How to Apply - The Admission Process

How to Apply:
The Admission Process

Applications for all grades are welcome at any time during the fall prior to desired entry date.

The 2020-2021 application is now available online. January 1st is our application priority deadline. All applications submitted after this date will be accepted on a space available basis. Boys admitted to grades at maximum enrollment will be placed in a waiting pool.

Admission Steps for the 2020-2021 School Year

Step 1: Visit PDS

There are many opportunities to see PDS in action. Please contact the admission office to schedule a personal tour.

We will also be offering many other admission events throughout the season.

Please be sure to fill out our inquiry form to receive invitations to these events.

Step 2: Complete an online application

Note: Follow the instructions on at the beginning of the application process. There is a $75 application fee.

Apply Online

Step 3: Records Release Form

Please complete and sign the appropriate form and return to PDS via email ( or mail to the attention of the admission office.

PDS Early Childhood Release Form

PDS Elementary Release

PDS Parent Questionnaire

Step 4: Admission Testing

Once your application is complete, your son will be assigned a campus visit and/or assessment appointment in late January/early February. The length of the visit varies depending on the applicant’s grade level. You will receive detailed information about what to expect with your appointment assignment.

Please reach out to Emily Lequerica ( or 901–842–4618) if you need to change your appointment.

Admission decisions are made in mid-February for the following school year.