How to Apply

Thank you for your interest in Corlears, a unique and wonderful school for children, ages 2 – 10, in the Chelsea section of New York City. Students at Corlears are intellectually curious, creative, and have the potential for great academic achievement, peer leadership, and emotional and social growth.

We are currently accepting applications for our early childhood program and elementary school for the 2015-2016 school year.

To learn more about Corlears and its application process, please read the following:     

  • You may apply online or download our application.
  • Please click on the age chart to determine the age group for which your child is eligible. Our birth date cut-off is September 1 st .
  • Book a small group tour.
  • Educational Records Bureau testing is not require or accepted.  
Application Process 

  • An application for admission must be accompanied by a non-refundable fee of $65.00. 
  • Once an application is received by Corlears, a member of the Admissions office will call to arrange appointments for the child’s visit and the parent interview. The length of the child’s visit will depend on the child’s age.
  • When applicable, reports from the school the child is currently attending will be required.
  • All financial obligations to the student’s current school, if applicable, must be fulfilled.

Tour Corlears

  • School tours of Corlears offer prospective parents an excellent opportunity to observe our gifted faculty in action and our students fully engaged in the classroom experience.

  • All tours are by reservation only and are conducted in the morning, from 8:45-10:00am.  Interested parents can schedule a date for a small group tour this spring, by clicking here .