Important Dates:

Families Applying for Kindergarten for Possible Entry In 2023

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  • Application Deadlines

    August 8, 2022
    SIBLING admissions application deadline

    Week of August 27, 2022 - sibling family conversations

    November 1, 2022
    NEW FAMILY admissions application deadline

    January 6, 2023
    OUT-OF-STATE admissions application deadline (pending space availability on our assessment days)

  • Tours, Interviews, and Assessments

    Fall 2022
    It is our plan to continue offering Tuesday and Thursday campus tours/interviews to prospective families. These individual parent meetings provide an opportunity to answer your initial questions about our community and to have you learn more about our admissions process, as it now stands. Following this visit, families will receive access to our online Kindergarten 2023 application. To schedule your tour/interview, please fill out an Inquiry Form and respond to the confirmation email inviting you to reach out to Ninette Zubia in our office.

    Until further notice, all tours may require proof of vaccination or a negative PCR COVID-19 test taken within 48 hours of your visit. Upon scheduling your interview, you will receive instructions for uploading those documents.


    December 3, 2022
    SIBLING Student Readiness Assessments

    January and February 2023
    NEW FAMILY Student Readiness Assessments - January 7, January 21, and February 4. Specific assessment details will be shared as they become available.


    January  and February 2023
    As of now, we plan to invite applicants to join us on campus for our fun and interactive Prospective Parent Coffees - specific dates TBD. In December 2022, parents will receive an invitation to select their preferred session.

  • Notification Dates

    March 10, 2023
    Kindergarten admissions decisions will be published at 5:00 p.m. on the online Parent Portal 

    March 17, 2023
    Parent admissions responses due

    Spring-Summer, 2023:
    Families who apply following our March admissions decision date will be added to our K-23 wait pool, to be considered if openings arise throughout the Summer. After the first day of school in September, applications will be rolled over for consideration the following year. Carlthorp School does not offer mid-year admissions. 

Families Applying for Grades 1–6 for Possible Entry In 2023

List of 3 items.

  • Application Deadlines

    Grade-level applications are accepted on a rolling basis throughout the year, following a parent tour and interview. Families who have submitted completed applications by January 15 will have the greatest opportunity to be considered on our March admit date for the following September. Families that apply later in the cycle will be considered for openings that arise throughout the Spring and Summer.



  • Tours, Interviews, and Assessments

    After November 1, 2022
    Parents interested in placing their child(ren) in Grades 1-6 for September 2023 may join our Grade Level process starting November 1, 2022. Please fill out an Inquiry Form and email us per the confirmation instructions to schedule a tour and interview.

    Prospective students will be invited to undergo an admissions assessment once student openings are determined, typically beginning in February of each year.

    Students to be assessed are selected from an applicant pool and a wait pool. Carlthorp School strives to select students who are the best “match” for the class and for the space that has become available. We do not keep a ranked list.

  • Notification Dates

    March 10, 2023 
    Admissions decisions will be published at on the online Parent Portal for the first round of openings

    March 17, 2023
    Parent admissions responses due

    Spring-Summer, 2023:
    Families with late applications will be added to our Grade Level wait pool, to be considered if openings arise throughout the summer. After the first day of school in September, applications will be rolled over for consideration the following year. Carlthorp School does not offer mid-year admissions.