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Thank you for applying to the Ancona School! We look forward to receiving your application!

To begin, please click on this link, which will take you to our Admissions Portal.

You will be directed to set up an account, and then will proceed to complete your application.


Tuition Assistance

We encourage all of our families to apply for Tuition Assistance.

Approximately 50 percent of our families receive tuition assistance, and tuition assistance status has no bearing on admissions decisions.

Applying for Multiple Students

If you are going to apply for more than one child, you will be able to apply for additional siblings on the Admissions Progress page using the “Apply Another Child” button.

Having difficulty? Please email

Our priority application deadline is December 15 of the year prior to the desired entry.

Applications submitted after the deadline will be evaluated based on a rolling basis.

Student Visits and Parent Interviews

Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, for the time being, all student visits and parent interviews will be virtual.

After you apply, your family will receive an invitation to join us for an interview. Adults meet with a member of our admissions team while your child spends time in a classroom for a student visit.

Parent interviews last about 30-45 minutes. Student visits vary in length depending on the age of the applicant:

  • 30 minutes for preprimary (3 years through kindergarten);
  • a half school day for 1st grade (1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.); and
  • a full school day (8:05 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.) for 2nd-8th grades.

Admissions Open Houses

To attend a Virtual Info Session, please email .

Classroom Observations

Due to Coronavirus Pandemic, Classroom Observations are currently on hold. 

We encourage all applicant families to schedule a 30-minute classroom observation, which can be scheduled on school days from November 1 to May 15.

Observations are for adults only and must be scheduled in advance. Please contact our admissions team by emailing to set up a visit.

Admissions Decisions

Please note that admissions decisions cannot be made until all requested documents are submitted and your family has completed both a student visit and a parent interview.

The Ancona School has an institutional commitment to the principles of diversity. In that spirit, The Ancona School does not discriminate in violation of the law on the basis of race, religion, creed, color, sexual orientation, age, physical challenge, nation of origin, gender, or any other characteristic.

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