"We prepare students to engage in the world that is and to help bring about a world that ought to be."

To participate in the Kindergarten Early Notification Program and in accordance with the Independent School Admissions Association of Greater New York (ISAAGNY) guidelines, please follow the steps below:

  • Online applications for the 2023-2024 school year are available as of Monday, August 22, 2022.
  • Early Notification forms should be returned to Admissions no later than Friday, November 18, 2022. (If we are notified later than this date, regretfully we will be unable to honor this option.)
  • All interviews should be completed by Friday, November 25, 2022.
  • Applicant files should be completed by Friday, December 2, 2022.
  • Decisions will be emailed on Friday, December 9, 2022.
  • If your child is accepted to Friends, please notify the Admissions Office of your decision no later than 12:00 noon on Friday, December 16, 2022.
  • If you choose to accept a place at Friends, please immediately notify all other schools to which you have applied so that these schools can have an accurate sense of their applicant pool. Schools will greatly appreciate your thoughtfulness.
Friends Seminary actively promotes diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism in all its programs and operations, including admissions, financial aid, hiring, and all facets of the educational experience. To form a community which strives to reflect the world’s diversity, we do not discriminate on the basis of race or color, religion, nationality, ethnicity, economic background, physical ability, sex, gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation. Friends Seminary is an equal opportunity employer.

222 East 16th Street
New York, NY 10003
P: 212-979-5030
F: 212.979.5034
Friends Seminary — the oldest continuously operated, coeducational school in NYC — serves college-bound day students in Kindergarten-Grade 12.