Admissions Process

How to Apply

1. Inquire

To receive informational materials, please submit an inquiry or call the main office at 203-776-2123. Once the inquiry has been submitted you will receive a view book, application and other relevant information in the mail. Our view book may also be viewed online by clicking here.

2. Visit Our School

Parents are encouraged to visit our school during our Open House or Admissions Tours.

Open House

Open House is an opportunity to meet parents, students and staff as well as tour our facility.

Please join us for an interactive, engaging Open House on:

Sunday, January 21, 2018 from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

To register for Open House, please click here.


Tuesday Admission Tours
Tuesday Tours give prospective parents a chance to visit St. Thomas’s Day School while classes are in session.

Tours run on the following Tuesdays from 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. on the following dates:
November 14, 28
December 5
January 9, 16, 30
February 6, 13, 27

To register for an Admissions Tour, please click here.

3. Apply

We are currently accepting applications for the 2018-2019 school year. Please¬†download and complete our application and Records Release Form. Applications, all documents and a $40 application fee must be submitted¬†by February 5, 2018 to or mailed to St. Thomas’s Day School at 830 Whitney Avenue, New Haven, CT 06511.

4. Parent Interview/Playgroup or Classroom Visit

Once an application has been submitted, you will be contacted to set up an interview with the Head of School and to arrange for your child’s visit. Children applying to Kindergarten and Grade 1 will attend a playgroup. Children applying to Grades 2-6 will spend a full day at the school.

5. Apply for Financial Aid, if applicable

To determine eligibility for financial assistance, the school partners with School and Student Services (SSS) through the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) and requires a family to submit the Parents’ Financial Statement (PFS) application online at If you are unable to complete the PFS online, contact the Business Office for a paper form.

Financial aid applications must be submitted by February 5, 2018. Please visit the Affordability page to get more information about applying for financial aid.


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