To complete the admission process you need to:

List of 4 items.

  • 1. Submit the online Admission Application and $90 fee >>>

    For consideration in the first round of decisions for the 2017-2018 school year, applications are due by January 27, 2017.

    • All components of the application are completed through the online application process.
    • Admission decisions will be mailed on March 17, 2017.
    Please note: MICDS uses an August 1 age cut-off date for entry into Junior or Senior Kindergarten. Your child must be 4 years old to enter Junior Kindergarten.
  • 2. Make Appointments for Admission Testing, Parent Interview and School Observation/Classroom Visit (access to all appointments are included in the online application) >>>

    All appointments are made online after submitting your application.  You may call or email the admission office for assistance.

    Junior and Senior Kindergarten:

    • Admission Testing and Parent Interview: Schedule a time for an individual evaluation of your child that coincides with the parent interview.  The appointment will take approximately 45 minutes.
    • School Observation (arranged by MICDS): MICDS will make every effort to observe your child in his or her current school. If your child is not currently enrolled in school or is from out of town, please call the Admission Office.
    Grade One:
    • Admission Testing, Parent Interview and Classroom Visit: Schedule a thirty minute individual evaluation of your child that coincides with a parent interview along with a classroom visit.  The classroom visit is for one hour following the evaluation.
    Grades Two Through Four:
    • Admission Testing: Please choose the date that works best for you when filling out the online application.
    • Classroom Visit and Parent Interview: Schedule a classroom visit for your child that coincides with a thirty minute parent interview.
  • The Financial Aid Application Process >>>

    The Financial Aid application process is separate from the admission process.  The deadline to apply for financial aid for the 2017-2018 school year is Monday, February 6, 2017. Please reference the Tuition and Financial Aid section of our website for more details.
  • Family Early Action Option for Junior Kindergarten Applicants >>>

    As a courtesy to our current families, first generation legacies, and employees, and in recognition of their commitment to MICDS, the Admission Office is pleased to offer an early action option for the 2017-2018 application process.  To be eligible, prospective students must be applicants for our Junior Kindergarten and must follow an earlier application process.  Admission decisions for these applicants will be mailed on Tuesday, January 31, 2017.  (Those families applying to any other grade level will be sent their decisions with the general applicant pool on Friday, March 17, 2017.)  Please also read MICDS’ Admission Policy; these admission standards will continue to apply to all applicants.
     
    Family Early Action Timeline:
    1. Submit the online Admission Application online by Monday, November 28, 2016.
    2. Once we receive your application, MICDS will schedule the required preschool observation.
    3. Schedule the test and interview to be completed by Friday, January 6, 2017.  You may do this through our online application process.
    Admission decisions for completed family applications will be mailed on Tuesday, January 31, 2017.  Family enrollment decisions are requested by Friday, February 17, 2017 and due by Friday, April 7, 2017.  Financial Aid applications for families choosing to apply for Early Action should be submitted by Friday, December 16, 2016.