Requirements For Grades 5–8

Thank you for submitting an application to Avenues New York. We are excited and honored to receive it and look forward to working with you and your family.

Please Note: Avenues New York will offer beginner level Chinese or Spanish classes for a limited number of spots for Grade 5. Therefore, applicants to this grade do not need prior language experience.

Following are the next steps to complete your application:

1. Schedule Your School Visit: You will receive an email shortly with instructions on how to schedule your school visit. This is an opportunity for you and your child to learn more about Avenues and discuss any questions your family may have.

2. 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.

3. Request Required Documents: You can request all admissions requirements to be sent to our admissions office online.

4. Register for Admissions Testing: Families applying for grades 5 through 12 must submit current results from either the Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE) or the Secondary School Admission Test (SSAT).

When registering for the test, please use the following school codes.
REGISTER FOR ISEE       School Code: 333666
REGISTER FOR SSAT      School Code: 1442

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New York Admissions Team

Office Email:

Andrew T. Weller, Ed.D.
Director of Admissions

Melissa Hong
Director of ELC (N–K) and Grades 1–4 Admissions

Janie Ruiz Yang
ELC (N–K) and Grades 1–4

Keven Lee
Grades 5–12

Leora Kalikow
Grades 5–12

Allie Blumstein
Admissions Operations Manager

Carla Isley
Admissions Coordinator

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