Admission to Garden is based on the child’s school-readiness and potential for success at Garden School. 

Learn More About the Admissions Process for Each Program:

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Application Process

Thank you for your interest in the Garden School Core Program.
(Please visit the NYCDOE website to apply to the Pre-K for All Program).

All Garden School applications begin with an Inquiry Form submitted through our Blackbaud Portal. Once your Inquiry Form is completed and it’s been processed, you will be contacted by a member of our Admissions Team.


All Admission Applications and Financial Aid Applications Due: January 12, 2023
Notification Dates:
  • Nursery & Pre-K: March 2, 2023
  • Kindergarten: February 9, 2023
  • Grades 1-8: February 14, 2023
  • Grades 9-12: March 1, 2023
Family Response Deadlines:
  • Nursery & Pre-K: March 9, 2023
  • Kindergarten: February 16, 2023
  • Grades 1-8: March 3, 2023
  • Grades 9-12: March 16, 2023

Schedule a Private Campus Tour

Private Family Tours are offered to families who have completed our INQUIRY form. We offer tours during the following times, which families can self-schedule through BlackBaud.

Tour Schedule:

  • 9:00am – 9:50am (school day)
  • 10:00am – 10:50am (school day)
  • 11:00am – 11:50am (school day)
  • 1:00pm – 1:50pm (school day)
  • 2:00pm – 2:50pm (school day)
  • 3:00pm – 3:50pm
  • 4:00pm – 4:50pm


Garden School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, creed, religion, ethnicity, age, national origin, gender, or sexual orientation in its hiring and promotion of administrators, faculty and staff, and in its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and financial aid programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.

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