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Grades 1 to 4 Application

We are delighted you are considering the Ellis Lower School, grades 1 to 4, for your daughter. We welcome you to learn more about our program by calling the Admission Office to request admission materials or to visit us to see our program. Please contact us to schedule a campus visit or call 412-661-4880 to schedule a meeting with Susan Freudenberg, Interim Head of Lower School.

To create an admission profile and submit an application:
  1. Please click on the green apply button below.
  2. Select the blue "Create Account" link to create a username and password.
  3. After entering your basic information, please select the "Create Account" button.

Please note: If you are already in our system, your email address will be highlighted in red after you press submit. If this occurs, please select the "Forgot Login?" button and enter your email address to receive your username and password. If you have never logged in before, you will be prompted to set your password.

Once you receive your username and password you will have access to the online application, you will be able to monitor your daughter's progress through the admission process, and learn more about the Ellis School.
We welcome you to attend any of the Admission events scheduled throughout the school year, and recommend that you attend one of our open houses to get an overview of our program. If applying for financial aid, we strongly encourage you to attend one of our financial aid workshops.

APPLICATION CHECKLIST

Submit your daughter’s application online at www.theellisschool.org, along with the parent questionnaire by January 1. A completed application includes:
    • Parent questionnaire
    • Current teacher recommendation form
    • Transcript from current school
    • Classroom visit and assessment; please contact us to schedule.