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Admission Process (Grades 5-8)

Application Process

For consideration in the first round of decisions for the 2017 - 2018 school year, complete applications were due by January 17, 2017.
Applications for the 2nd round of admission for the 2017-2018 school year are still encouraged at all grade levels, please call the Admission Office for more details.

Please call the Admission Office at 995-7367 to learn about the next steps in the admission process.
A complete application includes the following:
  • Online application including Parent, Student, and Supplemental (Parent Perspective) sections
  • Official transcript and school records from applicant’s current school
  • Teacher recommendation, using the form on the Standard Application Online (SAO)
  • SSAT test results, which are sent to us electronically, see below for testing information
  • Family interview, see below for interview options
If you need any assistance please don’t hesitate to call our office at 314-995-7367.

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  • Visit MICDS >>>

    Discover the wide array of opportunities offered at MICDS by having your student spend half of a day on campus experiencing school in action.  

    Parent tours are also available on visit days.

    Visit days are offered from October - January.
    Call our office at 995-7367 to find out about available visit days.

  • Application and $40 fee >>>

    Applications may be completed online.  The application deadline for the 1st round of admission for the fall of 2017 is January 17, 2017.
    Apply through the Standard Application Online (SAO). The link is also on the bottom right of this page.

    Note:The fee for international student applications is $150

  • Interview with a member of the Faculty/Admission team >>>

    We look forward to having a conversation with each applicant and parent(s) to get to know you better and to help you understand more about MICDS. 

    Interviews are scheduled from November - January. We offer morning interviews, after-school interviews, and Saturday interviews throughout the season.
    Call our office at 995-7367 to schedule your interview

    Note: We must have your application (parent, student, and supplement) submitted at least five days prior to the time of the interview.
  • Register for Admission Testing >>>

    Register with SSAT directly in advance of the date you desire using our MICDS school code 4906.

    Grade 5: January 7, or January 28, 2017. The fee for the test is $80.

    Grades 6-8:  December 10 (+ special accommodations), January 7, February 11, February 12, March 4 at various secondary schools.  The fee for the test is $127. 
    Note*** - Applicants must take the test no later than January 7 to be considered in the 1st round of Admission.

  • The Financial Aid Application Process >>>

    The Financial Aid Application Process is separate from the admission process. Please reference the Tuition and Financial Aid section of our website for more information.