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Kindergarten Application Process

Thank you for your interest in Dwight School. The application for academic year 2020-21 will be available on September 1, 2019. Check the Visit Us page for news about upcoming admissions events.

Submit Online Application

Please create an account and apply online through Ravenna, our admissions database. For all applicants the deadline is December 1, 2019. All supplemental application materials are due by January 15, 2020. 

Attend an Open House

We invite you to sign up for one of our Lower School morning Open Houses. This event, held on our Central Park West campus, will allow families to learn more about our academic programs, tour our facilities, and meet current students and faculty. Please visit our Important Dates & Events page for more information.

Schedule Parent Interview and Child Playgroup

Once you have submitted an application, you will be able to schedule your parent interview and child playgroup via Ravenna.

Submit ISAAGNY Confidential School Report

All Kindergarten applicants must submit the Independent School Admissions Association of Greater New York (ISAAGNY) confidential school report. This report is to be given to your child’s current school and must be submitted directly from their school to ours. If your child presently attends an ISAAGNY school, they can supply you with the form. It can also be downloaded from this page.

Application Forms

Attend a Kindergarten Open Classroom

Parents will have an opportunity to attend a Kindergarten Open Classroom morning as part of the admissions process. Information about how to sign up for one of these mornings will be sent to you after you submit your child's application.

Please note: Applicant family is responsible for confirming application is complete. The Admissions Office will not review incomplete applications.



(212) 724-6360 x748

Grades K-12 
(212) 724-6360 x201


director of preschool

Nora Thomson
Director of Preschool Admissions

preschool admissions associate

Laura Charecky 
Preschool Admissions Associate

director of admissions

Maryll Spahn
Director of Admissions
Grades K-6

associate director of admissions

Liliana Rodriguez 
Associate Director of Admissions
Grades K-6

director of admissions elizabeth

Elizabeth Katz
Director of Admissions
Grades 7-12

associate director of admissions

Elizabeth Carey
Associate Director of Admissions
Grades 7-12

assistant director enrollment manager

Melissa Andolina
Assistant Director & Enrollment Manager,
Grades K-12

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