Admissions Overview

The Acorn School is a member of the Independent School Admissions Association of Greater New York (ISAAGNY). Applications for the 2021-2022 school year will be available after Labor Day and due by December 1, 2020.  All About Two applications are due by November 20, 2020. After these deadlines, please contact us directly to see if we are still accepting applications. 

Virtual tours and information sessions with the Director will take place from October through December. For applicants to our three-day 2s and five-day programs, we request a 30-60 second video of your child playing with a favorite toy or activity.  Videos should be submitted by February 1, 2021. Admissions decisions will be emailed on Thursday, February 25, 2021 as per ISAAGNY rules. Children applying to All About Two must turn 2 by December 31, 2021. Children applying to our enrolled three-day 2s program must turn 2 by June 30, 2021. Early Decision: Applicants who are siblings or legacies can choose to apply Early Decision. Early decisions are emailed in December.


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The Acorn School

330 East 26th Street

New York, NY 10010


Nicole Donnelly, Director

Helene Daub, Administrative Director

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