Admission Process

  • Applications are accepted online beginning in August of the year prior to desired enrollment. Pre-K applicants must be 4 years old and Kindergarten applicants must be 5 years old by September 1 of their entering year. Please contact Abeni Bias, Director of Admission for more information.

    Step 1: Schedule a Visit
    Open Houses and tours include an opportunity to visit the school, meet current Echo Horizon parents, students, faculty and administrators. Attendance is by reservation only. Please click here to schedule. 


    Step 2: Application

    Applications for 2018-2019 are now available. Please click here to apply.

    The 2017-2018 application deadline has passed. However, please call the admission office for late application consideration. 

    The application fee is $150 and is payable by credit card online.


    Step 3: Financial Aid

    To apply for financial aid, please download and fill out the supplemental forms in addition to the FAST online questions. Click the FAST button below to get started.

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    Step 4: Forms

    All Evaluation forms and Record Release forms are available online. The deadline to submit all forms for the 2017-2018 school year is January 22, 2018.


    Pre-K and Kindergarten: Give the Preschool Evaluation form to your preschool teacher. The preschool will send the form directly to Echo Horizon School. Click here for this form.


    Grades 1-6: Give the Teacher Evaluation form to your child’s current teacher. It should be sent directly to Echo Horizon School. Click here for this form.


    Records Release Request: Give this to the office of your child’s current school. The school will send transcripts and report cards directly to Echo Horizon School. Click here for this form.


    Step 5: Interview

    Parents will be interviewed by a member of the Admission Committee. We will contact you to schedule this after we receive your application.  

    Step 6: Assessment and Visit 

    Pre-K/Kindergarten applicants will come for an assessment with their parents. We will schedule this after your parent interview. You will be invited back during which your child will spend time in a group setting and on the play yard.  


    Grades 1-6: Applicants will spend time in a classroom in their current grade. An assessment will also be done during their visit. This appointment will be scheduled after your parent interview.

    Step 7: Notification

    Admission decisions are made based on a child’s potential to succeed academically, emotionally and socially in our environment, the School’s desire to achieve diversity, heterogeneity of skills and interests, a balance of boys and girls in each classroom, and the parents’ support and commitment to our philosophy. Preference is given to siblings.  Notification letters will be mailed on March 16, 2018.