The Application for the 2018-2019 school year is now available.


On Line Application Account - Create an admissions application account and create a username and password. A $100 non-refundable application fee is required and is payable by credit/debit card or e-check. You can download a paper version from the Printable Application and Forms section below.

* Current ECFS parents must create a new online account in order to submit an application*

The deadline for submitting an application is 5:00 pm on November 1, 2017, in order to be considered for the 2018-2019 school year.

School report forms and academic recommendation forms should be downloaded from the Printable Application and Forms section below and are to be completed and returned by your child’s current school to the ECFS Admissions Office by January 1, 2018.

**Decisions are not posted online.**

**Decisions will be e-mailed, based on the ISAAGNY notification dates.**

  • The Online Application Account enables you to track the status of your child’s application and supporting materials (school report forms and academic recommendations, and ERB and ISEE or SSAT Test results). Log in to your account after submission of your application to use the status checker.
  • Please check on your application status in early January to confirm that the application is complete and that all required forms and test results have been received. The file must be complete by January 1 for the applicant to be considered for admission.


    Below are links to PDF documents, arranged by grade, that describe the admissions process in detail, as well as the 2017-2018 print version of the required School Report and Academic Recommendation forms, and links to the ERB, ISEE, and SSAT test websites.

    To view and download the ECFS application form(s), you need Adobe© Viewer.


    Pre-Kindergarten applicants must be 4 years old by September 1 of the year in which they will be entering the school.

    Birthdate range for academic year 2018-2019: 9/1/13 - 8/31/14


    Kindergarten applicants must be 5 years old before September 1 of the year in which they will be entering the school.

    Birthdate range for academic year 2018-2019: 9/1/12 - 8/31/13

    GRADES 1-5

    GRADE 6

    Grade 9

    GRADES 7 & 8, 10-12

    **We do not require nor will we accept standardized test results for admission to Kindergarten and 1st grade. If your child is required to take standardized tests as part of their application to another school, please do not send the scores, as they will not be considered. Children applying to grades 2-4 are still required to submit ERB testing in order to complete their application.**


    Contact the Admissions Office
    (718) 329-7575

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