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Come Visit Us!

The best way to learn about Pingry is to come visit. The Admission Office hosts various opportunities to see our campuses throughout the year. Additionally, applicants to Grades 3-11 are required to visit the campus they are applying to for a full day as part of the application process. Applicants to Grade 2 will spend a half-day at the Short Hills Campus. Applicants will be paired with a Pingry student, sit in on classes and eat our lunch. Finally, Kindergarten and Grade 1 applicants spend a morning on campus for a group visitation. We look forward to welcoming you in the near future!

For directions to our two campuses, please visit our Maps & Directions page.

2016-2017 Admission Event Dates

RSVP Links will be available by September 1, 2016

Open houses, information, exploratory sessions, and more… Daytime, evening, weekday and weeknight opportunities. Formats and times vary; please attend an event and date that works best for your family. We look forward to introducing you to our community!

Open Houses

We invite you to see our facilities, meet students, teachers and administrators, and learn more about the programs and opportunities available at Pingry. Lower School Open Houses are geared towards parents and reservations are requested. At the Middle and Upper School Open Houses, parents and applicants are invited to attend and reservations are also requested.

Short Hills Campus - Lower School
Grades K-5
Saturday, October 22, 2016
1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Wednesday, November 30, 2016
8:30 - 10:30 a.m.

Basking Ridge Campus - Middle & Upper School
Grades 6-11
Wednesday, October 5, 2016
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Demystifying the Admission Process

This program is designed to make the Lower School Admission process clearer and easier to understand for prospective parents while also clarifying and eliminating any Admission misconceptions. Prospective parents of grades K-5 are invited to attend their grade-specific program. Space will be limited in these intimate group sessions and reservations are required.

Short Hills Campus - Lower School
Grades K-5
Tuesdays, 9:30 - 10:30 a.m.
Second through Fifth Grade: November 4, 2016
Kindergarten and First Grade: November 11, 2016

Pingry Preview Visit Days

We invite students interested in applying for entry to sixth or ninth grade (our Basking Ridge entry grades) in September 2016, to spend the day on campus prior to submitting an application. Students will spend the day on campus with a current Pingry student. It is our hope they will gain a strong sense of our community and be better able to decide if they would like to submit an admission application.

The visit day includes a full day of classes for the child (we will provide a lunch) and an optional tour of campus for parents and family in the morning.

We will host student visitors and offer tours on the following days:

Basking Ridge Campus - Middle & Upper School
Grades 6-11
7:45 a.m. – 2:40 p.m.
September 30
October 7
October 19
October 21
October 25
October 27

Sibling Day

This program is an opportunity for siblings of current (and past) Pingry students interested in applying to Grades 6-11 for the 2014-2015 academic year to spend a day on campus and complete this portion of the process before submitting their application. Reservations are required.

Basking Ridge Campus - Middle & Upper School
Grades 6-11
October 14
7:45 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

New Jersey SEEDS Visit Day

We invite current scholars of the New Jersey SEEDS program, who are interested in applying for entry in September 2014, to spend the day on campus with a current Pingry student.

Basking Ridge Campus - Middle & Upper School
Grades 6-11
November 11
7:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Middle & Upper School Exploratory Sessions

At our Basking Ridge Campus, prospective parents and students are invited to meet department chairs, observe classes, hear from a student panel and learn about the application process. Reservations are requested.

Basking Ridge Campus - Middle School
Grades 6-8
Thursday, October 20, 2016
Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Basking Ridge Campus - Upper School
Grades 9-11
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
Thursday, December 8, 2016

Lower School Information Session

At our Shorts Hills Campus, we invite parents of prospective Kindergarten, Second, and Fourth grade applicants for the 2016-2017 academic year to visit the campus and learn more about Pingry's grade-specific program. This will be small group sessions and reservations are requested.

Short Hills Campus - Lower School
Grades K-5
December 1, 2016
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

STEAM: A Roundtable Discussion

An intimate roundtable discussion focusing on the integration of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts; Math at The Pingry School and how our school's modernization plan is designed to provide an enhanced learning environment to support the STEAM initiative.

Short Hills Campus - Lower School
Grades K-5
December 6, 2016
9:00 - 10:30 a.m.

Short Hills Campus (Lower School)
50 Country Day Drive
Short Hills, NJ 07078
P (973) 379 4550 | F (973) 379 1861
Basking Ridge Campus (Middle & Upper Schools)
131 Martinsville Road
Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
P (908) 647 5555 | F (908) 647 3703
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