How to Apply

The Admissions Process

We're so excited that you're considering St. Francis for your child's school home!

We accept applications for the 2017-18 school year between August 1, 2016 and December 5, 2016. After this deadline, we move to a rolling admissions process as space becomes available.

The St. Francis admissions process varies slightly for each grade level, so we’ve put together the following guide to help. The tabs below provide links to everything you’ll need to submit in order to complete the admissions process.

Not quite ready to apply? Let us know you're interested by submitting an inquiry online (you will be asked to create an account)—click here to get started!

Primary School

Important Dates:

Online application deadline (for first round decisions): December 5, 2016
File completion deadline: February 1, 2017
Decisions e-mailed: March 9, 2017
Common reply to admission offer: April 5, 2017

Pre-Primary (2 years old by June 1)

  1. Online application and $100 fee
  2. Parent visit, tour OR Admissions Preview

    • After submitting an inquiry or application, you may register for an Admissions Group Tour by logging into your portal account
    • Tour registration is located among the other checklist items in the Admissions Application section
  3. No assessment or student visit required
  4. Birth certificate (upload with application)
  5. Photo (upload with application)
  6. Teacher recommendation (if attended previous school)
  7. Digital copy of Custodial Agreement (if applicable)
Primary I (3 years old by June 1)

  1. Online application and $100 fee
  2. Parent visit, tour OR Admissions Preview

    • After submitting an inquiry or application, you may register for an Admissions Group Tour by logging into your portal account
    • Tour registration is located among the other checklist items in the Admissions Application section
  3. 45 minute group visit and observation appointment in January (scheduled by Admissions office)
  4. No assessment required
  5. Birth certificate (upload with application)
  6. Photo (upload with application)
  7. Teacher recommendation (if attended previous school)
  8. Progress report (if applicable)
  9. Digital copy of Custodial Agreement (if applicable)
Primary II (4 years old by June 1)

  1. Online application and $100 fee
  2. Parent visit, tour OR Admissions Preview

    • After submitting an inquiry or application, you may register for an Admissions Group Tour by logging into your portal account
    • Tour registration is located among the other checklist items in the Admissions Application section
  3. 45 minute group visit and observation appointment in January (scheduled by the Admissions office)
  4. Wechsler Preschool and Primary Scale of Intelligence Assessment; click here to register for WPPSI IV test
  5. Birth certificate (upload with application)
  6. Photo (upload with application)
  7. Teacher recommendation (if attended previous school)
  8. Progress report/report card (if applicable)
  9. Digital copy of Custodial Agreement (if applicable)

Lower School (K–4)

Important Dates:

Online application deadline (for first round decisions): December 5, 2016
Admission testing at St. Francis Episcopal School: January 21, 2017
Teacher recommendation and testing submission deadline: February 1, 2017
Decisions e-mailed: March 9, 2017
Common reply to admission offer: April 5, 2017

Kindergarten (5 years old by September 1)
(Preference given to children 5 years old by June 1)

1. Online application and $100 fee
2. Parent visit, tour OR Admissions Preview

    • After submitting an inquiry or application, you may register for an Admissions Group Tour by logging into your portal account
    • Tour registration is located among the other checklist items in the Admissions Application section

3. Two-hour group visit and observation appointment in January (scheduled by the Admissions Office)
4. Wechsler Preschool and Primary Scale of Intelligence Assessment; click here to register for WPPSI IV test
5. Birth certificate (upload with application)
6. Photo (upload with application)
7. Teacher recommendation
8. Progress report/report card (if applicable)
9. Digital copy of Custodial Agreement (if applicable)

First Grade

1. Online application and $100 fee
2. Parent visit, tour OR Admissions Preview

    • After submitting an inquiry or application, you may register for an Admissions Group Tour by logging into your portal account
    • Tour registration is located among the other checklist items in the Admissions Application section

3. Individual visit and observation appointment in January—8:00 a.m.-2:00p.m (scheduled by the Admissions Office)
4. Wechsler Preschool and Primary Scale of Intelligence Assessment; click here to register for WPPSI IV test
5. Birth certificate (upload with application)
6. Photo (upload with application)
7. Teacher recommendation
8. Transcript and any additional testing—also located in the Admissions Application section of your account portal
9. Digital copy of Custodial Agreement (if applicable)

Second-Fourth Grade

1. Online application and $100 fee
2. Parent visit, tour OR Admissions Preview

    • After submitting an inquiry or application, you may register for an Admissions Group Tour by logging into your portal account
    • Tour registration is located among the other checklist items in the Admissions Application section

3. Individual shadow day in January—8:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m. (scheduled by the Admissions Office)
4. Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children; click here to register for WISC IV test
5. ISEE administered at St. Francis on Saturday, January 21, 2017

    • ISEE testing 8:30 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.; register here

6. Birth certificate (upload with application)
7. Photo (upload with application)
8. Teacher recommendation
9. Transcript and any additional testing—also located in the Admissions Application section of your account portal

10. Digital copy of Custodial Agreement (if applicable)


Middle School (5–8)

Important Dates:

Online application deadline (for first round decisions): December 5, 2016
Admissions testing at St. Francis: January 21, 2017
Teacher recommendations and testing submission deadline: February 1, 2017
Decisions e-mailed: March 9, 2017
Common reply to admission offer: April 5, 2017

Fifth-Eighth Grade

1. Online application and $100 fee
2. Parent visit, tour, OR Admissions Preview

    • After submitting an inquiry or application, you may register for an Admissions Group Tour by logging into your portal account
    • Tour registration is located among the other checklist items in the Admissions Application section
3. Individual shadow day in January— 8:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m. (scheduled by the Admissions Office)
4. ISEE administered at St. Francis on Saturday, January 21, 2017

    • ISEE testing 8:30 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.; register here

5. Birth certificate (upload with application)
6. Photo (upload with application)
7. Teacher recommendation—English and Math
8. Transcript and any additional testing—also located in the Admissions Application section of your account portal
9. Digital copy of Custodial Agreement (if applicable)


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