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  • Poly Prep Country Day School | Welcome to Poly
    Parents Association Volunteer Opportunities Bus Schedules Lunch Menus Alumni arrow Alumni Association Volunteer Opportunities Alumni Questionnaire Alumni News Photos Special Reunion 2016 Admissions arrow Welcome to Poly arrow FAQs Upper School Middle School Lower School Tuition Financial Aid arrow Tuition Payment Options Tuition Payment Meet the Admissions Staff Giving arrow Giving Guide Poly Fund Tower Society Matching Gifts Give Online Performing Arts Quicklinks arrow Our Mission Parents Our Faculty Staff Daily Calendar Athletics Calendar Make a Gift Quicklinks Our Mission Parents Our Faculty Staff Daily Calendar Athletics Calendar Make a Gift About Poly Our Mission Poly s Strategic Plan School Governance History Head of School Search The Country Day School Poly in the Community Our Faculty Staff A Career at Poly Directions View Poly s News Archive Our Program Academics Athletics Upper School Middle School Lower School Poly Prep Summer Academic Excellence Honor Societies Performing Arts Visual Arts Technology Sustainability Diversity Library Policies Health Safety Explore Poly Prep Summer News Calendar News Daily Calendar Athletics Calendar Photos Videos Poly Publications Parents Bus Schedules Lunch Menus Alumni Performing Arts Home Admissions Welcome to Poly Upper School Middle School Lower School Tuition Financial Aid Meet the Admissions Staff Take a Virtual Tour Giving Giving Guide Poly Fund Tower Society Matching Gifts Give Online Performing Arts Poly Fund 2015 16 Search Admissions Welcome to Poly Prep Country Day School We are delighted you are considering us It is our pleasure to support you during this important journey to find the right school We look forward to seeing you at Poly Prep Upper School Admissions Middle School Admissions Lower School Admissions Poly s Online Scheduling System Ravenna hosts Poly s online admissions system and tour reservation forms On Ravenna s website create an account add your child s information and choose Poly Prep as

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  • Poly Prep Country Day School | Welcome to Poly
    Calendar Photos Videos Poly Publications Parents Bus Schedules Lunch Menus Alumni Performing Arts Home Admissions Welcome to Poly Upper School Middle School Lower School Tuition Financial Aid Meet the Admissions Staff Take a Virtual Tour Giving Giving Guide Poly Fund Tower Society Matching Gifts Give Online Performing Arts Poly Fund 2015 16 Search Admissions Welcome to Poly Prep Country Day School We are delighted you are considering us It is our pleasure to support you during this important journey to find the right school We look forward to seeing you at Poly Prep Upper School Admissions Middle School Admissions Lower School Admissions Poly s Online Scheduling System Ravenna hosts Poly s online admissions system and tour reservation forms On Ravenna s website create an account add your child s information and choose Poly Prep as a school you wish to explore and or to apply You will use the same account with Ravenna to register for a tour and to begin your application please create your account using an email address you check regularly Register Now for Spring Tours Non discrimination Policy Poly Prep Country Day School adheres to a long standing policy of admitting students of any race color

