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Thank you for your interest in applying to Children’s Learning Center! Through our application process, we aim to give prospective parents a taste of life here at CLC. We hope that through this process, you fall in love with the community, philosophy, and spirit of CLC. Our school is affiliated with Columbia Univeristy, Morningside Gardens, and Barnard College. We aim to nurture a diverse community of children and families, and are looking for kindred spirits in our families! Below, please find more specific information about the application process, including important forms and dates. If you have any questions, please email admissions@clcnyc.com.

To apply to CLC, please:

  • Sign up for an open house (dates below), by emailing admissions@clcnyc.com
  • Submit an enrollment application (if you are applying for more than one child, please make sure to submit separate applications. If you are unable to submit an application online for whatever reason, please email us at admissions@clcnyc.com)
  • Email a photo of your child to admissions@clcnyc.com
  • Complete our nonrefundable $55 application fee using PayPal (link below)
  • Return with your family for one of our famous weekly Hootenannies – a rocking, full community jam session we hold once a week!

To apply for admission for the 2017-18 school year, please complete our online application form HERE.

If you are interested in enrolling in the current 2016-17 school year, please email Molly at molly@clcnyc.com for information on availability!

To submit application fee via PayPal, please click below (please note, each application requires a separate fee):

If you are unable to use PayPal, please email admissions@clcnyc.com.

 

Early Decision

CLC offers an Early Decision option for children whose families are affiliated with Columbia University, Morningside Gardens, or who are siblings of currently enrolled children and/or alumni. Families have until Friday, December 16th to submit an application designated as Early Decision. CLC will send out Early Decision enrollment notifications on Friday, January 20th.

 

Admissions Timeline

CLC is part of the ISAAGNY network of schools, which dictates all admissions dates. This year’s dates are as follows:

For Early Decision Applications:
Early Decision Applications Due: Friday, 12/16
CLC Notifies Families of Early Decision Acceptance: Friday, 1/20
Family Acceptance Deadline: no later than 12pm, Friday 1/27

For All Other Applications:
Regular Applications Due: Monday, 1/9
CLC Notifies Families of Admissions Status: Wednesday, 3/1
Family Acceptance Deadline: no later than 12pm, Friday 3/10

Open House Dates

At Open Houses, families learn about philosophy and daily life at CLC, engage in a Q&A session, and tour the center in action! To sign up for an Open House, please email admissions@clcnyc.com.

9-10:30am Thursday October 27th

9-10:30am Thursday November 17th

9-10:30am Thursday December 15th

9-10:30am Thursday January 5th

 

Financial Aid

CLC uses an online application form to help allocate financial aid awards, through the Smart Tuition program. To apply for financial aid, please follow these instructions: Financial Aid Application Instructions . All financial aid awards are need-based.