Admissions

Steps to Apply

List of 7 items.

  • Step 1 – Inquire (for fall 2020 and later)

    If you are interested in applying for the fall of 2020 or later, please complete our online inquiry form. This allows us to send you information about future admissions events. If you are applying for entry in fall of 2019, please proceed directly to the online application in Step 2.
  • Step 2 – Apply Online

    If you are applying for entry in fall of 2019, please complete and submit the online application. New to the Chandler community? Please create an account to apply online. Current or former parents or alumni should login with your existing account. Be sure to download and complete all supplemental materials for the grade to which your child is applying.
  • Step 3 – 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 4 – 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 glurie@chandlerschool.org.
  • Step 5 – Kindergarten Evaluation

    Candidates for kindergarten openings are evaluated by Integrated Learning Solutions (ILS). Please register online by December 15 for one of the January 2019 screening dates.
  • Step 6 – 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 7 – 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. This is found in the supplemental materials packet and is due no later than February 1.

Important Dates

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

Admissions Open House (9-11:30 am) on October 13

Sibling applications (all grades) are due by October 31

Kindergarten applications are due by 3 p.m. on December 14

Applications for grades 1-7 are due by 3 p.m. on January 11

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 8

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.