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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.

3. After the Application for Admission has been submitted, the Admissions Office will send an invitation to schedule a Visit Day, giving young children the opportunity to experience school at PNA while our teachers complete the required school readiness assessments and observations.

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.

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 schedule a Visit Day, giving young children the opportunity to experience school at PNA while our teachers complete the required school readiness assessments and observations.

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. The Admissions Committee will make an admissions decision and notify the parents/guardians within 10 days of assessment. 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 within 10 days of assessment. 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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