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  • Poly Prep Country Day School | Poly Prep Admissions FAQ's for Middle School & Upper School
    we encourage those interested in applying to attend an open house it is not necessary for you to do so in order to submit an application 7 Poly Prep is located in Brooklyn how do students get there Some families may choose to drop off students on our Dyker Heights campus on their own while some Upper School students use the subway or MTA buses to get to Poly But the vast majority of our students use our FREE bus service Our FREE bus service has our morning buses arrive at Poly between 8 00 AM and 8 15 AM every morning allowing students to drop off their belongings in the locker room and check in to homeroom Our first buses depart from campus at 4 00 PM except on Friday when our school day ends at 2 45 PM and our first buses depart at 3 00 PM and our second set of buses known as the late buses depart at 6 00 PM for those students who choose to remain at school and engage in after school activities and sports For more information about Poly Prep s free bus service click here 8 What are the hours of the regular school day The typical academic day at Poly is from 8 30 AM to 3 30 PM But many students remain after classes end to study conduct research work with faculty and participate in after school clubs or other activities such as theater or sports Indeed Poly believes participation in after school activities is key to the Poly experience and that very valuable learning takes place outside the classroom Our FREE bus service has our morning buses arrive at Poly between 8 00 AM and 8 15 AM every morning allowing students to drop off their belongings in the locker room and check in to homeroom Our first buses depart from campus at 4 00 PM except on Friday when our school day ends at 2 45 PM and our first buses depart at 3 00 PM and our second set of buses known as the late buses depart at 6 00 PM for those students who choose to remain at school and engage in after school activities and sports For more information about Poly Prep s free bus service click here 9 I have submitted an application but was unable to attend an open house Will I be still be able to tour the school When an applicant family comes in for their interview they will have an opportunity to tour the school conducted by one of our student tour guides if they wish 10 How do I apply for financial aid Poly Prep requires the Tuition Aid Data Service TADS application for financial aid for all families requesting consideration for need based financial assistance Poly Prep accepts only online financial aid applications and applicants must mail all supporting documents directly to TADS For more information about TADS please visit www tads com 11 Does Poly Prep

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  • Poly Prep Country Day School | Poly's Upper School Admissions Process
    Poly faculty parents and students on hand to greet you A student panel will host an information session followed by a welcome from Poly s Headmaster and the Upper School Head Bud Cox Student led campus tours will begin at 10 30 AM and families will have an opportunity to meet our faculty in their classrooms The tours end in the Back Fields where all are invited to take part in the Homecoming 2014 festivities Upper School Open House Upper School applicants and their parents are invited to visit Poly Prep and begin the morning as the entire Upper School community and faculty do in Chapel Poly s Memorial Chapel hosts bi weekly presentations for all Upper School students and faculty led by Headmaster David B Harman and Head of Upper School Bud Cox A student led tour following the Chapel presentation will end in the Richard Perry Theatre where families will hear more about the admissions process and meet students faculty and parents Evening Open House Prospective students and their parents are invited to visit school as the final hour of after school activities winds down A short information session will be followed by mini lessons from the Poly faculty See why our students love it here from their engaging and dedicated teachers to the enormous range of activities available after school Bus Day Open House Upper School applicants and their parents are invited to visit the school in authentic Poly style on a school bus We will add extra buses to the schedule on this morning and list designated stops in Manhattan Brooklyn Heights and Park Slope for pick up Once families are on campus an information session will be followed by a campus tour All bus riders will receive a boxed lunch for the ride home Apply Online The application deadline for Poly Prep s Upper School is on November 13 2015 Thank you for your interest in Poly Prep s Middle School The application deadline for the 2016 2017 school year is November 13 2015 You must submit the completed application forms and 75 application fee before a student interview appointment can be scheduled Application fee waivers are available ONLY to the those who submitted an application fee within the past 18 months or those affiliated with the following programs Boys Club Breakthrough De La Salle Academy Oliver Scholars Program Prep for Prep Summerbridge and The TEAK Fellowship Note Applicants from A Better Chance will be notified when they have been invited to apply and will receive fee waiver codes at that time For those requiring additional information regarding fee waivers please contact Ellen Kinnane Admissions and Financial Aid Coordinator at 718 836 9800 ext 3180 Submit Final Report Card From 2014 2015 Due when application is submitted Once an application has been submitted we ask parents to forward a copy of the end of the year report card from their child s 2014 2015 school year Parents can upload this information to Ravenna or mail

