Thank you for your interest in Avenues New York. If you have not already, please begin by submitting an application here.
Please Note: Small World students must be two by August 31 of their year of entry. Financial Aid is not available for the Small World Program.
We look forward to working with you and your family. Please follow the steps below to complete the application process.
1. Meet us at a Parent Information Event: We offer a variety of events designed to meet the needs of prospective families. Small World introductory events are held in the evening from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. These events provide an overview of the Small World Program, our mission and our vision as well as a vivid insight into our teachers, students and classrooms. We also encourage you to attend an overall Avenues event if you are interested in learning about the other divisions. Register for an event here.
2. Fill out an application: The application is available here.
3. Schedule your small group conversation. Once you submit the application, the admissions office will send you information to schedule your small group parent conversation. This conversation is designed to allow you to learn more about Avenues in a smaller group setting and visit the classroom during the school day.
Please note that this program is not considered part of the Avenues Early Learning Center division. Families who join the Small World Program and would like to enroll in the Avenues Early Learning Center for nursery the following year will follow the sibling admissions process. More details on this process can be found here.
4. Complete Your Parent Statement. At Avenues, we consider parents as partners in the education of our students. Share anything that you feel will help us better understand your family and your child.
- Nancy Schulman
October 11, 2018
Last spring, the entire 8th grade participated in an interdisciplinary project called the Big App: Here is New York. Through this project, each student created and published an app that highlighted communities in New York City.
October 5, 2018
Learning to ask and answer directional questions is viewed by some as the most important skill needed to survive abroad. If you lose your way, you need to understand someone when they give you an answer more complex than a finger pointing in a general direction. If applied in context, learning these skills can prove to be quite fun.
October 3, 2018
This fall, the 2nd graders in the Jellyfish and Manta Ray classes are building the classroom of their dreams.
September 28, 2018
This past spring, nine students, including a visitor from our new campus in São Paulo, Brazil, signed up to spend a month learning about game design. This course was part of Fifth Term, a period of four weeks during which upper grades students complete group and individual projects on subjects that spark their passion.
September 20, 2018
At Avenues, we have a tendency to think of high-intensity practice as belonging solely to the HIP Thinking program. However, shifting from HIP Thinking to Face Your Fears made it clear to me how essential the methods we’ve developed in the HIP program can be to helping students quickly develop competency in discipline-based skills as well.