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Applications for the 2024-2025 school year are open now!

*Please note that you must have a completed Inquiry Form before you will have access to the application.


GRACE does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, color, national or ethnic origin

Submitting an Application for the 2024-2025 school year. 
  • Siblings of current GRACE students can submit their application prior to open enrollment. Current GRACE families will receive an email in mid/late November for siblings to apply.
  • Applications for new families open December 1st.
    • Application Fee: $125 per student (non-refundable)
    • Enrollment Fee: Due within 48 hours of acceptance - $900 per student.
*Admissions fees are one-time fees and are non-refundable. Please be sure to review the associated fees and financial commitment when applying at GRACE. By submitting the application, you are acknowledging the financial commitment including the withdrawal policy. 
  1. All prospective families must have an account in our Blackbaud system in order to access the application.  If you do not have a Blackbaud account, please complete an inquiry form.  Please note that you must submit the non-refundable $125 fee with your application.  
    • Prior to submitting an application, please ensure your student meets the required cut-off dates for admission and review the wait pool here and withdrawal policies (located below). If you are interested in our LEAP program space must be available both in the classroom as well as the LEAP program.
    • The following documents are required for your application to be considered complete. Incomplete or inaccurate information will be grounds for rejection of the applicant or dismissal of the student.
      • Copy of Birth Certificate
      • Last two years of end-of-year report cards (with teacher comments)
      • Current report card (with teacher comments)
      • Copy of Current Transcript (High School Students Only)
      • Most recent end-of-grade test results, achievement test results, and other standardized test scores
      • Copies of testing, evaluations, psychological reports, curriculum modifications, and individualized education plans(IEP), if applicable
      • Copy of all custody papers, if applicable
    • Confidential Recommendation Forms: The application will ask for email addresses for the recommendations. *Note: Students who are homeschooled and have recently participated in a co-op or out-of-the-home class, should supply the co-op teacher email with their application.
      • Recommendations required by grade level:
        • Grades 1-6: Core Subject Teacher, Adult Mentor, Special Education Resource Teacher  (if applicable)
        • Grades 7-12: Most recent English Teacher, Math Teacher, Guidance Counselor, Adult Mentor, Special Education Resource Teacher (if applicable)
        • TK-K: Preschool Teacher, Special Education Resource Teacher (if applicable)
    • Student Questionnaire (Students Applying to Grades 7-12 Only)
  1. Admission Entrance Process
    • Qualified candidates applying for Transitional Kindergarten(TK) - 2nd Grade will be contacted to schedule an in-person Admissions Screening at GRACE. *Please note at the discretion of the Admissions Committee, students may be invited to participate in a classroom experience.
    • Qualified candidates applying to 1st-6th will also be contacted to schedule an in-person reading assessment at GRACE.
    • Students applying for 3rd - 12th Grade are required to complete the at-home Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE).
    • Students can take the ISEE before applying to expedite the admissions process. 
    • Your student may take the ISEE at any testing site, Prometric testing center, or at home. Fees vary; please visit the ISEE website for additional information or to schedule your child’s testing.
      • Please be sure to select GRACE as one of the schools to receive their ISEE score report.
      • If you have any questions regarding the ISEE test, testing site, fees, scheduling, procedures, etc, please contact ISEE directly.  
  1. Admission Interview
    • Qualified candidates will be invited to a family interview once the Admissions Entrance process is complete, this includes receipt of all required documents. The family interview should be attended by the student and both parents. The interview is our opportunity to get to know one another and to determine the extent of a good match between the school and the student.
      • Family interviews will be conducted virtually for students applying to 1st-5th grade.
      • Family interviews will be conducted in person for students applying to 6th-12th grade.
      • TK and Kindergarten will be invited to a virtual Meet and Greet with our Tk- 6th Principal Dr. Morris upon acceptance.
     4. Admissions Decision 
    • Notification of a decision will be made by our Admissions Committee and you will be contacted via email.
    • Upon acceptance, the enrollment packet and non-refundable enrollment fee must be submitted within 48 hours to secure your student's enrollment seat. 
  • Families who enroll but withdraw their student between: 
    • March 1 - June 30 will be responsible for 25% of each student’s annual tuition.
    • July 1 - December 31, will be responsible for 50% of each student’s annual tuition.
  • Families who withdraw their student after December 31, will be responsible for a late withdrawal penalty of 100% of each student’s annual tuition.
  • All tuition prepayments (made as part of the re-enrollment process) are non-refundable

GRACE does not discriminate based on race, gender, color, national, or ethnic origin.

Cut-Off Dates: 2024-2025 School Year

The following cut-off dates will be observed for students entering Transitional Kindergarten, Kindergarten, and 1st Grade for the 2024-2025 school year.

  • Students who turn 5 years old between September 1 and December 31 will be processed as a TK Applicant. *We kindly ask that your TK student be potty trained prior to enrolling at GRACE.
  • Students who turn 5 years old between January 1 and August 31 will be processed as a Kindergarten Applicant. *We kindly ask that your Kindergarten student be potty trained prior to enrolling at GRACE.
Students who turn 6 years old by August 31, 2024, and have completed a Kindergarten program.