Applying to Pine Street School

2023-2024 Admissions

Applications for the 2023-2024 school year are open for Nursery-6th Grade!

Our admissions process has moved from Ravenna to Veracross. You must login to our new admissions portal to tour or apply. You will receive credentials to do so when you complete the inquiry form. If you are already an enrolled family, please use your current login information from your Veracross parent portal to access our admissions portal, where you can add a new application for siblings and view next steps for applying. 

Applications for the 2022-2023 school year are available for limited spaces in Nursery/2s through 5th Grade. Contact admissions@greenivy.com to learn more.

Age Requirements for the 2023-2024 School Year

Born ... Previous Grade Requirement Eligible for...
before 12/31/2022 N/A Nursery/Preschool 1s**
before 12/31/2021 N/A Nursery/Preschool 2s**
before 12/31/2020 N/A Preschool 3s
before 12/31/2019 N/A Junior Kindergarten
before 12/31/2018 Preschool/Junior Kindergarten (optional) Kindergarten
in 2017-2013 Kindergarten-4th Grade 1st-5th Grade
in 2012 5th Grade 6th Grade


**Notes:
Children entering our Nursery/1s program must be 1 year and 1 day old to begin attending.
Children entering our Nursery/2s program must turn 2 before beginning their phase-in. 
Please contact our Admissions team for detailed options.

COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

All students attending Green Ivy International Schools are required to have up-to-date immunizations as outlined by the New York State Department of Health/ Department of Education. We require the NY CH 205 form with vaccination details upon enrollment. If students are not compliant with the New York State immunization requirements, they will be excluded from school until they receive the vaccines. For the Covid-19 vaccination and boosters, at this time, we do not require children under 5 years old to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. This policy can change should another spike or outbreak occur. All students older than five must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Once an enrolled student turns five years of age and/or upon entering Kindergarten, up to date Covid-19 vaccinations are required. 

Admissions Events

Please join us! Each month we host virtual tours, in person open houses and other special events. Get started by submitting an inquiry form to create your profile in our admissions portal, once you receive the login instructions, you can RSVP for tours and open houses in the portal.

2023-2024 Admissions Checklists

Rolling Admissions (Nursery-Junior K)

Pine Street School follows a rolling admissions process for Nursery-Junior Kindergarten that allows families to make decisions seamlessly about their school choices for the coming year.

Once the admissions application and supplementary materials have been received and admissions steps completed, families can expect a decision notification promptly.

Rolling Admissions Cycles

  • All admissions steps complete by Monday, October 17, 2022 | Decisions sent on Thursday, October 20, 2022
  • All admissions steps complete by Monday, November 14, 2022 | Decisions sent on Thursday, November 17, 2022
  • All admissions steps complete by Monday, December 12, 2022 | Decisions sent on Thursday, December 15, 2022
  • All admissions steps complete by Friday, January 13, 2023 | Decisions sent on Thursday, January 19, 2023
  • All admissions steps complete by Friday, February 10, 2023 | Decisions sent on Thursday, February 16, 2023
  • All admissions steps complete by Monday, March 13, 2023 | Decisions sent on Thursday, March 16, 2023

When accepted, a family is offered an enrollment agreement and has two weeks to review, ask questions, and to sign the document in order to enroll their child. Limited extensions to the review period may be requested with good reason.

Admissions Deadlines (Kindergarten-6th Grade)

Pine Street School follows the ISAAGNY admissions deadlines for Kindergarten-6th Grade to allow families to make decisions in conjunction with the NYC admissions cycle, as well as select an Early Decision option to finalize their decision ahead of other deadlines.

Early Notification Deadline: Friday, November 18, 2022

Regular Application Deadline: Thursday, January 12, 2023

Notification Dates:

Early Notification:
Decisions sent on Friday, December 9th, 2022
Parent response by Friday, December 16th, 2022

Regular Notificaton - Kindergarten:
Decisions sent on Thursday, February 9th, 2023
Parent response by Thursday, February 16, 2023

Regular Notification - 1st-6th Grade:
Decisions sent on Tuesday, February 14th, 2023
Parent response by Friday, March 3rd, 2023

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Applying to Both Sister Schools

Pine Street School has a sister school – Battery Park Montessori – just a short walk from us, immersed in nature with a breathtaking view of the beautiful Hudson River in Battery Park City. While each school offers unique programming, they are joined pedagogically by our belief that students learn best when empowered to be independent and active participants in their own learning. Visit the website for our sister school to better understand the options you have and view a comparison of our two programs.

We invite you to consider both of our schools if your child is entering an early childhood program. You can find more information about applying to our sister school, Battery Park Montessori, here. The application requirements are unique to each school, so please take time to review those requirements carefully.

You must apply to each school separately. Once requirements are completed for a school, you will receive an admissions decision for that school according to the schedule. If your child is admitted, you will have two weeks (14 calendar days) to accept the invitation to enroll in that school. If we do not receive your acceptance in that timeframe, we will offer that spot to another family. If you receive admission to one of our schools but wish to wait for the decision from the sister school, you may do so, but please bear in mind the two-week decision timeframe does not change. If you do have a preference of one sister school over the other, kindly let us know before both applications are considered.