Primary School

Admission Procedures for Primary School

List of 3 items.

  • Admission Procedures for Kindergarten

    By September 1 of the year that a child will begin attending, a Kindergarten applicant must be 5 years old.
     
    1.  Schedule a parent visit by clicking here.

    2. There are two ways to apply to Kent Place School. You may submit the Application for Admission along with the $75 application fee online by clicking the 'Apply Online' button on our website, or you may submit the SSAT Standard Application Online (SAO). Please complete only ONE of these application processes. Please note:  All families applying for financial aid must submit their financial aid applications to TADS by February 1, 2020.

    3. Call the Admission Office at (908) 273-0900, ext. 269, to arrange your child’s visit and screening date.

    4. Ask the child’s current teacher to complete the Kindergarten 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 Kindergarten 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.
  • Admission Procedures for Grade 1

    1.  Schedule your parent visit by clicking here.

    2. There are two ways to apply to Kent Place School. You may submit the Application for Admission along with the $75 application fee online by clicking the 'Apply Online' button on our website, or you may submit the SSAT Standard Application Online (SAO). Please complete only ONE of these application processes. Please note: All families applying for financial aid must submit their financial aid applications to TADS by February 1, 2020.

    3. Call the Admission Office at (908) 273-0900, ext. 269, to arrange your child’s full-day classroom visit (child should bring lunch and sneakers). Screenings will take place on the day of the visit.

    4. Ask the child’s current teacher to complete the Grade 1 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 Grade 1 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.

    5. Upload an official Transcript using the button in your child's checklist tab in the online application. The Transcript should include current year grades, final grades from the previous two years, results of any standardized testing and attendance record. The Transcript must be uploaded by February 1.
  • Admission Procedures for Grades 2-5

    1.  Schedule your parent visit by clicking here.

    2. There are two ways to apply to Kent Place School. You may submit the Application for Admission along with the $75 application fee online by clicking the 'Apply Online' button on our website, or you may submit the SSAT Standard Application Online (SAO). Please complete only ONE of these application processes. Please note: All families applying for financial aid must submit their financial aid applications to TADS by February 1, 2020.

    3. Call the Admission Office at (908) 273-0900, ext. 269 to arrange your child’s full-day classroom visit (lunch will be provided by the school) and the child's testing date.

    4. Ask two teachers to complete the Grades 2-5 Teacher Recommendation Form (at least one should be from the child’s current teacher). Forms should be completed by teachers no sooner than December 1 and submitted to the Admission Office no later than February 1. The Grades 2-5 Teacher Recommendation Form can be sent directly to the teachers using the e-mail link found in your child's checklist tab in the online application.

    5. Applicants for Grade 2 will be screened on the day of their visit. Applicants for Grades 3-5 are asked to register for admission testing.

    6. Upload an official Transcript using the button in your child's checklist tab in the online application. The Transcript should include current year grades, final grades from the previous two years, results of any standardized testing and attendance record. The Transcript must by uploaded by February 1.
Kent Place School is an all-girls K through 12 independent college preparatory day school with a coeducational Preschool, located in Summit, NJ.