"Harbor cherishes childhood, cultivates wonder and inspires confident learners and leaders."

Visit and Apply

Thank you for your interest in Harbor Country Day School. Harbor welcomes new students at the beginning of each new academic year and during the year if there are openings.

Applications may be for enrollment in Early Childhood (PK3, PK4, Kindergarten, and Grade 1), Lower School (Grades 2 through 5) and Upper School (Grades 6 through 8) programs. To begin the application process, please complete the Online Application Inquiry Form or call 631-584-5555, ext. 118 to request an application package and to schedule a visit.

Admission Schedule

PK3 and PK4
Decisions on preschool applications are made on a rolling basis as space allows. Enrollment is open to children who will reach the age of three for PK3s, and the age of four for PK4s, by December 1 of their entry year.

Grades K-8

February 28 - Application deadline for first round consideration. After this date applications will be considered on a rolling basis as long as there are openings.
March 10 - Letters notifying parents of the school’s decision will be mailed. Decisions on applications received after February 28 will be made on a rolling basis as space allows.
April 1 - Parent reply date.

School Visits

Candidates for all grades, preschool through 8th grade, and their parents are required to participate in a school visit.

Preschool applicants will participate in informal screenings that include stepping into the classroom with their parents to explore the classroom and meet with the teacher and division head.

Kindergarten through 8th grade applicants will visit classes and interview with the admission director and the appropriate division director and/or dean of students. Standardized testing also may be required for kindergarten through 8th grade.

If you have any questions regarding Harbor Country Day School or the application process, please call our Admission Office at 631-584-5555, or by email at admission@hcdsny.org. Harbor’s admission team looks forward to meeting you and escorting you on a tour of the school.

Admission Forms

Online Application Inquiry Form

Transcript Release Form

Student Evaluation Form

Harbor Country Day School welcomes and values a diversified school community. Harbor Country Day School does not discriminate in the administration of its educational policies; admission policies; tuition assistance policies or programs; or other school-administered programs on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, marital status, disability, veteran status, military status, sexual orientation, domestic partnership, age, gender, genetic information, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local laws, regulations, or ordinances.