Register for an
information session

We have limited open seats for the current school year. To inquire about availability and language proficiency required for a particular grade, e-mail or complete an inquiry form.

Step 1: Attend an Information Session

Our information sessions give families the opportunity to meet members of our diverse community, visit our vibrant classrooms, and ask questions about life at Science, Language & Arts International School.

Attending an information session is required for admission. It provides families an opportunity to experience our school culture and ask questions about our program.

Step 2: Submit Application Materials

The application deadline for 2019-20 was December 14, 2018.  Please email our Admissions Team ( for information on how to apply after this deadline. The following materials are required to be considered for admission.

For all applicants:

For Grade 6 and up:

If paying the application fee is a hardship for your family, please inform our Admissions Office at

*These items must be submitted to SLA directly by the school/teacher (not by the family). Forms can be e-mailed to: or mailed to: Attn: Admissions Office, Science, Language & Arts, 9 Hanover Place, Brooklyn, NY, 11201.

Step 3: Child Visit & Family Meeting (Pre-K and up)

After receiving your completed application and application fee, our admissions team will contact you to schedule a visit for your child and a family meeting. Pre-K and Kindergarten applicants will participate in an informal playgroup in English (50 minutes) facilitated by SLA faculty members. Applicants for Grade 1 and higher will be scheduled for a school-day visit of a half to a full day, depending on grade level.

Admissions Timeline

Attend Information SessionAllOffered throughout the year
Submit Application & Application FeeAllDec 14
Confidential School ReportPre-K and upJan 4
Teacher Recommendations & Writing SamplesGrade 6 and upJan 7
Child VisitPre-K and upJan (weekends)
Family MeetingPre-K and upJan – Feb
Notification DateNursery
Grade 1 and up
Feb 1
Feb 28
Feb 8
Feb 5
Enrollment Contract & DepositNursery
Grade 1 and up
Feb 13
Mar 8
Feb 15
Feb 26