The Admission Process

Step 1: Visit Our School

So that you can see our dynamic program in action, we invite you to attend an Open House or schedule a private tour. To complete an online inquiry form, please click here. You may also contact us directly at admission@thecountryschool.org or by calling 203-421-3113, extension 122.

Step 2: Apply Online

Click on the links below to access the online application and information about financial aid.

Online Application


Financial Aid

Step 3: Schedule a Student Visit

Applicants for PreSchool, PreKindergarten and Kindergarten spend 90 minutes interacting with peers and teachers. Students applying to 1st through 8th Grade stay for a full school day in their current grade and are interviewed by a member of the Educational Leadership Team.

Step 4: Additional Application Requirements

Applicants for Grades 6-8 are asked take the Middle Level SSAT, ISEE, or an in-house assessment.

The SSAT is offered at The Country School on:

  • 11/11/17
  • 12/9/17
  • 1/6/18

The ISEE is offered at The Country School on:

  • 1/27/18

An in-house assessment can be scheduled through the admission office.

*Students seeking notification by March 1, 2018 must submit their scores to The Country School by February 1, 2018.

Step 5: Admission Decisions

The Admission Committee notifies Middle School students by March 1 and PreSchool through 5th Grade by March 10.

Timeline

February 1
Application due for March Admission Notification

After February 1, we have rolling admissions as space is available.

March 1
6th-8th Grade Admission Notifications mailed

March 10
PreSchool-5th Grade Admission Notifications mailed

Admission Calendar

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