In applying to Beit Rabban Day School you and your family are taking the first step toward joining an exceptional community of families and educators who are dedicated to providing children with the skills and knowledge to experience a lifetime of achievement and success.     

Please fill out the online application using the links below. Follow the instructions on the site to submit your application, send recommendation letters, upload documentation, and pay the application fee. Please note, children must be 3 by December 31st, 2019 to apply for our Early Childhood program.

Current Beit Rabban families applying for siblings, please use the Returning Families link.

The admissions process is designed to give you a sense of what to expect from Beit Rabban Day School and to assist us in determining whether we’d be the right fit for your child(ren). The admissions process generally consists of the three steps below. 

After the regular admissions cycle, Beit Rabban Day School will accept applications on a rolling basis if there is space in our classes.

For details regarding the logistics of each step please view the application checklist. Click here to find out this year’s deadlines.

Step One

Submit an application along with a non-refundable application fee of $125.00. Please complete the full application including questionnaire, teacher and director recommendation requests, and uploading necessary documentation. Report cards are required for applicants to 2nd grade and above. Incomplete applications will be returned for completion.

Step Two

Gan and Kindergarten Applicants

Participate in a forty-five minute classroom observation.
All applicants are required to visit the school and participate in a group activity with their peers. The visit takes place inside a classroom and includes structured and unstructured activities. This visit gives us the opportunity to observe your child(ren) in a social and educational environment.

Applicants for Grades 1-8

School visit and participation in grade-appropriate class required. Length of visit varies by grade and includes an evaluation by our Learning Specialist.

Step Three

Scholarship Support

Applications for scholarship support are filed through a third-party program named FACTS. There is a separate deadline for scholarship support applications which is December 13, 2019. Scholarship support award notifications are sent out with acceptance letters and contracts.

Affordability Initiative

Applications for families with 2 or more children applying to the school can be found here and are due December 6, 2019.

Please use the following checklist to make sure you have completed all steps of the application process.  The application deadline is December 19, 2019.

What to do:

  • Complete the online application including General Information and Parent Questionnaire.
  • Complete the online Teacher and Director Recommendation Form requests. For Gan Adom applicants, please see site for more information.
  • Upload supporting documentation like IEPs or Report Cards (required for Grade 2-8 applicants.)
  • Complete the non-refundable application fee of $125.
  • You will be contacted for your January admissions play date/school visit by the admissions office.
  • If applicable: Complete and submit the online requisite Scholarship Support application.
  • If applicable: Complete the Affordability Initiative application.
  • Note: Late applications will be considered on a space-available basis.

Please click here for technical support questions regarding the online application.

If you have any questions, please contact:

Rachel Feinerman, Director of Admissions

212-595-1386, ext. 106

Deadline and Notification Dates:

Beit Rabban coordinates its notification and reply deadlines with the dates established by the Independent Schools Admissions Association of Greater New York (ISAAGNY).

School Applications due: December 19, 2019

If applicable:

Financial Aid applications due: December 13, 2019

Affordability Initiative applications due: December 6, 2019


Gan Applicants:

            Notification date on or before: February 27, 2020

Kindergarten Applicants:

            Notification date on or before: February 7, 2020

Elementary & Middle School (excluding Kindergarten) Applicants:

            Notification date on or before: February 4, 2020

Important Dates for Admissions 

  • September 4, 2019

2020-2021 applications available.

  • September 9, 2019

Parent tours of Beit Rabban begin. Available Mon-Thurs at 9:00 or 10:00 AM. Please call 212-595-1386 x106 to schedule.

  • October 30, 2019 - Open House for Gan & Elementary School

Open House for Prospective Parents 7:00-9:00 PM  Please RSVP to

  • November 14, 2019 - Open House for Middle School

Open House for Prospective Parents 6:30-8:30 PM  Please RSVP to

  • December 6, 2019

Affordability Initiative Application Due Date

  • December 13, 2019

Scholarship Application Due Date

  • December 19, 2019

School Application Due Date

  • January 5, 2020

Admissions Play Dates for Gan & Kindergarten applicants

  • January 6-28, 2020

Admissions School Visits for Grade 1-8 applicants

Community Events

  • Winter Festival--Sunday, December 8, 2019 10-11:30 AM
  • Parlor Meetings - TBD