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Thank you for taking the time to get to know us better. Click on the links below to learn more about our application process for the different school divisions.

Preliminary applications are due December 1, 2017. Completed applications, which include all the application components are due on January 15, 2018. We are here to help and support you throughout the application process, don’t hesitate to call us.

Early Childhood (N-K)

Early Childhood: Nursery-Kindergarten Admissions Checklist:

Tour

To Sign up for a tour click here, call 212-784-1234 or email Erica Marks Panush: ericap@heschel.org.

Requirements

  • Nursery- Children applying for Nursery must reach their 3rd birthday by September 1, 2018
  • Pre-K- Children applying for Pre-K must reach their 4th birthday by September 1, 2018
  • Kindergarten- Children applying for Kindergarten must reach their 5th birthday by September 1, 2018
  • Students must be fully immunized based on the New York State requirements.

Online Application

Once you visited the school, you can begin your application. Heschel uses the services of Ravenna to facilitate our online application.
Click here to submit your online application. The application deadline is December 1, 2017.

For technical assistance with the application forms, please email the Admissions Office at sharonmu@heschel.org

Parent Questionnaire

Filling your Parent Questionnaire allows Heschel's Admissions Team to better understand your child. Please submit this form before you come for your parent interview.

Play Visit and Parent Interview

After you complete your application your family will be contacted by the Admissions Office to schedule a play visit for your child as well as a parent interview.

Teacher Recommendation

Please Send the Teacher Recommendation Form (available online) to your child’s current teacher. This form should be completed by January 15, 2018.

Financial Aid (if applicable)

Please visit our financial aid page for information about applying for aid. Deadline to complete your financial aid application is December 1, 2017.

Notification Dates

  • Nursery and Pre-K- Wednesday, February 7, 2018
  • Kindergarten- Friday, February 9, 2018

Notification of acceptance complies with the guidelines established by the Independent Schools Admissions Association of Greater New York (ISAAGNY).

Early Notification Dates

  • Nursery and Pre-K - no later than Friday, January 19, 2018
  • Kindergarten - no later than Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Notification of acceptance complies with the early notification guidelines established by the Independent Schools Admissions Association of Greater New York (ISAAGNY), and is binding.

Students must be fully immunized based on the New York State Requirements.

Lower School (1-5)

Lower School: Grades 1-5 Admissions Checklist:

Tour

To Sign up for a tour click here, call 212-784-1234 or email Erica Marks Panush: ericap@heschel.org.

Online Application

Once you have visited the school, you can begin your application. Heschel uses the services of Ravenna to facilitate our online application. Click here to submit your online application. The application deadline is December 1, 2017.

For technical assistance with the application forms, please email the Admissions Office at sharonmu@heschel.org

School Reports

School reports from current schools are required to complete the application. An official transcript should be sent directly from the applicant’s school by January 15, 2018.

Submit Test Scores

All applicants to the lower school will require the results of testing by the Educational Records Bureau (ERB). To schedule a test date, contact the ERB office at (212) 672-9800 or visit their website ERB Learn. Scores need to be submitted by January 15, 2018.

Parent Questionnaire

Filling your Parent Questionnaire allows Heschel's Admissions Team to better understand your child. Please submit this form before you come for your parent interview.

Student Visit and Parent Interview

After you complete your application your family will be contacted by the Admissions Office to schedule a visit for your child as well as a parent interview.

Teacher Recommendation

Please Send the Teacher Recommendation Form (available online) to your child’s current teacher. This form should be completed by January 15, 2018.

Financial Aid (if applicable)

Please visit our financial aid page for information about applying for aid. Deadline to complete your financial aid application is December 1, 2017.

Notification Date:

1-5 Grades: Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Notification of acceptance complies with the guidelines established by the Independent Schools Admissions Association of Greater New York (ISAAGNY).

Students must be fully immunized based on the New York State Requirements.

Middle School (6-8)

Middle School: 6-8 Grades Admissions Checklist:

Tour

To Sign up for a tour click here, call 212-784-1234 or email Iris Klein iriskl@heschel.org to schedule a parent tour.

Online Application

Heschel uses the services of Ravenna to facilitate our online application. Click here to submit your online application. The application deadline is December 1, 2017.

For technical assistance with the application forms, please email the Admissions Office. (sharonmu@heschel.org)

School Reports

School reports from current schools are required to complete the application. An official transcript should be sent directly from the applicant’s school by January 15, 2018.

Submit Test Scores

All applicants to the Middle school are required to take the ISEE admissions test. To schedule a test date, contact the Educational Records Bureau (ERB) office at (212) 672-9800 or visit their website ERB Learn. Scores need to be submitted by January 15, 2018.

Parent Questionnaire

Filling your Parent Questionnaire allows Heschel's Admissions Team to better understand your child. Please submit this form before you come for your parent interview.

Student Visit and Parent Interview

After you complete your application your family will be contacted by the Admissions Office to schedule a visit for your child as well as a parent interview.

Teacher Recommendation

Please Send the Teacher Recommendation Form (available online) to your child’s current teacher. This form should be completed by January 15, 2018.

Financial Aid (if applicable)

Please visit our financial aid page for information about applying for aid. Deadline to complete your financial aid application is December 1, 2017.

Notification Date:

6-8 Grades: Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Notification of acceptance complies with the guidelines established by the Independent Schools Admissions Association of Greater New York (ISAAGNY).

Students must be fully immunized based on the New York State Requirements.


High School (9-12)

High School: Grades 9-12 Admissions Checklist:

Open House

Our Open House is a wonderful opportunity to learn about what makes our High School experience -- inside and outside of the classrooms -- so unique. You will have the opportunity to meet High School teachers and students, take part in mini-classes and experience our academic approach, learn about our curriculum and our expansive extracurricular program, and tour our High School facilities. To sign up for an Open House Click here, call Iris Klein at 212-784-1234 or email iriskl@heschel.org .

Online Application

Heschel uses the services of Ravenna to facilitate our online application.

Click here to submit your online application. The application deadline is December 1, 2017.

For technical assistance with the application forms, please email the Admissions Office. (sharonmu@heschel.org)

Interview

Once we receive your application, we will call to arrange individual interviews for parents and students. Parent and Student Statements must be submitted prior to interview.

Teacher Recommendations

English, Math, and Jewish Studies recommendations forms (available online) are required as part of the application and must be received by January 12, 2018.

School Reports

School reports from current schools are required to complete the application. An official transcript should be sent directly from the applicant’s school by January 12, 2018.

Test Scores

All applicants to the High School are required to take the ISEE or SSAT admissions test.

To schedule an ISEE test date, contact the Educational Records Bureau (ERB) office at (212) 672-9800 or visit their website ERB Learn. The SSAT test is administered by the SSATB at www.ssat.org. Scores must be received by January 12, 2018.

Financial Aid (if applicable)

Please visit our financial aid page for information about applying for aid. Deadline to complete your financial aid application is December 1, 2017.

Notification Date:

9-12 Grades: Thursday, February 15, 2018

Notification of acceptance complies with the guidelines established by the Independent Schools Admissions Association of Greater New York (ISAAGNY).

Students must be fully immunized based on the New York State Requirements.