Our Twos Program was launched in the fall of 2013 as a two-year pilot for siblings and families connected to WSMS. Designed in response to the needs of current parents who wanted to start their younger children in school earlier, the pilot program was fully enrolled both years and was a resounding success.


Our longstanding and continuing commitment to sibling/legacy families results in our having a limited availability in our Twos Program for those new to our school. Sibling/legacy families may apply to the Twos Program in September 2017 for the 2018-2019 school year, while new to WSMS families may apply, based on Twos Program availability, starting December 1, 2017.

Age Requirement

To be eligible for September 2018 enrollment, children must be born between September 1, 2015 and September 1, 2016.

Twos Program Options

  • AM: 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • 9–3: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Monday–Thursday; 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday
  • LAP*: 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday–Friday

*LAP is the acronym for Late Afternoon Program, our full-day option.


Judy Lyons at jlyons@wsmsnyc.org

Key Admission Dates

  • Twos Program Applications available to sibling/legacy families:
    September 2016
  • Twos Program Applications available for new to WSMS families:
    January 15, 2017
  • Application deadline:
    January 9, 2017
  • Financial aid application deadline:
    January 15, 2017
  • Appointment completion deadline:
    February 15, 2017

Notification Dates and Reply Deadlines, according to ISAAGNY Guidelines (Independent School Admissions Association of Greater New York)

  • Early Decision Notification Dates (For siblings/legacy families who have chosen this option):
    between December 5, 2016 and January 20, 2017
  • Early Decision Parent Reply Deadline
    by noon on January 27, 2017
  • Regular Decision Notification Date
    March 1, 2017
  • Regular Decision Parent Reply Deadline:
    by noon on Friday March 10, 2017

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