Application Process for Beginners (Kindergarten)

The Beginners application for the 2023-2024 school year is now closed. 

Application Process for Classes I-VIII

Application Information
Applications for Classes I-VIII are reviewed based upon openings for the upcoming year. Submit an application to notify us of your interest. Applications are still open for the 2023-2024 school year for Classes I-VIII. Once we have received your application, we will contact you to discuss the next steps.

Parent/Guardian Interview and School Visit
Once your application is complete, the Admissions Office will contact you to schedule your school visit and interview. 

For Class I: Arrange for your son’s current school to submit the ISAAGNY Confidential Report to

For Classes II-V: Submit the Buckley Transcript Release Form to your son’s current school and request that his homeroom teacher complete the ISAAGNY Confidential School Reference Form and submit to

For Classes VI-VIII: Submit the Buckley Transcript Release Form to your son’s current school and ask that his teachers complete the ISAAGNY English Evaluation, the ISAAGNY Mathematics Evaluation, and the ISAAGNY Confidential Evaluation and submit to

Testing (Required)
For Class I: The Buckley School does not require standardized testing.

For Classes II-IV: We require the ISEE Primary administered by ERB (Educational Records Bureau). 

For Classes V-VIII: We require the ISEE (Independent School Entrance Exam) administered by ERB (Educational Records Bureau).  
Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted based upon anticipated openings for the following year.

Important Dates

Spring Tours
Spring tours are now full. 


Contact the Admissions Office:
Phone: 212-535-8787