Welcome to

Winston Preparatory School
Welcome to Winston Preparatory School! Are you looking for a school community that offers a multi-faceted, individualized learning environment? You are in the right place. Winston Prep is a leading school network for students with learning differences. More importantly, it is a space where students thrive and are understood.  

We aim to make the Winston Prep admissions process simple, stress-free, and intuitive. If you need additional support to navigate the process, our admissions experts are eager to help.

You can start the application prior to participating in an Open House. Winston Prep's online application offers options for immediate placement (for the 2023-2024 school year) as well as for the 2024-2025 school year.

Here’s what to expect:

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  • Attend an Open House

    To further understand your child’s learning profile and Winston Prep’s mission and educational philosophy, parents/guardians are invited to attend our Open House. Professionals who are interested in learning more about Winston Prep are also welcome to attend! Please note: This is an adults-only event.
  • Apply Online

    To begin the admissions application online, please create a secure account on our website where you will be asked to share your child’s most recent neuropsychological or psychoeducational evaluation, as well as provide information regarding your child’s academic journey.
  • Application Review

    At Winston Prep, we utilize a rolling admissions process throughout the school year. Applications are reviewed by the Director of Admissions. Immediate placement is possible if your child is a match for our community.
  • Interview & School Visit

    If it is determined that your child’s learning profile fits with our educational philosophy, our Admissions team will contact you to schedule a school visit. During your child’s visit, our Admissions Director will conduct further testing, coordinate an interview with one of our Deans, and have your child visit a class to give them a sense of the Winston Prep experience.
  • Decision

    Following your child’s visit, subsequent parent meeting and review of your child’s learning profile, you will be notified by the Director of Admissions as to the appropriateness of fit within Winston Prep’s educational mission and model.

Get Started

Open House
You are invited to participate in an Open House for any of our campuses. You’ll hear more about our educational philosophy and program. Please select a campus for available dates and to register.


Winston Prep is accredited by the New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS). Likewise, it is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). Admissions policies at Winston Prep conform to the National Association of Independent Schools’ (NAIS) Principles of Good Practice for Admission to Independent Schools. Winston Preparator is also a proud member of the Independent Schools Admissions Association of Greater New York (ISAAGNY).

Our Commitment

Winston Prep is committed to serving students with learning disabilities. We are also committed to serving a diverse population of students.

Winston Prep accepts students of all races, nationalities, and ethnic groups. Our campuses work hard to maintain diversity in terms of ethnicity, gender, educational background, and socioeconomic status.
Winston Preparatory School is a leading school for students with learning disabilities, including dyslexia, executive functioning difficulties (ADHD), and non-verbal learning disorders (NVLD).

WPS does not discriminate against applicants and students on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin. The Winston Preparatory School provides programs and services and equal opportunity in the administration of its educational and admissions policies, financial aid programs, employment, and the selection of its governing board without regard to gender, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, disability status, or any status recognized by federal, state and local civil rights and non-discrimination laws.