Admissions Process

Step 1: Inquire

We look forward to getting to know you and your child.  Click on the Inquiry Form, found in the menu on the left-hand side of this page, to request a packet of information or contact the Office of Admission directly at (203) 801-4833 or by email at info@stlukesct.org.

Step 2: Attend our Sunday Open House or a Take a Look Tuesday

We invite you to take a tour of our campus, meet our students and faculty, and learn more about our academic programs during one of our Admissions Events. There are four Take a Look Tuesdays and a Sunday Open House throughout the fall. View our Admissions Events calendar or call our office at (203) 801-4833 to register for the event that best suits your schedule.

Step 3: Preliminary Application for Admission

(Complete before November 30, 2014)
 
Upon receipt of the Preliminary Application and a non-refundable fee of $75, we will invite you to campus for a day visit, campus tour, and interview with a member of the admissions team.

Step 4: Supplemental Application Materials

(Complete before January 15, 2015)
Admissions File  — In addition to the Preliminary Application, the following are to be submitted:  Student's and Parents' Statements, Transcripts for the current school year (2014-2015) and previous school year (2013-2014), and Recommendations (English, Math, and Extracurricular).
 
Day Visits and Interviews
Middle School:
Student Day Visit: Applicants will spend a day attending classes with a St. Luke's student.  A member of our admissions team will interview applicants at the end of the day.
Parent Meeting: Parents of applicants will come to campus for a student-led tour followed by an interview with a member of our admissions team.
Upper School:
Parent and Student Meetings: Applicants and their parents will come to campus for a student-led tour and individual interviews with a member of our admissions team.
Student Day Visit (optional): After completion of the Parent and Student Meetings, applicants may spend a day attending classes with a St. Luke's student.

Step 5: Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE)

(Complete before January 15, 2015)
 
Applicants are required to submit standardized testing scores from the current year. The ISEE is administered several times each year at St. Luke’s School. For test dates, locations, and other information, go to our downloads section of the web site or visit the ISEE test site.
 
Applicants may also submit scores from the SSAT or PSAT.

Step 6: Application for Tuition Assistance

Families who apply to St. Luke's and are requesting Tuition Assistance must complete their Parents' Financial Statement and submit all other required documents by December 30, 2013. Click here for more information about St. Luke's Tuition Assistance Program.

Timeline & Due Dates

  • October - January

    Families should plan to visit St. Luke's School by attending our Fall Open House or one of our "Take a Look" Tuesdays.
     
    Please note that the application process takes several weeks to complete. In order to meet application deadlines, recommendations and transcripts should be given to your school as soon as possible. Parent and student visits must be scheduled at least one week in advance. Students should also plan to take the necessary admission testing no later than the January 15.
     
    November 30: Preliminary Application for Admission due.
     
    December 31: Parents' Financial Statements (PFS) for all returning and prospective families applying for tuition assistance are due to School and Student Services (SSS).
     
    January 15: The Student's and Parents' Statements, as well as the student writing sample, standardized test results, two years of school records, and all recommendations (English, Math and Extracurricular) must be received by the Office of Admission.
     
    January 15: All supporting documentation for families applying for tuition assistance must be received by the Office of Admission.
  • February

    February 14: Beginning on February 14, Admission and Tuition Assistance decision letters will be mailed to applicants who have completed the Admissions process by January 15.
  • March

    March 5: Students admitted on February 15 are asked to notify the Office of Admission of their decisions. Upper School applicants who have also applied to boarding schools may request a decision extension no later than March 5.
  • August - September

    Applicants request viewbooks and application materials for the coming school year.  Appointments and school visits will be scheduled once the Prelminary Application and $75 non-refundable fee are received by the Office of Admission.

     

     

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