Charleston Day School

Charleston Day School

How to Apply

Application Procedure

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Kindergarten

It’s as Easy as One, Two, Three!

 

1.  Visit our Downtown Campus

Step foot on campus, an you’ll see students who are happy and engaged in their learning under the guidance of an attentive faculty. Come see us in action! Call the Admissions Office at 843.266.9799 or send us an email at kim.lough@charlestonday.org to schedule a campus visit.

Open House Dates:
October 3, 2018
October 18, 2018
November 6, 2018

2.  Submit Application

The deadline for first round consideration is quickly approaching. Kindergarten applications are due Friday, January 5, 2018.

2018-19 Online Admission Application

 

3.  Schedule Assessment

Kindergarten Assessment schedule:

Saturday, January 6th at 9:00am

or

Tuesday, January 9th at 3:30pm

Register for Kindergarten Assessment

First Grade

1.  Visit our Downtown Campus

Step foot on campus, an you’ll see students who are happy and engaged in their learning under the guidance of an attentive faculty. Come see us in action! Call the Admissions Office at 843.266.9799 or send us an email at kim.lough@charlestonday.org to schedule a campus visit.

Open House Dates:
October 3, 2018
October 18, 2018
November 6, 2018

2.  Submit Application

The deadline for first round consideration is quickly approaching. First grade applications are due Friday, January 26, 2018.

2018-19 Online Admission Application

 

3.  Schedule Assessment

First Grade Assessment schedule:

Saturday, January 27th at 9:00am

or

Saturday, February 3rd at 9:00am

Register for First Grade Assessment

 

4.  Register for Passport Day

Prospective first grade students are invited for an informal visit to explore the school and familiarize themselves with the campus. This also gives students and parents alike an opportunity to meet our teachers of various grade levels.

Register for Passport Day

Grades 2nd - 8th

1.  Visit our Downtown Campus

Step foot on campus, an you’ll see students who are happy and engaged in their learning under the guidance of an attentive faculty. Come see us in action! Call the Admissions Office at 843.266.9799 or send us an email at kim.lough@charlestonday.org to schedule a campus visit.

Open House Dates:
October 3, 2018
October 18, 2018
November 6, 2018

2.  Submit Application

The deadline for first round consideration is quickly approaching. Second through eighth grade applications are due Friday, January 26, 2018.

2018-19 Online Admission Application

 

3.  Request Teacher Recommendations and Transcript

Charleston Day School provides these forms as part of our secure online checklist. Parents are asked to submit a release of records form to the prospective student’s current school. Recommendations are to be completed by the prospective student’s current teachers. Recommendation requests are issued to teachers directly from online checklist.

Access Online Checklist

 

4.  Schedule Assessment

Assessment schedule for grades 2 – 8:

Saturday, January 27th at 9:00am

or

Saturday, February 3rd at 9:00am

Register for Grade 2 – 8 Assessment

 

 

How Decisions are Made

The Admissions Committee carefully evaluates each candidate on the basis of admissions tests, teacher recommendations, and previous academic records. We strive to maintain an even balance of boys and girls in each class.

Decision and Notification

Admissions decisions will be communicated to Kindergarten families on January 19, 2018, and enrollment contracts are due January 26.

Admissions decisions for families of grades 1-8 will be emailed on March 8, and enrollment contracts are due March 15.

Applications received and completed after the deadline will be considered on a rolling basis and will be notified typically within 2-3 weeks of completing the application process.

We will host an Ice Cream Social to welcome new students on May 23, 2018.

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Inquire Online

We would like to get to know you better. Please fill out this Inquiry Form to introduce yourself.

Charleston Day School maintains a nondiscriminatory admission policy and admits students of any race, religion, color and national or ethnic origin.

Life at Charleston Day

Dining Services

Students and teachers eat together at round tables, where everyone relishes the opportunity to enjoy each other in a less formal setting. ... Learn More

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After School Programs

Students have the opportunity to explore their interests through a wide variety of classes offered in the afternoons. Classes include German, cooking, knitting, yoga, infused glass, clay, and comic book writing, to name a few ... Show Me More

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