Application Process

Purple Circle is now accepting applications and touring preschool applicants,
only for 2023/2024.

To apply to Purple Circle, please complete the below online membership application in full and submit a non-refundable application fee. Please email the office ( to inquire about enrollment space prior to applying.

Alternately, you can download an application form (PDF), print it out, enter your information, and mail it along with the $50 application fee made payable to “Purple Circle Day Care, Inc.” to:

Purple Circle
2697 Broadway
New York, NY 10025

Or, call us at 212-866-9193 to request an application by mail.

For your convenience, we now offer an additional payment option through Zelle by searching “” Make sure to comment your child’s full name and “application fee” in the comment/memo section.

Purple Circle is accepting applications for all age groups for 2023/2024. Rolling admissions available for 2022/2023.

Our Application Process

Thank you for your interest in Purple Circle Early Childhood Program. Below you will find general guidelines for our Application Process. Should you have any questions, we encourage you to contact our office at any time.

  • To gain a better understanding about our program and classroom environment, we encourage you to take a virtual tour through our school videos and pictures throughout our website.
  • The below video is from our Back To School Night 2022/2023. It beautifully highlights our incredible classrooms.
  • The below video is from the 2021/2022 school year. We are pleased to highlight and celebrate Purple Circle’s 50th Anniversary!
  • If you’ve enjoyed our website videos and pictures, we encourage you to submit an Application for membership. Applications may be submitted as early as now through mid-February 2023, and on a rolling basis thereafter (based on availability)
  • Purple Circle is pleased to offer in-person tours for the 2022/2023 touring season for all applicants. Tours will begin November 2022 and continue through February, and are typically on Wednesday mornings at 9:15am. Tours are scheduled by applicant invitation only.
  • All applications submitted before Thursday, March 2nd, 2023 will be considered for first-round acceptance. Thereafter, we will open up enrollment based on availability.
  • All Applications for Tuition Aid must be requested, completed and returned by February 17th, 2023. If you would like to have an Application for Tuition Aid sent to you, be sure to note your request on your Application when applying.
  • Acceptance Letters with Registration Forms and Contracts are mailed late February/early March. Registration Forms, Signed Contracts and Deposits from Accepting Families are due approximately two weeks after Acceptance.
  • Purple Circle fully complies with the rules, guidelines and Admissions Timeline for Notification and Reply Dates of the Independent Schools Admissions Association of Greater New York (ISAAGNY).
  • Click here to see our tuition fee schedule for 2022-2023 (through August 2023)
  • Click here to see our tuition fee schedule for 2023-2024 (effective September 2023)

Online Application

Please complete the below in full

Child's Information

Contact Information for First Parent / Guardian

Employer Information for First Parent / Guardian

Contact Information for Second Parent / Guardian

Employer Information for Second Parent / Guardian

Other Children in the Family

Other Household Members

Desired Enrollment

Preferred Schedule

Please indicate your preferred schedule by 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th choice. Please note that Purple Circle is a five-day, full-year program offering four different schedules for each classroom.

A Little About Your Family

(For example, via a Purple Circle family or affiliate, search engine or other)

Payment for Application

Please note that Purple Circle offers limited financial aid based on need. The school's financial aid policy is part of our commitment to developing a diverse student population. For further financial aid information please check the box above and speak with the Director.
Price: $ 50.00