Tours and Admissions

Jewish Nursery and Preschool Programs for Children 12 months to 5 years


Thank you for your interest in the Early Childhood Center at Stephen Wise Free Synagogue! We look forward to introducing you to our warm and enriching community. 

To schedule your tour of the Early Childhood Center for the 2021–22 academic year, please complete this online application and our staff will contact you to schedule a virtual tour and information session.

If you have any questions regarding tours or admissions, including for future academic years, please contact Vicki Reiss at (212) 877-4050, ext. 231, or 

Tours are required for admission. Following virtual tour and information sessions, families will receive an email from the school to schedule a play visit with their children in January. For all new families, admission notification letters are sent out in March in accordance with ISAAGNY guidelines. Ongoing and sibling families will be offered the opportunity for early notification for admissions to the Early Childhood Center. Contracts will be sent to ongoing and sibling families according to ISAAGNY guidelines. Please see the director if you have applied to an ongoing school and will not hear from the school until a later date.


Stephen Wise Free Synagogue is a 501(c)(3) religious organization (Tax ID #13-1628215) and any donations are tax deductible to the full extent allowable by law.