Applying to Swain

We are happy to guide you through the steps of the admission process.

STEPS TO ADMISSION

STEP 1: REQUEST INFORMATION    Complete an online inquiry.
STEP 2: PHONE CONVERSATION OR VIDEO CHAT   Arrange a phone conversation or video-chat with the Admission Office.
STEP 3:  SUBMIT AN APPLICATION  Once you apply online ($70 fee), you may check on the status of your application by signing into your secure and confidential online account.
STEP 4: STUDENT VIRTUAL VISIT   Schedule a time for your child to video chat with or visit their prospective classroom.
STEP 5: TESTING  Schedule an appointment for age-appropriate testing with the Admission Office

Testing for PS, PK and K
For this admission year, students will be assessed both virtually and in person (if safely possible) to determine developmental readiness for Swain's program.

Testing 1st-8th Grade:
For this admission year, students will be assessed both virtually and in person (if safely possible) in Math, Reading and Writing to determine readiness for Swain's program.

STEP 6: SUBMIT SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION  Necessary documentation is specified by grade and may include: Teacher Recommendations, School Report Cards or Transcripts, and Immunization Records.

AGE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Students applying for Preschool must be 3 years old by October 1.
  • Students applying for Prekindergarten must be 4 years old by October 1.
  • Students applying for Kindergarten without previous formal schooling must be 5 years old by October 1.

IMPORTANT DATES

Financial Aid Application/PFS Deadline
January 29

 

Priority Application Deadline
January 29

 

Priority Admission Decision Notification
March 5

 

Rolling Admission After
March 5