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Lower School Application Process

Grades PreK-4

Fill Out an Inquiry Form

All applicants must begin the application process by submitting an inquiry form. Once submitted, you will receive an email to set up your PDS Admission portal account.

Submit a student profile via the Standard Application Online

Complete the Student Profile Form of the Standard Application Online (SAO) and pay the application fee. A link to the SAO can be found on your Inquiry checklist. The Student Profile Form should be submitted as early as possible, as this will grant you access to your applicant checklist on the PDS Admission Portal. The remaining application materials must be submitted by the January 15 deadline.

If the application fee presents a hardship for your family, please call 609-924-6700 x1200 or email

Schedule individual and group assessments and Testing

All individual and group assessments must be scheduled by parents/guardians via the applicant checklist on the PDS Admission Portal 

All applicants applying to 4th grade are required to submit SSAT (or ISEE) scores.

Princeton Day School is offering the Elementary Level SSAT on January, 20 at 8:30 am, registration details are available in your applicant checklist.

Complete your application checklist by January 15th

All required application components will appear on your application checklist within the PDS Admission Portal. All materials are due by January 15.

Pre-Kindergarten Kindergarten First Grade
Students must be four years old by September 1 Students must be five years old by September 1 Students must be six years old by September 1

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