Admissions

Admissions Timeline

Admissions Timeline 2016-2017

September 2016 - January 2017
  • Submit online inquiry form
  • Schedule appointment for interview
  • Please complete Part I of the online application prior to your parent invterview and tour
October 5, 2016
  • Tours begin -  Monday, Wednesday, and Friday; 9:00 and 10:30 a.m.

October 18, 2016 - January 31, 2017
  • Tuesday 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

October 2016 - February 2017
  • Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten applicant individual session with with our Learning Consultant (Tuesady and Thursady morning)
  • Small playgroup visit on a Tuesday or Wednesday afternoon in January or February 
  • Call the Admission Office to schedule your child's individual and group visit

October 23, 2016
  • Open House, 1:00-3:00 p.m.

November 15, 2016
  • Open House, 8:15-10:15 a.m.

January 10, 2017

February 4, 2017 (snow date February 11)
  • Admission Grades 1-6 applicant visits, 9:00-12:00 pm.: 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 8, 2017
  • 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, 2017
  • Admission decision letters and financial aid grant decision letters mailed

March 30, 2017
  • Reception for newly accepted parents

April 10, 2017
  • Deadline for new enrollment contracts

Admission Fairs

Tenacre will be represented at the following admissions fairs. 

SEPTEMBER 25, 2016
AISNE School Fair to Promote Diversity, UMass Boston, 1:00 to 3:30 p.m.

OCTOBER 1, 2016
Needham Harvest Fair, Needham Center, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

OCTOBER
 5, 2016

Spruce Street Meet the Schools Night, Boston, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

OCTOBER 19, 2016
Needham Parent Talk, Temple Beth Shalom Needham, 7-9pm.

OCTOBER 16, 2016
AISNE Private School Fair, Boston Marriott Newton Hotel, Newton, 1:00-3:30pm.


Tenacre nurtures and challenges each child, every day.