Admissions

Admissions Timeline

Admissions Timeline 2018-2019

September 2018 - January 2019
  • Submit online inquiry form
  • Schedule appointment for interview
  • Please complete Part I of the online application prior to your parent invterview and tour
October 15, 2018
  • Tours begin -  days and times available are Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday; 9:00 and 10:30 a.m. 

October 16, 2018 - January 29, 2019
  • 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 18, & 25 and January 1,& 22. Last drop in tour is on January 29.

October 2018 - February 2019
  • Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten applicant individual session with our Learning Consultant (Tuesday and Thursday morning)
  • Call the Admission Office to schedule your child's individual and group visit

October 28, 2018
  • 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 29, 2018

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

January 8 and 9, 2019
  • Small playgroup visit on a Tuesday or Wednesday afternoon in January (8th and 9th; 12:45-1:45 pm for Pre-Kindergarten applicants; 2-3 pm for Kindergarten applicants)

February 2, 2019 (snow date February 9)
  • 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 6, 2019
  • Small playgroup visits on Wednesday afternoon: 12:45-1:45 PM for Pre-Kindergarten applicants and 2-3 PM for Kindergarten applicants.

February 8, 2019
  • 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, 2019
  • Admission decisions are emailed and sent electronically. Financial aid grant decision letters are mailed on March 11.

March 28, 2019
  • Reception and school re-visit for newly accepted families

April 10, 2019
  • Deadline for decisions, enrollment contracts and deposits

Admission Fairs

Tenacre will be represented at the following admissions fairs. 

SEPTEMBER 23, 2018
AISNE School Fair to Promote Diversity, UMass Boston, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. This fair is an opportunity for families to learn about many of schools all together in a central, convenient setting.
Parking available.






Tenacre nurtures and challenges each child, every day.