Steps to Apply

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  • Step 1 – Inquire

    If you'd like notes about upcoming deadlines, special events, or a copy of our viewbook, please complete our short inquiry form
  • Step 2 - Attend Open House

    Please join us on Saturday, October 19, 2019 from 9-11:30 a.m. for our Lower School (K-5) and Middle School (6-8) admissions open house. Tour campus and meet our teachers and students.
  • Step 3 – Apply Online

    The online application for the 2020-21 school year will be available in September 2019.
  • Step 4 – Student Visit

    After we receive the completed application, we will contact you to schedule your child’s winter play date (kindergarten) student visit (grades 1-4) or tour and interview (grades 5-7). An optional parent tour can be arranged on a weekday while classes are in session.
  • Step 5 – Teacher Recommendation

    For all grade levels, we require one teacher recommendation, due by February 1 and submitted directly from your child’s current school. This form is found in the supplemental materials packet. Additional references are not required, but may be submitted to
  • Step 6 – Kindergarten Evaluation

    Candidates for kindergarten openings are evaluated by Integrated Learning Solutions (ILS). Please register online by December 15 for one of the January 2020 screening dates.
  • Step 7 – Grades 5-7 ISEE Testing

    All candidates for grades 5-7 must take the Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE). Please register online and take the exam no later than February 1. Chandler’s school code is 054037.
  • Step 8 – Transcript

    For applicants to grades 2-7, we require a transcript of school records from at least the past 2 years, including the current year's first-semester report card and all available test data. The request form is contained in the supplemental materials packet. Materials are due no later than February 1.

Important Dates (2019-2020)

Kindergarteners must be five years old by September 1 of their entering year

Admissions Open House (9-11:30 am) on October 19

Sibling applications (all grades) are due by October 31

Kindergarten applications are due by 3 p.m. on December 13

Applications for grades 1-7 are due by 3 p.m. on January 10

Supplemental application materials (all grades) are due by February 1

Grades 5-7 must take the ISEE exam no later than February 1

Admission notifications (all grades) are sent on March 6

Supplemental Application Materials

Financial Aid

Chandler administers a financial aid program for qualified students who demonstrate financial need. Complete the financial-aid application by following our step-by-step instructions.