Congratulations on taking the first step towards exploring options for your child’s educational setting! We look forward to guiding you through this process and to helping you learn more about the St. Michael’s community. Sandy Merten, the Director of Enrollment Management, is readily available to make sure that the admissions process at St. Michael’s is easy, comfortable, and customizable to fit your needs..
1. Tour the School
Visit during one of Admissions Events or with a personal 1:1 tour scheduled at your convenience with a focus on your own child’s passions and interests.
Copies of any psychological and/or educational evaluations
4. Student Visit Day(s) and Parent Interview
Once you have applied, your child visit St. Michael’s and be a part of the classroom experience. Students will visit with their peer class for this allows us to get to know your child and for the student to be comfortable in their new setting and with their peers. Parent interviews are an opportunity for you to learn more about our school and will help the admission officers better understand your child.
Entering Preschool: We will schedule weekend visit days for applicants (4 -6 at a time) in February/March Please note: Children need to be 3 years old by September 1 to be considered for PreSchool. Students must be potty trained to begin Preschool.
Entering Prekindergarten: Your child will visit with the current PreSchool class for two consecutive days from 9:00 am – 11:00 am. Plan to pack a nut free snack and a drink (no lunch) and weather appropriate clothes for going outside. Please note: Children need to be 4 years old by September 1 to be considered for PreKindergarten.
Your child will visit with the current PreKindergarten class for two consecutive days, 8:30 am -2:00 pm. Plan to pack a nut free snack, a drink, and lunch, plus weather appropriate clothes for going outside. Please note: Children need to be 5 years old by September 1 to be considered for Kindergarten.
Entering Grade 1 – Grade 5:
Your child will spend two consecutive days in the Lower School with their peer class. Even though Grade 5 is Middle School, students entering Grade 5 will visit with their peers in Grade 4. Plan to pack a nut free snack, a drink, and lunch, plus weather appropriate clothes for going outside.
Entering Middle School:
We will pair your child with a “Buddy” for their one-day visit, making sure your child’s time at St. Michael’s will include a friend for recess and lunch, and that they have a built-in tour guide for their time on campus. Plan to pack a nut free snack, a drink and lunch, plus weather appropriate clothes for going outside.