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  • Poly Prep Country Day School | Poly's Lower School Admissions Process
    engaging and dedicated teachers to the enormous range of activities available after school Bus Day Open House Applicants to Grades 5 and 6 and their parents are invited to visit the school in authentic Poly style on a school bus We will add extra buses to the schedule on this morning and list designated stops in Manhattan Brooklyn Heights and Park Slope for pick up Once families are on campus an information session will be followed by a campus tour All bus riders will receive a boxed lunch for the ride home Middle School Class Visit Middle School applicants and their parents are invited to visit Poly Prep and see the transition from the academic day to the after school programs Students will have an opportunity to visit a class while parents attend an information session with Poly s Headmaster David B Harman and Middle School Head Lori Anne Brogdon Student led tours will end in the Back Fields at dismissal time where students will be on hand to talk about the various activities that keep them busy until the late bus Apply Online The application deadline for Poly Prep s Middle School is on November 13 2015 Thank you for your interest in Poly Prep s Middle School The application deadline for the 2016 2017 school year is November 13 2015 You must submit the completed application forms and 75 application fee before a student interview appointment can be scheduled Application fee waivers are available ONLY to the those who submitted an application fee within the past 18 months or those affiliated with the following programs Boys Club Breakthrough De La Salle Academy Oliver Scholars Program Prep for Prep Summerbridge and The TEAK Fellowship Note Applicants from A Better Chance will be notified when they have been invited to apply and will receive fee waiver codes at that time For those requiring additional information regarding fee waivers please contact Ellen Kinnane Admissions and Financial Aid Coordinator at 718 836 9800 ext 3180 Submit Final Report Card from 2014 2015 Due when application is submitted Once an application has been submitted we ask parents to forward a copy of the end of the year report card from their child s 2014 2015 school year Parents can upload this information to Ravenna or mail it to Poly s Admissions office at Poly Prep Country Day School 9216 Seventh Avenue Brooklyn NY 11228 3698 Schedule an Interview Appointment and Tour Procedures for scheduling the required student interview and tour Student interviews are a required part of the application process for Poly Prep After submitting the application forms and the 75 application fee parents should expect a call within four business days from the admissions office to schedule an interview The school visit will last approximately an hour and a half and will include a student led tour and an applicant meeting with a member of the admissions staff or faculty Parents have an opportunity to ask questions following the student interview Complete

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  • Poly Prep Country Day School | Poly's Lower School Admissions Process
    Pre K Kindergarten Grade 1 Grades 2 4 Parents complete online application Required Parents self register online and attend a Lower School Open House tour Required unless a parent has already attended in a previous year Parents self register online and attend a Dyker Heights Campus tour Recommended We are one school with two campuses Our Middle School 5th 8th grades and Upper School 9th 12th grades are housed on our Dyker Heights campus We strongly believe a tour of our Dyker Heights campus is necessary for a complete understanding of Poly Prep s educational programs Parents self register online for an interview slot Required Parents and child attend interview together Not applicable Interview slots for Pre K 4 th grade are by invitation only ISAAGNY teacher recommendation form available within our online application Not required Required A waiver can be obtained if a teacher is not available Required Required Not required Poly Prep teacher recommendation form If a teacher is available please submit Not required Not required Not required Required ERB Not required Not required Not required Not required Required SRT Please see more info about the SRT in Question 4 below Not required Not required Required Required Not required Recent School Report Card Not required Not required If available please submit Required Required 3 What are your main entry years Do you have openings in all Lower School grades Our Nursery program has the highest number of openings followed by Kindergarten While we accept applications to Pre K and Grades 1 to 4 spaces in these grades are based on attrition 4 Does Poly require the ERB test or any other test for Lower School Admissions The ERB is required for applications to 2nd 3rd and 4th Grades Parents are responsible for registering their children for the ERB The ERB is neither required nor recommended for any other age group Poly Prep and some other ISAAGNY schools will administer the SRT School Readiness Task during a school visit The SRT is a brief 5 7 minutes iPad based assessment designed by Reflection Sciences LLC Reflection Sciences will retain the results of the SRT and will share these results with the other participating ISAAGNY schools to which your child is applying confidentially so that each applicant will take the SRT only once during the application process 5 Are there age cut offs for applying to each grade in Poly s Lower School Yes Please see the chart below Nursery Fall 2016 Pre K Fall 2016 K Fall 2016 Grade 1 Fall 2016 Grade 2 Fall 2016 Grade 3 Fall 2016 Grade 4 Fall 2016 Birthday between 9 01 12 and 11 15 13 9 01 11 and 8 31 12 9 01 10 and 8 31 11 9 01 09 and 8 31 10 9 01 08 and 8 31 09 9 01 07 and 8 31 08 9 01 06 and 8 31 07 6 Is it beneficial to apply as soon as the online application opens It

