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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, Middle and Upper School) 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 School tours are available following the Divisional Information Sessions.

Middle and Upper School 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

The Importance of Teaching Collaboration

by Jacob Goren
Collaboration can be really fun!

July 20, 2016 - As part of their yearlong cumulative capstone, second grade students spent months creating model habitats. What was so impressive was that these models were the product of a collaboration formerly unseen in these children’s lives.  More...

See all articles with these tags on our blog site, Open: 2nd Grade , Lower Division , World Course

Making Stone Soup with Preschoolers

by Sue-Lynn Yap
Creating still-life drawings of the vegetables.

July 12, 2016 - As part of the health and wellness unit last winter, the Cheng Se pre-K class embarked on a vegetable study that was brought to life through Jon J. Muth’s version of the popular fable Stone Soup.  More...

See all articles with these tags on our blog site, Open: Early Learning Center , Pre-kindergarten , Wellness

Kites in Flight: Fifth Grade Spring STEAM Challenge

by Annika Jones
A student tests a kite at Liberty State Park.

July 6, 2016 - Dozens of colorful kites rose into the clear, sunny skies over Liberty State Park on April 15 as the fifth grade spring STEAM project took wing. As 75 students watched their kites soar—and sometimes crash to the ground—they worked together in pairs to assess the direction of the wind and put their new knowledge of aerodynamics to work through experimentation and trial and error.  More...

See all articles with these tags on our blog site, Open: 5th Grade , Art , Arts , Design , Engineering , Interdisciplinary , Lower Division , Math , Project-Based Learning , Science , STEAM , Technology

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