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Admission

Application Process & Important Dates

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Application Process

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  • 1. Online Inquiry Form

    Submit an online inquiry form. An admissions representative will contact you to answer any questions you have about Browne Academy.
    This is not required if you plan to submit an application.
  • 2. Online Application

    Fill out the online application and submit the non-refundable $75 application fee. This is the first step to formally apply. Once your application is completed you will receive instructions how to access  application checklist via the myBrowne portal.
  • 3. Campus Tour

    On-campus tours are being offered during the school day for vaccinated individuals only. We are practicing social distancing and wearing masks. Once your application is complete, you will be able to schedule a tour in your application checklist found on the myBrowne portal.
  • 4. Virtual Meetings

    All applicant families will schedule a meeting with the admission team and division head. This is an important opportunity to get to know the family and for parents to ask questions about our program, philosophy, and mission.

    1st-4th grade applicants will schedule an additional reading assessment with our learning specialist.

    Virtual meetings are conducted via zoom and scheduled through your application checklist in the myBrowne online portal.
  • 5. Required Documentation

    • If an applicant for Preschool-Kindergarten is currently in a daycare or Pre-K program, a teacher recommendation from a current teacher is requested
    • Recommendations from primary classroom teachers (current and past year), and transcripts from previous schools (Grade 1 – 5 applicants)
    • Recommendations from both this year and last year's English teachers and Math teachers, and transcripts from previous schools (Grade 6 – 8 applicants)
  • 6. In Person Applicant Visit

    1st-8th grade applicants will visit campus to take a math assessment, discuss their completed writing prompt, and have a short Q&A in the admissions office. Visits are scheduled through myBrowne application checklist and take about 60 minutes.
  • 7. Testing

    Preschool-5th Grade: WPPSI or WISC testing is encouraged but not required at this time.

    6th-8th Grade: One of the following options are required:
    • SSAT: Register at www.ssat.org You can find a testing center or for a limited time, take an at-home test. You will provide Browne Academy's school code (1901) to share test results directly with us within 1-2 weeks. The school code is not same as the Access Code. This relates to a Flex Test. When asked if you have an Access Code, select NO.
    • ISEE: Register at www.erblearn.org for the ISEE with the school code 472614.
    • SOL or other standardized test from your previous school within the past 2 years.
    *If your child has received an IEP, 504 or physchoeducational testing, they must be submitted  as part of your application process.
  • 8. Optional: Financial Aid Applications

    If you are interested in applying for financial aid, please read the information on the Tuition & Financial Assistance page about affording a Browne Academy education before filling out the application. The financial aid application fee is $35.

Important Dates (2022-2023 School Year)

October 12: Financial Aid Application opens

November 1: Enrollment Office begins scheduling checklist requirements (interviews, evaluations, etc.)

January 1: Tuition and Fees updated on website and financial aid application

February 1: Admission Applications due with all supporting documents and requirements

February 2: Incomplete Applications as of this date will be placed into Rolling Admissions. Interviews, tours, etc., will resume after April 1

February 8: Financial Aid Applications due with all supporting documents

March 4: Admission Decisions sent

March 18: Enrollment Contracts due for accepted students

April 1: Rolling Admissions begins (based on availability)

September 7: First Day of School, Wednesday after Labor Day

Additional Requirements for Preschool, Junior Kindergarten and Kindergarten

All students enrolled in Preschool must be toilet trained before the start of school in September. 

Browne Academy has specific age requirements for applicants to Preschool, Junior Kindergarten and Kindergarten. Students must turn 3 (Preschool), 4 (Junior Kindergarten), or 5 (Kindergarten) by September 30 of the year they plan to enroll.