The Studio School

Application Process

1. Tour & Open House

Early Childhood through Middle School  (3 years through 8th grade): Fill out our Tour & Open House Form to schedule a visit.

2. Application for Admission

Online Applications for Admission now available. Our application deadline for Early Childhood-Middle School will be Monday, December 16, 2019.

Early Childhood through Middle School  (3 years through 8th grade)

APPLY NOW

We are accepting applications for the 2019-2020 school year. To inquire about select spaces for the 2018-2019 school year, please contact Ms. Shera Silver.

Submit the completed application form, a family photograph, and the application fee of $75. Please note, the application fee is reduced to $20 for families applying for financial aid (kindergarten through 8th grade).

Toddler Program (Ages 1-3, three mornings per week)

APPLY NOW

Toddler applications will be accepted until spaces are filled. Submit the completed application form, a family photograph, and the application fee of $25.

Shera Silver
Director of Admissions
212.678.2416 x104

ssilver@studioschoolnyc.org

3. Records Release

Sign and send the Records Release form to your child’s current school, if applicable.

4. Teacher Recommendation Forms

ISAAGNY K and 1 Recommendation Form

ISAAGNY General Recommendation Form

ISAAGNY Recommendation Form for 6th Grade Applicants

ISAAGNY Mathematics Recommendation

ISAAGNY English Recommendation

ISAAGNY Counselor Recommendation

5. Register for Admission Testing

Testing is not required for early childhood - grade 2. Please call the ERB, (212) 672-9800 or visit www.erblearn.org, to arrange for testing for Grades 3 and above.

6. Financial Aid

The Studio School is committed to attracting and admitting an economically diverse student body. Financial aid is offered to families with children applying to kindergarten and above, based on financial need and availability of funds.

Please read our Financial Aid information here.

7. Interview

After receiving your application, we will call to arrange the following interviews:

Family or Parent Interview
We will schedule a family interview, for applicants to our Toddler Program, or a parent interview, for applicants to our Early Childhood through Middle School  Programs.

Group Visit
Applicants to our Early Childhood program come for a small group visit and work with fun and interesting materials presented by our teachers. We ask that one parent accompany their child.

Applicants to our elementary and middle school (1st through 8th grades) visit our classrooms, and work on a variety of creative activites that inspire thinking.

8. Notification Dates

You will receive notification according to the Independent Schools Admissions Association of Greater New York (ISAAGNY) schedule listed below. To receive notification, all files for applicants must be complete.


Age or Entering Grade


Notification Dates

Parent Reply Deadline
not later than noon on:

2, 3 and 4 year olds

Thur, Feb 27, 2020

Thur, Mar 5, 2020

Kindergarten

Fri, Feb 7, 2020

Fri, Feb 14, 2020

Grades 1–8

Tues, Feb 4, 2020

Tues, Feb 25, 2020

Early notification dates for sibling and legacy applicants:


Age or Entering Grade


Notification Dates

Parent Reply Deadline
not later than noon on:

2, 3 and 4 year olds

Mon, Dec 2, 2019

Fri, Jan 24, 2020

Kindergarten/ Grade 1

Wed, Dec 4, 2019

Fri, Jan 10, 2020