Top private school open house dates

Trinity Pawling's Campus.
A compilation of open house dates for Westchester and Fairfield County's top private schools.

950 Mamaroneck Ave., White Plains, N.Y. 10605
914-946-4800 //
Top administrator: Thomas Collins, president
Open house dates: Sunday, Oct. 28, 1-4 p.m.

• The College Board’s Advanced Placement AP Capstone™ Diploma Program, making Stepinac among a small number of high schools that will participate in this innovative program that helps prepares students to sharpen their critical learning skills needed for post-secondary success. 
• Live streaming of home games of championship Crusaders varsity sports teams and other special events via LocalLive, the Stamford-based innovative digital video company
• The groundbreaking Honors Academy will begin its third year with top students pursuing focused studies ins engineering, health science, finance and law.
• And to make commuting to Stepinac more convenient, three new private bus transportation pick-up points have been added at the Tarrytown, Stamford and Greenwich Metro North stations

2186 High Ridge Road, Stamford, Conn. 06903
203-329-2186 //
Top administrator: Jacqueline Herman 
Open house dates:  Sunday, Nov. 4; Early childhood 10 a.m. – noon, high school 1:30 p.m.

Bi-Cultural Hebrew Academy (BCHA) is the product of a recent merger between Bi-Cultural Day School, a U.S. Department of Education 2017 National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence, and the highly acclaimed Jewish High School of Connecticut. BCHA is dedicated to nurturing a love of learning through a child-centered program with individualized support and differentiated instruction to meet each child’s individual needs and interests. A dynamic dual curriculum challenges and inspires every student and is rooted in Torah values, a love of Israel, a legacy of community service, and a commitment to imparting the beauty of our Jewish heritage. BCHA welcomes families from across the Jewish spectrum while guided by Modern Orthodoxy.

100 Maher Ave., Greenwich, Conn. 06830
203-625-5800 //
Top administrator: Thomas Philip
Open house dates:School-wide admissions reception Sunday, Nov. 4, 1-3 p.m.

Brunswick School has been defined and distinguished for nearly 120 years by its commitment to “Courage, Honor, Truth.” The school offers rigorous academics, including an advanced science-research and computer science program, more than 30 advanced-placement courses and a permanent off-campus wilderness education and applied-classroom-learning program in Randolph, Vermont. It also offers comprehensive arts, drama and music — and a language program that includes instruction in Arabic, French, Spanish, Mandarin, Italian, Latin and Greek.

172 White Plains Road, Bronxville, N.Y. 10708
914-337-3202 //
Top administrator: Michael Schultz, principal 
Open house dates: Tuesday, Oct. 2, 7-8:30 p.m for preschool; Sunday, Oct. 14, 1-2:30 p.m. for lower school (grades k-5); Sunday, Oct. 28, 1-2:30 p.m. for middle school (grades 6-8)

In its 72nd year, The Chapel School continues to offer academic excellence and expanding extracurricular programs, including service learning, music with Concordia Conservatory faculty; National Junior Honor Society, select choir, band, dramas and musicals, golf, basketball, cross country and track.

85 Palmer Ave., Scarsdale, N.Y. 10583

Elementary School
111 Larchmont Ave., Larchmont, N.Y. 10538

Middle and High School
145 New St., Mamaroneck, N.Y. 10543

Top administrator: Joël Peinado

Open house dates: Please call school for details.

A Westchester County independent, coed nursery through grade 12 day school, FASNY’s unique bilingual curriculum, open to non-French speakers from nursery to kindergarten and from ninth to 12th grades, ensures students acquire academic fluency, mental flexibility and open mindedness, key in tomorrow’s world. Double language immersion in preschool brings children to bilingualism, a ninth through 10th grade all-English International Program culminates in an 11th grade IB track, tailored to rising bilingual FASNY students, local non-French speakers and qualified international students. 

2150 Post Road, Suite 304, Fairfield, Conn. 06824
475-888-9256 //
Top administrator: Amanda Sylvester 
Open house dates: Tuesday, Oct. 30, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

66 Gatehouse Road, Stamford, Conn. 06902
203-323-2191 //
Top administrator: Maggie Roche
Open house dates: Wednesday, Sept. 19, 6-8 p.m.
and Wednesday, Oct. 10, at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m.

