Admission Procedures for Junior Pre-K and Pre-Kindergarten

By September 1 of the year that a child will begin attending, a Junior Pre-Kindergarten applicant must be 3 years old and potty-trained, and a Pre-Kindergarten applicant must be 4 years old and potty-trained.

1. Schedule a tour by clicking here.

2. Submit the Application for Admission along with the $75 application fee online by January 10, 2022, by clicking the 'Apply Online' button. Please note:  Decision Notifications for all Round One applicants will be sent in early March.  In order to be considered in the Round One applicant pool, your application must be submitted by the January 10 deadline.  Round Two applicants will be considered only if space permits.

3. Call or email Kim Clary, Director of Primary School Admission at (908) 273-0900, ext. 269 or to schedule your parent interview and to receive more information about our admission requirements.

4. Applicants should ask the child’s current teacher (where applicable) to complete the Preschool Teacher Evaluation Form. The form should be completed no sooner than December 1 and submitted to the Admission Office no later than February 1. The Preschool Teacher Evaluation Form can be sent directly to the teacher using the e-mail link found in your child's checklist tab in the online application.
We do our best to select applicants who are similar in their developmental stages and their readiness for our program.
The Kent Place School Admission Office offers translation services for parents whose first language is not English. We invite you to interact with our office in the language that makes you feel most comfortable. Please contact the Admission Office by email at if you would like to utilize this service. Tours and parent meetings can be conducted with a translator. We are also happy to provide all of our written procedures and forms in the language of your choice. In addition, we invite you to complete our written parent statement in the language that is most comfortable for you.
Kent Place School is an all-girls K through 12 independent college preparatory day school with a coeducational Preschool, located in Summit, NJ.