Admissions Process

The admissions process begins approximately one year prior to entry. Parents and legal guardians are encouraged to attend a parent orientation tour, made by appointment online or through the admissions office. Admissions tours are held from October to February on Wednesdays from 9:30-10:30 am.

Space permitting, our preschool has a rolling admissions process. Tours are by appointment and can be scheduled through admissions@saint-marks.org. It is your prerogative to have your child join the tour. 

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General Requirements

Preschool applicants must be two (2) years, nine (9) months old and potty trained by date of entry. After applying, parents of preschool applicants will meet with the Lower School Head to discuss the program and possible fit.

Parents of preschool applicants must schedule a personal interview with the Lower School Head prior to applications being accepted.

Kindergarten applicants must be five (5) years old by September 1 of the entry year. First grade applicants must be six (6) years old by September 1. Kindergarten through sixth grade admissions requirements vary according to grade level but generally include a completed application form, teacher recommendations, and school records.

Screening and Testing

Preschool
There is no screening or testing for preschool admission. Applicants must be at least two (2) years, nine (9) months old and potty trained by the date of entry. Please submit a Preschool teacher recommendation form if applicable.

Kindergarten
All applicants for Saint Mark’s kindergarten must be evaluated through a developmental assessment coordinated by Integrated Learning Solutions (ILS) on one of the screening dates offered. You can register online at www.integratedlearningsolutions.org. Applicants will also attend a playdate in February on campus after an application has been received.

Grade 1 – 6
Applicants in first through sixth grade are administered a grade level/skill competency assessment on campus. Screenings for first through sixth grade are held at Saint Mark’s School by appointment only.

Preference

Saint Mark’s School gives preference to siblings of current students, active members of Saint Mark’s Church, and children of alumni – provided that the students meet all age and entrance requirements and that parent obligations have been met.

Tuition Assistance

Please visit the Tuition and Financial Assistance page for information on financing a Saint Mark’s education.

Preschool Admissions Timeline

October 2018 – February 2019 
Admissions Tours

February 1, 2019
Applications Due ($100 Application Fee) Tuition Assistance (FAST) Application due

February 1, 2019
Letters of Recommendation Due (if applicable)

March 8, 2019
New Enrollment Contracts Offered

March 18, 2019
New Enrollment Contracts Due

Elementary Admissions Timeline 

October 2018 – February 2019
Admissions Tours

February 1, 2019
Applications Due ($100 Application Fee) Tuition Assistance (FAST) Application due

February 1, 2019
Letters of Recommendation, Copies of Latest Progress Reports, and Copies of Standardized Test Scores Due (if applicable)

February 2 & 9, 2019
Kindergarten Playdates

March 8, 2019
New Enrollment Contracts Offered

March 18, 2019
New Enrollment Contracts Due

Admission Decisions

Admission decisions will be sent in March, both electronically and via United States Postal Service.

Forms

Common Letter of Recommendation/Teacher Evaluation Form (Preschool)
Common Letter of Recommendation/Teacher Evaluation Form (Kindergarten)
Letter of Recommendation/Teacher Evaluation Form (Grade One through Six)

Letters of recommendation from current teachers and copies of applicants’ most current progress reports (if available) are due February 1, 2019.

Contact our Director of Enrollment Management

Dan
For admission questions, contact:
Dan Hare