Admissions Information

Why many parents choose Brown School.

Brown School has the qualities most often associated with academic success. Our small class sizes, coupled with our individualized approach to learning, allow students to build self-confidence and realize their fullest potential in an atmosphere that is both challenging and nurturing.

Nursery and Pre-Kindergarten

The Admissions process for Nursery and Pre-K includes a tour of our school and a brief visit in the classroom. If your child is currently attending another preschool or daycare a records release form will be requested. Applicants for the nursery program must be three by December 1st of the year if attendance. Applicants for the Pre-Kindergarten program must be four years of age by December 1st of the year attending.

Nusery and Pre-Kindergarten children must be toilet trained. Brown School reserves the right to evaluate students’ readiness for the nursery and extended day programs.

Kindergarten

A child must be five years of age by December 1st to be admitted to Kindergarten. A tour and half day visit is needed to complete the admissions. During the visit an assessment for developmental readiness for our kindergarten program will be completed. If a child is attending or has attended another preschool or day care program, available evaluations must be provided.

First through Fourth Grades

A child entering the First through Fourth Grade will be asked to spend the day at Brown School in the grade that he or she is currently attending. An evaluation of the applicant will be obtained from the most recent teachers and principal of the candidate’s previous school.

First through Fourth Grade applicants will be given individual assessments in the area of mathematics, reading comprehension, and writing.

Fifth through Eighth Grades

Fifth through Eighth Grade applicants will be given an individual assessments in the area of mathematics, reading comprehension, and writing during a scheduled morning weekday morning or afternoon separate from the full day visit.

All decisions regarding admission are made by the Admissions Committee, comprised of our Area Coordinators. Brown School reserves the right to admit students on a probationary basis.

 

To find out more about our admissions process, please contact our Admissions Office by email at admissions@brownschool.org, or by phone at 518-370-0366.

BROWN SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE:
Saturday, February 3 from 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM                                                                                                                 Saturday, March 3 from 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Brown School admits students of any race, color, religion, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.