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Student Life

Phoenix Country Day School seeks and accepts students for admission without reference to race, color, religion, age, disability, national and ethnic origin, sexual orientation, or gender. Admissions and financial aid decisions are made independently.

Important Dates 

Application available 
September 1

Campus Tours
Mid-September to February 1

Financial Aid application available
November 1

Open House
November 5

A Conversation with PCDS Leadership
January 11

Upper School Admissions Assessment
January 6 and 13

Middle School Admissions Assessment
January 13 and 20

Lower School Admissions Assessment
January 13 and 20

Pre-k Playdates
January 13 and 27

Kindergarten Playdates
January 13 and 27

Individual Readiness Assessments (Pre-k, K, 1st)
January 6 and 20
February 3

Shadow Classroom Visits (Grades 9-11)
Various dates available in November - February

Shadow Classroom Visits (Grades 1-8)
Various dates available in January - February

Applications due
February 1

Admissions decisions posted
March 1