Application and Fee
Complete the application and mail it with the $90 application fee. We normally expect Junior Kindergarten applicants to be at least four years old upon entry, Kindergarten applicants to be at least five years old upon entry, and 1st grade applicants to be at least six years old upon entry.
Parent Tour and Visit
The School requires one or both parents to meet with the Director of Advancement and tour our school. Such visits are an important part of our admissions process. Please call the Advancement Office to schedule a visit.
We ask one or both parents to schedule a meeting with the Head of School for a parent interview. Call the Advancement Office to schedule an interview.
Student Admissions Visit
Call the Admissions Office to schedule an appointment for an individual student visit. Applicants for first grade and above will spend a morning at Palisades Episcopal School to meet with the Director of Advancement for an informal interview and screening, and visit the classroom.
Complete the transcript request form and mail or take it to your child’s current school (Grades K and above). All official transcripts should be mailed directly to us from your child’s current school.
Junior Kindergarten and Kindergarten Group Visit
Junior Kindergarten and Kindergarten applicants are required to attend group play visits. These visits are designed to be an enjoyable play time for the children and an opportunity for the teacher and admissions staff to meet and observe visiting children in a relaxed setting. These visits begin in January. Please call the Advancement Office to schedule this visit.
Teacher Recommendation Forms
Please distribute the teacher recommendation form to your child’s current teacher. These confidential forms should be faxed or mailed directly to us from your child’s current teacher.
A formal educational assessment is required of all applicants. Applicants are tested by an independent educational testing service here at Palisades Episcopal School. There is an additional fee for this assessment.