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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 (that are listed below). 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.

2015-2016 Admission Event Dates

Information about our admission events and RSVP links can be found below. 

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 24, 2015 RSVP
12:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Wednesday, November 18, 2015 RSVP
8:30 - 10:30 a.m.

Basking Ridge Campus - Middle & Upper School

Grades 6-11

Wednesday, October 7, 2015 RSVP
Tuesday, November 17, 2015 RSVP
6:30 - 8:30 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 - Upper School

Grades 9-11

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 RSVP
Thursday, December 10, 2015 RSVP
8:30 - 11:00 a.m.

Basking Ridge Campus - Middle School

Grades 6-8

Thursday, October 22, 2015 RSVP
Tuesday, December 8, 2015 RSVP
8:30 - 11:00 a.m.


Lower School Information Sessions

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.  These will be small group sessions and reservations are requested.

Short Hills Campus - Lower School

Grades K, 2 & 4

Friday, December 4, 2015 RSVP
9:00 - 10:30 a.m.


Demystifying the Admission Process

This program is designed to make the Lower School's 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

Tuesday, November 3, 2015 (Grades 2-5) RSVP
Tuesday, November 10, 2015 (Grades K-1) RSVP
9:30 - 10:30 a.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

Tuesday, December 8, 2015 RSVP
9:30 - 10:30 a.m.


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. If an application is submitted, this will fulfill their visit day requirement.

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 & 9

7:45 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. RSVP

Friday, October 2, 2015 This date is now closed.
Friday, October 9, 2015 This date is now closed.
Wednesday, October 21, 2015
Friday, October 23, 2015
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Thursday, October 29, 2015

Sibling Day

This program is an opportunity for siblings of current (and past) Pingry students interested in applying to Grades 6-11 for the 2016-2017 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

Friday, October 16, 2015 RSVP
7:45 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.


New Jersey SEEDS Visit Day

We invite current scholars of the New Jersey SEEDS program and their families, who are interested in applying for entry in September 2016, to get to know Pingry better by spending the day on campus.

Basking Ridge Campus - Middle & Upper School

Grades 6-11

Wednesday, November 11, 2015 RSVP


Financial Aid Webinars

Do you find financial aid confusing? Would you like to ask questions about affording Pingry in a confidential setting? Is your schedule too full to attend yet another event in person? If any of the above apply to you, please join our Director of Financial Aid for a 30 minute online information session followed by an opportunity for live Q&A. Get an overview of financial aid at Pingry and engage in open dialogue about the process without ever leaving your home or office.

Grades K-12

Wednesday, October 28, 2015, noon RSVP
Monday, November 23, 2015, 8:00 p.m. RSVP
Tuesday, December 15, 2015, noon RSVP

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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