How to Apply

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

The application for admission to the 2023-2024 school year will be available online October 1.

Campus tours are available now and scheduled online. To schedule an admission meeting/campus tour, first complete the candidate information form to establish your myPCDS account and access the Admissions Portal where you will schedule your tour. (If you already have an account, you'll be directed to log in.)

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

Campus Tours
Mid-September to February 1
Application available 
October 1
Financial Aid application 
November 1
Open House
November 6
Upper School Admissions Assessment
January 7 or 14
Middle School Admissions Assessment
January 14 or 21
Lower School Admissions Assessment
January 14 or 28
Pre-k and Kindergarten Playdates
January 14 or 28
Individual Readiness Assessments
Various dates available in January & February for grades Pre-k, Kindergarten, and 1
Applicant Shadow Classroom Visits
Various dates available in January & February for grades 1-11
Applications due
February 1
Admissions decisions 
March 3