Admissions Overview

The Acorn School is a member of the Independent School Admissions Association of Greater New York (ISAAGNY). Applications for the 2022-2023 school year will be available starting August 30, 2021 and are due by December 15, 2021. After that deadline, 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 January. For applicants to our three-day 2s and five-day programs, we request a video of your child playing or engaged in a favorite activity.  Videos should be at least 30-60 seconds long but no more than 5 minutes and submitted by January 15, 2022.  All About Two decisions are made by lottery and no video is required.  All admissions decisions will be emailed as early as January 27, 2022 with a reply deadline of March 10, 2022 as per ISAAGNY rules. Children applying to All About Two must turn 2 by December 31, 2022. Children applying to our three-day 2s program must turn 2 by June 30, 2022.

Early Decision: Applicants who are siblings or legacies can choose to apply Early Decision. Early decisions are emailed on December 9, 2021.