Admissions: Pre-K & Elementary

 

For Nursery Admissions click here 

Important Dates and Information

Applicants to our Pre-K 2018-19 program must be 3 years by August 1, 2018.  

Applicants to our Kindergarten 2018-19 program must be 5 years by August 1, 2018.

Tours and Open House: 

  • The 1st Tuesday of every month @ 9am we hold Group Tours 

Please call (314) 865-2799 or email info@soulardschool.org to join a tour or schedule a time that works for you.

Pre-K and Elementary Admissions Deadlines:

  •  Friday, February 16, 2018 Admission & Sliding Scale Consideration (FFCP) Deadline
  •  Friday, March 16, 2018 First Decision Letters Mailed
  •  Friday, April 6, 2018 Enrollment Decisions Due

March-August 2018 The names of eligible children for whom there are no openings are placed on a waiting list, and parents are notified should an opening occur. Each year we do accept mid-year applicants if there is a classroom opening.

 

Admission Checklist

  1. Reserve a spot at our monthly tour. Call us (314) 865-2799 or email info@soulardschool.org
  2. Fill out and return the Application for Admission with the $50 non-refundable fee
  3. To apply for Sliding Scale Tuition consideration, include Family Financial Commitment Plan (FFCP) with Admission Application.   
  4. Review Family Expectations

Once these steps are completed, eligible applications will be scheduled for a student visit in February or March.

 

Sliding Scale Tuition Consideration Deadlines

All families applying for sliding scale tuition consideration are required to submit a Family Financial Commitment Plan (FFCP) with their admissions application.  If you do not want to be considered for Sliding Scale Tuition the waiver must be signed and returned. 

33% of families pay full tuition

33% of families pay mid-range of full tuition

33% of families pay less than ½ of full tuition

Determination is based on family need and the school's commitment to balanced economic diversity.

 

Admission Decisions

Submit application (with FFCP or waiver)

The School will send confirmation of pending application.

Review of Applications.  During this portion of the process the following criteria are taken into consideration:

Siblings already enrolled and Staff

Classroom balance, i.e. gender or age consideration in Pre-K classroom

School-wide balance and socioeconomic diversity

Students reapplying from prior year waitlists

Neighborhood residents

All other applicants

After application is reviewed, Administration will request to meet with families, schedule observations and/or evaluations of student applicants between mid February and mid March.

 

Forms

2018-19 Application for Placement

2018-19 Family Financial Commitment Plan (Sliding Scale) - One Child

2018-19 Family Financial Commitment Plan (Sliding Scale) - Two or More Children

2018-19 Tuition & Scheduling

 

 

Tuition Enrollment Form for Accepted/Enrolled Families

FACTS Tuition Management eCashier Link