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Admissions Tours, Policies, and Deadlines: Grades 1 through 7

If you are interested in applying to first through seventh grades for the 2025-2026 school year, you must first schedule a tour of our Upper Campus, located at 48 East 84th Street. To do so, please contact our Admissions Office beginning the week of August 26th at [email protected] 212-861-3820. Please note, tours are for prospective parents only.
Current Saint Ignatius Loyola School families applying for a sibling do not need to take a tour. Please contact the Admissions Office for an application. 
Upcoming Upper Campus Tour Dates 
There are no more scheduled tour dates for applications for the 2024-2025 school year.
Admissions Policy and Important Deadlines 
1. First-time prospective parents applying for the 2024-2025 school year are required to attend a parent only admissions information session and school tour. Sessions are conducted October through January and can be scheduled by contacting the Admissions Office at [email protected]. Applications are distributed at the close of each tour. The school does not supply applications electronically or on the website. Please note, applicants applying from abroad may have a different process, and should contact the Admissions Office directly. 
2. Applications for current Saint Ignatius Loyola School siblings are available by contacting the Admissions Office.
3. The Admissions Committee will not review an applicant’s admissions file until all of the following requirements have been submitted:
    • Your child's baptismal certificate (if applicable).
    • Your child’s most up to date immunization record. It is important to note, Saint Ignatius Loyola School requires all students to be fully immunized. There are no medical exemptions.
    • One photograph of your family.
    • A current report card and report cards from the past two years, including teacher comments.
    • Standardized test scores (if applicable).
    • One current teacher recommendation
    • Completed applicant family questionnaire. 
    • A check made payable to Saint Ignatius Loyola School for the application fee. The application fee is $235 for families applying from within the United States and $335 for families applying from abroad. The application fee is nonrefundable.


4. The final date for submitting applications is Tuesday, January 23, 2024. All applications must be submitted in hard copy either by mail or by hand delivery to the Upper Campus located at 48 East 84th Street, New York, NY 10028. Applications will not be accepted after the deadline. 


5. All applicants to Grades 1 -7 will be assessed on Friday, January 26th at the Upper Campus. Please arrive by 8:45 a.m. as testing will begin promptly at 9:00 a.m.


6. Admissions notification for Grades 1-7 will be emailed the week of February 5, 2024.  


7. Parents of applicants who are admitted, and who wish to attend, must register their child by the date indicated on the acceptance letter. The nonrefundable registration fees must be paid at the time of registration. If registration is not completed by that date, the child’s seat will be forfeited. Acceptance to the school cannot be deferred to the waitlist.


(Rev. 6/26/2023)