St. Michael's Episcopal School

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Admissions Events

Thank you for your interest in St. Michael’s!
The time to apply for the 2024-25 school year is in the late summer/early fall of 2023.

The St. Michael’s admissions process includes the following key dates and reminders.
For additional information, please contact Alison Roussy, Director of Admissions.

We look forward to getting to know your child and family!

Admissions Inquiry Form

Kindergarten

Admissions Timeline

Welcome Wednesdays (for parents)
Join us on select Wednesdays this fall at for coffee, conversation, and campus tours. Learn more and register here!

Kindergarten Open House (for parents): Wednesday, October 25, 2023, 9:30-11:30 a.m. COMPLETED

Individual tours (for parents) available by appointment. Contact Alison Roussy to schedule

Applications must be submitted by DECEMBER 15 in order to be considered in our first round of admission decisions. Applications will continue to be accepted through the spring and summer with decisions continuing on a rolling basis as space permits.

WPPSI-IV Cognitive Abilities Testing is administered beginning in October 2023

Kindergarten Readiness testing for children whose applications are on file
January 2024

Kindergarten electronic notification
Friday, February 23 at 4 p.m.
(Admissions decisions will continue on a rolling basis after this date as space permits.)

Contracts are due:
Thursday, March 7 at Noon

NOTE: St. Michael’s Episcopal School requires that all enrolled students be currently vaccinated as prescribed by the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Grades 1 – 5

Admissions Timeline

Welcome Wednesdays (for parents)
Join us on select Wednesdays this fall at for coffee, conversation, and campus tours. Learn more and register here!

Individual tours (for parents) available by appointment. Contact Alison Roussy to schedule

Applications for Grades 1-5 are considered on a rolling basis with initial decisions made in February. We recommend that you submit an application for these grades by December 15. Decisions will continue throughout the spring and summer as space permits.

WISC-V Cognitive Abilities Testing is administered beginning in December 2023

Assessment Visits for prospective students begin January 2024

Initial admissions decisions for Lower School applicants are made in February and will continue on a rolling basis after this date as space permits.

Grades 6 – 8

Admissions Timeline

Welcome Wednesdays (for parents and students)
Join us on select Wednesdays this fall for coffee, conversation, and campus tours. Learn more and register here!

Middle School Open House
(for parents & students): Wednesday, November 15, 2023, 9-11

COMPLETED

Individual Tours available by appointment
Please contact Nena Meurlin to schedule

Applications must be submitted by JANUARY 25 in order to be considered in our first round of admission decisions. Applications will continue to be accepted through the spring and summer with decisions continuing on a rolling basis as space permits.

WISC-V Cognitive Abilities testing is administered beginning in December 2023

Assessment Visits for prospective students begin January 2024

Initial admissions decisions for Middle School applicants are made in March 2024 and will continue on a rolling basis after this date as space permits.

The Application Process

Thank you for your interest in St. Michael’s! Please complete the Inquiry Form below to connect with our Admission Office

Admissions Inquiry FormAdmission Process Overview

We look forward to receiving your application! The applicant’s acceptance is based on:

  • Availability of space
  • Admissions testing
  • Student assessment
  • Previous school records including updated immunization form
  • Teacher recommendation
  • Evidence that the applicant will benefit from and contribute to the School’s complete program

St. Michael’s Episcopal School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

Application

Now is the time to apply for the 2024-25 school year! Applications must be submitted by DECEMBER 15, to be considered in our first round of admission decisions. All requirements for the admission process must be completed by FEBRUARY 1. Applications will continue to be accepted through the spring with decisions continuing on a rolling basis as space permits. Fee: $50 non-refundable.

Application for the 2024-25 school year is now available! We look forward to getting to know your child and family!

Kindergarten Admissions Checklist-Printable

Apply Today!

WPPSI-IV Testing

The WPPSI-IV (Wechsler Preschool & Primary Scale of Intelligence, Fourth Edition) is an individual assessment, administered by a trained and licensed psychologist, that measures the cognitive abilities of young children. Testing may be scheduled through St. Michael’s beginning in October, for a fee of $150*, at another participating independent school, or privately through a practitioner of your choosing (list below). Please complete the required Testing Preference Form to the right, indicating where you wish to have your child tested.

