Applications will continue to be accepted for grades with availability for the 2020-21 school year. Please contact Brenda McPherson, Director of Admissions for more information. (phone: 978-890-7013 or firstname.lastname@example.org)
Online Application: All Grades
How to Apply
Updated Application Process as of March 14, 2020
The Admissions Office is open and available to serve you during our school closure. We have adjusted our application process to make things as easy as possible to navigate from home during this challenging season. Please reach out to us by phone or email – we are here to help!
The Admissions Office can be reached at 978-890-7013.
1. Submit Your Online Application
Click on “Application” link at the top of this page to begin your child’s online application. From there, you will be instructed to create a login, password, and verify your email via a message to your email account. You have the flexibility to log in and out of your account without losing your data, as it will autosave. The non-refundable application fee is $75.
2. Request/Submit Required Documents
Please be sure that all required documents are either downloaded with your application or emailed to the admissions office:
- Academic transcripts (transcripts or report cards from this year and the past 2 years). We also need standardized testing records for grades 4-12. Please request these from your child’s current school – you may also email or download copies of these records to us if you have copies at home.
- Teacher and Administrator Recommendations (these evaluations are emailed automatically through online application).
- Student Writing Sample (for students applying to grades 3-12). We want to see a sample of your child’s best writing.
- Immunization Records.
3. Entrance Testing
Online entrance tests will be sent to you via email for your child to complete at home.
Once all of your information has been received, we finish the process with parent and student interviews via Zoom. These interviews provide a terrific opportunity for us to get to know you and your child as well as answer any questions that you may have.
If you have any questions, contact Brenda McPherson, Director of Admissions.
THE PROCESSES BELOW HAVE BEEN TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED
due to the COVID-19 school closures. Please see the application process posted above for alternate enrollment procedures to follow during this time.
Grammar School Process (PreK-Grade 6)
The Admissions process for the Grammar School involves an Online Application, Administrator and Teacher Evaluations, Writing Samples (Grades 4 – 6) and a non-refundable $75 Application Fee. Once the Application and Fee are received, an interview and a required visit day will be scheduled. During the visit day, CCA applicants will have an admission interview, spend time in classrooms and participate in an academic assessment. The process varies slightly for our youngest students (Pre-K and K). Please download the packet below for complete admissions process information.
Upper School Process (Grades 7 – 12)
The Admissions process for the Upper School involves an Online Application, Academic Records Review, Administrator and Teacher Evaluations, Writing Samples and a non-refundable $75 Application Fee. Once the Application and Fee are received, an interview and a required visit day will be scheduled. During the visit day, CCA applicants will have an admission interview, spend time in classrooms and participate in an academic assessment. Applicants are also required to take the ISEE (Independent School Entrance Exam) Please download the packet below for complete admissions process information.
Sign up for the Independent School Entrance Exam