents
  • Member School Directory and Publications
  • Online Member School Directory
  • Advisory Services
  • Grade Openings
  • Workshops and Forums
  • Spring Reception

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Benefits
  • School Advisory Appointments and Workshops
  • Lectures, Panels and Events on Parenting and Education
  • Parents League Publications
  • Online School Directory
  • Camp Advice and Information
  • Office Bulletin Board and Tutoring File

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Financial Aid Memberships available.

Upcoming Events

Preschool Admissions NYC 2022
Speaker:
Anne Burns, Parents League School Advisor
Venue:
Virtual Workshop
A link will be emailed to all registrants
New York, NY 10028
When:
Wednesday, July 13, 2022
Time:
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Members: Register here
Kindergarten Admissions Workshop NYC
Speaker:
Anne Burns, Parents League School Advisor
Venue:
Virtual Workshop
A link will be emailed to all registrants
New York, NY 10028
When:
Thursday, July 14, 2022
Time:
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Members: Register here

PLNY Blog

Parents League member schools are making it possible for you to learn about their schools virtually and in person. Find out about school open houses, info sessions, and more!

Applying for kindergarten at NYC independent and private schools seems complicated, especially if you didn't grow up here. Or even if you did! Here are our top tips for navigating the process with a bit more ease and organization.