2020 Summer Virtual School Admissions Events

Monday, August 24, 2020

While you can't visit our wonderful member schools in person, they are making it possible for you to connect virtually. We will keep this list updated so that you can learn about schools for the upcoming admissions season. And to learn even more about the admissions process and our schools, don't hesitate to make a phone appointment with our advisory team. Looking for Fall School Virtual Admissions Events? See the fall listings here.

Virtual School Admissions Events, August 2020

August 2020
Montclare Children's School

Virtual Information Sessions and Tours
Various times
Register: https://www.montclareschool.org/admissions/
Join Clare Doyle, Director of Admissions and Angie Henriquez, Admissions Assistant for a one-one info session. We will share a virtual tour of our facilities and talk more in-depth about your program of choice and answer any specific questions you might have. We will also cover topics such as our educational philosophy, our gentle separation process, our community, and our unique enrichment experience here at Montclare. These virtual info sessions are offered upon request. We are happy to work around a schedule that works for you and your family. Please email Clare Doyle at [email protected] to request a date and time.

August 2020
The Studio School

Guided personal tour
Register: https://www.studioschoolnyc.org/admissions/tour-sign-up
For the next few months, as The Studio School is engaged in distance learning, we welcome you to sign-up for a guided personal tour, led by our Director of Admissions, Shera Silver. Join her to hear more about our innovative Studio School Approach, as well as our programs, curriculum, teachers, and community.

August 2020
Wetherby Pembridge School

Virtual Information Sessions
Register: email [email protected]
Join Jean Monaco, Director of Admissions for a one-one info session. We will share in-depth information about our bespoke program and answer any questions you might have. We will also cover topics such as our pedagogy, our community, and our unique enrichment experience here at Wetherby Pembridge. These virtual info sessions are offered upon request. We are happy to work around a schedule that works for you and your family. Please visit our website at wetherbypembridge.org and email Jean Monaco to request a date and time.

August 2020
International Academy of New York

Virtual Tour and Q & A
Register: email [email protected] to request a date and time that works for your family.
Join IANY’s Director of Admissions, Emily Benson, for a virtual tour of the International Academy of New York, and learn about the PreNursery - Grade 5 curriculum, the diverse and multicultural community, the bilingual program (Spanish and Chinese), the admissions and financial aid process for this fall. There will be plenty of time to ask any and all questions.

August 2020
The École

Virtual Live Tours
Register: Email [email protected] to request a date and time.
From Nursery to Middle School, The École artfully blends the best of the French and American educational systems, gifting our students with deep bi-literacy, whole-child skills and knowledge, and an optimistic, multi-cultural perspective. Join us for a live virtual tour and information session!

August 2020
Gillen Brewer School

Individualized Information Sessions
Register: https://www.gillenbrewer.com/admissions/open-houses
Join the admissions team for an opportunity to have an informal conversation and ask any initial questions about our special education program and admissions process.
Submit the inquiry form in the link above and someone from our team will follow-up to schedule a time to meet at your convenience.

August 2020
Foxcroft School
all-girls boarding and day high school in Northern Virginia
Every day at 10:00am and 1:00pm
Register: https://www.foxcroft.org/
We are excited for you to learn more about how Foxcroft School will support and nurture your daughter through her educational journey. If you are comfortable with doing so, we would love to host you for a campus visit, but we are also very mindful that it may not be possible for all interested families to join us in-person. Present circumstances have called for creativity and flexibility from all of us to ensure an excellent “visit” experience for those that cannot come to campus, so please feel free to consider our Virtual Visit Experience as a wonderful alternative. Click “Schedule a Visit” in the bottom right-hand corner of your screen to register for an upcoming one-hour daily visit offering that includes a student-guided campus tour, Foxcroft overview, and insights from faculty, students, and other community members. Morning and afternoon sessions are available each day of the week! We look forward to seeing you soon!

