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 Application Parts and Financial Aid Applications Due: January 7, 2022
Notification Dates:
  • Nursery & Pre-K: January 27, 2022
  • Kindergarten: February 3, 2022
  • Grades 1-8: February 8, 2022
  • Grades 9-12: February 18, 2022
Family Response Deadlines:
  • Nursery & Pre-K: March 10, 2022
  • Kindergarten: February 10, 2022
  • Grades 1-8: March 1, 2022
  • Grades 9-12: March 11, 2022

Schedule a Private Campus Tour

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are scheduling private family tours to give you a glimpse into daily life at Garden.

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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