Steps to Apply

Completion of the online inquiry form is the first step in the admission process, regardless of grade level or year of entry, and is required of all interested families. This allows us to message you directly and communicate most effectively about programs, special events and the application process. 

Once an inquiry has been received, guardians will be invited to schedule a campus visit while classes are in session. Tours start in October and are available through early December.

Application Deadlines
October 27, 2023 – Siblings (all grade levels)
December 8, 2023 – Kindergarten
*Kindergarten applicants must be five years of age by September 1 of the entering year
January 5, 2024 – Grades 1-8

All Supplemental Materials are due by January 30, 2024. 

List of 9 items.

  • 1 | Open House

    We are pleased to host all prospective families on Saturday, November 4, 2023, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. This event is designed for the whole family and children are encouraged to attend. The program will include campus tours, presentations from our head of school and division directors, as well as fun, hands-on activities.  Administrators, faculty members, students, parents and alumni will be available to guide visitors through our facilities and answer questions about our program and community. 

  • 2 | Inquiry

    Completion of the online inquiry form is the first step in the admission process, regardless of grade level or year of entry, and is required of all interested families. This allows us to message you directly and communicate most effectively about programs, special events and the application process. 
  • 3 | Campus Visit

    Once an inquiry form has been submitted, you will be invited to schedule an adults-only campus visit. Our morning program will include a presentation from our Head of School, a panel discussion with current students and a tour of classrooms and facilities. We recommend selecting a date from the schedule that aligns with your child's grade of entry in 2024-2025. 
    • October 3 - Kindergarten
    • October 17 - First through Fifth Grades 
    • October 19 - Kindergarten
    • November 2 - Kindergarten
    • November 7 - Sixth through Eighth Grade
    • November 14 - Kindergarten 
    • November 28 - First through Fifth Grades
    • December 5 - Sixth Through Eighth Grades
    • December 7 - Kindergarten
    Priority registration will be given to families applying for admission in 2024-2025, but all inquiries are invited to attend the Open House.
  • 4 | Application

    • The application deadline for a sibling of a current or past Chandler student is October 27, 2023.
    • Kindergarten applications are due by December 8, 2023.
    • Applications for Grades 1-8 are due by January 5, 2024.
    • Financial Aid Applications for all grades are due by January 5, 2024. 
    The due dates for additional admission steps are reflected on the candidate checklist. 

  • 5 | Parent Interview

    We want your family’s admissions experience with Chandler to feel warm and personalized and provide a variety of ways to discover how our program and community may be a good fit for your child and family. At Chandler, our core priorities include Belongingness, Academic Excellence and Well-Being and we are committed to providing opportunities for an exceptional education to students. At least one parent/guardian for each candidate will be requested to meet with a member of our team for a 30-minute visit as we strive to learn more about your child, family and potential partnership with our community. 
  • 6 | Student Visit

    Grades 6-8
    Middle School applicants are required to participate in a student visit day hosted by the Director of Enrollment Management, the Middle School Director and members of the Student Council. Weekday appointments are scheduled after the application has been received. This morning program will include attendance at a school assembly, a classroom visit, an in-house assessment and space for personal introductions and peer interactions. Candidates for grades 6-8 are also asked to complete a Google Form. This part of the admissions process is designed as a space for personal reflection and helps us get better acquainted with each child applying to our program. The link is included on the checklist.

    Grades K-5
    We will provide an in-person social experience for all candidates for Kindergarten through grade five. Details about scheduling the appointment and expectations for the visit will follow after the applications have been received. 
  • 7 | Teacher Evaluation

    The completion of this form by the current teacher is an important part of the admission process and a valuable component of the candidate profile. The Teacher Evaluation Form is located on your child's checklist in the candidate profile. NOTE: The request may only be sent to one teacher and once the request has been sent, the link only remains active for two weeks. Additional references in the form of an email sent directly to are welcome but not required.

  • 8 | Transcript of School Records

    For candidates applying to grades 2-8, we require school records for the past two years, the current year’s first-semester report card and all available test data. The Transcript of School Records should be requested from your child’s current school directly from the checklist. 
  • 9 | Character Skills Snapshot

    Character and personal growth are an integral part of a Chandler School education. A reason families seek to enroll their child with us is because of their interest in an environment that focuses on instilling character values as well as exceptional academics, unique life experiences and outstanding opportunities. The Character Skills Snapshot gives us richer holistic information about the student and shows us areas where our community can help the student grow, thrive and shine.

    This is an online self-assessment, taken at home in approximately 25 minutes, that measures students’ preferences towards seven character skills. Please click this link for more information on the Snapshot, instructions for registering your child, and step-by-step directions for sending the report to Chandler School.

    All candidates will be notified of admission decisions on March 8, 2024.

Financial Aid

Chandler administers a financial aid program for qualified students who demonstrate financial need. Please read about the process our Financial Aid webpage.