a co-ed, independent, inclusion school for grades k-12+

Virtual Open Houses and Tours

2020-21 Open Houses

We encourage all families to virtually attend one of our Open Houses. IDEAL’s Open Houses highlight the Lower School (Grades K-5) and Upper School (Grades 6-12) programs. Meet our students, faculty, and parents, tour our classrooms, and learn about the IDEAL Difference.

  • Lower School Open House, Friday, May 21, 9 AM
  • Upper School Open House, Friday, May 21, 10:15 AM

 RSVP today and we will follow up via email with instructions on how to attend our Open Houses.

Click this link to RSVP to an Open House.

Virtual Tuesday Talk and Tour Series

Our Tuesday Talk and Tour series offers families an opportunity to virtually visit IDEAL via Zoom and talk with admissions personnel, faculty, and administrators who can answer general questions about the school while also touring the school in real time.

  • January 19, 10-11 AM, Lower School
  • January 26, 10-11 AM, Upper School
  • February 9, 9-10 AM, Lower School
  • February 9, 10-11 AM, Upper School
  • February 23, 10-11 AM, Upper School
  • March 2, 10-11 AM, Next Steps 18-21 Transition Program

RSVP here. Contact the Admissions Department for information and links.

Private Interviews

Private interviews will be scheduled remotely after an application and all required supplemental materials have been submitted. 

Mid-Year Admissions

The IDEAL School has limited openings for mid-year admissions in select grades for qualified candidates. For those families who are interested in a potential immediate school placement for their child, please contact our office directly at admissions@theidealschool.org or 212-769-1699.