August 2020
Sacred Heart Greenwich

Individual Virtual Tours and Talking Points
Register: Email [email protected] to request a date and time or complete the Inquiry Form https://www.shgreenwich.org/admission/inquire
Join Katie Cullinane, Director of Admission, for an individual conversation and information session via ZOOM. These virtual info sessions are offered upon request and we are happy to work around a schedule that is convenient for you and your family. Sacred Heart Greenwich, founded in 1848, is an independent Catholic, college preparatory school for young women from kindergarten through grade 12, with a coed early childhood education program. Sacred Heart, steeped in a solid academic tradition in an all-girls environment, educates women to have independence of judgment, personal freedom, and strength of character so that they can become leaders with broad intellectual and spiritual horizons.

August 2020
Hackley School

Mondays, Thursdays, and Fridays
Mondays and Fridays at 1:00pm and on Thursdays at 9:30am
Virtual School Tours
Register: https://www.hackleyschool.org/admissions/inquire-online
We are offering Lower School, Middle School and Upper School information sessions and tours through Zoom on Mondays and Fridays at 1:00pm and on Thursdays at 9:30am. Additionally, we now have Zoom tours of our Johnson Center for Health and Wellness available. All can be arranged through our general inquiry form.

August 2020
Alexander Robertson School

9:00 - 10:00am
Weekly Virtual Tours of the Alexander Robertson School
Register: https://alexanderrobertson.schooladminonline.com/portal/public_calendars/campus_tour
Please join Director of Admissions, Joan Harrison, and Head of School, Brinton Parson, for a virtual tour of the Alexander Robertson School. We'll talk about our teaching methods and philosophy and give you a good sense of what it's like to join our community of thoughtful and reflective learners.

August 2020
Metropolitan Montessori School

Tuesdays and Thursdays
10:00am, 11:00am, 4:00pm & 7:00pm
Individual Virtual Sessions
Register here: https://www.mmsny.org/admissions/ or email [email protected] directly
We will be hosting personal one on one sessions that families can sign up for starting April 28th. These will be offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 30-minute blocks. (10 am, 11 am, 4pm & 7pm) Families will speak directly to someone in the admissions office and learn more about the specific program that they are interested in.

August 2020
Buckle My Shoe Preschool

Individual Virtual Sessions
Tuesdays and Thursdays
11:00am and 3:00pm
Register: https://bucklemyshoe.schooladminonline.com/portal/new_inquiry
Buckle My Shoe Preschool serves families with children, 3 months to Pre-K in Tribeca and 2 years to Pre-K in the West Village. We will be hosting individual virtual sessions about our curriculum, pedagogy and community. These will be offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays and will last 45 minutes. If the dates or times do not work with your schedule, we encourage you to contact us and arrange for a more convenient time.

August 2020
Pine Street School

Guided Virtual Tour and Private Information Session
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays
Register: https://www.ravenna-hub.com/schools/207880
Begin your exploration of Pine Street School with a private, one-on-one, online Zoom information session and virtual tour of our modern campus, including your child's classroom. Pine Street School offers a Nursery 2s to 8th Grade, future-focused, intellectually rigorous, full-immersion International Baccalaureate World School. Specially designed for any grade level, the private tour and info-sessions are available on Tuesdays at 10am, 4pm, and 5pm, Wednesdays at 9am and 5pm and Thursdays at 9am, 10am, and 5pm. Contact [email protected] (212-235-2304) to register, or start your family profile within Ravenna and see all of our available sessions in one place.

August 2020
Battery Park Montessori

Guided Virtual Tour and Private Information Session
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays
Register: https://www.ravenna-hub.com/schools/207883
Battery Park Montessori is New York's only trilingual Montessori school, offering our 2-6-year-old students exposure to both Spanish and Mandarin languages in our beautiful, ground-level, riverside location with a secure outdoor playground along a tree-lined promenade. Our children thrive in pristine classrooms guided by trained and qualified teachers that ensure the social, emotional, cognitive, academic, and physical development of each child. To schedule your private virtual tour and info-session, happening on Tuesdays at 9am, Wednesdays at 11am and 4pm, and Thursdays at 4pm, contact [email protected] (212-235-2304) or start your family profile within Ravenna and see all of our available private tour time slots in one place.

