HudsonWay Immersion School Admissions

Upper West Side New York

Admissions Process for Mandarin Immersion Day School – Preschool to Grade 5

HudsonWay Immersion School’s New York (Upper West Side) campus admits students year-round based on availability. The steps and deadline for applying are listed below.

Step 1: Attend an Information Session or Private Tour

Sign up to attend one of our information sessions. If you are unable to attend any of the dates listed, please email Nicole to schedule a private tour.

Step 2: Apply to HudsonWay Immersion School

You may complete the application online. For families interested in financial aid, please refer to financial aid.

Step 3: Release Records

We require a Teacher Recommendation and Transcript Request Form from your child’s current preschool or elementary school. This form must be submitted to the school before an admissions decision can be made. *Exceptions may apply to preschool applicants.

Step 4: Schedule a Student Visit and Family Meeting

Upon receiving your completed application, we invite all student applicants to come in for a half day class visit. We also schedule a parent meeting on the same day to answer any specific questions they may have about our programs. A cognitive assessment will take place for students applying to our elementary program.

Step 5: Admissions Decision

The admissions committee carefully reviews each candidate before a decision is made. Each applicant will be notified either way via email or phone call.*For financial aid applicants: financial aid applications will be reviewed and awarded upon acceptance.

If you have any questions about applying to HudsonWay Immersion School, or would like help during the admissions process, please do not hesitate to contact Nicole.

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New York 2019-2020 Tuition Rates

New York - Upper West Side
Mandarin and Spanish Program, Monday-Friday
Half Day
Full Day
Elementary School
Kindergarten through 5th grade

Early care from 7:30-8:30 am and after school care from 3:30-5:30 are available at additional cost.

Our New York campus currently only offers a Mandarin immersion program, however a Spanish immersion program will be implemented in the 2019-2020 school year.

Age Criteria:

Preschool students may begin at age 2 in our 5-day morning or full day.

Students are divided into the following groups:

  • 2’s – choice of half-day (8:30-12:00pm) or full day (8:30-3:30pm)
  • 3’s – choice of half-day (8:30-12:00pm) or full day (8:30-3:30pm)
  • Pre-Kindergarten – full day (8:30-3:30pm)


New York Admissions 2019-2020 DeadlinesDay School
Applicant DeadlineJanuary 18, 2019
Financial Aid Applying DeadlineJanuary 25, 2019
New Applicant PlaygroupOngoing
Transcript/Testing DeadlineFebruary 1, 2019
Notification On Enrollment & Financial Aid DecisionFebruary 25, 2019
New Family Commitment To Enroll & Deposit DueMarch 8, 2019