Admissions Calendar

The best way to learn about St. Catherine's is to come to campus to tour our classrooms, see our students and meet our teachers.

In addition to group programs, our team welcomes you to schedule a personal tour to learn more about our girl-centered, dynamic offerings. Please schedule an appointment online or give us a call at 804.281.7140 to set up a time that works best for you. Our Admissions team stands ready to give you personalized attention every step of the way.

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    • Lower School — Early Learners Events

      Registration for fall 2019 programs will become available in late August 2019.

      November 6, 2019, 9-10:30 a.m.
      Lower School Admissions Program and Campus Tour (Early Learners - Grade 4)

      November 12, 2019, 9-10:30 a.m.
      Lower School Admissions Program and Campus Tour (Early Learners - Grade 4)

      November 21, 2019, 9-10:30 a.m.
      Lower School Admissions Program and Campus Tour (Early Learners - Grade 4)

      January - February

      Screening for applicants scheduled on an individual basis

      February 21, 2020 at 12 noon
      Early Learners 2020-2021 admissions notifications sent

      March 5, 2020
      Early Learners 2020-2021 enrollment contracts and deposits due

      Admissions decisions for the Early Learners program will continue on a rolling basis as space permits.
    • Lower School — Junior Kindergarten-Kindergarten Events

      Registration for fall 2019 programs will become available in late August 2019.

      November 6, 2019, 9-10:30 a.m.
      Lower School Admissions Program and Campus Tour (Early Learners - Grade 4)

      November 12, 2019, 9-10:30 a.m.
      Lower School Admissions Program and Campus Tour (Early Learners - Grade 4)

      November 21, 2019, 9-10:30 a.m.
      Lower School Admissions Program and Campus Tour (Early Learners - Grade 4)

      December 6, 2019, 9-10:30 a.m.
      Discovery Day for Applicants to Jr. Kindergarten & Kindergarten

      January 11, 2020, session times vary
      Admissions Readiness Testing Day for Applicants to Jr. Kindergarten & Kindergarten

      October - February
      Individual WPPSI-IV testing for applicants 

      February 21, 2020 at 12 noon
      Junior Kindergarten and Kindergarten 2020-2021 admissions notifications sent

      March 5, 2020
      Junior Kindergarten and Kindergarten 2020-2021 enrollment contracts and deposits due

      Personal tours are offered Monday through Friday. Please schedule a tour online or call the Admissions Office at 804-281-7140 to set up a time that works for you.

      Admissions decisions for Junior Kindergarten and Kindergarten will continue on a rolling basis as space permits.
    • Lower School — Grade 1-4 Events

      Registration for fall 2019 programs will become available in late August 2019.

      November 6, 2019, 9-10:30 a.m.
      Lower School Admissions Program and Campus Tour (Early Learners - Grade 4)

      November 12, 2019, 9-10:30 a.m.
      Lower School Admissions Program and Campus Tour (Early Learners - Grade 4)

      November 21, 2019, 9-10:30 a.m.
      Lower School Admissions Program and Campus Tour (Early Learners - Grade 4)

      October - December
      Individual campus tours for prospective parents

      December – March 
      WPPSI-IV or WISC-V testing for applicants scheduled on an individual basis

      Applicant Group Visit Days (advance registration required):

      - January 16, 2020
      - January 28, 2020
      - February 6, 2020
      - March 26, 2020

      Personal tours are offered Monday through Friday. Please schedule a tour online or call the Admissions Office at 804-281-7140 to set up a time that works for you.

      Admission decisions for grades 1-4 will be made on a rolling basis as space permits.
    • Middle School — Grade 5-8 Events

      Registration for fall 2019 programs will become available in late August 2019.

      November 5, 2019, 8:30-10:30 a.m.
      Admissions Program & Tour for prospective students and parents (grades 5-12)
       
      November – March
      Individual WISC-V testing for applicants

      Applicant Group Visit Days (advance registration required):

      - December 12, 2019
      - January 14, 2020
      - January 28, 2020
      - February 6, 2020
      - February 11, 2020

      January 31, 2020
      Application deadline for first-round consideration

      February 2020 (date TBD)
      First-round admissions decisions for grades 5-8 are shared with applicant families
      Personal tours are offered Monday through Friday. Please schedule a tour online or call the Admissions Office at 804-281-7140 to set up a time that works for you.

      Admission decisions for Middle School will be made on a rolling basis as space permits.
    • Upper School — Grade 9-12 Events

      Registration for fall 2019 programs will become available in late August 2019.

      November 5, 2019, 8:30-10:30 a.m.
      
      Admissions Program & Tour for prospective students and parents (grades 5-12)

      October - June
      Required Group SSAT Testing. Registration is completed through SSAT. Testing dates and locations are listed below:

      - October 16, 2019 at St. Christopher's School
      - November 16, 2019 at Collegiate School
      - December 14, 2019 at St. Catherine's School
      - January 4, 2020 at Collegiate School
      - February 8, 2020 at St. Catherine's School
      - March 7, 2020 at St. Christopher's School
      - April 29, 2020 at St. Christopher's School
      - June 13, 2020 at Collegiate School

      Applicant Group Visit Days (advance registration required):

      - November 28, 2019
      - January 10, 2020
      - January 17, 2020
      - January 27, 2020
      - February 3, 2020
      - February 10, 2020

      March 2020 (date TBD)
      Grades 9-12 first-round admissions notifications sent for 2020-2021
       
      Date TBD
      Reception for newly admitted students and their parents

      March 27, 2020
      Enrollment contracts and deposits due for first-round admitted candidates

      Personal tours are offered Monday through Friday. Please schedule a tour online or call the Admissions Office at 804-281-7140 to set up a time that works for you.
       
      After March 27, 2020, admission decisions for Upper School will continue on a rolling basis as space permits.
    St. Catherine's admits qualified students without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation or national or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to the students by the School.


    Let's Get Started

    The best way to get started is to come to St. Catherine’s for a campus tour, catch a glimpse of School life, meet our teachers and see teaching and learning up close. Call St. Catherine's School at 804-281-7140 or click here to schedule your personal tour.