701 Westchester Ave., Suite 200E, White Plains, N.Y. 10604 
914-285-9036 // 
Top administrator: Stephanie Gold
Open house dates:  Please call school for details.

260 Jay St., Katonah, N.Y. 10536 
914-232-3161 //
Top administrator: Bill Knauer
Open house dates: Saturday, Oct. 20, 9 a.m. 

Lower School, grades K-8
173 Stratton Road, New Rochelle, N.Y. 10804

Upper School, grades 9-12
255 Wilmot Road, New Rochelle, N.Y. 10804

Top administrator: Brother Thomas Leto

Open house dates: Grades 9-12: Sunday, Oct. 21, 12-3 p.m.; Wednesday, Oct. 24, 6-8 p.m.; Grades PK-4-8: Thursday, Oct. 25, 6-8 p.m.

Westchester’s only all-boys, K-12 Catholic school has been preparing young men for success for more than 100 years. Rigorous academics with three levels of study, a personalized and comprehensive school counseling and college advisement program, unique Christian service and leadership opportunities locally, nationally and internationally, championship athletics and an array of activities provide students with the foundation for success in college and in life. An Iona Prep education is an investment that reaps dividends—78 percent of seniors attain academic scholarships to college, with nearly $30 million earned in merit-based scholarships and an average scholarship offer of roughly $60,000. Come for a visit and see the Iona Prep Difference for yourself.

1450 Newfield Ave., Stamford, Conn. 06805
203-322-3496 //
Top administrator: Karen E. Eshoo
Open house dates: Grades 6-11: Sunday, Oct. 14, 1-4 p.m. Grades PK-5: Sunday, Nov. 4, 1-4 p.m.

Engaged Minds. Meaningful Connections. Be inspired in a community that unites academic challenge, kindness, and personal growth. We provide an excellent, progressive preK- grade 12 education, grounded in the traditional disciplines of the arts and sciences, committed to the nurturing of individual potential and designed to promote critical thinking and reasoned reflection. 

500 W. Hartsdale Ave., Hartsdale, N.Y. 10530
914-761-3300 //
Top administrator: Valerie Reidy
Open house dates: Saturday, Oct. 27, noon to 4 p.m. 

Since its founding in 1957, Maria Regina High School has been a distinguished leader in education for young women, providing a rigorous learning environment and strong social and moral guidance in a faith-based tradition. Celebrating more than 60 years of excellence, MRHS is committed to the values of scholarship, Service and Spirit. We challenge young women to “FIND YOUR STRENGTH” intellectually, spiritually, athletically and through extracurriculars. By embracing the diverse personal, cultural and intellectual backgrounds of its students, MRHS develops young women so that they can make a significant contribution to their community and society.

49 Clinton Ave., Dobbs Ferry, N.Y. 10522
914-479-6400 //
Top administrator: Laura Danforth
Open house dates: Saturday, Oct. 20, 9 a.m. grades 5-8 and 1 p.m. grades 9-12

Founded in 1877, The Masters School is a leading co-ed day, 5-and 7-day boarding school for grades 5-12 located on a beautiful 96-acre campus. Masters is distinguished by its renowned teaching method, an accessible residential faculty and a welcoming and inclusive culture.  Students find their own voices through the school’s transformative seminar-style learning approach, which builds collaborative and confident learners. All students benefit from the boarding school environment featuring true global diversity (students from 30 countries) and a vibrant 24-7 campus life with the majority of faculty living on campus. The result is students who are empowered to realize their greatest potential across academic, athletic and artistic disciplines and emerge ready for success in college, career and life. Visit our Open House on October 20: grades 5-8 at 9 AM, grades 9-12 at 1 PM. To RSVP or learn more, contact us at or 914-479-6420.

220 Jefferson St., Fairfield, Conn. 06825
203-372-6521 //
Top administrator: Christopher Cipriano
Open house dates: Sunday, Oct. 21, 1:00 p.m. 

22 Spackenhill Road, Poughkeepsie, N.Y. 12603
845-462-4200 //
Top administrator: Chad Cianfrani
Open house dates: Saturday, Nov. 10 and Sunday,
Nov. 11, 12-2 p.m.

