Dates & Deadlines

January 15, 2020: Acceptance letters sent by mail and email to the Class of 2024.

January 29, 2020: Accepted Students' Night for the D.A. Class of 2024 from 5-7 PM.

February 12, 2020: Commitment deadline to secure your seat in the D.A. Class of 2024.

March 4, 2020: Registration for the Class of 2024, 3-6 PM.

April 29, 2020: Sneak Peek Open House for 7th Graders, 4:30-6:30 PM. Learn how to prepare yourself for your road to D.A.! Visits will include presentations by our Admissions Office and Administration, as well as tours of the building, and opportunities to speak with current students, parents, and teachers. An RSVP is required to attend this event. Please complete your registration by clicking here.

June 22nd to 25th and June 29th to July 2nd: Summer Connection camp for rising 9th and prospective 8th graders. Make NYC your classroom at our summer program for prospective students! Each day, students will visit a cultural or historic landmark and participate in workshops, activities, and STEM labs taught by members of the D.A. faculty. Classes run from 8:30 AM to 3 PM daily. It's a great way for students to become more comfortable with attending school in Manhattan and to make friends with girls who could become their future classmates! We have early bird pricing in effect until April 30th--the cost is $600 for the week, and $650 starting May 1st. Contact the Admissions Office to register.

Summer 2020, dates TBD: Get ready to ace the TACHS exam with our intensive prep class, sponsored by P.M. Gillen and the test-prep experts at Elite Test Prep. Review material for the different sections of the exam, practice valuable test-taking techniques, and make new friends! This program is open to girls and boys. Contact the Admissions Office for more information.

October 2020: The Admissions Office sponsors Shadow Days for 8th graders interested in applying for admissions. If you are interested in having your daughter spend a half or full day, please reserve at least one week in advance by contacting Director of Admissions, Madeleine B. Metzler, '07, by email or phone, 212-744-0195, ext. 131. 

September 2020, date TBA: Archdiocese of New York Manhattan High School Fair. Visit our table and learn more about D.A.! 

October 17, 2020: Open House, 10:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. The event is open to 7th and 8th graders. There is no need to R.S.V.P. Last tour at 1:30 PM!October 2020, weekday TBA: Mini Open House for 7th and 8th graders from 4:30-6:30 PM. 

November 2020: TACHS Exam Administered

December 11, 2020: All supplemental application materials (Applicant Records, Letters of Recommendation, Letters of Explanation) must be submitted by this date.

Please direct all questions to our Director of Admissions, Madeleine B. Metzler, '07 by email or phone, 212-744-0195, ext. 131.