Important Dates

Though our preliminary application deadline for the 2017-2018 school year has passed, we welcome applications at particular grade levels. Please contact Sara Dickson, Director of Admission and Financial Aid, at 202-342-2831 with any questions.
Important Admissions Dates for 2016-2017

September 8, 2016

First day of individually scheduled parent tours and interviews (Grades 1-8), Contact the admission office for scheduling at (202) 342-2831/4

September 27, 2016

First small group weekly tour for Kindergarten held on Tuesday mornings 9:30-11:00 am (appointment required, register here)

October 5, 2016

First small group weekly tour for Nursery and PK held on Wednesday mornings 9:30-11:00 am (appointment required, register here)

October 22, 2016

Faculty Spotlight - Admission Parent Program - 9:15 - 11:45 am, (RSVP strongly encouraged, register here)

October 25, 2016

Informational Admission Reception for LGBTQ Parents - 6:00 - 8:00 pm, (RSVP strongly encouraged, please contact Sara Dickson at 202-342-2831 or

November 11, 2016

Application Deadline for Nursery School Special Consideration candidates (N and PK) – siblings of current students, siblings, and children of alumni, children of faculty and staff, and children of active St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church parishioners

November 14, 2016

Admission Office begins student visits for applicants for Grades 1-8 

November 18, 2016

Exceptional Literacy - Admission Parent Program - 9:30 - 11:30 am, (RSVP strongly encouraged, register here)

December 2, 2016

Teacher Recommendation Deadline for Special Consideration candidates (N and PK)

January 2017

Playdate visits begin for applicants to Nursery, PK, and Kindergarten

January 5, 2017

Common Threads Across Academic Divisions - Admission Parent Program - 9:00-11:00 am, (RSVP strongly encouraged, register here) 

January 13, 2017

Application Deadlin e

January 20, 2017

Supporting Materials Deadline (teacher recommendations, transcripts, and admission testing results, if applicable)

January 27, 2017

Applicant families financial aid application and copies of 2016 W2’s and completed taxes uploaded to TADS

March 3, 2017

Admission decisions released  

March 8, 2017

Reception for Newly Accepted Parents, 9:30 am - 11:00 am

March 17, 2017

New Student Enrollment Contracts Due

May 3, 2017

Reception for Newly Enrolled Parents, 6:00-8:00 pm

May 10, 2017

Welcome, New Wolfhounds (Grades 1-8 New Student Day)

June 3, 2017

New Student Playground Breakfast (N, PK, K), 9:30-11:30 am



Sara Dickson
Director of Admission and Financial Aid

Caroline Mullaney
Associate Director of Admission/Financial Aid

Charisse Noche
Admission Assistant/School Receptionist