Admission FAQs

Admission FAQs

Decision Process

Applicants whose files are completed by our application deadline receive notification of the Admission Committee's decision by early March. Applicants whose files are not complete by then will be considered on a space-available basis.

Can we come and visit the school without an application?

YES! Every fall we host an Open House that all are invited to attend. You may explore the campus and talk with teachers, current students and parents. No registration is necessary.

In addition to our Open House, we offer regularly scheduled small group tours during the school day. Please call the Admission Office at 301-983-5724 to find out more information and to register for a tour.

Can my child come and spend the day as a shadow student?

We welcome Upper School and Middle School applicants for a shadow day once an application has been received and an interview has been scheduled. Often times, if scheduled early enough, the shadow and interview may be scheduled on the same day. While the shadow visit is not an official nor required part of the application process, we do encourage students to experience our school day before making a final decision. Lower School students are invited to visit once acceptances have been offered.

Do you offer late afternoon or weekend interviews?

Our interview times follow our daily school schedule and are scheduled in available slots on weekdays between 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.

For international student Skype interview times, please contact the Admission Office.

Does my testing have to be completed before the application deadline?

Our application deadline for the 2019-2020 school year is January 11, 2019. This is also the deadline for ALL supporting documents. However, if for some reason you are unable to complete your testing before this date, the latest national testing dates we recommend for you to have your student's file read in a timely manner would be the SSAT on January 5, 2019 or the January ISEE. All testing registration must be done with the chosen testing company.

What is the financial aid deadline?

The financial aid deadline is February 1. For more detailed information visit our financial aid page.

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