Independent Preschool-8th Grade

Application Process

We are always happy to help guide you through all the steps of the admissions process:


1. Arrange a personal tour.

2. Apply Online. Once you apply online you may check on the status of the application by signing into your secure and confidential online account.

3. Pay online application fee.

4. Student visit in the classroom.

5. Appointment for age-appropriate testing.

Testing for PS, PK and K
Administered by Swain faculty, these tests are designed to determine your child’s readiness for the Swain program. The children are assessed on their motor, social and verbal skills.

Testing 1st-8th Grade:
Students will be evaluated through assessments in Math, Reading and Writing, in addition to social and emotional development.

6. Submit necessary documentation which is specified by grade and may include: Birth Certificate, Immunization Records, Teacher Recommendation forms, and School Transcripts.


Please contact us about Swain's age policies for incoming students.