Admission Process

Congratulations on making one of the most important steps in your child's education!

The application process typically begins in the fall prior to the year you are interested in admittance for your child.  Listed below are necessary steps in order to begin the process.   

This information should answer some frequently asked questions, and provide some important dates throughout the process as well.

Step 1: 

  • Attend a private or group tour with the Director of Enrollment Management. The school tour is a required part of the admission process. Private tours are scheduled by appointment at You can sign up for a group tour by clicking here. If you are interested in preprimary, please sign-up for the Tuesday morning group tour, and if you are interested in grades 1-6, sign-up for the Thursday afternoon tour.

Step 2: 

  • Complete and submit your application along with the $100 non-refundable application fee. Applications are due no later than February 1, 2019, and should be sent to the attention of Melanie Harmon at New City School.  Please be sure to fill out the release form along with your application. We will request records from your child’s current school. We also ask that you provide a copy of any school records, from the previous school year, that you may have along with the application. That includes report cards and any standardized testing.

Step 3: 

  • Apply for Variable Tuition by completing an Intent to Apply for Tuition Assistance Form, and fill out the online FACTS application. The Intent to Apply form can be acccessed by clicking Intent to Apply for Tuition Assitance and begin your FACTS application on or after November 1, 2018 by clicking FACTS. Along with your online application with FACTS, you will submit your 2018 completed taxes and W2s, directly to FACTS.

Step 4:  

  • We require all applicants visit the school for an assessment. See dates listed below. You will receive notification about the assessment, including the date and time for which they are scheduled to attend in January. Applicants for grades 1-6 will visit for one school day and the visit will be scheduled by the admissions office after an application is submitted and student records have been received.

Important Dates:

February 1, 2019: Admission Applications Due

February 1, 2019: FACTS Applications Due
February 9, 2019: Kindergarten and 4/5s applicant assessment 

February 23, 2019: 3/4s applicant assessment

March 15, 2019: Decision letters mailed

April 5, 2019: Contracts due

If you wish to apply after February 1, please contact the Director of Enrollment Management.  Applications are accepted after the deadline based on space availability.