Key Dates


APPLICATION DEADLINES


FEBRUARY 1, 2018*

  • Admissions and financial aid application deadline
  • All admissions and financial aid application materials are due to the Admissions Office on this date.

MARCH 2, 2018

  • Admissions and financial aid decision notification
  • All decisions for admission and financial aid will be mailed to applicants no earlier than this date.

APRIL 9, 2018

  • Family decision notification
  • Enrollment contracts and decision notifications are due to PCD by this date.

*After the February 1 deadline, the Admissions Office will continue to accept applications on a rolling basis as space allows.

FALL OPEN HOUSE AND WINTER PARENT VISIT DAY


Our Fall Open House and Winter Parent Visit Day allow prospective families the opportunity to tour our campus; meet current students, faculty, and parents; attend special-interest information sessions; and participate in a panel discussion. The Winter Open Class Day will give parents the opportunity dive a little deeper into our program and community— to visit several classes, attend presentations on key components of our program, participate in a panel discussion, and meet with admission representatives.

NOVEMBER 4, 2017
Open House
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Registration in Corkery Auditorium, Metcalf Hall

JANUARY 10, 2018
Winter Parent Visit Day
8:30 - 10:30 a.m.
Registration in Leeds Library, Lund Hall

STUDENT VISIT DAYS


Upper School and Middle School Visit Days allow interested students who have scheduled or completed an interview to spend part of a day shadowing a PCD student and experiencing school life first hand. Upper School Visit Days run from 8:00 a.m. to 1:25 p.m. Middle School Visit Days run from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Please RSVP to the Admissions Office at (401) 438-5170 x137. Space is limited. Registration is in Murray House.

UPPER SCHOOL VISIT DAYS:

  • Thurs., Nov. 9, 2017
  • Fri., Nov. 17, 2017
  • Thurs., Dec. 7, 2017*
  • Tues., Jan. 9, 2018*
  • Thurs., Jan. 18, 2018
  • Fri., Jan. 26, 2018
  • Tues., Feb. 6, 2018
  • Fri., Feb. 16, 2018*

MIDDLE SCHOOL VISIT DAYS:

  • Thurs., Nov. 16, 2017
  • Thurs., Dec. 7, 2017*
  • Tues., Jan. 9, 2018*
  • Thurs., Jan. 25, 2018
  • Fri., Feb. 16, 2018*

*Both Middle and Upper School Visit Days

ACCEPTED STUDENT DAYS


All accepted students and their parents are invited to attend an Accepted Students Day Program.

APRIL 5, 2018

Upper School Accepted Student Reception
4:00-5:30 p.m.
Corkery Auditorium, Metcalf Hall

APRIL 6, 2018

Middle School Accepted Student Day
8:00 a.m.
Leeds Library, Lund Hall

For more information or to RSVP, please contact the Admissions Office, at 401-438-5170 x137.

TEST DATES


All students applying to grades 6–11 are required to take either the ISEE (Independent School Entrance Exam) or SSAT (Secondary School Admissions Test). The tests are administered throughout the year at PCD and at various schools in Rhode Island and Massachusetts. For further information regarding testing dates and locations, testing fees, and to register for the tests, please go to www.iseetest.org or www.ssat.org. The tests will be administered at PCD at 9:00 a.m. in Lund Hall on the dates listed below. Test registration must be completed three weeks prior to the testing date.

ISEE

  • Sat., Nov.18, 2017
  • Sat., Jan. 20, 2018
  • Sat., April 7, 2018

SSAT

  • Sat., Nov. 11, 2017
  • Sat., Dec. 9, 2017
  • Sat., Jan. 6, 2018
  • Sat., Feb. 3, 2018
  • Sat., March 3, 2018
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