Admission 2024

Our School cherishes academic rigor, encourages and praises meaningful individual achievement, and fosters virtue. Our independent education prepares young people for higher learning and for lives of purpose and service.

Important Dates

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JK FEAO* JK-4th Grades 5th-8th Grades 9th Grade 10th-12th Grades
Application Deadline 11/26/24 1/31/25 1/14/25 12/13/24 1/14/25
Admission Testing Deadline 1/11/25 2/8/25 2/8/25 1/12/25 2/9/25
Tuition Assistance Deadline (Optional) 12/13/24 1/31/25 1/31/25 12/13/24 1/31/25
Admission Decisions Shared 1/29/25 3/14/25 3/14/25 2/7/25 3/14/25
Enrollment Decision Deadline 4/4/25 4/4/25 4/4/25 2/28/25 4/4/25

*The Junior Kindergarten Family Early Action Option (JK FEAO) is available for siblings of current students as well as children of faculty or staff.

Lower School Admission

Lower School Admission Process (Age 4 - Grade 4)

Lower School at MICDS includes grades Junior Kindergarten through 4th grade. MICDS uses the date of August 1 as the cut-off date for entry into Junior or Senior Kindergarten. Your child must be 4 years old before August 1 to enter Junior Kindergarten and 5 years old before August 1 to be considered for Senior Kindergarten. Check out the Lower School application checklist below!

Apply to Lower School

Middle School Admission

Middle School Admission Process (Grades 5 - 8)

Apply to Middle School

Upper School Admission

Upper School Admission Process (Grades 9 - 12)

Apply to Upper School

Tuition & Affordability

Tuition and Affordability

Admission Testing Options


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Quick Facts


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Meet our Head of School


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Our Community


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MICDS in 24 Hours


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Why JK-12?


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College Matriculation


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Global Learning


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Traditions at MICDS


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Relocating Family Information (Forthcoming)


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Meet the Admission Team

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