Admissions

Admissions Timeline

Admissions Timeline 2017-2018

September 2017 - January 2018
  • Submit online inquiry form
  • Schedule appointment for interview
  • Please complete Part I of the online application prior to your parent invterview and tour
October 11, 2017
  • Tours begin -  Monday, Wednesday, and Friday; 9:00 and 10:30 a.m.

October 17, 2017 - January 30, 2018
  • 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

October 2017 - February 2018
  • Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten applicant individual session with our Learning Consultant (Tuesday and Thursday morning)
  • Small playgroup visit on a Tuesday or Wednesday afternoon in January (9th and 10th; 12:45-1:45pm for Pre-Kindergarten applicants; 2-3pm for Kindergarten applicants)
  • Call the Admission Office to schedule your child's individual and group visit

October 29, 2017
  • 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 14, 2017
  • In-School Open House, 8:15 am - 10:15 a.m.  This in-school Open House will give you a sense of what a day at Tenacre would be like for your child. You can tour the campus with a current parent, and observe classes at all grade levels.

February 3, 2018 (snow date February 10)
  • Admission Testing Day for Grade 1-6 applicants, 9:00 am -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, 2018
  • 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 9, 2018
  • Admission decision letters and financial aid grant decision letters mailed

March 29, 2018
  • Reception for newly accepted parents

April 10, 2018
  • Deadline for decisions and new enrollment contracts

Admission Fairs

Tenacre will be represented at the following admissions fairs. 

SEPTEMBER 24, 2017
AISNE School Fair to Promote Diversity, UMass Boston, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

OCTOBER 4, 2017
Wayland Children and Parents Association, Claypit Hill Elementary School Gymnasium, 40 Adams Lane, Wayland, 7:30-9pm

OCTOBER
 7, 2017

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



Tenacre nurtures and challenges each child, every day.