Step 1: Inquire
Complete the online inquiry form on the admission page of the Masters website. Once you submit an inquiry, we will send you more information about our School and invite you to upcoming admission events.
Step 2: Learn More About Masters
The Admission Office is pleased to offer a variety of events
to help you get to know our School. Please note that all events listed are an optional part of the application process.
Step 3: Apply
Applications are due prior to scheduling an interview.
Once we have received your inquiry form, we will send you the link to our application and recommendation forms. For your convenience, we offer two ways to apply:
1) The Masters School application
We cannot consider applications from students who will be older than 19 upon graduation.
Step 4: Interview
After an application has been received, we will contact you to set up an interview. Interviews are scheduled Monday through Friday. Please note that the parent and student essays must be submitted before an interview can be scheduled.
For the 2022-2023 admission cycle, we will offer families the option to interview in person or via Zoom. As a school committed to equity and access, applicants are invited to select whichever option works best for their family.
Please keep in mind this is subject to change based on any amendments to New York State and The Masters School COVID-19 health regulations.Step 5: Testing
In place of standardized testing (ISEE and SSAT), students applying for the 2023-2024 school year will be required to submit a graded writing sample. This piece of writing should have been produced for an English or history class and should include teacher comments and the final grade (if applicable). The document you submit must include the applicant’s full name, the date the writing piece was composed, and the name of the course for which it was written. The Masters School has adopted this no-test policy in light of our School's belief in equity and access.
Step 6: Supporting Materials
For the current admission cycle, Masters is accepting recommendation forms from teachers (math and English) and administrators from last school year (2021-2022). Please note this is optional, and these forms will not replace the required teacher and administrator recommendation forms from the current school year (2022-2023). Recommendation and transcript release forms for the 2022-2023 school year can be found on your checklist when logged into your family portal. Optional recommendation forms for teachers who taught your child in 2021-2022 can be found here.
Important Dates and Deadlines
- December 15: Middle and upper school day applications are due
- December 15: Financial aid applications due for middle and upper school day applicants
- January 13: Last day for middle and upper school day interviews
- January 15: Supporting materials due for middle and upper school day applicants: teacher recommendations, transcripts and graded essay
- February 14: Middle school admission decisions are released via email by 4:00 p.m. EST
- March 1: Upper school day admission decisions are released via email by 4:00 p.m. EST
If our admission deadlines have passed and you are still interested in applying to or inquiring about Masters, please contact the Admission Office at: 914-479-6420 or firstname.lastname@example.org.