Visiting Kew-Forest


Thank you for considering our school. We can't wait to share it with you. We are looking forward to meeting you either virtually or in person this Fall at one of our admission events. You have three types of events to choose from ranging from virtual Office Hours with our Director of Admission as a first introduction, virtual Information Sessions with the Division Heads, or full-scale, on-campus Open Houses for an in-depth dive into our community.

Please see below for a list of dates by event.
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Lower School
Preschool - 5th grade
Middle and Upper School
6th grade - 12th grade
Division Head
Ms. Karin Bernstein
Ms. Michelle Vessio
Office Hours
Wednesdays Beginning October 5 9:00 a.m. Thursdays Beginning October 6 4:00 p.m.
Information Session
Thursday October 13 4:30 p.m. Thursday October 27 6:00 p.m.
Open House
Saturday November 12 1:00 p.m. Saturday December 3 1:00 p.m.
* While we are planning for the open houses to take place in person and on campus, the format is subject to change depending on evolving pandemic protocols and requirements. 
Campus tours will be available during the Open House events. Individual tours for applicants may be available in January. All accepted families will have the opportunity to visit campus once decisions are released.

Event Descriptions:

Office Hours: Informal question and answer session with the Director of Admission may include a brief presentation at the outset

Information Sessions: Virtual presentation and question and answer session with the Division Head and other members of the K-F community; includes a greeting from the Head of School

Open Houses: Two-hour campus visit with presentations featuring current faculty, parents, and students, and including tours of the facility

Note: I
f you are interested in mid-year entry for the current school year (2022-2023), please contact Admission to schedule an individual appointment.

If you have any questions or need further assistance,
please call or email the Office of Admission.

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.