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Visiting Country Day

Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten

Personal tours are available and can be scheduled by emailing the Admission Office or by calling (504) 849-3110.  All applicants to Pre-K or Kindergarten are invited for a Pre-K Playdate of Kindergarten Get Together in late January or February as part of their application process.

Grades 1-5

Family tours and student visits are a required part of the admission process for Grades 1-5.  Parents can schedule a private tour by calling or emailing the admission office.  Applicants spend part of a school day in the classroom at Country Day.  Times range from 8:45 until 10:30, or 8:45 through 12:45 (which includes lunch) depending on the grade to which they are applying.

Our K-5 Open House is scheduled for Thursday, January 16, at 8:30 a.m.   If you want to attend please reserved a spot by emailing admissions@mpcds.com.   Please indicate which grade your child is applying to in your email.

Grades 6-12

If you are interested in applying to Country Day, we encourage you to come tour the school, speak with our admission staff, and schedule your child to spend a day at Country Day.  Please email Cecilia Leon-Drago or call her at (504) 849-3101 to schedule a tour and visit.

Our Open House for Grades 6-12 is scheduled for January 23 beginning at 8:15 am. If you want to attend please reserved a spot by emailing admissions@mpcds.com.   Please indicate which grade your child is applying to in your email.

Applicants to 9th Grade may choose to come on a group "Special Visit Day."  The remaining group visit dates are:

Friday, January 17, 2013

 

Monday visits start with a welcome reception from 8:45 a.m. until 9:15 a.m., while Thursday/Friday visits start with a welcome reception from 8:15 a.m. until 8:45 a.m.  A campus tour for students and parents follows the welcome reception and lasts about an hour. Students then attend classes, have lunch, meet with upper school students, and complete writing samples and interview, with the day ending between 1:30 and 2:00 p.m.

Please call our office to select a visit day for your rising 9th grade student.  We will also ask you questions about your child's interests, coursework, etc., in order to select his/her visit day schedules and hosts.  You may contact Cecilia Leon-Drago at (504) 849-3101 or cldrago@mpcds.com or Lanier Watson at (504) 849-3120 or lwatson@mpcds.com.

Our admission team, students, faculty and administrators look forward to meeting your family during this admission season.

 

 

 

 

 

 


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