ON HOLD for Interviews: If a scheduled interview is cancelled, we go directly to the ON HOLD interview file.
ON HOLD for Grade Openings: If we find out that current student is leaving Friends, we go directly to the ON HOLD application file.
Since we cannot always predict openings, we encourage interested families to submit the online application using our fee waiver code. Please also upload a current school report and standardized test scores (ECAA, ISEE, or SSAT), if available. Call our office for additional information.
Eligible Grades 5-12 applicant families can apply for ISEE and SSAT standardized testng fee reductions. Please contact Sarah Demers, Associate Director of Admissions and Director of Financial Aid,at 646.979.5043 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friends has an Early Notification Program for Kindergarten only. The program applies to children of (1) Members of the Religious Society of Friends, (2) current sibling families, and (3) current faculty and staff. Click Early Notificationto learn more.
Yes, Friends has a substantial Financial Aid Program. Families interested in applying for aid should check YES for Financial Aid on the application. For more information, click Tuition and Financial Aid.
Yes. Before- and after-school programs are available for Lower School students (Kindergarten–Gr 4), and an after-school program is available for Middle School students (Gr 5–Gr 8). Financial aid for these programs may be available to families receiving aid. Click Extended Programs for more information.
Kindergarten - Grade 6 families living in Lower Manhattan
Free bus transportation is provided by the NYC Board of Education. For more information contact the Assistant to the Lower School Head at x5111.
Kindergarten - Grade 6 families living on the Upper East Side Free bus transportation is provided by the NYC Board of Education. For more information contact the Assistant to the Lower School Head at x5111. Kindergarten - Grade 12 families living on the West Side (above West 20th Street) Bus transportation is provided by a private bus company in the morning, as long as the minimum number of students subscribe to this service. Please call the Admissions Office for more information x5040.
Grade5-12 students city-wide Metrocards Parent Carpools