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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.

introduce yourself here

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.

find an event here

Grade specific requirements

4. Receive your admission decision

Gordon’s Admissions Committee reviews each application thoughtfully and thoroughly. Decision letters will be released on February 28, 2025.

Priority consideration 

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 2024-2025 Admission Dates

September 15: 2025-2024 admission application becomes available and FIT portal opens

October 7: Parent/guardian interviews begin

October 28: Student visits begin

November 2: Early Childhood Open House

February 1: Admission application and materials due

February 28: Admission decisions released

March 14: 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.