Visit independent schools and learn about their programs. Find 2023 school open houses, info sessions, school tours, and more! Our member schools are hosting a variety of in-person and virtual events this fall.
Benefits of Family Membership
Ongoing Advisor Support
PLNY advisors are expert educators with comprehensive experience & close working relationships with hundreds of independent schools.
Receive unlimited 1-1 advisory meetings to discuss preschool, kindergarten, lower, middle, upper, boarding or special needs admission.
Publications & Resources
the Review—receive PLNY’s annual journal on parenting & education.
Guide to New York City Preschools—access the only annually updated New York City preschool guide, including nearly 300 listings.
Let’s Play—explore a comprehensive directory featuring activities for infants, toddlers & preschoolers.
Online School Directory—search a list of over 300 independent & private schools with detail & up-to-date information about enrollment, tuition, ages & more.
Parents League Online Newsletter & Blog—learn from PLNY’s exclusive articles & videos on parenting & education.
Educational provider and camp resource listings—research opportunities for your family.
Panels & Presentations
Access to free presentations from top experts in the fields of parenting & education—including authors, family psychologists, longtime educators, local heads of schools, & more.
Ongoing Member Rate
- After the first 12 months of membership, families will be offered the opportunity to renew membership at a discounted "ongoing member" rate.
Become a family member now!
If you’re applying for financial aid at independent schools, apply for a discounted membership.
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