The Admission Process

Step 1: Visit Our School

There are many ways to see our dynamic program in action:

  • Schedule a personal tour by contacting us directly at admission@thecountryschool.org or by calling 203-421-3113.
  • Register for a Take-a-Look Tuesday Tour: 9:30-11 a.m.
    • September 24
    • October 8
    • October 22
    • November 5
    • November 19
    • December 3
  • Register for Open House: 1-3:30 p.m.
    • October 27
    • January 26

Step 2: Apply Online

Online Application

Apply by February 1 for a March 1 notification.

Financial Aid

Apply by February 1

Step 3: Schedule a Student Visit

PreSchool and PreKindergarten applicants spend 60 minutes interacting with peers and teachers. There are two screenings scheduled for Saturday, February 1, from 9-10 a.m. and from 10:30-11:30 a.m. We can make alternate arrangements if necessary.

Kindergarten applicants visit 60 minutes in a PreKindergarten classroom.

First through eighth-grade applicants spend a full school day in their current grade and are interviewed by a member of the Educational Leadership Team.

Contact us at admission@thecountryschool.org or call 203-421-3113 x125 to schedule your applicant's visit.

Step 4: Additional Application Requirements

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

The SSAT is administered at The Country School on:

  • November 16
  • December 14
  • January 4

The ISEE is administered at The Country School on:

  • November 23

Step 5: Admission Notification

  • Notification packets mailed by March 1, 2020.
  • Enrollment contracts due April 10, 2020.

Admission Calendar