Admissions at Countryside
Welcome to Countryside! We are excited to begin this process and look forward to getting to know you and your family. Countryside has open enrollment, so students can be accepted at any time during the year that space is available. Here is a sketch of the admissions process.
Step 1Prospective Parent Class and Tour
Step 2Submit Application
Submit application to Karen with your $100 non-refundable application fee.
Note: Families who wish to be considered for financial aid should complete the Financial Aid Application after submitting the Application for Admission.
Click here to learn more about Countryside’s financial aid program.
Financial aid decisions are made independently from admissions decisions and do not affect an applicant’s opportunity for enrollment.
Step 3Student Records and Recommendations
Students 4 years and older who are transferring from other schools need Academic Records sent from previous school. Students in Kindergarten and older need teacher recommendations filled out as well.
Step 4Parent Interview
Plan for about two hours. This part of the process is for parents only. Both parents must attend.
- Observation in your student’s prospective class
- Meeting with prospective teacher
- Meeting with the Head of School
Step 5Student Visit
Toddler and Pre-K/K Students: half hour visit to prospective class with parent.
Elementary Students: Shadow Day from 8:30-1:00.
Middle School Students: Shadow Day from 8:30-3:30
Step 6Admission Notification Sent by Email
Once parent and student interviews are completed and school records and recommendations (if children are transferring from another school/program) have been received, an admission decision will be made by the admission committee. Parents will be notified by email upon decision.
Note: Completion of the Admission Process does not imply admission to the school.
We offer a continuous program from 16 months through 8th grade — inculding an all year program option for Pre-K/K and elementary school. LEARN MORE
Get the bigger picture. Come visit our beautiful campus.
Our admissions director Karen is ready to schedule your tour and a class observation. Countryside offers open enrollment. Families can apply for admission any time of year. LEARN MORE