Admissions

4th grade students gather for a picture outside before all school chapel.

Welcome, Future St. Paul's Families!

At St. Paul's, our focus is three-fold: We offer excellent academics, service learning opportunities, and embedded leadership experiences to prepare students for the challenges of the future. 

We know that families need plenty of information to determine the right fit when choosing a school. We've gathered tours, testimonials, and FAQ content below to give you a complete look at what makes St. Paul's such a special place to learn and grow.

Ready to take the next step?

Explore, Apply, & Visit

We are currently accepting applications for the 2022-2023 school year. Applications for the 2023-2024 school year will open in October 2022. 

We can't wait to introduce you to our community of engaged learners, compassionate teachers, and welcoming families. We have designed our admissions process to ensure prospective students and parents can immerse in the St. Paul's experience while we get to know your family. Read below for more information on each step in our admissions process.  

1) Inquire

A St. Paul's first grade student raises her hand during a class in the lower school commons.
Fifth grade students work with a St. Paul's Math teacher using a range of manipulatives.

 

It all starts with a short form. Share a few details about your student and register in our admissions portal to take the first step.

Inquire Now

2) Visit

Fifth grade students work with a St. Paul's Math teacher using a range of manipulatives.

 

Explore our campus during an upcoming Open House or schedule a school tour. See our community in action while deciding if St. Paul's is the right fit for your family.

Open House RSVP or Request Tour

3) Apply

A St. Paul's second grade student reads a peer's essay to provide feedback during their Asia unit.
Fifth grade students work with a St. Paul's Math teacher using a range of manipulatives.

 

Complete the checklist in our admissions portal to finalize your application. We ask families to submit a Teacher Recommendation Form and records from your current school.

Learn More about our Application

4) Student Visit

A St. Paul's Middle School student works with a teacher in a Spanish class.

 

We will schedule a time for your student to visit the St. Paul's campus. The experience will vary depending on the student's age. 

Key Admission Dates & Deadlines

St. Paul's at a Glance

  • 38 renovated classrooms and state-of-the-art science and maker labs
  • 1:8 teacher to student ratio in Early Childhood
  • 20 - average class size in Lower and Middle School
  • 77% staff with advanced degrees
  • 20% of students receive tuition assistance
  • Daily chapel featuring music, prayer, and guest speakers
  • STEAM-infused curriculum
  • Project Based Learning focused on real-world problem solving
  • Service learning experiences for all grade levels

Come Visit Us!

We can't wait to show you around the campus in person! Our school leaders, current parents, and Student Ambassadors are eager to help you explore all St. Paul's has to offer.  To RSVP for our Open House (details below), complete the registration form here.
 
  • Thursday, October 6, 2022: 9 - 10:30 a.m. (Early Childhood Open House)
  • Thursday, October 20, 2022: 9 - 10:30 a.m. (1st - 8th Grade Open House)
  • Thursday, November 3, 2022: 9 - 10:30 a.m. (Kindergarten Open House)
  • Thursday, November 17, 2022: 9 - 10:30 a.m. (All School Open House)
  • Thursday, January 19, 2023: 9 - 10:30 a.m. (All School Open House)

RSVP for an Open House

"St. Paul's was the best choice for our daughter for a few key reasons. One, they have a very strong academic program. They invest in the professional development for their teachers, keeping them current with best practices and resources to provide an engaging, challenging curriculum. Two, the low class sizes allow teachers to meet the individual needs of children. " Current St. Paul's parent

Learn about our foward-focused academics

"We can’t imagine sending our kids anywhere else. The teachers and administrators are encouraging, flexible, kind, knowledgeable, and hard working. If you are looking for not only a great school but a wonderful community to join, St. Paul’s is the place for your family!"

- St. Paul's alumna and current parent

Explore life at St. Paul's

Frequently Asked Questions

St. Paul's Admissions Brochure

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