Dear Parents of Applicants
for the 2014-2015 School Year:
As a “Priority Family” at The
Birch Wathen Lenox School you are eligible to participate in our Early Notification Program (ENP). The ENP offers Priority Families the
option of early decision for new
applicants who are siblings of current BWL students, or who are
children of Birch Wathen, Lenox, or BWL alumni. In addition, any family with an existing involvement or
relationship with The Birch Wathen Lenox School may be eligible for the Early Notification Program and should inquire
with our admissions office.
According to the ISAAGNY
(Independent School Admissions Association of Greater New York) guidelines, if
you choose to participate in the ENP, THE
BIRCH WATHEN LENOX SCHOOL MUST BE
YOUR FIRST CHOICE. If accepted, you agree to attend by signing
a contract and paying a non-refundable deposit. Participating in the ENP does not guarantee a place for your
child. If you choose not to participate in the ENP, your
son/daughter will be considered as part of our general pool of applicants.
If you are certain that The Birch Wathen Lenox School is your first choice:
- Notify us by December 1, 2013 if you
wish to participate. Please complete and return the following response
form indicating your choice. (Please submit other application materials no
later than Friday, September 27, 2013, so we can schedule your
tour/interview early in the process.)
your son/daughter to take the ERB/ECAA/ISEE examination. The ERB/ECAA/ISEE must be completed by
Monday, November 11, 2013 and scores should be forwarded to BWL promptly.
3. We will notify
you no later than Monday, January 6, 2014 with our decision.
to us no later than noon on Wednesday, January 15, 2014 with a signed contract and
a non-refundable deposit.
- If accepted to BWL, you must withdraw any outside
If you are not certain that The Birch Wathen Lenox School is your first
- Indicate on the following form that you do not
wish to participate.
- We will notify you according to the regular
ISAAGNY notification dates.
Please complete the following
form indicating your decision, and return it to the BWL Admissions Department
by December 1, 2013. If we have not heard from you by this date, we will assume you do not wish to participate in the ENP.
Director of Admissions
Danielle Tormey Lambert
Assistant Director of