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ADMISSIONS 2017/18 

Applications for the 2017-2018 school year are now CLOSED.  

The Washington Market school is a member of ISAAGNY and complies with their admissions schedule, therefore, all Admissions notifications will be emailed MARCH 1st, 2017. 

Tours are for applicant families only. Unfortunately we are unable to offer tours in advance of receiving an application. Please visit the admissions section for details. 

UPCOMING EVENTS

April 19: Mindfulness Meditation Practice Group - Duane Street - 6:00-7:30PM - Space is limited, RSVP only

April 25: WMS Small Works Art Show Family Reception - Hudson Street - Duane Street Families: 5:00-6:00PM, Hudson Street Families: 6:30-7:30PM - $40 donation per family, all proceeds benefit Art Programs at WMS - Please visit www.biddingforgood.com/WashingtonMarketSchool/SmallWorks2017 

April 25: "Grandfriends" Day at Hudson Street! Check with your classroom for details 

May 4: Mug n Muffin - Duane Street - 1:15-2:00PM 

May 5: Mug n Muffin - Duane Street - 9:15-10:00AM

May 11: Introduction to Mindfulness Workshop - 6:00-7:30PM - Duane Street - Space is limited, RSVP only

May 15-21: The Annual WMS Online Auction! Details to come. 

May 20: WMS Street Fair! - 10AM-3PM - Duane Street (btw West Broadway & Church) - Please visit www.wmsbenefit.org for more information!

May 29: No School - Memorial Day

May 30: Ongoing Schools Meeting - 6PM-8PM - Hudson Street

 

 

 

Frequently Asked Questions > Frequently Asked Questions > What is the application process for The Washington Market School?

 

APPLICATIONS

The Washington Market School's application process is as follows:

1. Submit an application via this site

2. Attend a school wide tour

3. Attend a small group interview

Tours are for parents only, we do not interview children during our admissions process.

NOTE: If your child is a YOUNG TWO (2.00 - 2.06) they will be in our lottery. If selected in the lottery the application process continues as outlined above. Please see the lottery section for details. 

REGULAR APPLICATIONS: 

(Children born between July 1st 2012 - February 28th 2015)

Applications for children who are born between July 1st 2012 and February 28th 2015 are due December 1st, 2016. An application fee of $50 is payable at the time of submission, no application is complete without payment. Tours are for parents ONLY and last about 1 hour, after you have completed your tour we will invite you back for a classroom observation and round table discussion. 

Children born after September 30, 2015 are not old enough to attend The Washington Market School for the 2017-2018 school year.

 

YOUNG 2s LOTTERY:

(Children born between March 1st, 2015 - September 30th 2015)

Each year we receive a large number of requests for our young 2s program.  Due to limited availability and a growing number of siblings and legacies, we hold a lottery for those wishing to apply. The lottery will determine which families continue on in the application and touring process (this does not mean acceptance to the school). Applications to enter the lottery will be available on SEPTEMBER 6, 2016 and are due in October 24th, 2016. There is no application fee to enter the lottery.  If you are selected in the lottery you will need to submit a $50 fee to complete your application.  Payment details will be included in your lottery notification email. 

Which ages are included in the lottery?

The lottery will be for all children who are considered YOUNG TWO’s – that is between the ages of 2 years and 2 and a half (in September 2016). This means that if your child was born between March 1st, 2015 - September 30th 2015, he/she will be included in the YOUNG 2s lottery for the 2017- 2018 school year.

Children born after September 30, 2015 are not old enough to attend The Washington Market School for the 2017 - 2018 school year.

Are siblings and legacies included in the lottery?

Siblings* and legacies* wishing to attend WMS for the 2017-2018 school year will NOT be part of the lottery.

When will the lottery take place?

All applicants in the YOUNG 2s lottery must submit their application by OCTOBER 24th 2016. Results of the 2s lottery are sent early November.

The Washington Market school is a member of ISAAGNY and complies with their admissions schedule, therefore, all Admissions notifications will be emailed MARCH 1st, 2017.

SIBLINGS & LEGACIES -

If you have a question about your childs application please contact the Enrollment Office.

* A sibling is defined as a child whose brother or sister attends/ed The Washington Market School

* A legacy is defined as a child whose parent attended The Washington Market School.

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