Thank you for considering Brooklyn Waldorf.


Apply to BWS Nursery, Kindergarten, Grades

Apply to BWS Parent Child

We have rolling admissions for a few of our classes for the 2017-2018 school year. Our next Parent Child session begins in September 2017 (applications available in August 2017).


We look forward to receiving your application and we appreciate the time and energy you’ve already invested to find the right school for your child.

 Application Checklist

  1. Take a tour and/or attend an open house before submitting an application. Tours and open houses will resume in the Fall. (Not required for Parent-Child applicants).

  2. Apply for Nursery, Kindergarten or Grades Apply for Parent-Child Classes (rolling admissions: parent applications will be available in August 2017).

  3. Send the following supplemental application documents:

    • Student and family photograph.

    • School transcripts, teacher evaluations and additional assessments as requested in the application.

    • Non-refundable $90 application fee.

    • Not required: tests, test scores.

  4. If you are applying for Tuition Assistance, complete the Parent Financial Statement (PFS) online.

    • Send required financial documents for Tuition Assistance. (Tuition assistance is not available for Parent-Child classes.)

Play dates, Interviews and Class Visits

Following receipt of completed application and related materials, the admissions staff will contact you to arrange playdates for Early Childhood families or interviews, class visits and parent interview for grades students.

Decision Notification Timing

The Brooklyn Waldorf School adheres to the ISAAGNY notification dates that match the decision notifications of other independent schools. This notification date is generally earlier than the public school notification schedule.


Program Application Due Notification Emailed Response Due
Parent Child
Age 10 mo–3
Rolling Rolling Rolling
Age 3–4
12/5/2016 2/8/2017 3/3/2017
Age 4-6
& Grade 1
Age 6 by June 1
12/5/2016 2/10/2017 2/17/2017
Grades 2-8 12/5/2016 2/7/2017 2/28/2017