Applications for the 2024-2025 school year are now closed. If you already submitted your application, please note that all required application checklist items (including transcripts, teacher recommendations, standardized test scores, and common essay) are due via the portal by January 11, 2024. 

List of 6 frequently asked questions.

  • 1. APPLY

    You may submit an application via our online portal. After 48 hours your application will be processed and you will be able to access all supplementary forms required to complete the application.

    The $100 application fee is waived for prospective students applying for financial aid.

    Our office will contact you to schedule your family's in-person or virtual visit to the high school campus after the online application has been processed (limited after the December 1, 2023 deadline).

    After we have processed the online application, our office will be in touch with you to schedule your family's visit. Families have the option of getting to know Grace in-person or virtually. Please note that in-person interview spots are limited and will be scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis. Whether a family decides to interview in person or via Zoom will have zero impact on the applicant's ultimate admission decision.

    Additionally, we offer a series of in-person Open Houses where families will have the opportunity to meet administrators, faculty, and students to learn about the program. Please RSVP here.

    Submit a transcript request to the applicant's current school. Forms are available on the online applicant portal.

    Submit two ISAAGNY teacher recommendations from the applicant's current math and English teachers through your online application portal. Schools should not send recommendations until November, at the earliest, to give faculty time to know your child.

    Grace requires standardized testing for the 2023-24 admissions cycle. We will accept ISEE and/or SSAT score reports sent to us directly from students' testing sites.

    Please click here to register for the ISEE and here to register for the SSAT.

    Applicants must submit a 500-750 word essay from a choice of prompts available on your online application portal. In an effort to streamline the high school application process for student applicants, Grace Church School participates in the ISAAGNY common essay.


If you have any questions about the application process, please email Georgia Warner-Haakmat, Assistant Director of Admissions, Grades 9-12. 

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Grace Church School is a co-educational independent school in downtown Manhattan, New York City providing instruction for nearly 800 students in Junior Kindergarten through Grade 12.