Students applying to Pre-Kindergarten/Montessori through grade 12 must meet the following deadlines for submitting the application for admission, applying for tuition assistance and scholarships, and confirming their intent to enroll at Country Day. Early Childhood applications are reviewed on a rolling basis until all spaces are filled. The Admission Office will begin reviewing applications in mid-November and will continue to admit new students until May 1. Admission after May 1 is dependent upon space availability in each grade/program. Please refer to the chart below for admission application deadlines.

Decision Timeline

Priority Decision
Regular Decision
Admission Application DeadlineDec. 1Feb. 15
Need-based (PFS) & Merit-based Assistance
Application Deadline
Dec. 1N/A*
Admission/Enrollment Contract NotificationJan. 10Mar. 1
Tuition Assistance NotificationJan. 10N/A*
Confirmation DeadlineFeb. 1Mar. 15

*Families may apply for tuition assistance consideration during Regular Decision. Awards will be made on a rolling basis and as long as funds remain available.

After the priority deadlines, admission decisions are made on a rolling basis when space is available. Applicants may be placed in a waiting pool until space becomes available.


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