Admissions Overview 2024-2025

The Tenacre Admission process for enrollment for the 2025-2026 school year will begin in October 2024. All applicant families are required to conduct an interview (via Zoom or in person) with the Director of Enrollment before the application deadline of February 7, 2025. You may reach out to set up an individual interview by calling Elizabeth O'Connell at 781-591-7408 or emailing her at eoconnell@tenacrecds.org. Interviews for the 25-26 school year will begin in October 2024. 

For students applying for grades PK and Kindergarten, we will host a group visit for all PK and Kindergarten applicants as well as a 30 minute individual visit. All PK and Kindergarten applicants should plan to attend a group visit and the individual visit. To schedule your group visit please email or call Elizabeth O'Connell at eoconnell@tenacrecds.org. To schedule your individual visit please email or call Elizabeth O'Connell. The Group Visit dates are January 22 from 1:00-2:00pm for PK, January 25 from 9:00-10:00am for PK and 10:30-11:30am for K, and January 29 from 1:00-2:00pm for K. Individual visits are scheduled for 30 minute blocks on a Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday morning from 8:30am - 11:00am. 

Pre-Kindergarten applicants must have reached the age of 4, and Kindergarten applicants must be 5 by September 1st of the school year in which they will enroll. A child applying for PK should have some prior formal school experience. A child applying to K must have a prior formal school experience, which is the equivalent of at least three days/week. Children applying to both PK and K must be toilet trained.
 
For students applying to Grades 1–6, we plan to host an in-person screening day on February 1, 2025, that allows for in-person assessments. 
 
Decision letters can be viewed in your applicant portal on Ravenna on March 10, 2025.