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Admission Events

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  • Lower School Parent Visits (PK-4th Grades): Sept. 21, Oct. 20, Dec. 8. and Nov. 14, Times Vary

    Register by clicking here. Applicants may register directly in the parent portal.

    Lower School (PK - 4th Grade) Parent Visits:
    September 21, October 20, 9:30 - 11:00 am
    November 14, 1:00 - 2:30 pm
    December 8, 10:00-11:00 am (December event will be virtual)

    We host several Lower School Parent Visits during the school year to give you a chance to experience our distinctive program firsthand. You will meet our talented faculty members and students, learn about our thoughtful curriculum, hear about the many opportunities outside of the classroom, and experience the strong sense of community that sets us apart.
  • Middle/Upper School Parent Visits (5th-11th Grades): Oct. 6, Dec. 10, 9:45 a.m. and Jan. 21 - Virtual 9:30 a.m.

    Register by clicking here. Applicants may register directly in the parent portal.
     
    Middle and Upper School Parent Visits (5th-11th grade)
    October 6, December 10, 9:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. (registration begins at 9:30 a.m.)
    or January 21, 9:30 -10:30 a.m. (January event will be virtual)
     
    We host several Middle and Upper School Parent Visits during the school year to give you a chance to experience our distinctive program first hand. You will meet our talented faculty members and students, learn about our challenging, thoughtful curriculum, hear about the many opportunities outside of the classroom, and experience the strong sense of community that sets us apart.
  • Middle School (5th-8th Grades) Preview Day: Oct. 24 - 1:00 pm

    Register by clicking here. Applicants may register directly in the parent portal.
     
    Middle School Preview Day is a great time for the student and two parents to visit Hockaday, ask specific questions, and learn more about the Hockaday experience. We hope you can share part of a Sunday afternoon on October 24 from 1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. (registration begins at 12:30 p.m.)  with our girls and our faculty. An example of a typical schedule (subject to change) is below.
     
    Welcome
          Tiffany Nelson, Director of Admission and Enrollment Management
          Dr. Karen Warren Coleman, Eugene McDermott Head of School
          Student Speaker
    Student Life Panel 
    Choose to attend a variety of sessions with faculty and students: Athletics & Wellness, Social Impact, Science, Fine Arts, Math, or Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
    Campus Tour



  • Upper School (9th-11th Grades) Preview Day- Oct. 24, 2:30 pm

    Register by clicking here. Applicants may register directly in the parent portal.

    Upper School Preview Day is a great time for the student and her two parents to virtually visit Hockaday, ask specific questions, and learn more about the Hockaday experience. We hope you can share part of a Sunday afternoon on October 24 from 3:00 - 5:30 p.m. (registration begins at 2:30 p.m.) with our girls and our faculty. An example of a typical schedule (subject to change) is below.
     
    Welcome
          Tiffany Nelson, Director of Admission and Enrollment Management
          Dr. Karen Warren Coleman, Eugene McDermott Head of School
          Student Speaker
    Student Life Panel 
    Choose to attend a variety of sessions with faculty and students: Athletics & Wellness, Social Impact, Science, Fine Arts, Math, or Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
    Campus Tour
  • Diversity and Inclusion Event: Jan. 23 - 2:00 p.m.

    Register by clicking here. Applicants may register directly in the parent portal.
     
    At Hockaday, we foster a community of concern and friendship within the student body, faculty and staff, families, and alumnae.  We invite prospective families to join us to learn more about diversity and inclusion at Hockaday. At this event, our Director of Inclusion and Community along with a panel of current students, alumnae, and parents will answer your questions about life at Hockaday.  
     
  • Virtual Tuition Assistance Information Night: Dec. 6 - 6:00 p.m.

    Register by clicking here. Applicants may register directly in the parent portal.
    The Hockaday School is committed to providing an exceptional education to talented, motivated girls regardless of their family’s financial circumstances. We recognize the challenge of affording a private school. While the primary responsibility for funding the cost of education resides with the family, we understand the need for financial assistance for many families. All tuition assistance at Hockaday is awarded in the form of a tuition grant. The detailed information regarding the process and our School’s philosophy of awarding aid will be provided during the presentation. If you have questions about tuition assistance at Hockaday, please contact our office at 214-360-6526. 
  • On-Campus Tour: Various Dates and Times

    We have many options to visit our campus. Due to our efforts with distancing for Covid precautions, we ask that no more than two people from a family attend the tour. Pre-registration is required. Register by clicking here. Applicants may register directly in the parent portal. Tours usually take 30-45 minutes. 

    Saturday Campus Tours: Sept. 25, Oct. 2, or Dec. 4, Times vary
    Wednesday Afternoon Campus Tours: Sept. 29, Oct. 13, Nov. 17, Jan. 12, Feb. 16, March 23, or April 13, 4:30 pm
    General Campus Tours: Dates vary, 11:15 am or 1:15 pm. To limit the impact of COVID-19 visitors will not tour through the Lower School during the General Campus Tours.
  • Virtual Campus Tour

    Please click here to go on our virtual campus tour


  • Student Virtual Visit (5th-11th Grades)

    In place of on-campus visits, the Office of Admission will host a virtual student interview session in a Zoom format for students applying to Grades 5-11. Once you have submitted your daughter's application, you may schedule the Virtual Interview in the Parent Portal. Please note this process could change and we will email all applicants if this process does change for students applying to Grades 5-11.
  • Virtual Parent Coffee Break with Current Parents and Admission Staff: Various Dates in Jan. - March

    We invite prospective parents to speak with one or two current Hockaday parents and a member of the Admission team. This coffee break will provide time for parents of applicants to virtually engage in a casual conversation to hear more about the community at Hockaday, as well as have an opportunity to ask questions. Please register in the parent portal.

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