Admission Process



Attendance at an Open House is required.


Submit Online Application
then Financial Aid (if applicable)


Parent Partnership Meeting/ Student Evaluation

Parents meet with the Head of School while students are evaluated by a teacher.


Admission Decision

Within 4 weeks after the interview and evaluation

Early Admission or Regular Admission?

Early Admission is for Kindergarten families who have ranked PCS as their number one choice of school and want to secure their spot. Acceptance letters for early admission are sent out beginning on November 23, 2020. Families who apply for early admission and are accepted will be responsible for a 10% deposit due two weeks after the acceptance letter is received. Regular Admission is for all other families applying to PCS.

Application Checklist

Complete the admission application thoroughly and pay the processing fee.  The following must be submitted with every application:

Kindergarten to Second

Processing Fee – $60

Teacher Recommendation Form

Provide any Special Learning Tests, Records, Documents

Grades 1 & 2 – Transcript and/or Report Cards

Third and Up

Processing Fee – $125

Math and English Teacher Recommendation Forms

Grades 5 to 10 – Student Questionnaire

Writing Sample of Students Best Work

Provide any Special Learning Tests, Records, Documents

Transcript and/or Report Cards

Preparing for the Parent Partnership Meeting and Student Evaluation

  • PCS will contact you to schedule your Parent Partnership Meeting* and Student Evaluation*.
  • Bring your child’s birth certificate to the Parent Partnership Meeting*.
  • Only bring the child who is scheduled for the Student Evaluation*.
  • The Parent Partnership Meeting* will last about 30 minutes.
  • Applicants for Kindergarten will spend 30 minutes with one of our teachers for their 1-on-1 evaluation* and will participate in a class with their peers.
  • Applicants for grades 1st and up will be invited to join their respective class for a day.  During this visit* the applicant will receive a grade appropriate evaluation or exam.  Applicants entering 5th grade or higher will also interview with the Head of School.

*The meetings, evaluations and visits will all follow Covid protocols and may be conducted in person or over video conference. The PCS Admission Coordinator will send out more information regarding these meetings as they approach.

Timeline for Applying

1 Oct

Admission Opens for 2021-2022

31 Oct

Kindergarten Early Admission Closes

11 Nov

Kindergarten Early Admission Interviews

23 Nov

Early Admission Decisions Begin

31 Jan

Regular Admission Closes

26 Mar

Kindergarten Regular Admission Interviews *Scheduling Change to 3/26/21*

1 Apr

Regular Admission Decisions Begin