Steps to Apply

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  • Inquire

    We look forward to getting to know you and your child. Inquire here or click on Inquire Online button to the right to get started. Or you may contact the Office of Admission directly at (203) 801-4833 or by email at
  • Attend an Admissions Event

    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.
  • Complete the Preliminary Application for Admission

    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.
  • Submit Supplemental Materials, Visits, and Interviews

    Admissions File: In addition to the Preliminary Application, the following are to be submitted: Student and Parent Statements; Transcripts for the current school year (2017-2018) and previous full school year (2016-2017); and Recommendations (English, Math, and Extracurricular).

    Scheduling a Day Visit and Interview: When the Preliminary Application is received in the Office of Admission, we will contact your family to schedule visits to campus as follows:

    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.
  • Schedule Standardized Testing

    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 the downloads section of our web site or visit the ISEE test site. Applicants may also submit scores from the SSAT or PSAT.
  • Apply for Tuition Assistance (if applicable)

    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 31. Click here for more information about St. Luke's Tuition Assistance Program.

Timeline & Due Dates

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  • 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.
  • October - January

    Families should plan to visit St. Luke's School by attending our Fall Open House or one of our Welcome Wednesdays.
    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 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 and Parent 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.
  • February

    February: In mid-February, Admission and Tuition Assistance decision letters will be mailed to applicants who have completed the admissions process by January 15.
  • March

    March: Students admitted in February are asked to notify the Office of Admission of their decisions by March 8, 2017.
St. Luke’s School is a secular private school in New Canaan, CT for grades 5 through 12 serving 25 towns in Connecticut and New York. Our exceptional academics and diverse co-educational community foster students’ intellectual and ethical development and prepare them for top colleges. St. Luke’s Center for Leadership builds the commitment to serve and the confidence to lead.