Evaluation/Testing


Part of the admission process at Country Day includes student testing or evaluation. There are several opportunities throughout the year for students to be tested and evaluated on Saturdays from November through April. Please note there are different types of tests/evaluations depending upon the entering grade/program of the student.

EARLY CHILDHOOD – GRADE 4 EVALUATION/TESTING

Students entering Early Childhood through grade 2 will participate in an evaluation conducted by Country Day faculty members. Students entering grades 3 – 4 will take an Otis-Lennon School Ability Test (OLSAT). All families with students entering Early Childhood – Grade 4 must schedule an evaluation or testing date and time by calling (513) 979-0220.

Date Time Test/Evaluation Type Registration Deadline
Dec. 2, 2017 9 – 11:30 a.m. PKI/MI – Grade 2 Evaluation;
Grades 3 – 4 OLSAT
By reservation; 1 week prior to test/evaluation
Feb. 10, 2018 9 – 11:30 a.m. EC – Grade 2 Evaluation;
Grades 3 – 4 OLSAT
By reservation; 1 week prior to test/evaluation
April 14, 2018 9 – 11:30 a.m. EC Only By reservation; 1 week prior to test/evaluation


GRADES 5 – 12 TESTING

All applicants to grades 5 through 12 must take the Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE). Applicants have the choice of taking the ISEE paper test in a group setting at Cincinnati Country Day School or any other test site. Applicants also have the option of taking the ISEE Online at Cincinnati Country Day School or a Prometric Testing Center. To register for the ISEE paper or online tests, or for more information, click the icon to the right.
Date
Time Test/Evaluation Type
Registration Deadline
Nov. 18, 2017 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. ISEE October 28, 2017
Feb. 10, 2018 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. ISEE January 20, 2018
May 12, 2018 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. ISEE April 21, 2018

It is the policy of the school not to discriminate on the basis of race, gender, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, or disability that is unrelated to the ability to benefit from the school’s program, facilities, and services. September 30 is generally the birth date deadline for enrollment in a specific grade level.