Part I: Wednesday, December 15, 2021
Part II and supplementary documents: Saturday, January 15, 2022
Wednesday, December 15, 2021
Friday, February 25, 2022
Everything feels a little bit different now. What remains the same is our commitment to academic excellence and character-based education. If at any time you have questions, please feel free to contact us. We’ll help you through it!
Step 1: Application
The process is slightly different for each division, but everyone starts by creating an account either in our online application tool, inResonance, or through the Standard Application Online, which is a common application accepted by many Fairfield and Westchester County schools. We have no preference for either application; choose the option that feels right for your family. Once you submit the application and fee*, our office will contact you to schedule a virtual interview.
*The fee is waived if you are applying for financial aid; please contact our office for the waiver code.
Step 2: Virtual Interview
Interviews will begin in September for those applying for the 2022-2023 academic year. Parents/guardians of all applicants will participate in an interview; students applying for Groups III-XI are also required to participate in an interview.
Step 3: Testing
Please take a look at the bottom of this page under “Procedures for Fall 2022 Admission” to learn more about specific grade-level assessments. If testing is postponed/canceled due to Covid-19 complications, our office is ready to adjust our requirements accordingly; we will work with you to figure out the best course of action.
Step 4: Recommendations & Transcripts
The deadline for all recommendations from teachers and/or relevant adults, as well as current school transcripts is January 15. We advise sharing these forms with the appropriate people after November 15. You’ll find recommendation and transcript release forms in your online application account or on our website. We will be flexible and understanding if your student has been in a virtual learning environment.
Step 5: Classroom Visits
In some cases and pending Covid restrictions, we may invite your daughter to visit a class on campus.
Step 6: Notification
We will be notifying families via email with admission decisions on Friday, February 25, 2022.
Just as there’s an admission cycle to the school year, there’s also an admission cycle to the school divisions. At certain grade levels, classes grow and admit more students. GA has several expansion years:
At GA, we call grades Groups. Also, here grade numbers are noted in Roman numerals. So what would be grade 8 at most other schools, at GA is Group VIII. And so on.
GA’s division breakdown doesn’t always match up exactly with that of other schools. Please note how we comprise each division:
Lower School = PC & CC, Groups I-IV
Middle School = Groups V-VIII
Upper School = Groups IX-XII
Pre-K & K
At GA, pre-kindergarten is called Pre-Connecting Class and kindergarten is referred to as Connecting Class. Less formally, it’s PC & CC.
Tuition & Affordability
At GA, we match our mission to educate talented girls of exceptional character with a commitment to fostering a socioeconomically diverse community, and we are fortunate to be able to offer financial aid to more than 20% of the student body. The application deadline for financial aid is December 15, 2021.
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Greenwich Academy does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, family composition, or sexual orientation in the administration of its educational programs, admission policies, financial aid guidelines, and employment practices or other school-administered programs.