Admissions Timeline

Please refer to the timelines below to guide you through the admissions process. Feel free to call or e-mail the school for more information or to set up a visit, tour and classroom observation.

Alison Kistner
Director of Admissions
(203) 426-3390 ext. 305

Toddler and Lower School (preschool)

Toddlers must be 15 months old by September and do not have to be toilet trained. Lower School students must be at least three years old by December 31 and toilet trained.

  • Schedule a parent visit: Please call to schedule the visit. This visit is only for adults and consists of a 20-minute classroom observation, a campus tour and an opportunity for informal discussions about the school.
  • Submit an application: Families expecting a March decision are asked to submit all required application materials by February 1.
  • Schedule a student orientation visit: You will be contacted to bring your child to the school for a short visit.
  • Enrollment contracts are issued: After all of the above has been completed, the school will review applications for placement. Upon acceptance, enrollment contracts are issued in March. In order to guarantee a place for your child, contracts must be returned by the contract due date with a non-refundable tuition deposit.
  • Request an FWM Viewbook
  • Schedule a visit to FWM
  • FWM Admissions Application

Elementary School (grades 1 through 5)

  • Schedule a parent visit: Please call to schedule the visit. This visit is only for adults and consists of a 20-minute classroom observation, a campus tour and an opportunity for informal discussions about the school.
  • Submit an application: The application is due to the Admissions Office by February 1.
  • Submit the required forms:Please give the following forms to your child’s present school. They will mail them directly to us:
    • Head’s Recommendation Form (signed by you to authorize release of records)
    • English Teacher Recommendation Form
    • Math Teacher Recommendation Form
  • Schedule a student visit: Please schedule an all-day classroom visit for your child.
  • February 1 forms deadline: Families expecting a March decision are asked to submit all required application materials by February 1.
  • Enrollment contracts are issued: After all of the above has been completed, the school will review applications for placement. Upon acceptance, enrollment contracts are issued in March. In order to guarantee a spot for your child, contracts must be returned by the contract due date with a non-refundable tuition deposit.
  • Request an FWM Viewbook
  • Schedule a visit to FWM
  • FWM Admissions Application

Middle School (grades 6 through 8)

  • Schedule a parent visit: Please call to schedule the visit. This visit is only for adults and consists of a 20-minute classroom observation, a campus tour and an opportunity for informal discussions about the school.
  • Submit an application: The application is due to the Admissions Office by February 1.
  • Submit the required forms:Please give the following forms to your child’s present school. They will mail them directly to us:
    • Head’s Recommendation Form (signed by you to authorize release of records)
    • English Teacher Recommendation Form
    • Math Teacher Recommendation Form
  • Submit a writing sample: We ask that a graded writing sample from your child’s teacher be sent directly to us.
  • Submit the Parent Questionnaire
  • Schedule a student visit: Please schedule an all-day classroom visit for your child.
  • February 1 Forms Deadline: Families expecting a March decision are asked to submit all required application materials by February 1.
  • Enrollment contracts are issued: After all of the above has been completed, the school will review applications for placement. Upon acceptance, enrollment contracts are issued in March. In order to guarantee a spot for your child, contracts must be returned by the contract due date with a non-refundable tuition deposit.