Lower School
325 W. Patent Road, Mount Kisco, N.Y.  10549

Upper School
439 Cantitoe St., Bedford, N.Y. 10506

Top administrator: Colm McMahon

Open house dates: Thursday, Oct. 25, 6-7:30 p.m., lower school open house, grades PreK through four; Saturday, Nov. 17, 9 -11:30 a.m., all school open house, PreK through grade eight

Rippowam Cisqua School ignites learning in prekindergarten through grade 9 students. Parents are drawn to RCS because of its unique ability to stretch, challenge and lift young minds. Strong student/teacher relationships are supported by small class sizes, flexible learning spaces and an immersive curriculum that integrates academics, arts, athletics, wellness and innovation. By cultivating their imagination through academic play, exploration, and discovery, students engage in joyful learning experiences that spark their intellectual curiosity and personal growth. Graduates emerge as independent thinkers, confident communicators and engaged leaders who respect and contribute meaningfully to a diverse and increasingly complex global society.

3 Cedar St., Rye, N.Y. 10580
914-967-1417 //
Top administrator: Scott A. Nelson
Open house dates: Sunday, Oct. 14 at 1 p.m. for lower and middle school; Sunday, Oct. 28 at 1 p.m. for middle and upper school.

1177 King St., Greenwich, Conn. 06831
203-531-6500 //
Top administrator: Pamela Juan Hayes
Open house dates: Thursday, Oct. 5, 9 a.m. to noon; Thursday, Nov. 2, 9 a.m. to noon; Thursday, Dec. 7, 9 a.m. to noon; Thursday, Jan. 11, 2019, 9 a.m. to noon

2225 Westchester Ave., Rye, N.Y. 10580
914-967-5622 //
Top administrator: Melissa Dan
Open house dates: Saturday, Oct. 13, 1-4 p.m. 

A college-preparatory school for girls, fifth grade through 12th grade, that strives to develop “women of conscience and action.” Accomplished and dedicated faculty members foster the spiritual development, individual talents and interests of each student. This is realized through rigorous and comprehensive academic, arts, athletics, service and global programs. 


370 Underhill Ave., Yorktown Heights, N.Y. 10598
914-962-2780 //
Top administrator: Ken Cotrone 
Open house dates: Sunday, Oct. 14, all day 

Soundview Preparatory School is an independent day school for grades six through 12, offering several academic specialties, including a flexible support center, music production and recording course, a design studio, a science research program and expanded AP course offerings.

1354 North Ave., New Rochelle, N.Y. 10804
914-636-3950 //
Top administrator: Eileen F. Davidson
Open house dates: Saturday, October 27, 12:30-3:30 p.m.

The mission of The Ursuline School, an independent, all-girls Catholic school is to educate, inspire and empower a diverse population of 800 young women in grades six through 12 with our college preparatory curriculum. Ursuline students learn 21st century critical thinking skills and engage in service opportunities both locally and globally. The school belongs to the New York State Public High School Athletic Association and has 33 teams of student athletes.


700 Route 22, Pawling, N.Y. 12564
845-855-3100 //
Top administrator: William W. Taylor
Open house dates: Monday, Oct. 8, 9 a.m. and Saturday, Nov. 10, 9 a.m.

The goal of a Trinity-Pawling education is to unlock the potential for greatness that exists in each boy. The school pursues this goal through a vigorous experiential learning environment that emphasizes innovation, creativity, collaboration and critical thinking. The Trinity-Pawling learning experience combines a timeless commitment to character with a dedication to prepare young men for an ever-changing world. One of the school’s most distinctive attributes is the Effort System—teaching boys that the more they invest in themselves the greater their accomplishments will be. Trinity-Pawling’s Center for Learning Achievement provides support services to assist students in reaching their academic potential. Specific instructional programs are available for students who have language-based learning differences and for students with executive-function difficulties.

969 Lake Ave., Greenwich, Conn. 06831
203-869-8464 //
Top administrator: Simone Becker, head of lower school; Jonathan Chein, head of upper school
Open house dates: Sunday, Nov. 4, 1 p.m. 

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