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Admissions Process
For Private Preschool

Thank you for considering Purple Crayon for your child's educational journey!

We are very excited about the possibilities that lie ahead and the opportunity to be part of your child's early education. On this page you will find the 4 steps of our admission process for children born in 2022.

**If you are interested in joining our waitlist for our current 2-year-old program (born 2021) please email

**Applications for our 3-K and Pre-K programs are through the NYC DOE. To apply please visit:

1: School Tour

Explore our website to learn about our program.

If you would like to schedule a school tour, please complete the request form.

2: Fill Out Application

Please complete the application below and submit the non-refundable application fee of $25.

Our application period for the 2024-2025 school year is October 2023 to February 2024.


Families who apply during this period will receive priority in consideration for admission into our program.

3: Child Classroom Observation

We love to meet all the families and children applying to the program. 


And so, we will schedule a time for your child to come in to play and interact with us.

During this time, we will observe how your child interacts with the environment to see if our program is a good fit for him or her.

4: Final Step

Based on the classroom observation, we will inform families of the results via email or phone call. Families will then be informed of their admission status.

Apply Today!

**We also offer -
Early drop-off (7:30 AM)
Late pick-up (6:00 PM)

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