Admission Process

Application Steps

List of 5 items.

  • Step 1: Visit Our School

    Complete an inquiry form and our Admission Team will contact you to schedule an on-campus tour or a virtual presentation.

  • Step 2: Apply Online

    Submit the online application.  Applications are accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis.
    You can access financial aid applications at School and Student Services (SSS).

  • Step 3: Schedule a Student Visit

    • Admission visits for PreSchool, PreKindergarten, and Kindergarten last approximately 30 minutes.
    • 1st-8th Grade applicants shadow in their current grade.  While on campus, they complete admission assessments and are interviewed by the Head or Assistant Head of School.
  • Step 4: Additional Application Requirements

    • Standardized test results are required for students entering grades 5-8.
    • Acceptable tests include: ISEE, state mastery assessments, ERB, and SSAT.
    • Once enrolled, students may also be asked to complete a placement assessment.
    Prospective students interested in taking the ISEE or SSAT, may register online at or  The Country School offers the exams on campus at designated times of the year.

    The Country School admits students without regard to interest in financial assistance.
  • Step 5: Admissions Notification

    Admission notification will be on March 1, 2022, for those applications received by February 1, 2022. After February 1, notifications are on a rolling basis.

Admissions Team

List of 2 members.

  • Photo of Pamela Glasser

    Mrs. Pamela Glasser 

    Director of Admission
    (203) 421-3113 x125
  • Photo of Kathleen Zane

    Mrs. Kathleen Zane 

    Associate Director of Admission
    (203) 421-3113 x151

Start Your Journey

341 Opening Hill Road, Madison, CT 06443
P. 203-421-3113  |  F. 203-421-4390  |  Health Office F. 860-469-2550
Founded in 1955, The Country School is a coeducational, independent school serving students in PreSchool-Grade 8. The Country School is committed to active, hands-on learning and a vigorous curriculum that engages the whole child.