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 parent visit by clicking here

2. Submit the Application for Admission along with the $75 application fee online by January 10, 2021, by clicking the 'Apply Online' button. (We will waive the $75 application fee if you apply by November 1, 2020.  Use code KPS Early Bird in the payment area when submitting the application.)  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. E-mail Kim Clary, Director of Primary School Admission at to arrange your child's visit.

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.
Kent Place School is an all-girls K through 12 independent college preparatory day school with a coeducational Preschool, located in Summit, NJ.