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  • Poly Prep Country Day School | Tuition & Financial Aid
    Scholar Award is available to two new freshmen each year and covers up to 100 of Poly s tuition fees To be considered students must test in the 97th percentile and above and demonstrate genuine intellectual curiosity and an interest in advanced academic work Livingston Scholar Award The Livingston Scholar Award is available through the generosity of the Livingston family Two recipients are selected from the pool of our highest performing Upper School applicants each year Selection is based on admissions testing 90th percentile and above and school reports showing consistently high academic achievement The award covers half of Poly s tuition fees for each of the four years of upper school Marks Scholar Award The Marks Scholar Award recognizes one incoming 9th grade student for extraordinary potential in the sciences The endowed fund typically provides an annual scholarship of 5 000 The Marks Scholar recipient is expected to participate in independent science research while being mentored by a member of Poly s outstanding science faculty Financial Aid FAQs List of 11 items 1 Does Poly Prep offer financial aid Poly Prep has a generous financial aid program available to students in Kindergarten through 12th grade whose families could not otherwise afford Poly s tuition fees For the 2015 16 academic year Poly Prep s financial aid budget is 7 1 million However the process of selection for financial aid awards is highly competitive and our financial aid budget must cover both returning families with financial aid needs and new families joining the Poly community Approximately 27 of the student body school wide currently receives some form of Poly financial aid 2 How does Poly Prep make financial aid decisions Poly s Financial Aid Committee reviews all financial aid applications in January and makes financial award decisions annually While our financial aid is need based Poly considers merit when selecting from among those who qualify for need based aid We have a large number of qualified applicants in need of financial aid While Poly s budget for financial assistance is quite substantial we are not able to meet the financial needs of all qualified applicants The Financial Aid Committee reviews the files of those students who have been deemed admissible and whose families show demonstrated need for assistance and selects the most qualified students to receive financial aid packages Parents should not be discouraged from applying to Poly for their children because of cost but the school strongly recommends parents consider a range of educational opportunities to avoid possible disappointment due to limited resources 3 How do I apply for financial aid at Poly Prep Poly Prep requires the Tuition Aid Data Service TADS www tads com application for financial aid for all families requesting consideration for need based financial assistance The deadline for submission of the financial aid application is January 8 2016 Poly Prep only accepts online financial aid applications and applicants must mail all supporting documents directly to TADS For more information about TADS please visit www

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  • Poly Prep Country Day School | Tuition Payment Options
    Take a Virtual Tour Giving Giving Guide Poly Fund Tower Society Matching Gifts Give Online Performing Arts Poly Fund 2015 16 Search Tuition Payment Options Payment Options Overview Poly offers 3 options for payment of 2015 2016 tuition and fees at Poly Prep through FACTS Management full tuition payment by June 2 2015 60 40 tuition payments due June 2 and December 2 2015 and monthly tuition payments Below is more information on our payment options For information on Poly s financial aid program for certain eligible families click here IRS Coverdell Savings Account for Independent School Parents Enshrined in the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 the little known IRS defined Coverdell Education Savings Account may help parents finance Poly tuition and other related education expenses such as computers and Internet connectivity through favorable tax treatment Click here for more information on the Coverdell Education Savings Account Tuition Payment Options Descriptions Monthly Payment Plan FACTS works together with Poly Prep to offer a no interest no borrowing monthly installment plan Parents use the plan to pay all or part of their educational expenses to the school There is an 80 00 enrollment fee for this payment option Parents use this plan to pay all or part of their educational expenses to the school Semi Annual Tuition Payment Plan You may also choose to pay your tuition in two installments 60 40 through FACTS There are no fees associated with this payment option Sign up with FACTS is required After the reservation deposit is collected in the spring 60 of the total balance billed is simply due by June 2 and 40 by December 2 A late fee of 1 5 per month of the balance will be charged for all accounts delinquent more than 30 days Pay Tuition Online

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