Admissions Procedures

Led by Rachel Rebsom, our Admission’s Office will be happy to assist you through every step of the admissions process. Rachel can be reached at 815-399-8850, ext. 197 or at rachel.rebsom@keithschool.net. To begin, please follow the steps below:

STEP 1

Contact the Admissions Office to schedule a visit to campus for a personal tour and learn about Keith School’s curriculum/programs.

STEP 2

Complete the online application and pay the $50 application fee.

STEP 3

If you cannot apply online, please provide the school the following:

  • Completed application
  • $50 application fee
  • Current student report card and previous two years report cards (REQUIRED)
  • Submit a records release form to your current school.
  • Download a KeithRecordsReleaseForm, click here.

STEP 4

Arrange for a student visit and entrance/placement testing.  Activities during your visit will include:
Grades 1-12
A day-long classroom visit, entrance/placement exams, and family interview.
Kindergarten
Screening and orientation at a play date or individual classroom visit and family interview.
Jr. Kindergarten
Screening and orientation at a play date or individual classroom visit  and family interview.
Pre-Kindergarten
Screening and orientation at a play date or individual classroom visit and family interview.

STEP 5

After all visits and entrance/placements exams are completed, previous records reviewed, and interviews conducted, the Admissions Office will notify your family of an admissions decision. Admission decisions are made by Division Heads in consultation with the Head of School.

Keith Country Day School does not discriminate because of race, color, national origin, sex or religion. This nondiscrimination policy applies to admissions, scholarships, and tuition discounts as well as Keith programs and activities.