Application Process & Materials

Fishers Island School accepts applications from students entering grades 4-9. Applications are viewed by a Tuition Selection Committee and students are notified of their status in a timely manner.

Phase I (Open House)
Prospective Students and their families are invited to attend an Open House on January 10, 2019 (adverse weather date of January 11th). Students will have a chance to engage in classroom activities while their families tour the island/school and ask any questions they may have about the school. Families will take the 7:00am ferry to the island and will depart on the 12:45pm ferry to arrive in New London at 1:30pm.

Phase II (Application) Full Applications must be received by February 8, 2019 for the 2019-2020 school year.


Phase III (Viking Experience) The Tuition Selection Committee will meet to discuss potential candidates and invite selected students to participate in a "Viking Experience" Shadow Day on March 6, 2019. Prospective Students will take the 7:00am ferry to the island and spend the entire school day shadowing current students. Prospective students will then take the 4:45pm ferry back to arrive in New London at 5:30pm.

Acceptance/Denial letters will be mailed to families by March 18, 2019 for the 2019-2020 school year.

For more information on the application process:  

Call the main office: 631-788-7444
Email Secretary:     j.mrowka@fischool.com (Julie Mrowka)
Email Admin:  a.horn@fischool.com  (Aly Horn)
Email Guidance:  j.arcelus@fischool.com  (Julie Arcelus)

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