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June 2021


First Day Of Summer Program


Independence Day Weekend

Summer Program Closed


Last Day Of Summer Program

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Application Process

The application window will open on Tuesday, September 7th for the 2022-23 School Year. If you have any questions, please contact the Admissions Office at admissions@wms-nyc.org.


In an effort to keep our community safe & healthy, The Washington Market School follows public health guidance to safely conduct our admissions process. To ensure safe social distance, we will be holding virtual admissions tours and meetings.

Half Day

All students are eligible for the Half Day program.
Students born between (7/1/2017 – 9/30/2020) may ONLY elect Half Day

Full Day

Students born between (7/1/2017 – 9/30/2019) may also elect Full Day

New to WMS

For ALL age groups and sessions
Admissions notifications are in February.



Submit an application that corresponds with your child’s age group by December 31st.
Note: there is a $50 application fee.


Virtual School Tour

After you submit an application, you will be able to access the online Admissions Calendar to schedule your virtual school tour.


Virtual Group Discussion

Within the same admissions calendar will be an opportunity to schedule a virtual group discussion with 2-3 other families.


A sibling is defined as a child whose brother or sister attends/ed WMS.
A legacy is defined as a child whose parent attended WMS.
Early notification begins in January.



Sibling and legacy families are eligible for Early Notification. Submit your application by December 1st, 2021 for Early Notification by mid-January. Any sibling / legacy applications submitted after December 1st will be considered with our General Application pool.


Virtual School Tour (optional)

If your family has been out of the school for more than two years, we would like to invite you to tour again, however it is not a requirement. We do, however, ask you to attend a group discussion for your child’s age group.



The Enrollment Office does its best to accommodate session requests, but cannot guarantee that we can give families their first-choice preference.

WMS School Tour

Due to COVID-19: After you submit your application, we invite prospective parents to participate in a Virtual School Tour and a Small Group Discussion. After those required steps are completed, parents will have an option to schedule a physical 8-minute walk-through of one of our sites.

This is a comprehensive tour of our two sites: Duane Street and Hudson Street. During the school tour, parents get a 360° degree view of our school. Our hope is that you get a sense of the campuses, see inside our classrooms, studio spaces, libraries, gyms and more.

Tours last for one hour and are for parents only.

Classroom Observation & Group Discussion

Following the School Tour, we invite prospective parents to return on a separate day to observe inside a live classroom, and to participate in a small group discussion with 2-3 other families. It is an open conversation about your classroom observations and also an opportunity to ask in-depth questions about the school. All parents should plan to attend this second visit to the school.

Interviews last for one hour and are for parents only.

Financial Aid

We are a nonprofit organization and we value economic diversity in our community, Every year, we raise and award funds for our Tuition Assistance Program.

To assist our Financial Aid Committee, The Washington Market School subscribes to the TADS financial application system. TADS is an independent organization that provides need-based analysis to help private schools determine the financial need of their applicants.

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