Application Process

Priority-round deadlines have passed.  We will now be accepting applications for our rolling admission round, but only for grade levels with space remaining.  Please call the school before submitting your materials, to confirm whether we are accepting applications.
Once you have submitted your initial application, please contact us to schedule your child's class visit (applicants to grades PS-5) or interview (applicants to grades 6-12).
Admission documents include:
  • Application for admission
  • Application fee
  • Parent questionnaire
  • Student questionnaire (for grades 6-12)
  • International supplement (for international applicants)
Supplemental documents include:
  • Teacher evaluations (for grades PS-6)
  • Teacher evaluation – math (for grades 7-12)
  • Teacher evaluation – English (for grades 7-12)
  • Transcripts/grade reports (for grades 1-12)
Priority-round Notification Dates:
  • Families applying to preschool through 8th grade will receive notification of their admission decision on February 7, 2020. 
  • Applicants to grades 9-12 will receive their decisions on February 14, 2020.
If you have any questions or need further assistance,
please call or email the Office of Admission.
Bradley Walters
Director of Admission and Enrollment Management

The Kew-Forest School

119-17 Union Turnpike
Forest Hills, NY 11375
(718) 268-4667
The oldest independent school in the borough of Queens, The Kew-Forest School is an independent co-educational, college preparatory school for students in Preschool through Grade 12.