Admissions

Brooklyn Sandbox offers a private 2s program as well as public 3K and 4K programs. Our school year runs from September to June with an optional private summer program for families who enroll in the school year. Our admissions process entails attendance at one of our Virtual Open Houses. Applications for our 2s preschool program must be submitted in February for entry in September. For applications to our 3K and 4K programs, please create a MySchools account at myschools.nyc for additional information, application timelines and email notifications. 

Open House

Our Open House season opens in the winter of the year preceding entry into school. Our Open House is comprised of two components:

  1. A weekday evening Virtual Open House Zoom
  2. A weekend tour of our school. Parents must first attend the virtual zoom in order to receive a link to sign up for a tour.

Two virtual Zoom Open Houses are scheduled for Thursday, January 19th at 8pm, and Thursday, February 2nd, at 8pm.  Once attendance is completed, parents will receive a link to sign up for a tour.

We strongly encourage attendance at one of our virtual Open Houses before applying.

All 2s applications for Brooklyn Sandbox are due by Friday, February 3rd. A $75 non-refundable application fee must be submitted with your application for consideration.

What to Know Before You Apply:

  • Brooklyn Sandbox provides care for children ages 2 to 5 years as calculated in September.
  • Children must be two at time of entry. A one-month deposit will hold a space in our 2s program for children turning two after the school year begins.
  • We offer a private 2s, and a public 3s and 4s/Pre K program.
  • Our program is open from September to mid-August. There are 10-month enrollment and 12-month enrollment options available.
  • Half Day, School Day and Extended Day options are available for our 2s program. Our 3K and 4K offer School Day and Extended Day only. Please see schedule table below:  

  Application Timeline for 2s program

  • Application period opens in January.
  • Virtual Open House held January 19th.
  •  Applications are due February 3rd
  • Acceptances are emailed to families by February 6th.
  • Accepted families must submit a completed enrollment agreement along with a non-refundable deposit by February 17th to secure their space. 

Download an application here.

Application Timeline for 3K and 4K programs

  • Application period opens in March and April respectively.
  • Create MySchools account at MySchools.nyc 
  • Virtual Open House held January 19th and February 1st
  •  Applications are due in MySchools.nyc February 
  • Acceptances are emailed to families by May and June.
  • Accepted families must accept their 3K and 4K spot via MySchools.nyc  

Tuition for 2s program 2023-2024

We know that today’s families need childcare that suits both the child’s individual educational and the family’s scheduling needs. The various enrollment options were created with families in mind. We offer 10 month (Sept – June) or 12 month school year enrollment (Sept – Aug).

School Day
9:00a – 3:00p

5 Days | M-F $2225
3 Days | M/W/F $1695
2 Days | T/Th $1335

Extended Day
8:00a – 6:00p

5 Days | M-F $2580
3 Days | M/W/F $1925
2 Days | T/Th $1525

 

Half Day
9:00a – 12:00p

5 Days | M-F $1925
3 Days | M/W/F $1450
2 Days | T/Th $1225

 

Parent’s Night Out
(every first Friday) – $60

Early Drop Off
8am9am$300 Monthly

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