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Applying to PNA

Choosing a school for your child is an incredibly important decision — and an exciting one for your family. We encourage families to visit our campus when possible, and after the tour, if you are excited to take the next step, fill out the appropriate application below:

Beginners Program

1. Applicants for the Beginners Program must be three by September 1st of the academic year of enrollment.

2. Submit the Application for Admission and the $75 non-refundable application fee. The Priority Application Deadline is March 22, 2017. As there are limited spaces available, all prospective families interested in enrollment are encouraged to apply by this date.

3. After the Application for Admission has been submitted, the Admissions Office will send an invitation to Adventure Day. Adventure Day, held on March 25th, gives young children the opportunity to experience school at PNA while our teachers complete the required school readiness assessments and observations. If a potential student is not able to attend Adventure Day, we will schedule an alternate visit date.

Early Kindergarten and Kindergarten

1. Applicants for Early Kindergarten and Kindergarten must be aged 4 and 5 respectively by September 1st of the academic year of enrollment.

2. Submit the Application for Admission and the $75 non-refundable application fee. The Priority Application Deadline is

March 22, 2017. As there are limited spaces available, all prospective families interested in enrollment are encouraged to apply by this date.

3. Submit 1 EK-K Recommendation Form to the applicant's current teachers. *Optional.

4. Submit a Student Records Request Form to the applicant's current school. *Optional.


5. After the Application for Admission has been submitted, the Admissions Office will send an invitation to Adventure Day.

Adventure Day, held on March 25th, gives young children the opportunity to experience school at PNA while our teachers complete the required school readiness assessments and observations. If a potential student is not able to attend Adventure Day, we will schedule an alternate visit date.

Consideration will be given to an applicant's previous school experience, social and academic readiness, and the family's alignment with the mission of PNA. Each qualified applicant will be admitted on a space available basis. Applicants may be placed in a non-ranked wait pool if space is limited. Parents will be notified of admission decisions by March 30th. A student is considered enrolled when a signed enrollment contract is on file and the non-refundable tuition deposit has been paid in full.

First through Eighth Grade

1. Submit the Application for Admission and the $75 non-refundable application fee.

2. Ask 2 current teachers to complete a Teacher Recommendation Form utilizing the following links:

- 1st-4th Grade Teacher Recommendation Form

- 5th-8th Grade Teacher Recommendation Form

3. Submit a Student Records Request Form to the applicant's current school.

4. After we receive your application, the recommendation forms and the student records, we will contact you to schedule an Applicant Visit. The visit is designed for the applicant to experience a day at PNA and to complete required Admissions Testing.

Consideration will be given to an applicant's previous academic records including teacher recommendations, previous school records, standardized testing and alignment with the mission of PNA. The Admission Committee will also review Admissions Testing conducted during the required Applicant Visit. Each qualified applicant will be admitted on a space available basis. Applicants may be placed in a non-ranked wait pool if space is limited. The Admissions Committee will make an admissions decision and notify the parents/guardians in a timely manner. A student is considered enrolled when a signed enrollment contract is on file and the non-refundable tuition deposit has been paid in full.

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