2019-2020 Applications: Apply online now for priority consideration. Please see below for the admissions timeline and procedures.
2018-2019 Applications: We are accepting applications for a limited number of openings. Please call (858) 576-2120 to speak with us regarding specific grade level openings.
The following outlines the steps of our application process:
Schedule a Tour
Please click here to schedule a tour. You may also contact us by phone at (858) 576-2120. During the tour you will have the opportunity to ask questions, visit our classrooms, and learn about what makes The Child’s Primary School (TCPS) a unique educational community.
- Complete an Online Application for each student you wish to be considered, which also includes records release and the permission to evaluate.
- Teacher Recommendation – This will be sent by email to your child’s teacher and is to be completed by one of the student’s teachers if in grades K-5, or by two teachers if child is entering middle school (grades 6-8).
Please click here to complete the application online.
(Middle School applicants please note: both the Math and English Teacher Recommendation Forms are required)
Schedule an Evaluation
Once all materials are complete and we receive the $125 non-refundable application fee, we will schedule a time for your child to meet with one of our teachers for the evaluation. The goal of this 45-minute interview is to begin to get to know your child.
Financial Assistance is Available
Financial assistance is available on a sliding scale for those who qualify. Financial assistance decisions are made by our Admissions Committee with guidance by a third party advisor who administers the application. Please see our Tuition and Financial Assistance page here for important deadlines and information regarding the application process.
Receive Written Notification
- Priority Consideration Deadline for the 2019-2020 Admissions season: February 1st, 2019.
- Decisions for applications completed before February 1st will be sent out in March, 2019.
*TCPS values diversity in its students, faculty and staff. TCPS does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, gender, orientation, creed or national origin in the administration of its admissions, financial aid or employment determination.