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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, faculty, and staff about their experience. Learn about D.A.'s 125-year legacy of excellence in education! Guests must register for a time slot. 

Please click here to R.S.V.P. for our Open House in October 2022.

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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. Check back for more details.


d.a. summer connection camp

Make NYC your classroom as you make new friends at our D.A. Summer Connections Camp for rising 8th and incoming 9th graders! 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 beginning in late June 2023!