*Note: WPPSI testing administered at St. Michael’s, includes the testing and a review of the results with Admissions staff. A written report will not be provided. Testing administered privately includes the testing, a consultation with the psychologist, and a copy of the full written report.

Testing Providers List
Learn about the WPPSI-IV

Testing Preference Form

Readiness Testing

Readiness testing is done at St. Michael’s in January. This assessment allows your child to meet individually with one of our kindergarten teachers and demonstrate his or her Pre-K skills. Register here.

Common School Report

The Common School Report* is required as part of the Kindergarten admission process. Using the link to the right, please print a copy of the form, complete Part 1, and submit the form to your child’s school. Your child’s teacher will then complete the remainder of the form and send it back directly to the school(s) you have selected on the form by January 8, 2024.

*The Common School Report is a shared form used by a consortium consisting of the following schools: Collegiate School, Good Shepherd Episcopal School, Richmond Montessori School, Sabot School, St. Catherine’s School, St. Christopher’s School, St. Michael’s Episcopal School, and The Steward School.

Common School Report

Application

Now is the time to apply for the 2024-25 school year! Applications for Grades 1-5 are considered on a rolling basis with initial decisions made in February. We recommend that you submit an application for these grades by December 15. Decisions will continue throughout the spring and summer as space permits.Fee: $50 non-refundable.

We look forward to getting to know your child and family!

Grades 1-5 Admissions Checklist-Printable

Apply Today!

WISC-V Testing

The WISC-V (Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children, Fifth Edition) is an individual assessment, administered by a trained and licensed psychologist, that measures cognitive abilities of children. Testing may be scheduled through St. Michael’s beginning in October, for a fee of $150*, at another participating independent school, or privately through a practitioner of your choosing (list below). Please complete the required Testing Preference Form to the right, indicating where you wish to have your child tested.

*Note: WISC testing administered at St. Michael’s, includes the testing and a review of the results with Admissions staff. A written report will not be provided. Testing administered privately includes the testing, a consultation with the psychologist, and a copy of the full written report.

Testing Providers List

Testing Preference Form

Student Visit Day and Academic Assessment

Our team will work with your family to schedule a visit for your child. These visits typically start at the beginning of January. During this all-day visit, your child will be matched with a student host and have the opportunity to experience a day in the life of a St. Michael’s student, and learn more about the School. Your child will also complete a grade-level academic assessment as part of the visit.

Transcripts and Teacher Recommendation

Report cards, standardized test scores, teacher recommendations, and an immunization form are required as part of the application. St. Michael’s will contact your child’s current school in December to obtain these documents. Please complete and sign the required Transcript Release Form to the right.

Release Form

Application

Now is the time to apply for the 2024-25 school! Applications must be submitted by JANUARY 25 in order to be considered in our first round of admission decisions. Applications will continue to be accepted through the spring and summer with decisions continuing on a rolling basis as space permits. Fee: $50 non-refundable

Application for the 2024-25 school year is now available! We look forward to getting to know your child and family!

Middle School Admissions Checklist-Printable

Apply Today!

WISC-V Testing

The WISC-V (Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children, Fifth Edition) is an individual assessment, administered by a licensed psychologist, that measures cognitive abilities. Testing may be scheduled through St. Michael’s beginning in October, for a fee of $150*, at another participating independent school, or privately through a practitioner of your choosing (list below). Please complete the required Testing Preference Form to the right, indicating where you wish to have your child tested.

*Note: WISC testing administered at St. Michael’s, includes the testing and a review of the results with Admissions staff. A written report will not be provided. Testing administered privately includes the testing, a consultation with the psychologist, and a copy of the full written report.

Testing Providers List
Learn about the WISC-V

Testing Preference Form

Student Visit Day and Academic Assessment

Our team will work with your family to schedule a visit for your child. These visits typically start at the beginning of January. During this all-day visit, your child will be matched with a student host and have the opportunity to experience a day in the life of a St. Michael’s student, and learn more about the School. Your child will also complete a grade-level academic assessment as part of the visit.

Transcripts and Teacher Recommendation

Report cards, standardized test scores, teacher recommendations, and an immunization form are required as part of the application. St. Michael’s will contact your child’s current school in December to obtain these documents. Please complete and sign the required Transcript Release Form to the right.

Release Form