Admissions

Grades 1-8 Admissions

Applications should be sent in by January 31st of the year of enrollment to ensure that a space will be available for your child. After January 31st, applications are accepted on a space-available basis.

A non-refundable application fee of $125 per application is required to process your child’s application.
 
As stated in the application, please make sure to upload a copy of your child’s birth certificate.


All students must be fully immunized based on New York State Requirements.

Admissions Process for Grades 1 - 8

List of 2 items.

  • Required Documents and Visits:


    -Records Release Form 
    Please fill out and submit to your child’s current school.  We require the following: 
    • Report cards or evaluations from prior two years
    • Current semester report cards
    • Standardized testing completed at previous school
    -General Studies Teacher Evaluation Form
    - Judaic Studies Teacher Evaluation Form

    Please submit to your child’s current teachers and have them returned directly to our Admissions Office:
     or
    856 Orienta Avenue
    Mamaroneck, NY 10543
    Attn: Director of Admissions  

    We may also require (where applicable):
    • IEPs, 504 plans and/or Educational Evaluations
    • Psychological Evaluations

    Visits:

    Please call Sari Linder at 914-698-8900 Ext. 147 to schedule an interview for your child with our Head of School (Rabbi Joshua Lookstein), and our Principal of Middle School (Mrs. Amy Ament) or Principal of Elementary School (Ms. Tamar Benjamin). Please allow 1 hour for the interview process.
     
    Additionally, applicants to grades 2 and above are invited to come for a half-day visit to our school once an application has been submitted. These visits are available on Mondays – Thursdays and always include lunch. Please contact our Admissions Office at (914) 698-8900, ext. 147 or email slinder@westchesterday.org to schedule your child’s visit.
     
  • Acceptance:

    After receipt of all requested forms and information and your child’s visit, the Admissions Committee will send a letter with its decision. If your child is accepted, a tuition contract will be mailed to you and must be returned within two weeks.

Schedule a WDS Tour

Our Open House took place on November 7th, 2021.
If you are interested in touring Westchester Day School or would like more information about the school, please contact:
 
Sari Linder
Director of Admissions
914-698-8900 ext 147

Call us at 914.698.8900 ext.147 or email 

Find Us

856 Orienta Avenue
Mamaroneck, NY 10543
914-698-8900

Who We Are

Westchester Day School is a Modern Orthodox, co-educational, dual-curriculum, toddler to 8th grade Jewish school that inspires and educates our students in their own way to value menschlichkeit, mitzvot, and lifelong learning.