Full reopening plans for Sept. include a physically-distanced in-person learning model. Click here to learn more. 

Calendar and Events

Events for 2021-2022 applicants.

Try on Town: special events for applying families. 

We are happy to be back in our school building for in-person, physically-distanced learning this fall (learn more here), but to best support our community's health and the health of our applying families, our Admissions season will be completely virtual. We are excited about the opportunities virtual events will provide us to best meet your scheduling needs and to offer some new and different ways for prospective families to get to know Town! Below is an overview of our planned events, and we will continue to update this page with dates and details. Inquire or apply to be automatically included in our invitation list.

September Events

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  • Thursday, September 17th, 4:00 - 4:15pm Head of School informal chat session. Doug Brophy looks forward to connecting and welcomes your questions!
  • Wednesday, September 23rd, 8:00 - 8:50am Town Parent Ambassador session. Ask current Town parents questions and hear about their experiences as members of our school community. 
  • Tuesday, September 29th, 9:00am Young Children and Social Emotional Learning with the Head of our Nursery-Kindergarten Division and School Psychologist. 

October Events

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  • Monthly chat with Head of School
  • Parent ambassadors informal discussion
  • Student ambassadors event
  • Monday, October 19th, 9:00am Live, Interactive Virtual Tour of Town
  • Tuesday, October 27th, 6:00pm Meet Town's Academic Team

November Events

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  • Monthly chat with Head of School
  • Parent ambassadors informal discussion
  • Student ambassadors event
  • Saturday, November 7th, 10:00am Try on Town: Demo Lessons with Town Teachers
  • Monday, November 16th, 1:00pm Distance Learning Panel Discussion
  • Friday, November 20 and Saturday, November 21, join our virtual Book Fair! Get a sneak peek at guest author assemblies, shop for your next great read, and join our free family entertainment event (via Zoom) on Saturday.

December Events

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  • Monthly chat with Head of School
  • Parent ambassadors informal discussion
  • Alumni/ae ambassadors event
    • For applying families; view dates and sign-up through your Admissions Portal.​​​​​​​

January Events

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  • Monthly chat with Head of School
  • Parent ambassadors informal discussion
  • Student ambassadors event
  • Alumni/ae ambassadors event
    • ​​​​​​​For applying families; view dates and sign-up through your Admissions Portal.​​​​​​​
  • Wednesday, January 6th, 6:00pm, Town Speaker Series Event. Each year we bring an engaging, expert guest speaker to Town to share their insights on the many challenges and joys of parenting. Speaker to be announced this fall.
  • Monday, January 11th, 6:00pm Equity and Social Justice at Town
  • Special event just for 1st - 8th grade applying students, to be announced.

February Events

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  • Parent ambassadors informal discussion
  • Special events for accepted families, to be announced! 

Admissions calendar for the 2021-2022 school year. 

 
We know that life doesn't always happen on schedule.

If your family may be applying outside the traditional Admissions season dates due to relocation or other big life changes, we are happy to work with you. 

Wednesday, August 19, 2020
  • Online Application for 2021-22 will be available on our website. Please note a fee waiver is available if needed; contact us for more information.
September 8, 2020

Families may begin scheduling parent and child appointments through their application portal.

September 2020 - Early January 2021

Self-guided parent tour experiences, parent conversations, child appointments, and opportunities to connect with our community. 

November 1, 2020

We will begin accepting Financial Aid applications for 2021-22. Information about the process is on our Financial Aid page, and details for the 2021-22 process will be posted by the end of October.

Friday, November 20, 2020

Application Deadline, to be considered for the February/March 2021 decision period. We will accept applications on a rolling basis thereafter.

Thursday, December 31, 2020

Deadline for Financial Aid Applications.

January 8, 2021

Application files must be complete by today to recieve your admissions decision by the February and March notification dates below. This includes a completed tour experience, parent converstaion, child appointment, and appropriate school reports. Applications completed after the January 8, 2021 due date will be processed on a rolling admissions basis.

Notification Dates for 2021-22.

The Town School follows the ISAAGNY notification and reply dates for the 2021-2022 school year.

Nursery 3 and Nursery 4 
  • Families will be notified (by email) of their admissions decision not before Thursday, February 25, 2021.
  • Parent replies are due no later than noon on Thursday, March 4, 2021.
Kindergarten 
  • Families will be notified (by email) of their admissions decision on Thursday, February 4, 2021.
  • Parent replies are due no later than noon on Thursday, February  11, 2021.
1st - 8th grades 
  • Families will be notified (by email) of their admissions decision not before Tuesday, February 9, 2021.
  • Parent replies are due no later than noon on Tuesday, March 2, 2021.

Early Notification Option for Sibling and Legacy Families

(contact admissions for more information about this option)

Nursery 3 and Nursery 4 
  • Families will be notified (by email) of their admissions decision not before Tuesday, December 1, 2020 and not later than Friday, January 15, 2021.
  • Parent replies are due no later than noon on Friday, January 22, 2021.
Kindergarten and 1st grade
  • Families will be notified (by email) of their admissions decision not before Wednesday, December 9, 2020 and not later than Monday, January 11, 2021.
  • Parent replies are due no later than noon on Friday, January 15, 2021.
Contact

540 East 76th Street
New York 10021
p 212-288-4383
f 212-988-5846
info@townschool.org