Update

Although our physical office is closed, we are pleased to be able to still fully connect with you online for advisory appointments, admissions workshops and events. And check our blog to register for a virtual admissions event at one of our member schools. Further details here

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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  • School Advisory Appointments and Workshops
  • Lectures, Panels and Events on Parenting and Education
  • Parents League Publications
  • Online School Directory
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Upcoming Events

Applying to Private and Public High Schools in NYC
Venue:
Virtual Panel Discussion
A link will be emailed to all registrants
New York, NY 10028
When:
Monday, May 17, 2021
Time:
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Members: Register here
Non-Members: Register here
What is Boarding School Really Like?
Speaker:
Matthew Quinn, Head of School, St. Thomas More School and Laura Danforth, Head of School, The Masters School
Venue:
Virtual Event
A link will be emailed to all registrants
New York, NY 10028
When:
Thursday, May 20, 2021
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. We will keep this list updated so that you can learn about schools during this admissions season.

by Marjorie Goldsmith, Former Director, All Souls School

We are fortunate to have many different kinds of early childhood schools in New York City. But when investigating these schools in order to choose one for your child, you may find the many educational approaches and philosophies that describe them a bit dizzying.