Apply to The Park School or Request Information

Apply to The Park School or Request Information

The Park School welcomes applications for all grades for the 2022-2023 school year. Main entry points are Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, and Grades 1, 6, and 9. Children must be four years old by September 1 to enroll in Pre-Kindergarten.

Please click HERE to request information or to apply for admission.

Application deadlines for the 2022-2023 school year:

Applications for admission to Grades Pre-K through 5 (click HERE) December 1
Applications for Tuition Assistance for Kindergarten through Grade 12 (click HERE for more information) December 1
Applications for Malone Scholars Program for Grades 7 through 10 (click HERE for more information) December 1
Applications for admission to Grades 6 through 12 (click HERE)  December 15

Please see the information below regarding our application process for the 2022-2023 school year.

Applying to Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, and Grade 1

Step 1: application

Click HERE to get started and to access the Admission Portal. (Please note: The following forms and application fee are due December 1.)

  • Parent Statement
    Information about the Parent Statement can be found in the Admission Portal. Statements may be submitted via the Admission Portal as a Word document or a pdf. 
  • Application Form and Fee
    A fee of $60 must accompany each new application. A $15 late fee is added to applications received after January 3. Pay online via credit card using your Application Portal.
  • International Applicants: Please click HERE.
  • Fees, Permissions, and Agreements Form
    Submit this completed form via the Admission Portal.

Step 2: Parent Interview

Schedule parent interviews to occur between September 20 and January 24 by using the scheduling tools in the Admission Portal — click HERE to access.

Step 3: Student ASSESSMENT

A 45-minute Gesell Developmental Assessment will be administered individually via Zoom.

Weekday mornings: December 6-17
Saturdays: December 4, 11 and January 8, 15, 22, and 29 

Please schedule an assessment for your child via the Admission Portal

STEP 4: send forms to current school


Admission decisions are based on careful assessment of the student’s ability to achieve academic, social, and personal success at Park. Each decision is made on an individual basis. We consider classroom performance and disposition toward learning, test results, special talents or abilities, and attendance and conduct records.

Decision letters are emailed on February 17, 2022.

Applying to Grades 2 through 5

Step 1: application

Click HERE to get started and to access the Admission Portal. (Please note: The following forms and application fee are due December 1.)

  • Parent Statement
    Information about the Parent Statement can be found in the Admission Portal. Statements may be submitted via the Admission Portal as a Word document or pdf.
  • Application Form and Fee
    A fee of $60 must accompany each new application. A $15 late fee is added to applications received after January 3. Pay online via credit card using your Application Portal.
  • International Applicants: Please click HERE.
  • Fees, Permissions, and Agreements Form
    Submit this completed form via the Admission Portal.

Step 2: Parent Interview

Schedule parent interviews to occur between September 20 and January 24 by using the scheduling tools in the Admission Portal.

Step 3: virtual Student session

Student sessions for applicants to Grades 2-5 will be virtual. Please schedule this experience using the online tools in the Admission Portal. Zoom links will be shared in advance. 

STEP 4: send forms to current school

Step 5: student assessment 

Students applying to Grades 2–4 must take the Otis-Lennon School Ability Test/Stanford Achievement Test. We will offer small group testing to all applicants on January 8.  

If you choose to take the test on Park's campus, please know there will be health protocols to follow. More information will be shared in advance of the test date. 

Please note: In-person testing is subject to change pending guidance from the CDC.

Students applying to Grades 3-5 may also take the Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE). Click HERE to register for the ISEE online. 


Admission decisions are based on careful assessment of the student’s ability to achieve academic, social, and personal success at Park. Each decision is made on an individual basis. We consider classroom performance and disposition toward learning, test results, special talents or abilities, and attendance and conduct records.

Decision letters are emailed on February 17, 2022.

Applying to Grades 6 through 12

Step 1: Parent Interview

Schedule parent interviews to occur between October 1 and January 24 by using the scheduling tools in the Admission Portal — click HERE to access.

Step 2: application

Click HERE to get started and to access the Admission Portal. (Please note: The following forms and application fee are due December 15.) Completion of the three steps below is required in order for a student to visit Park. 

  • Parent Statement
    Information about the Parent Statement can be found in the Admission Portal. Statements must be uploaded via the Admission Portal.
  • Application Form and Fee
    A fee of $60 must accompany each new application. A $15 late fee is added to applications received after January 3. Pay online via credit card using your Application Portal. International Applicants: Please click HERE.
  • Fees, Permissions, and Agreements Form
    Submit this completed form via the Admission Portal.

Step 3: MIDDLE AND UPPER SCHOOL Student VisitS

Your child will have a choice between two student visit options to occur between October –January.

Your child may experience either a virtual visit or come to campus for an in-person shadow visit (Please note: In-person visits may become virtual as health guidelines dictate)

In-person shadow visits require that the student produce a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken within one week of the campus visit.   

The Student Information Form must be submitted to the Admission Office two weeks prior to the visit.

There will be additional opportunities for applicants to get to know Park. These will be specific to each applicant's interests. More information will be shared with students during their visits.

COMPLETE THE STUDENT INFORMATION FORM

STEP 4: send forms to current school

  • Common Referral Forms
    Submit Common Referral Form to the applicant’s current or most recent teachers on or about November 15. Completed form(s) must be submitted to Park by January 15. Please note: Additional referral(s) completed by 2019-2020 teacher(s) may also be submitted.
    DOWNLOAD COMMON REFERRAL FORM: Applicants to Grades 6–12

Please note: A Common Referral Form is required from both the current Language Arts/English teacher and mathematics teacher.

Step 5: student Testing

If applying to Grades 6-12, a copy of an original score report for one of the following must be sent to the Admission Office:

  • The Independent School Entrance Examination (ISEE)
  • The Secondary School Admission Test (SSAT)
  • SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test)

Click HERE to register for the ISEE online. Park will be hosting the ISEE on January 8 for Park applicants only. If testing at another location, please make sure to include Park's school code, 210812, when registering. 

Please note: In-person testing is subject to change pending guidance from the CDC.


Admission decisions are based on careful assessment of the student’s ability to achieve academic, social, and personal success at Park. Each decision is made on an individual basis. We consider classroom performance and disposition toward learning, test results, special talents or abilities, and attendance and conduct records.

Decision letters are emailed on February 17, 2022.