Admissions

Grades 1-8 Admissions

Applications should be sent in by December 31st of the year of enrollment to ensure that a space will be available for your child. After December 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:
    jney@westchesterday.org or
    856 Orienta Avenue
    Mamaroneck, NY 10543
    Attn: Judy Ney.  

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

    Visits:

    Please call our Admissions Office at 914-698-8900 Ext. 134 to schedule an interview for your child with our Head of School, Rabbi Joshua Lookstein, and our Assistant Principal of Elementary School, Mrs. Naomi Lev, or Assistant Principal of Middle School, Mrs. Amy Ament. 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 Ext. 134 or by email 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.

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.