Grades 1-4

How to Apply

List of 5 items.

  • Complete the Online Application

    Please click here to start the online application. Once the online application and the application fee are submitted, please use the online checklist in the parent portal as a guide to submit the Parent Questionnaire and a copy of the applicant's birth certificate. Please submit all of these items in the online parent portal by Saturday, December 12, 2020.  
  • Schedule Testing

    TEST I, GRADE 1: Test I is administered individually by Collaborative Academic Testing Services (CATS). You may register your child at Test results may be shared with other schools where the student is applying. There is a $300 registration fee.

    Additional testing will be listed soon.
    Due to COVID-19, this testing process is subject to change.
  • Schedule a Parent Interview

    If your child has not previously applied to Hockaday, please schedule a parent interview in the parent portal by January 29, 2021.
  • Submit School Records Release Form to Current School

    Once you have submitted your daughter's application, please locate the School Records Release Form in the parent portal checklist and click on 'Edit this Request'. You will have the opportunity to enter the email address of the school administrator who is responsible for grades, school records, or progress reports at your daughter’s current school. This will allow the school to upload your daughter‘s school records directly to the student application file. Note: if your child is applying to prekindergarten or kindergarten and the school does not issue school records, the form will allow the official to indicate that. This checklist item will be marked complete once the records have been received by Hockaday.  The deadline for the receipt of your child’s school records (Fall 2020, 2019-2020, and 2018-2019), if available, is January 29, 2021.
  • Return Teacher Evaluations by January 29, 2021

    Please provide your daughter's current teacher's name and email address on the Teacher Evaluation request form in the checklist in the parent portal. Hockaday will send an online confidential Teacher Evaluation to your daughter's current teacher. You may confirm receipt of the Evaluation in the checklist.

Application Deadline

Admission decision notifications will be emailed on March 12, 2021, to all applicants who have completed their applications by January 29, 2021. 

The Hockaday School admits qualified students of any race, color, national origin, ethnicity, creed, religion, sexual orientation, disability, or any other status protected by applicable law to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the School.  The Hockaday School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, creed, religion, sexual orientation, disability, or any other status protected by applicable law in the administration of its educational, admissions, financial aid, athletic, and other policies and programs.
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