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Programs for Prospective Students

Open Houses

All D.A. Open Houses give prospective families the chance to tour our historic townhouse, learn about our academic and extracurricular programs, and speak with current students and faculty about their experience. Our Sneak Peek Open House is scheduled for May 11, 2022 from 5-7 PM. Learn about D.A.'s 125-year legacy of excellence in education! Health and safety protocols will be in effect and guests must register for a time slot. An R.S.V.P. is required to attend this event.Click here to register.

 

d.a. summer connection camp

UPDATE, 5/9/22: BOTH WEEKS ONE AND TWO OF CAMP HAVE FILLED TO CAPACITY. PLEASE CONTACT THE ADMISSIONS OFFICE IF YOU'D LIKE TO BE ADDED TO A CAMP WAITLIST, 212.744.0195, EXT. 131.

June 20-24 and/or June 27-July 1, 2022: Summer Connection Camp for rising 8th and incoming 9th graders. D.A. Summer is back! Make NYC your classroom as you make new friends at our summer program for prospective and incoming 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.

Past visits have included the Morgan Library, Museum of Natural History, South Street Seaport, and more! Two one-week sessions of the program will take place from Monday, June 20th to Friday, June 24th and from Monday, June 27th to Friday, July 1st. The program runs daily from 8:30AM to 3PM. The program cost is $700 for one week, with a discounted rate of $1,300 for both weeks. 

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Virtual TACHS/ISEE/HSPT Prep

For more than 15 years, we have partnered with Phil Gillen of Elite Test Prep to offer TACHS/ISEE/HSPT prep for rising 7th and 8th grade students. Get ready to ace your high school entrance exams with content review, practice tests, and valuable test-taking techniques. Learn more and register by clicking below.

Click here to register.

d.a. FOR A DAY / sHADOW DAYS

Shadow Days return in Fall 2022! Shadow days give prospective 8th graders the opportunity to connect with our Admissions team and current students and to attend classes with current students. Sessions will take place on select days, to be announced September 2022. Please contact Madeleine B. Metzler, '07 Director of Admissions, with questions or to register by email or phone, 212-744-0195, ext. 131.