The application process
We are delighted you may be considering Gordon as a school for your child. All of our application steps are detailed below. We look forward to getting to know your family!
1. Say hello - Create your account
When your explorations encourage you to get to know Gordon better, your next step is to inquire. Once your account is established, you may schedule tours, submit application and recommendation materials, and track your admissions progress. The admissions team will help steward you through the entire process.
2. Schedule your tour or information session and interview
Throughout the admissions process, you and your family will have many opportunities to learn about Gordon, and for us to learn more about you!
Families applying to Early Childhood: a tour and interview are required. Available dates and times to sign-up are available on the admissions portal.
Families applying to first to eighth grade: an information session and interview is required. Please sign-up for the information session here; an interview may be scheduled on the admissions portal.
4. Receive your admission decision
Gordon’s Admissions Committee reviews each application thoughtfully and thoroughly. Decision letters will be released on February 23, 2024.
The Gordon School retains an extraordinary commitment to families within our school community. That commitment finds expression in our strong endorsement of priority consideration for qualified applicants who are:
- Children of Gordon School faculty and staff
- Siblings of students currently enrolled at Gordon School
- Children of Gordon School alumni
Click here to learn more about priority consideration at Gordon School.
Important 2023-2024 Admission Dates
September 15: 2024-2025 admission application becomes available and FIT portal opens
October 2: Parent/guardian interviews begin
October 9: Student visits begin
December 5: Lower School Information Session
December 11: Middle School Information Session
January 11: All Division Open House
February 1: Admission application and materials due
February 23: Admission decisions released
March 8: Enrollment contracts due
Age Guidelines for Early Childhood Applicants
Nursery: Turning 3 years old by September 1st (and must be potty trained)
Preschool: Turning 4 years old by September 1st
Young Kindergarten: Turning 5 years old between June 1st and September 1st
Kindergarten: Turning 5 years old by September 1st
Engage with our viewbook
Can't wait for the mail? Gordon’s viewbook is available online.