READY TO APPLY?

Please note that while you are welcome to reach out to anyone in the Admissions Office, each of us manages the process for particular grades. For applications for the fall of 2020-2021, Katie Neff will be managing the process for preschool and 2nd-4th grade; Sylvia Devietti will be managing the process for kindergarten, 1st grade, and 5th-7th grade. Please see below for contact information.

The admissions process begins in the fall prior to the year of your desired enrollment. You may apply online or download a copy of the application here.

Applying to TPS

The admissions process begins in the fall prior to the year of your desired enrollment.  You may apply online or download a copy of the application here.  

Application deadlines: To be included in the first round of decisions, applications for preschool, kindergarten, and 1st grade must be received by December 1st and applications for 2nd through 7th grades must be received by December 15th.

Please note: Preschool applicants must be 4 years old by August 31 of the year that they plan to enter school. Kindergarten applicants must be 5 years old by August 31.  

 

Application Requirements

Once you submit your application, you will be given access to the Application Checklist.  The checklist will provide links to information needed to complete the following application requirements.

  • Parent/Guardian Meeting

Your visit will last approximately 45 minutes and will be scheduled Monday through Friday in the morning and early afternoon. 

Preschool-1st grade parent meetings must be completed by the second week of December.  Second-7th grade parent meetings must be completed by the first week in January.

Please note that parent meetings for preschool-1st grade do not include a tour.

You will be prompted to schedule your parent/guardian meeting as part of the Application Checklist you will receive upon completing your application.

  • School Records

Provide a copy of your child's school records (if available) by completing the Request for Records Form and sending it to your child's current school.  All Records must be received by the last week of December.

The Request for Records Form will be made available via the Application Checklist you will receive once your application has been completed.

  • Teacher Recommendations

We require one recommendation for preschool, kindergarten and 1st grade applicants, and two recommendations for 2nd-7th grade applicants.  This requirement is waived for preschool and kindergarten applicants who have not yet attended school.

Teacher Recommendation forms will be made available via the Application Checklist you will receive once your application has been completed.

Play Days and Student Visits

After we have received your application and paperwork, we will reach out you to schedule a Play Day (for preschool, kindergarten, and 1st grade applicants) or a Student Visit (for 2nd-7th grade applicants).

Student Visits (Grades 2-7) 
Applicants for 2nd - 7th grades will visit for two consecutive school days with their peer group.

Play Days (Preschool, Kindergarten, and  1st grade)
Preschool, kindergarten, and 1st grade applicants will be scheduled for a group visit on a weekend morning.

 

AdmissionS Office Contacts

Katie Neff
Director of Admissions
kneff@tpschool.org
215-545-5323, ext. 238

Sylvia Indyk Devietti
Associate Director of Admissions
sdevietti@tpschool.org
215-545-5323, ext. 241