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Visit PCDS

We would love to show you our School!

Please take advantage of the following opportunities to visit PCDS and connect with our Admissions Office.

All visitors should check-in at the Shepard Welcome Center located off of Stanford Drive for their scheduled campus tour. 

Campus Tours

Campus tours are available during the school day to prospective families. This informational visit can happen either before or after you submit an application for your child.

For families applying to the Lower School (Grades pk-4), please contact Kaitlan Cady via email or by phone at 602.955.8200 x2255 to arrange a tour.

For families applying to the Middle School (Grades 5-8) or Upper School (Grades 9-12), please contact Blake Howard via email or by phone at 602.955.8200 x2256 to arrange a tour.

Prospective Student Shadow Visit

Applicants to grades 1-12 are expected to complete a shadow visit, joining a current PCDS student in the classroom for a day, experiencing classes, meeting students and teachers, and gaining a better understanding of our School. In lieu of a shadow day visit, pre-kindergarten and kindergarten applicants are expected to participate in a Saturday Play Date on either January 25 or February 8.

Register for your child's shadow visit or play date online through the PCDS application portal after you have submitted your child's application.

Shadow visits for 2020-2021 Upper School applicants are available starting November 5. Visits for Middle School (6-8) applicants are available starting December 2; visits for all other applicants (1-5) are available starting January 8.

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.

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For Administration, Admissions, Lower & Middle School offices, please park in main administrative lot on south side of Stanford Drive.

For Upper School office, please park in small lot on northwest corner of Stanford & 40th Street.

For Athletics and Dorrance Auditorium, please park in large parking lot on 40th Street, south of Stanford Drive.