Welcome to Admissions!

At Rye Country Day, we are committed to helping families find the right school. We feel strongly that the admissions process should be personal and reciprocal. We would like to get to know you, and we would like for you get to know us. We invite you to learn, explore, and discover what a Rye Country Day education might mean for you.

Welcome. We're glad you're here.

Admissions Process

For a step-by-step guide to the application process, click here.

Step 1 - Submit Preliminary Application

The first step in the admissions process is to submit an application, which is a preliminary informational form. This step takes about 10 minutes to complete.


Step 2 - Schedule a Tour & Interview

After you have submitted a new student application, please call or e-mail the admissions office to schedule a tour and interview.

Telephone: 914-925-4513

Step 3 - Complete Application Components

After you submit a new student application, a customized checklist of required components and their respective deadlines will appear in your online application portal.


Meet the Admissions Office

Director of Admissions

Matthew Suzuki, M.Ed, M.A.

Assistant Director of Admissions,
Lower School

Laurie Pinkham '92

Assistant Director of Admissions,
Upper School and Financial Aid Officer

Courtney Doucette

Lower School Admissions Screener

Kristin Bainbridge

Administrative Assistant

Morgan Fitzpatrick

Admissions Interviewer

Isabel Gonzalez
(Habla español)

Admissions Office Assistant

Vanessa O'Friel

Contact Us

Admissions Office
Telephone: 914-925-4513

Admissions E-Notes

Non-Discriminatory Statement:

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, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.