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Admissions Procedures

For students applying to Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 8, three steps are needed in order to complete the application process: Tour, Application, and Evaluation of applicant's readiness for the Choir School program (for Grades K-8 this will also include a vocal evaluation).

Tour

We offer many opportunities for prospective parents to visit our campus and learn more about the Choir School's distinctive environment and rich curriculum. You may schedule a personal tour by contacting our admissions office, attend one of our Admission Tours or our open house.
 

Application

The following items must be received prior to scheduling your child's evaluation and for their application to be considered complete. Please remember that applicants applying to our Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten programs must be 4 or 5 years of age, respectively, by September 1, 2019, for the current academic year and by September 1, 2020 for the 2020-2021 academic year.
 
  • Submit online Application
  • $35.00 non-refundable Application Fee
  • Copy of applicant's Birth Certificate
  • Current Immunization Record - Please see link below for requirements.
  • Recent Photo of applicant
  • Parent Guardian Questionnaire - Accessible through the online application checklist.
  • Recommendation Form(s) (if applicable) - Accessible through the online application checklist.
  • Recent Report Card and Standardized Testing Results (if applicable)
  • Copy of Baptismal Record (if Catholic) - Not required for Non-Catholic applicants.

 

Evaluation

Once the application is complete and has been received, you will be contacted by the Admissions Office to schedule a time for your child to come in and complete their evaluation and Shadow Day (grades 1st-8th). Members of The Madeleine Choir School staff will administer all portions of the evaluation.

 

For Pre-Kindergarten:

Applicants will be evaluated as a group (or individually if necessary) for social, emotional and academic readiness as determined by members of the Choir School staff. During this time, parents will meet with Choir School administration.

 

For Kindergarten - Grade 8:

Applicants will be assessed on concepts that may include phonemic awareness, reading readiness or proficiency, math concepts, and writing skills.

 

Vocal Evaluation:

Applicants will meet with a member of our music staff to gauge the child's present tone quality, pitch perception and listening skills. (not required for Pre-K)

 

 

Important Admission Dates

 
2020-2021 Applications
Now Open
 
2019-2020 Applications
Are Still Available 
 
February 1, 2020
Application Priority Deadline  
 
March 1, 2020
Application Rolling Consideration  
 
Sunday
November 10, 2019
Admissions Open House
1:00 pm-3:00pm
 
Thursday, May 7, 2020
New Parent Orientation
 
Week of May 11, 2020
Registration Week
 
2019-2020 Applications are still being accepted.  For availability in some classes please click the INQUIRE HERE button below.