Admissions

Admissions Timeline

Admissions Timeline 2018-2019

September 2019 - January 2020
  • Submit an online inquiry form
  • Schedule appointment for an interview
  • Please complete Part I of the online application prior to your parent interview and tour

October 15, 2019 - January 28, 2020
  • Tuesday Drop-In Tours start 8:15 - 9:15 a.m.: weekly, informal opportunities to visit Tenacre and tour the school with a current parent ambassador; no RSVP necessary. Tours not given on December 17, 24 & 31. The last drop-in tour is on January 28.
October 16, 2019
  • Tours begin -  days and times available are Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday; 9:00 and 10:30 a.m. 

October 2019 - February 2020
  • Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten applicant individual session with our Learning Consultant (Tuesday and Thursday mornings)
  • Call the Admission Office to schedule your child's individual and group visit

October 20, 2019
  • Open House, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.  This is an opportunity to tour our campus with a current student, meet parents and talk with teachers to learn more about how Tenacre nurtures and challenges each student, every day

November 21, 2019

  • Curriculum Night, 7:15 - 8:00 p.m. Themes for this evening to be announced.

January 7 and 8, 2020
  • Small playgroup visit on a Tuesday or Wednesday afternoon in January (7th and 8th; 12:45-1:45 pm for Pre-Kindergarten applicants; 2-3 pm for Kindergarten applicants)

February 1, 2020 (snow date February 8)
  • Admission Testing Day for Grades 1 - 6 applicants: 9:00 AM - 12:00 noon: includes testing in reading, writing, and mathematics, classrooms activities with homeroom teachers, a special subject class such as Science or Technology, and games in the gym with our P.E. staff.

February 5, 2020
  • Small playgroup visits on Wednesday afternoon: 12:45-1:45 PM for Pre-Kindergarten applicants and 2-3 PM for Kindergarten applicants.

February 7, 2020
  • Financial Aid application deadline
  • Online Application (Part I, Part II and application fee) due and submitted online
  • Admission File Complete: Deadline for AISNE independent school evaluation form or Tenacre 6th-grade evaluation form, student testing, parent interview 

March 10, 2020
  • Admission decisions are emailed and sent electronically. Financial aid grant decision letters are mailed.

April 2, 2020
  • Reception and school re-visit for newly accepted families

April 10, 2020
  • Deadline for decisions, enrollment contracts and deposits

Admission Fairs

Tenacre will be represented at the following admissions fairs. 

Fall 2019 Fair Information coming soon.






Tenacre nurtures and challenges each child, every day.