August 2020
Ridley College

Virtual Tour
Wednesdays and Fridays
Wednesdays 5:00pm - 5:30pm EST
Fridays 10:00am - 10:30am EST
Email [email protected] with the desired date and time.
Learn more at www.ridleycollege.com We are waiting for you!

August 2020
Garden School

9:00 - 10:15am
Virtual Open House
Register: https://gardenschool.org/admissions/open-house/virtual-registration/
Learn about Garden School, a globally diverse N-12 college preparatory community in Jackson Heights.

Wednesday, August 26, 2020
Buckley Country Day School

Virtual Open House
9:00 - 11:00am
Register: https://www.buckleycountryday.com/admissions/open-house
This will be a chance to meet our Headmaster and Division Heads, hear from a panel of students, get a virtual tour and hear about our plans for the Fall.

Wednesday, August 26, 2020
The Webb Schools
Parent Virtual Coffee & Conversations
10:30 to 11:00am
Register: https://admission.webb.org/portal/admissionevents?id=e713e62f-6d02-4cef-9701-a6a31fcf6b31
Learn more about The Webb Schools in a relaxed, informal, online environment featuring conversations with the Webb community...and coffee! Please note, this event is intended for prospective parents only. You will receive your Zoom link to the event once you submit your registration form.

Wednesday, August 26, 2020
The Episcopal School In the City of New York

Virtual Information Session
Register: https://www.episcopalschool.org/admissions/virtual-information-session
This webinar, hosted by our admissions team, will give you the opportunity to learn more about our program and the 2020-2021 application process.

Wednesday, August 26, 2020
Dana Hall School
Hear Our Stories! Experiences in Private/Independent Schools
Register: https://danahallschool.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIrcuGpqT8pEtXr2dHtavKd_9uDIIRxF_Yh
African American and Hispanic/Latino students, parents, and alumni will share their perspective on the benefits and challenges of a private/independent school education. Join us to hear their stories to learn more about the day-to-day life in private/independent schools. This event is for both students and their parents/guardians.

Thursday, August 27, 2020
Cate School

Virtual Tour
6:00 - 7:00pm
Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeNG9IfBGZGYTV47BDSRs3i0VyFCSoSzwaE19evTS0AS9L1sQ/viewform
Your family’s virtual engagement with Cate begins with our virtual campus visit which is designed to show students and parents/guardians Cate’s unique programs, campus, culture, and community. During your virtual visit, you will experience a virtual tour of Cate and the chance to engage with and ask questions of an admission officer and one or more of our student tour guides. This 45-minute virtual visit should serve as an excellent introduction to Cate and life on the Mesa. Space is limited.

Thursday, August 27, 2020
Blue School

Virtual Parent/Student Panel
6:30 - 7:30pm
Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/virtual-parent-student-panel-registration-117539276139
Learn more about Blue School from a panel of current parents and students from our Pre-primary, Primary, and Middle School divisions. The panel will share stories of Blue School, both onsite and online, and will answer any questions about our curriculum, culture, and community. This panel is open to all prospective families who are interested in learning more about the Blue School experience. We hope to see you there, but if you're unable to attend please reach out to our Admissions Team with any questions you might have or for more information ([email protected]).

Saturday, August 29, 2020
Phillips Exeter Academy

Discovering the Exeter Difference
Register: https://www.exeter.edu/upcoming-exeter-events
Discovering the Exeter Difference is an hourlong presentation introducing you to our unique residential structure, school traditions and purpose-driven community. Led by an admissions officer, with time at the end to ask questions, these information sessions will provide you with the knowledge you need to decide if Exeter is the place for you.

Looking for Fall School Virtual Admissions Events? See the fall listings here.