Elementary/Lower School Admissions

Parents League Membership includes unlimited individual advisory meetings for Independent School Admissions at any grade. Make an appointment (either in-person or phone) to discuss the admissions process and your school search.

Topics covered include:

  • Creating and reviewing a list of schools
  • Application procedures and timeline
  • Preparing for tour, interview and child's visit
  • Schools' philosophy, learning environment and curriculum
  • Testing
  • Tuition and financial aid

To stay updated about school curriculum and environments, Parents League School Advisors visit schools and regroup to discuss observations.

Call us to join and schedule your appointment at 212-737-7385.

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Membership for Schools

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.

Benefits
  • 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

More Information about Memberships for Schools

Family Membership

Take advantage of our many benefits including school admissions advice, events and publications.

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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

More Information about Family Memberships

Financial Aid Memberships available.

Admissions Events

2019 NYC Preschool Fair
Venue:
St. Bart's
325 Park Avenue
Between 50th & 51st Streets
New York, NY 10022
When:
Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Time:
4:30pm - 6:30pm
Members: Register here
Non-Members: Register here
Preschool Admissions
Venue:
The Chapel at St. Bart's
325 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10022
When:
Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Time:
6:45pm - 7:45pm
Members: Register here
Non-Members: Register here

PLNY Blog

by Carrie Solomon, Parents League School Advisor

Many preschools enroll children at 2.0 years of age (by September 1st of the fall your child begins). A few preschools enroll as young as 1.6 or as old as 3.0.

by MARK MITCHELL, Vice President, School & Student Services

There is no denying that recent pricing trends make the independent school choice seem less financially viable for many families. During the past decade, the tuition price tag has increased at significant rates. Data gathered by the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) show that the median tuition for all independent schools (of all types and grade levels) rose by nearly 50% during that time.