Thank you for considering Brooklyn Waldorf.


Apply to BWS Nursery, Kindergarten, Grades

Apply to BWS Parent Child

Applications due December 4, 2017, except Parent Child. We are accepting 2018-2019 applications on a rolling basis for some programs. 

Parent Child applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

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 before submitting an application (not required for Parent Child applicants). Tours will resume in September: please contact admissions to be placed on a list to receive the tour schedule for the 2019-2020 school year admissions process.

  2. Apply to Nursery, Kindergarten or Grades 

     Apply to Parent-Child Classes

  3. Send supplemental application documents by January 5, 2018 (the following information does not pertain to Parent Child):

    • 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 by January 5, 2018. (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 9 mo–3
Rolling Rolling Rolling
Age 3–4
12/4/2017 2/7/2018 3/6/2018
Age 4-6
& Grade 1
(Age 6 by June 1)
12/4/2017 2/9/2018 2/16/2018
Grades 2-8 12/4/2017 2/6/2018 2/27/2018