Admission Visit & Testing 

Knowing your child is important to the admissions process.  Whether it is through a teacher's recommendation, a student's report cards, personal anecdotal stories or standardized testing, the Admission Office is eager to learn as much as possible about each prospective applicant to Presbyterian School.  Accordingly, the admission testing and school visits outlined below compose only a portion of a student's application file.


 Applicants for 2018-19 School Year

Group Assessment and 
School Visit

Individual Assessment

Fees


Beta: 3 and 4 year olds 

(Three years old by September 1, 2018 and toilet trained))

 



PreKindergarten

(Four years by September 1, 2018)

Applicant participates in a school visit with other applicants and teacher facilitators.  The visit lasts approximately 30 minutes and may be scheduled online after an application for admission has been submitted or by calling the Admission Office.  A parent is required to attend. One parent will go into the visit with Beta applicants. PreK applicant parents will wait in the lobby.  NONE NONE

Kindergarten

(5 years old by September 1, 2018)

1st grade

Applicant participates in a school visit with other applicants and teacher facilitators.  The school visit lasts approximately 45 minutes and may be scheduled online after an application for admission has been submitted or by calling the Admission Office. Please plan to stay on campus while your child attends the visit.


Note: Applicants who select to participate in Option 2 for the Individual Assessment will have a longer visit which will last one hour and 15 minutes

Option 1:

Applicants may take the WPPSI / WISC administered by any licensed diagnostician or psychologist. Please request that the agency/tester send the report to PS.

OR

Option 2:  

Applicants may participate in a Presbyterian School Alternative Assessment where an academic readiness assessment will be administered.  This test is intended to determine readiness for Presbyterian School, therefore results from this in-house assessment cannot be shared with other schools.  Choosing this option means the testing and school visit will be done at the same appointment and will last one hour and 15 minutes.

APPLICANTS MAY SELECT ONLY ONE OF THESE OPTIONS UNLESS BOTH ARE RECOMMENDED BY THE DIRECTOR OF ADMISSION.

Option 1:
Fees for  the WPPSI/ WISC and ISEE Primary  are determined by  the testing  agency. 

Option 2: NO FEE

 

2nd grade

3rd grade

4th grade

 

 

Applicant participates in a school visit with other applicants and teacher facilitators.  The school visit lasts approximately an hour and may be scheduled online after an application for admission is submitted or by calling the Admission Office. Please plan to stay on campus while your child attends the visit.

 

Note: Applicants who select to participate in Option 2 for the Individual Assessment will have a longer visit which will last one hour and 15 minutes. 

 

Option 1:

Applicants must submit standardized test results.  Presbyterian School will accept current results ( no more than one year from the administration date) from a variety of assessments.   Please submit results from ONE of the following:

1. WPPSI / WISC administered by any licensed diagnostician or psychologist. Please request that the agency/tester send the report to PS.

2. ISEE Primary.  Register at www.iseetest.org and request that the scores be sent to PS. The test may be taken multiple times this year.  PS will accept scores from either the Fall or Winter administration seasons.  PS will not accept results for testing seasons prior to Fall 2016. 

3. ERB CTP IV - if your child takes the ERB CTP IV at his/ her school, then you may simply submit those results and avoid additional testing. 

OR

Option 2:  

Applicants may participate in a Presbyterian School Alternative Assessment where an academic readiness assessment will be administered.  This test is intended to determine readiness for Presbyterian School, therefore results from this in-house assessment cannot be shared with other schools.  Choosing this option means the testing and school visit will be done at the same appointment and will last one hour and 15 minutes. 

APPLICANTS MAY SELECT ONLY ONE OF THESE OPTIONS UNLESS BOTH ARE RECOMMENDED BY THE DIRECTOR OF ADMISSION.

Option 1:
Fees for  the WPPSI/ WISC and ISEE Primary  are determined by  the testing  agency. 

Option 2: NO FEE

5th Grade

6th Grade

7th Grade

8th Grade

Applicant will attend a class in his/her current grade level to participate in classroom activities. This visit lasts approximately 1hour and 30 minutes and may be scheduled online after an application for admission has been processed. You may also call the Admission Office to schedule the visit. 

Presbyterian School will accept current  scores ( no more than one year from administration date) from a variety of standardized assessments. Please submit results from one of the following:

1. ISEE.  Applicant must register at www.iseetest.org to take the ISEE* at one of several offered locations. [The ISEE will be offered at Presbyterian School January 13, 2018].  The assessment lasts approximately 3 hours.  This test may be taken multiple times this year.  PS will accept scores from either the Fall and Winter administation seasons. PS will not accept ISEE results from the testing seasons prior to Fall 2017.

2. SSAT

3.ERB CTP IV- if your child takes the ERB CTP IV at his/ her school, then you may simply submit those results and avoid additional testing. 

 

Fees for testing are determined by  the testing  agency. 

 

 

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