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. 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 January 10, 2019, 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:  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.

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

    3. 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. 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 January 10, 2019, 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: 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.

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

    3. 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.

    4. 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. 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 January 10, 2019, 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: 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.

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

    3. 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.

    4. 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.* *Applicants applying to The Pingry School and The Peck School only need to take the entrance examination once. By agreement among Kent Place School, The Peck School and The Pingry School, the test scores will be forwarded upon request.

    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 by uploaded by February 1.
42 Norwood Avenue, Summit, NJ 07901   |   (908) 273-0900
Kent Place School is an all-girls K through 12 independent college preparatory day school with a coeducational Preschool, located in Summit, NJ.