Application Process

 

Applications are due February 1st in order to be considered for admission. Our Admissions Committee meets in late February and applicant families are notified by mail in early March. Applications submitted after February 2nd will be considered under a rolling admissions basis. 

Please note that your child must 5 years old prior to September 1 to be eligible for our full-day Kindergarten. Our half-day Junior Kindergarten program is for young 5-year-olds and older 4-year-olds. Our half-day Preschool class is for young 4-year-olds and older 3-year-olds. Your child must be 3 years old prior to September 1 to be eligible for Preschool and 4 years old prior to September 1 to be eligible for Junior Kindergarten.

Open House Dates

Grace Episcopal School Open House will be Friday, November 10, 2017. The drop in program will be from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. and classes will be in session. Reservations are not required to attend and prospective parents may arrive anytime between 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. to visit and have a tour. For further information please call 703-549-5067.

Tours by Appointment

Private and small group tours are conducted on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings. Please call 703-549-5067 to schedule a tour.

Application Packet

You may request an application packet by completing the online Admissions Inquiry Form or by calling us at 703-549-5067, ext. 115.      

Application Checklist

The following steps are necessary in order for the Admissions Committee to consider your child's application to Grace Episcopal School.

  • Schedule a parent tour of the school.
  • Complete an online application or return a completed paper application to the school, along with a $75 non-refundable application fee.
  • Schedule admissions testing, where applicable:
  • Children applying to Junior Kindergarten and Kindergarten are required to take the WPPSI test. 
  • Children over six and applicants to Grades 1-5 are required to take the WISC-IV test. Test results should be sent directly to Grace Episcopal School. Additional testing information may be found in our application packet.
  • Preschool applicants do not require testing.
  • Give the confidential teacher recommendation form and the records release form to your child's current teacher and school office.
  • Once the file is complete, our Admissions Office will schedule a classroom visit or play date for your child.

The application deadline is February 2nd, with all supporting paperwork due by February 9th. 

Non-Discriminatory Policy

Grace Episcopal School admits students of any race, color, sexual orientation, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school, and further, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sexual orientation, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs, or otherwise discriminate in violation of federal, state or local law.

Upcoming Events

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