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Selecting a school for your child is perhaps one of the most important decisions a parent can make. Identifying and understanding the key differences between schools is an essential part of that decision making experience. The best way to begin that process at Avenues is to simply walk through the door and take a first hand look at our “new school of thought.”

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Parent Information Events

These evening events are designed to provide an overview of the mission, pedagogy and educational philosophy behind an Avenues education. Hear from school leaders, current parents, faculty and students about why they have chosen to make Avenues “their school.” These events are for parents of prospective students to all grades.

Divisional Information Sessions

Organized by division (Early Learning Center, Lower and Upper Division) and offered both during the day and at night, these highly interactive information sessions will provide a detailed overview of the curriculum and day-to-day experience of our students and faculty. Prospective parents will have the opportunity to meet with the division heads, heads of grade, faculty, current parents and admissions counselors.

School Tours

Early Learning Center and Lower Division tours are available following the Divisional Information Sessions.

Upper Division tours are available to applicants and will occur at the time of the interview. Once an application has been submitted, families will receive instructions on scheduling their campus interview.

International Applications

While most of our international applicants are able to attend either a Parent Information Event or a Divisional Information Session, we do recognize that distance makes attending these events more challenging. If you are applying from overseas and are unable to attend one of our events, please contact the admissions team, who will be happy to provide personal assistance.


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Admissions Team

Main Phone Number: 646.664.0800
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Melissa Hong
ELC, Kindergarten and Grades 1-4

Janie Ruiz Yang
ELC, Kindergarten and Grades 1-4

Kate Treitman
Grades 5–8

Kristen Ahye
Grades 9–12


Recent Articles from OPEN, our news and discussion blog

Sculpture? Painting? Assemblage? Collage?
 A Pre-K Journey

by Liz Salegumba
The Rabbits walking through Richard Serra’s Through.

August 23, 2016 - Over the course of this entire school year, the Silver Cats and Rabbits pre-kindergarten classes took a journey into the world of art, in which they practiced looking at (and making) sculptures, paintings, collages and assemblages. By learning about some of the different ways visual artists express themselves, the children were able to experiment meaningfully with self-expression themselves and take their own creativity more seriously. More...

See all articles with these tags on our blog site, Open: Art , Arts , Early Learning Center , Pre-kindergarten , World Course

Welcoming Our Youngest Immersion Campers: Urban Gardening

by Dorine Yang
Helping to water the plants in the rooftop garden.

August 18, 2016 - This summer, we welcomed our youngest campers to our signature language immersion camp in a new half-day nursery program for three-year-olds. The theme of the first camp session was urban gardening, which students explored by not only planting and maintaining their own urban garden, but also by learning target language vocabulary related to growing and planting and doing crafts that focused on insects and gardening. More...

See all articles with these tags on our blog site, Open: Immersion , Mandarin Chinese , Spanish , Summer@Avenues

Analyzing the Industrial Revolution through Photo Essays

by Chris Meatto
The investigation relied upon many primary resources from the period.

August 10, 2016 - History students at Avenues grapple with a daunting set of questions every day upon arriving to class: how do we make sense of the past, and how does studying the past help us better understand our own times? How do historians and history students generate knowledge and narrative? More...

See all articles with these tags on our blog site, Open: 10th Grade , History , Humanities , Upper Division , Upper Grades Program

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