Admissions At Harbor Country Day School

Thank you for your interest in Harbor Country Day School, our private school in St. James, NY. Harbor Day welcomes new students at the beginning of each new academic year and during the year if there are openings. Applications may be for enrollment into:

  • Early Childhood (PK2, PK3, PK4)
  • Lower School (Kindergarten through Grade 4)
  • Upper School (Grades 5 through 8)

Now Enrolling!

Rolling admission is taking place all summer for the 2024-2025 school year for Preschool through Grade 8. Please contact the Admission office for a tour or information at

Schedule a Private Tour!

If you have questions, or would like to schedule a private tour, please contact Christine McBrien or Ishita Sharma.

RSVP to Attend a Complimentary Preschool Event!

Preschool Playtime
Every Friday through August 16
in the preschool playground and classroom
from 9:45 am - 10:15 am



RSVP to Attend a Virtual Information Session!

Virtual Information Session Details
Every Friday through August 23
from 9:30 am - 10:15 am

Virtual Link to be Following Your RSVP Below



Enrollment Process


Additional Things to Consider

Facts at a Glance

Harbor Country Day School Data  
Number of Students 167
Average Class Size (PK2) 10
Average Class Size (PK3 & PK4) 12
Average Class Size (K) 13
Average Class Size (G1 to G8) 16
Student-Teacher Ratio (P2) 1:3
Student-Teacher Ratio (PK3 & PK4) 1:6
Student-Teacher Ratio (K to G8) 1:14
Faculty with Advanced Degrees 80%



Some Highlights

  • Global language programs: Mandarin, Spanish
  • Inter-league athletics: soccer, basketball
  • Regents classes offered in math and science
  • Cross-discipline STEAM curriculum
  • Fine arts and performing arts programs
  • Singapore Math program

and much much more.

Christine McBrien

Director of Admission & Enrollment Management


More about Christine

Her unique experience, coming into education through the field of psychology, offers her the perspective of viewing child development through the emotional, social, linguistic, physical and cognitive lenses. This fits nicely with Harbor Country Day School's approach to educating the whole child.

For Mrs. McBrien's credentials and biography please VISIT HERE and click the Faculty & Staff tab to access the faculty & staff directory.


Ishita Sharma

Admission Associate

For Miss Sharma's credentials and biography please VISIT HERE.




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