Visit The Park School

Visit The Park School

We hope you'll visit the campus to experience Park first hand. During a tour, we will offer you the opportunity to glimpse into our stimulating classrooms, step into the Arts and Athletic Centers to observe the co-curricular work of students, and meet personally with a member of the Admission Team.

Attend an Admission Event

We welcome prospective families to attend one of our admission events and discover the remarkable teaching and learning that is distinctive to a Park education.

TAKE A FIRST LOOK – A Spring admission event

Meet Park’s Head of School and Lower, Middle, and Upper School Principals. Take a guided tour of our 100-acre campus and get a glimpse of Park’s educational philosophy in action and a “first look” at our academic settings. 

Friday, May 5, 2017 

8:45–10:30 a.m.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE


Hands-On, Boots-On Spring Open House

For children ages 3-7 and their parents

A wonderful opportunity to visit campus, enjoy a nature walk, meet an author and listen to a story, and explore with clay. The event is designed for both children and parents to spend time with teachers and to experience the wonders of Park’s learning environment. 

Saturday, May 6, 2017

2-4 p.m.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE 


Parent Visits

Parent Interview

We ask that all parents schedule an interview and a tour with a member of our admission team. If more than one parent or guardian is involved in the life of the applicant, all are encouraged to attend.

You may schedule Parent Visits using the scheduling tools in the Admission Portal or by contacting our office directly at 410-339-4130. Our office hours are Monday–Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Tours

Tours are an excellent way to gain a comprehensive overview of Grades K–12. 

Parents of applicants applying to Grades K1–2 can join small group tours on weekdays from 9–10:30 a.m. Schedule a tour using the tools in the Admission Portal, or call our office at 410-339-4130.

For parents of applicants applying to Grades 3–12, a tour, including visits to classes, can follow the parent interview. 


Student Visits

Kindergartens–Grade 1

Lower School applicants must submit an application and schedule a parent interview before the student visit. Children spend two hours in a Group Observation Visit on Saturdays. To schedule a visit for grades K1–1 please contact our office at 410-339-4130. Our office hours are Monday–Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Group Observations for Students Applying to the 2016–2017 Academic Year:

  • December 3, 10
  • January 7, 14, 21, 28 

Grades 2–5

Lower School applicants must submit an application and schedule a parent interview before the student visit. To schedule a visit for Grades 2–5 please contact our office at 410-339-4130. Our office hours are Monday–Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Visits for students applying to Grades 2–5 typically begin at 8:15 a.m. and end at 2:30 p.m. Applicants are placed in classrooms at their current grade level. 

Upon arrival, students should come to the Admission Office at 8:15 a.m. We ask that you send your child with a morning snack and a lunch. Students should dress casually and come prepared for a day of active engagement that may include a P.E. class; sneakers should be worn. Visitors are escorted to the Admission office to meet their parents at 2:30 p.m. for pick-up.

Grades 6–12

Middle and Upper School applicants may visit before or after the parent visit.

You may schedule Middle and Upper School Student Visits using the scheduling tools in the Admission Portal or by contacting our office directly at 410-339-4130. Our office hours are Monday–Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Full-day student visits to the Middle and Upper Schools typically begin at 8:15 a.m. and end at 3:30 p.m. Visitors are paired with a current Park student in the appropriate division during the academic day to share classroom and co-curricular experiences. Visits also include completing a writing prompt, meeting with students, and interviewing with members of the faculty and/or admission staff. Lunch is provided for each visiting student.

Upon arrival, students should come to the Admission Office at 8:15 a.m. Park will provide all needed supplies for the day. Students should dress casually and be prepared for a day of active engagement. At the end of the visit, students participate in a facilities tour given by an Upper School student. The tour will conclude at 3:30 p.m.

Please note: For applicants to Grades 6–12, the Student Pre-Visit Form must be submitted to the Admission Office at least two weeks prior to the student’s visit.

STUDENT PRE-VISIT FORM