A Pre-Kindergarten - Grade 12 co-educational independent day school in Westchester County, New York

Admissions Process

We are here to help. Contact the Office of Admissions at (914) 925-4513 or admissions@ryecountryday.org

Late Admissions Applications for Grades 5-12

The December 15 application deadline for the 2024-25 academic year has now passed, and we are no longer accepting applications to our Lower School. 

If you are interested in applying for Grades 5-12, we are accepting late applications on a rolling basis here

Admissions Application Timeline

Admissions Application Process for the 2024-25 School Year

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Admissions Process

The Office of Admissions is actively committed to supporting families who may be navigating the process of applying to independent schools for the first time. We work closely with our Office of DEI to act deliberately to create and sustain a diverse community that values equity and inclusion, as we know that a strong sense of belonging is critical for learning. We are proud to partner with several organizations, including but not limited to those below, to accomplish this aim.


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Important Dates for 2024-25 Application

Open House
October 29, 2023

Interviews and Tours
In-person interviews and tours are scheduled between September and January. 

Application Deadline
December 15, 2023

Application for Financial Aid (if applicable)
December 15, 2023

Admissions Testing - Grades 5-12
Take the ISEE or SSAT by January 10, 2024

All Application Components Due
Student and Parent/Guardian Questionnaires, Transcripts, Recommendations, etc. due by January 10, 2024

Admission Decision Notification
February 2, 2024

Enrollment Deadline for Newly Accepted Students
March 8, 2024

NOTICE OF NONDISCRIMINATORY POLICY: Rye Country Day School seeks diversity in all aspects of school life. The School admits students of any race, color, religion, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, 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, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, and athletic and other school-administered programs.