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Application Process/Apply Now

How to Apply

Submit your Application

Pingry's Application Deadline for the 2017-2018 academic year has now passed.
our application for the 2018-2019 academic year will go live no later than 9.5.2017.

If you have questions in the meantime, please be in touch with the following member of our Admission Office:

K-5 Applicants: Sheila Ramirez (sramirez@pingry.org or 973-379-4550 x1413)

6-11 Applicants: Allie Brunhouse (abrunhouse@pingry.org or 908-647-5555 x1274)

Families must complete and submit the Admission Application online. Our online application can be found here. Grades K-5 applications must be received by Sunday, January 1, 2017. Grades 6-11 applications must be received by Sunday, January 1, 2017.

We require applications, recommendations and the transcript/report card to be submitted online in keeping with Pingry’s commitment to sustainability and the ease and reliability of this format. However, if this presents a hardship, please contact the Admission Office: 908.647.6419 so that we may assist you.

Grade-specific Information

For applicants to Grades K-5

For applicants to Grades K-5

January 1, 2017: Admission Application and application fee of $75 should be received. Since part of the application process is a visit by the student, we encourage you to submit your application as early as possible. We can only accommodate a certain number of students per day and our calendar fills up quickly. Upon receipt of the Admission Application, the Admission Office will contact you to schedule the class visit and parent/guardian interview.
January 23, 2017: Supporting documentation must be received.

Grade-specific requirements

Kindergarten

Group Visitation form: submit with the Admission Application.
Teacher Recommendation form: submit to the applicant’s current teacher after December 1.
One-on-one evaluation: the Admission Office will contact you to schedule upon receipt of the Admission Application.
Transcript/Report Card Request form: submit to the applicant’s school.

PLEASE NOTE: Applicants to Kindergarten must be 5 by September 1 in the year of entry.

Grade 1

Group Visitation form: submit with the Admission Application.
Teacher Recommendation form: submit to the applicant’s current teacher after December 1.
Transcript/Report Card Request form: submit to the applicant’s school.

Grades 2-5

Teacher Recommendation forms: submit to the applicant’s previous and current year teacher after December 1.
Transcript/Report Card Request form: submit to the applicant’s school.
Visit Day: the Admission Office will contact you to schedule upon receipt of the Admission Application.
Applicants to Grades 3-5 only – Testing Information form: submit with the Admission Application (test results will be shared with other schools upon written request).

Second week of March, 2017: Parent(s)/Guardian(s) of Applicants to Kindergarten, Grades 2 and 4 will be informed of the Admission Committee decision by letter.

Mid-April, 2017: Parent(s)/Guardian(s) of Applicants to Grades 1, 3, and 5 will be informed of the Admission Committee decision by letter.

For applicants to Grades 6-11

January 1, 2017: Admission Application, Questionnaire for Applicant, Activities Questionnaire, and application fee of $75 should be received. Since part of the application process is a visit by the student, we encourage you to submit your application as early as possible. We can only accommodate a certain number of students per day and our calendar fills up quickly.

January 23, 2017: Testing results, three recommendation forms, and transcript/report card must be received.

Testing

Complete one of the following standardized tests between September 2016 and January 23, 2017:

Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE)
Secondary School Admission Test (SSAT)
• Education Records Bureau’s (ERB) CTP 4 - this test would be offered at your child's school (typically indepedent schools administer this test; however not always at times that line up with the admission process)

Three Recommendations

• Submit one Teacher Recommendation form to a current humanities teacher (English, language arts, writing, or history) after December 1.
• Submit the other Teacher Recommendation form to a current math teacher after December 1.
• Submit the Extracurricular Recommendation form to an adult who has worked with the applicant in an activity or special interest they enjoy outside of the classroom.

Transcript

Submit the Transcript/Report Card Request form to the applicant’s school.

January 27, 2017: Visit day and student and parent/guardian interviews should be completed. Upon receipt of the Admission Application, Applicant Questionnaires and application fee, the Admission Office will contact you to schedule the visit and interviews. In most cases, applicants will spend the day on campus and the student and parent/guardian interviews will occur on a separate day.

Student & Parent/Guardian Interviews

Interviews will be offered on the following dates:
October 13, 24, 26
November 4, 8, 15, 21*, 28
December 1, 7, 13, 14
January 4, 5, 9*, 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 23, 24, 25, 26

Student Visit Day

Student visit days will be offered on the following dates:
September 30
October 7, 14*, 19, 21, 25, 27
November 1, 3, 10, 11**, 18, 29
December 2, 5, 9, 12
January 6, 13, 20, 27, 30***, 31***

*Reserved for Siblings of Pingry students and their families
**Reserved for NJ SEEDS scholars and their families
***Reserved visit days for students applying to non-entry years only (grades 7, 8, 10, 11) who submit an application after December 7, 2016. Non-entry year applicants are not eligible to visit on January 6, 13, 20 or 27 - those dates are reserved for entry-year applicants only (grades 6 & 9).

Second week of March, 2017: Parent(s)/Guardian(s) of Applicants to Grades 6 and 9 will be informed of the Admission Committee decision by letter.

Mid-April, 2017: Parent(s)/Guardian(s) of Applicants to Grades 7, 8, 10, and 11 will be informed of the Admission Committee decision by letter.

For all applicants

• All applicants will visit campus and parent(s)/guardian(s) will interview as part of the admission process. This interview is an opportunity for the family to ask questions and learn more about Pingry. We look forward to the conversation!

• Recommendation forms must be submitted directly to Pingry by the recommender/school. Recommendation forms will be made available through Pingry's website by late summer.

• Current year teacher recommendation forms should be submitted to the teacher after December 1 of the current school year.

• Transcript/Report Card for the current school year as well as the past two school years must be submitted directly to Pingry by the applicant’s school.

It is the applicant/prospective family’s responsibility to follow up with the Admission Office in a timely manner regarding the status of the applicant’s file, keeping in mind the deadlines for documentation. If the file is incomplete, it is the responsibility of the family to contact the school/teacher regarding the missing items.