Which grades will WeGrow offer for the 2019-2020 school year?
WeGrow will offer Nursery through 6th Grade.
Is WeGrow open to students of non-WeWork employees and members?
Yes, WeGrow welcomes all children and families who resonate with our mission.
Do you have a sibling policy?
At WeGrow, we are all about family and encourage siblings to apply through our standard admissions process.
What is the application deadline for the 2019-2020 school year?
WeGrow is now accepting applications on a rolling basis. We encourage families to apply as soon as possible given limited open seats for the 2019-2020 school year.
When will I receive my admissions decision?
We value all prospective families and their time and will provide a final decision by February 8, 2019.
How do I sign up for a tour?
We provide tours of our inspiring school universe as part of our admissions process. Complete an application here to begin the journey.
MEMBERSHIP FEES & FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE
What is the annual membership fee for the 2019-2020 school year?
Age 2: $22,000
Age 3: $36,000
Age 4: $36,000
Age 5 and above: $42,000
Does WeGrow offer financial assistance?
Yes, WeGrow offers need-based financial aid. Please specify the request for financial aid in your application. For more information, contact Kristin Eberstadt, Head of Admissions, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Where is WeGrow located?
WeGrow is located at 110 W 19th St. in New York City’s Chelsea neighborhood.
Are there plans to open new WeGrow locations?
Yes, we will be announcing new national and international locations soon. Stay tuned!
What is the arrival and dismissal time for students?
Arrival and dismissal times are based on age, as outlined below:
Arrival: 9 a.m.
Dismissal: 12 p.m.
Age 3 & 4
Arrival: Between 8:20–8:30 a.m.
Dismissal: 2:15 p.m. An earlier pick-up option is also available to ensure we are sensitive to every child’s needs and energy level.
Age 5 and above
Arrival: Between 8:20–8:30 a.m.
Dismissal: 3:45 p.m.
What is the student-teacher ratio at WeGrow?
We take pride in having one teacher for every 7–10 students. Our classrooms average 15 students with a minimum of two co-lead teachers.
Does WeGrow offer language programs?
Yes, our early childhood and elementary classrooms incorporate language studies with an innovative yet age-appropriate approach, ranging from daily courses to immersive experiences. Currently, WeGrow offers a choice between Hebrew or Mandarin areas of study, with plans to add Spanish as well in the 2019-2020 school year.
How does WeGrow approach food and nutrition?
We believe that a healthy diet is a critical part of a child’s development and have consciously integrated nutrition into various facets of our curriculum. We also approach food from a sustainability perspective and are committed to making WeGrow a meat-free facility. Making choices for plant-based eating demonstrates our care for the planet and respect for all living beings.
What is the connection between WeGrow and WeWork?
WeGrow was founded by Rebekah Neumann, who is a Founding Partner and Chief Brand Officer at WeWork. WeGrow is part of WeWork and taps into a global network of more than 300,000 industry leaders, innovators, and entrepreneurs, offering mentorships for students age 6 and above. Our mentorship program gives students a unique opportunity to pursue their passions and cultivate their superpowers with experts in their chosen field. The connection with WeWork also allows employees and members to engage with their children on a regular basis, enforcing our belief that we all learn better together—that we are all students of life, for life.