Tours and Open Houses

2018-19 Open Houses

We encourage all families to 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.

Wednesday, April 10, 9 AM
Wednesday, April 17, 9 AM

Click this link to RSVP to an Open House.

Tuesday Talk and Tour

Our Tuesday Talk and Tour series offers families an opportunity to visit IDEAL in a smaller group, tour the appropriate division, and talk with admissions personnel who can answer questions.

All Tuesday Talk and Tour events are at:

10 AM for Lower School, Grades K-5, at 314 West 91st Street

11 AM for Upper School, Grades 6-12, at 270 West 89th Street

Click this link to RSVP to a Tuesday Talk and Tour

Private Tours

Private tours and interviews will be scheduled after an application and all required supplemental materials have been submitted. If you would like to visit the school prior to submitting an application, we encourage you to attend one of our Fall Open Houses or a Tuesday Talk and Tour.

Mid-Year Admissions

The IDEAL School has limited openings for 2018-19 in select grades for qualified candidates.

For those families who are interested in a potential mid-year 2018-19 school placement for their child, please contact our office directly at or 212-769-1699 to schedule a visit.

For more information on Tours and Open Houses, contact or call 212-769-1699 ext. 10106.