Preschool Admissions

Parents League School Advisors are here for you whether you are new to the city or have lived here your whole life. They have the expertise to help you find the right preschool for your child.

Begin the process by following these simple steps:

  1. Join Parents League.
    Sign up for membership online or call our office at 212-737-7385.
  2. Attend a Parents League Preschool Workshop (included with membership).
    Led by one of our experienced School Advisors, this 90-minute workshop is offered at our office and at other locations throughout the city during the spring and summer. The workshops are limited to ten to twenty members, and will give you the opportunity to learn about the process and have all your questions answered. See the schedule here
  3. Develop your list of schools, and then call one of our preschool advisors to review your list. (included with membership)
  4. Request and file applications in September. Stay in touch with your School Advisor as you go through the process. (unlimited calls with a School Advisor included in your membership)

Not sure if your child is ready to apply to preschool? Call our office at 212-737-7385 and a Parents League School Advisor will help you answer this question.

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Preschool Admissions Workshop at our upper east side office.

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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.

Become a member now!

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.

Preschool Admissions Workshops

When:
Tuesday, August 27, 2019
Time:
5:30pm - 7:00pm
When:
Wednesday, September 4, 2019
Time:
5:30pm - 7:00pm
When:
Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Time:
5:30pm - 7:00pm
When:
Wednesday, September 18, 2019
Time:
9:00am - 10:30am

Upcoming Events

NYC Middle and High School Admissions
Speaker:
Evie Gurney, Parents League School Advisor
Venue:
Parents League Office
115 East 82nd Street
Between Park & Lexington Avenues, first floor
New York, NY 10028
When:
Monday, August 26, 2019
Time:
6:30pm - 7:45pm
Fully Booked
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Speaker:
David Phelps, Founder and Director of Forum Education
Venue:
Parents League Office
115 East 82nd Street
Between Park & Lexington Avenues, first floor
New York, NY 10028
When:
Thursday, September 12, 2019
Time:
8:45am - 10:00am
Members: Register here

PLNY Blog

Our Executive Director, Gina Malin, sits down with Susan Malone, Director of Admissions, All Souls School to find out what questions you should ask when touring a preschool and what schools are looking for when they meet you.

September is just around the corner and we know you are thinking about how best to prepare your child and yourself for this important moment. Whether you are starting preschool, kindergarten, middle school, high school or boarding school, you want your child to feel confident and calm.