The Holidays are a great time to get started and submit your application for admission!
Due to limited space and a competitive applicant pool in multiple grades, we encourage families to submit an application preferably in December and no later than January 31, 2019. We are already receiving applications in selected grades for the fall of 2019, please contact the Office of Admissions at 540.837.1009 for assistance.
Admission decisions will be mailed no later than March 5, 2019. New student enrollment contracts and deposits are due back by March 19, 2019.
Pre-K & KINDERGARTEN ASSESSMENTS:
Candidates will participate in a morning of simulated kindergarten with other pre-kindergarten age children in February. Candidates will be individually assessed during the course of this visit. Powhatan School using a developmentally-appropriate assessment for prospective students applying to kindergarten. The Kindergarten Assessment (25 minutes) is an engaging and interactive evaluation with a trained member of our faculty.
February 5, 2019
January 31, 2019
*Families must submit an application for admission in order to R.S.V.P. for one of the Assessment Days listed above. Families with kindergarten applicants must also submit a teacher recommendation.
GRADES 1-8 ASSESSMENTS:
Candidates will be administered grade-level assessments during a full-day class visit that will be scheduled between January and February. Assessments after this date will be performed on an individual basis, if space is available.
(DUE TO THE INCREASE IN APPLICATIONS THIS FALL, ALL JANUARY DATES HAVE ALREADY BEEN BOOKED. WE ONLY HAVE A FEW DATES LEFT IN FEBRUARY. )
Official copy of school records and a teacher letter of recommendation must be submitted to the admissions office prior to the assessment date.
In order to be considered for financial aid for the 2019-2020 school year, School and Student Service for Financial Aid must receive your application no later than February 15, 2019. Additionally, the Financial Aid Committee requires that you submit a copy of the application you filed with SSS (PFS Form) and a copy of your 1040 tax return with attachments for the previous year. Applications received by SSS after this date or applications received without supporting documents may be excluded from being considered for financial aid for the 2019-2020 school year. The entire process is online and information can be found here: FINANCIAL AID.