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How to Apply

We're excited to work with your family to complete your child's application to PCDS!

The online application for admission to the 2024-2025 school year is available.

To initiate an application, first complete the 2024-2025 Candidate Information Form to establish your myPCDS account and access the Admissions Portal. (If you already have an account, you'll be directed to log in.)

To continue your application, access your established myPCDS account.

Overview and Helpful Information

All Applicants Must Have

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 
November 1
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 
March 1