Application Process

Thank you for your interest in Rodeph Sholom School! The admissions team is here to help you through the process and we look forward to meeting you and your family. Please do not hesitate to contact us at any time. 

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Click below to start and submit your application anytime between 9/1/2019 and 12/1/2019.

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If you would like to know more about our school, please fill out this form.

1. Attend an Open House or a Tour

All families are required to attend an open house or tour as a part of the application process. We recommend signing up for an Open House if it fits your schedule since you will hear from key figures in the school who will then lead you around our campus. If you are unable to attend one of our Open Houses, call us at 646-438-8600 or email admissions@rssnyc.org to schedule a tour.

Click here for Open House dates and registration

2. Complete Your Application

To begin the process at any time, please click here.

3. Parent Interview

After you have submitted your application, our admissions office will contact you to schedule a 30 minute parent interview with a member of the admissions team. 

4. Child Visit

After you have submitted your application, our admissions office will contact you to schedule a child visit. 

  • Twos, Threes, Pre-K - Thirty minute child visits are conducted in small groups with Early Childhood faculty. One adult, either a parent or caregiver, will accompany the child. 
  • Kindergarten - Child visits are conducted on Sundays and they last an hour and a half. While we play with your child, parents will have the opportunity to meet with our Head of School, Danny Karpf and other members of our community over breakfast.
  • Elementary - 1st Grade - 4th Grade - Children visit a classroom in their current grade for the duration of the morning, and have a chance to meet with members of the faculty and administration.
  • Middle School - 5th Grade - 8th Grade - Children will have the opportunity to shadow a student in their current grade for the duration of the morning, and have a chance to meet with members of the faculty and administration.

Key Dates

Application Deadline (All grade levels): December 1, 2019  
Tuition Assistance Deadline (for current families): November 18, 2019
Tuition Assistance Deadline (for applying families): January 10, 2020
Learn more about tuition assistance here


As a member of the Independent School Admission Association of Greater New York (ISAAGNY), Rodeph Sholom School’s notification dates correspond with the dates provided by ISAAGNY.

Learn More

Follow the link to our program overview to learn specifics of all our age groups. If you ever have any questions, please never hesitate to reach out to our office at 646-438-8600 or admissions@rssnyc.org.