Admission Process

Application Steps

List of 5 items.

  • Step 1: Visit Our School

    On-campus Tour or a Virtual Presentation
    We welcome you to schedule an on-campus tour or a virtual presentation by completing this inquiry form. Our Admission Team will contact you to schedule your visit.

  • Step 2: Apply Online

    Submit the online application.  
    You can access financial aid applications at Clarity.

  • Step 3: Schedule a Student Visit

    Admission visits for PreSchool, PreKindergarten, and Kindergarten last approximately 30 minutes.

    Applicants to 1st-8th Grade shadow in their current grade. While on campus, they complete admission assessments and are interviewed by the Head of School or a Division Director.
  • 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.
    • This year Country School will host SSAT standardized testing on the following dates:
      • November 11, 2023 
      • December 9, 2023
      • April 20, 2024
    • 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 admits students without regard to interest in financial assistance.
  • Step 5: Admission Notification

    • A completed application is due February 1, 2024 for a March 1 notification.
    • After February 1, 2024, we are on a rolling admission based on space available.

Admissions Team

List of 2 members.

  • Photo of Pamela Glasser

    Mrs. Pamela Glasser 

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

    Mrs. Kathleen Zane 

    Associate Director of Admission
    (203) 421-3113

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.