Parent-Only School Tour
Individual tours of the school for parents-only are scheduled, by appointment, on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, October through January. Please call the Admissions Office at 703-356-9149 or email the Director of Admissions, Lorrie Hallahan, firstname.lastname@example.org, to schedule this tour, or submit an online inquiry.
In addition to or in lieu of a parent-only tour, parents may attend an Admissions Open House. The Open Houses occur on the weekends and are for parents only. See the calendar below for upcoming dates.
Applications for the 2017-18 school year are made available on the CDS website in October 2016. To apply, please submit a completed application along with a non-refundable $80 application fee. Applications can be submitted online. The application deadline is January 15, 2017. You may currently apply for one of the limited openings in the current school year using the 2016-17 application and 2016-17 fee of $75.
The school asks for teacher recommendation forms for all children who are applying to the Threes, Fours and Kindergarten program who currently attend a school or child care program. These forms are to be sent directly from the teacher or director to Country Day School and are due January 31, 2017 for the 2017-18 school year. Teacher recommendation forms can be found under Admissions Forms.
A completed file is composed of 1) an application and fee, 2) a teacher recommendation form for those children applying to the Threes, Fours or Kindergarten program who are currently enrolled in a program, 3) record of a parent tour of the school or attendance at an Open House, and 4) release of previous school records, IEPs, and evaluation/therapy reports if applicable. Files must be completed before January 31, 2017 for an admissions notification to be emailed the beginning of March for the 2017-18 school year.