Bank Street School For Children

Independent Day Co-Ed PK-8
Address: 610 West 112th Street; New York, NY 10025   USA
Phone: 212.875.4400
Head of School: Doug Knecht
Traditional Entry Points: Preschool (3/4s), Pre-k (4/5s), Kindergarten (5/6s)
Admission Tests Accepted: None

About Bank Street School For Children

Preschool, Elementary, Middle School

Additional information about this school is available by subscription.

COVID-19 Admission Adjustments

How are you adjusting your admission process? Child visits will be back in-person.
Parent interviews will be virtual (online).
Open Houses will be virtual (online) with some in-person options.
Tours will be in-person. We also have a thorough Virtual Tour.

COVID safety protocols for admissions visitors will be announced soon.

Are you conducting tours/open houses? We will continue offering in-person tours. All parents who have completed applications will receive a tour during the day with an opportunity to experience life at Bank Street during a typical school day. Evening tours will be available to all prospective parents.

Our all-grades open houses will be virtual (online). There will be in-person and virtual options for our Preschool and Pre-K open houses.

Are both parents expected to attend tours/presentations? yes

What is expected of families? Fill out and submit the application by December 1, 2022.
Attend an Open House.
Schedule child’s visit (in-person) and parent interview (virtual).
Submit the required documents.

Our Lower School (Preschool--First Grade) applicants will have one hour visits in small playgroups.
Second Grade--Eighth Grade applicants will have individual visits 1.5--2 hours, including a tour of Bank Street, an academic skills assessment, and time in a class with students in the same grade.

Parent interviews will be one hour and virtual via zoom.


Private and specialized school events are available by subscription only.