Admission Process

Admission Information Sessions: Learn More!

 
Prospective Parents Are Invited to Join Us: We invite prospective parents to learn more about St. Matthew’s Parish School. These sessions are purposefully designed as small gatherings to familiarize you with the mission of the School, help you learn more about the our philosophy and programs, and give you an opportunity to hear from the Head of School and division heads.
 
  • Early Childhood (Preschool & Pre-K): October 18, 2022; November 1, 2022, November 16, 2022
  • Lower School (Kindergarten - Grade 4): October 20, 2022; November 15, 2022
  • Middle School (Grades 5-8): November 10, 2022; December 12, 2022 (w/tour); January 10, 2023 (w/tour)
 
Join Us for a Campus Tour 
 

For Early Childhood Parents: Parents applying to Early Childhood are invited to join us for a campus tour. Tour times listed below are all 9:00-9:45am.

 

(TH) October 13, 2022

(W) October 26, 2022

(W) November 9, 2022

(T) November 29, 2022

 

You may sign up for a tour when submitting your Online Inquiry or through your Admission Portal Checklist once your application is submitted.

 

For Lower School Parents: Parents applying to Lower School are invited to join us for a campus tour. Tour times listed below are all 9:00-9:45am.

 

(TH) October 6, 2022

(T) October 25, 2022

(TH) November 17, 2022

(T) December 6, 2022

 

Applicants to Middle School are invited to join us for MS Student Ambassador Led Tours (students and parents welcome). Tour times listed below are all 9:00-9:30am.

 

(T) November 1, 2022 

(M) November 14, 2022

(W) November 30, 2022

(M) December 12, 2022

(T) January 10, 2023

 

A pre-recorded tour of campus is also available. Please contact [email protected] for more information.

For Preschool, students must turn 3 prior to August 1, 2023.

For Pre-K, students must turn 4 prior to August 1, 2023.

 

A requirement of the Early Childhood admission process is an observation of your child in a group setting. All Preschool applicants will attend one of several scheduled Preschool Playgroups during January. Pre-K applicants will attend a Playgroup in January. During a Playgroup, your child will join other applicants in the classroom setting with our Preschool teachers.

 

In addition to the Information Session and Campus Tour, we invite all parents of Preschool-Grade 4 applicants to schedule a Parent Interview with the Director of Enrollment. Interviews will be scheduled once the Application for Admission has been submitted.

 

For Kindergarten, students must turn 5 prior to August 1, 2023.

 

Applicants to Kindergarten-Grade 4 are required to attend a grade-level assessment session on the morning of Saturday, February 11, 2023. This time will be spent in a classroom setting and will allow teachers to get to know the students individually on a social and academic level. The morning is designed to replicate typical daily classroom activities.

 

In addition to the Information Session and Campus Tour, we invite all parents of Preschool-Grade 4 applicants to schedule a Parent Interview with the Director of Enrollment. Interviews will be scheduled once the Application for Admission has been submitted.

 

Applicants to Grades 5-8 are asked to come to campus for a Student Interview. We also invite all parents of Middle School applicants to schedule a Parent Interview with the Director of Enrollment. You will be able to schedule your student and parent interviews once the Application for Admission has been submitted.

 

 

 

St. Matthew’s welcomes applications from qualified students at all grade levels. There are, however, several key entry points which include Preschool, and Grades 5-7. While openings at other grades are unpredictable and based on attrition, interested families are encouraged to apply.