Overview of the Admission Process for Pre-Kindergarten through Upper School
The Episcopal Academy does not
discriminate in the admission process on the basis of race, color, religion,
sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or familial affiliation.
To assist you in
completing your child’s application, please refer to the following steps. An
application is not complete and ready for review until all of the pieces have
been received in the Admission Office.
For applicants who have
completed the admission process by December 15th, decisions will be
communicated by the end of January. We
ask for a response by March 1st. Subsequent admission decisions are made on a rolling basis, as space
Students who are
qualified for admission but for whom there is no room in the grade are placed
in a Wait Pool.When an opening in the
grade becomes available, the Admission Committee considers all the
children in the Wait Pool for that grade and offers admission to the student
who best compliments the class.
The Admission Process - Step by Step
A file is started and
the admission process begins when the application and $50.00 application fee
are received in the Admission Office. Applicants can apply via hard copy or on
line. If applying by hard copy, a login and temporary password will be sent to
you once the application is received by the Admission Office. This will enable
you to check the status of your child’s application online.
To apply online, click here.
Appointment with an Admission Officer
Please be sure to
schedule an appointment with an Admission Officer by calling 484-424-1444 or
email: firstname.lastname@example.org. This
meeting allows you to discuss your educational goals for your child and enables
you to learn more about Episcopal.
note: It is important that the teacher Report Form not be distributed until
November, as teachers need time to work with your child in the new school year.
Forms filled out prior to November 1 are not helpful to the Admission
For PK - 5th grade: Please give Teacher Report Form to child's current teacher or appropriate school administrator.
For 6th - 12th grades: Please give Math and English/Language Arts recommendation forms to current teachers.
Report Card and Transcript Release Form
For 2nd - 12th grades: AFTER Nov.
1 give the release form to the
administrators at your child's school. They will forward copies of your child's
current year grades, comments, and any standardized test scores.
1st through 5th grade applicants take an independent
psychological test which can be administered at one of several different
agencies which are familiar with Episcopal. Applicants for 6th - 12th grade
take a standardized admission test, the ISEE (Independent School Entrance Exam
- www.iseetest.org) or the SSAT
(Secondary School Admission Test - www.ssat.org).
All tests must be scheduled by the family.
It is necessary for your child to visit Episcopal. Visits begin in October. You can arrange a visit by calling the Admission Office.
Please go online or check with the Admission Office
at 484-424-1444 or email@example.com regarding the status of the
application materials. If materials are
missing, it will be necessary for you to call your child’s school to remind
them that your child’s information needs to be sent to the Admission Office.