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The best way to get to know LREI is to see our students and faculty in action. That’s why we require all interested families to attend either a morning tour or an evening open house. We encourage middle and high school applicants to attend with their families.

Tours are conducted during the school day. Each tour provides you with the opportunity to visit classrooms, see students at work, and meet with divisional faculty and/or administrators. On middle and high school tours, current students will be available to speak with prospective students and their families. There will be time for questions at the conclusion of each tour. Tours begin promptly at 9:00 AM. Please arrive a few minutes early in order to experience the full tour.

Open Houses take place during the evening and include a curriculum fair and conversations with LREI faculty, students and parents.

Lower School: Reservations Required - Schedule your visit online. Please note you will need to create a login.

Tours: Tuesdays and Thursdays, October 4 – December 8, 2016, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Lower School tours are conducted at 272 Sixth Avenue at Bleecker Street.

Open House: Tuesday, October 25, 2016, 6:30-8:00 PM at 40 Charlton Street.
The theme of the event is "LREI: The 14-year experience" and the goal is to communicate to families of young children the philosophy and mission behind LREI's preK-12th grade progressive program. This event will take place at our newly expanded high school building at 40 Charlton Street and will include a curriculum fair and a panel presentation by current students, parents and alumni. Please note that this event does not include a Lower School tour.

Middle School: Reservations Required - Schedule your visit online. Please note you will need to create a login.
Tours: Wednesdays, October 5 – December 14, 2016, 9:00 - 11:00 AM

Please note that the Middle School Tour includes a brief tour of the High School. Families are expected to attend the entire tour. Middle School tours begin at 272 Sixth Avenue at Bleecker Street.

All Middle School applicants are welcome to attend a High School Open House. For those applying to 7th or 8th grade, this is highly recommended. Reservations are required.

High School: Reservations Required - Schedule your visit online. Please note you will need to create a login.

: Tuesdays and Fridays, September 29 - December 2, 2016, 9:00 - 11:00 AM

Open Houses
Tuesday, October 18, 2016, 6:30 - 8:00 PM
Tuesday, November 15, 2016, 6:30 - 8:00 PM

High School Tours and Open Houses are conducted at 40 Charlton Street, between Sixth Avenue and Varick Street.

Meet Our Team
Mary Young
Director of Admissions
212-477-5316, ext.237
Lesley University - B.S.
Bank Street - M.S.
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Jessica Acee
Director of High School Admissions
212-477-5316 ext.305
Portland State University - B.A.
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Michele Blackwell
Director of Financial Aid & Associate Director High School Admissions
212-477-5316, ext.307
University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School - B.S.
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Carly Hirsch
Associate Director of Lower School Admissions
212-477-5316, ext.211
Syracuse University - B.A.
New York University - M.A.
New York University - C.S.W.
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Cassie Stafford
Director of Middle School Admissions
212-477-5316, ext.598
Oberlin College - B.A.
Baruch College - M.B.A.
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