Admission and Tuition Assistance Events

We invite you to explore Park through a variety of virtual and in-person Admission and Tuition Assistance events that will highlight our distinctive teaching and learning, and will introduce you to our community, our curriculum, and our outdoor and indoor campuses.

On-Campus Events

“Rise and Shine” — On-Campus Saturday Morning Programs for Prospective Families of Children Ages 3–5

Join our teachers for these fun-filled activity sessions for prospective students ages 3-5 and their parents. Please register for one, two, three, or all four programs!

Rise and Shine • Garden Exploration and Plant Identification *Registration closed*
September 17, 2022 • 10–11:30 a.m.


Rise and Shine • Leo Lionni Art and Storytime
November 12, 2022 • 10–11:30 a.m.

***Due to such a positive response to this offering, we have reached capacity for November 12. Thank you for your interest! Please join our waitlist to be kept apprised of availability.

Note: Our Lower School application deadline is December 1.***


Rise and ShineMusic, Music for Everyone
April 22, 2023 • 10–11:30 a.m.


Rise and ShineBoatbuilding and Launch
May 20, 2023 • 10–11:30 a.m.

“Experience Park” — An On Campus Event for All Grades

Our “Experience Park” Open House event features faculty as ‘thought leaders’ and allows prospective families to experience Park teachers at work. Faculty representatives from each grade level and divisions/departments engage with parents and students, explaining teaching materials, student work, and Progressive pedagogy. After the Open House, visitors are invited to pack a picnic and  join our school-wide community event, “Saturday in the Park” festivities for games, arts and crafts, and fun.

Saturday, October 8, 2022

Lower School (Grades Pre-K–5) • 9:30 – 11 a.m.
Middle and Upper Schools (Grades 6–12)10 – 11:30 a.m.

“Tours with Principals” — On Campus Tours for Prospective Parents

Meet Park’s Head of School and Lower, Middle, and Upper School Principals. Take a guided tour of our academic settings and get a glimpse of Park’s educational philosophy in action. You will learn about our curriculum, community, student-centered programming, inspiring faculty, and how excellence is the natural outcome.

Tours with Principals for Lower, Middle, and Upper Schools
Thursday, November 3, 2022 • 8:45–10:30 a.m.

Tours with Principals for Lower, Middle, and Upper Schools
Tuesday, November 29, 2022 • 8:45–10:30 a.m.

“Get it Done” Tuition Assistance Workshop

Reserve an individual time slot during this hands-on, in-person event. Applicants to the Tuition Assistance program are invited to bring their documents and complete their Parent Financial Statement (PFS) in a friendly environment with the help of facilitators. Make the most of this working session by logging on to the School and Student Services (SSS) website and creating a 2023-24 PFS prior to the workshop. Tuition Assistance staff will be available to answer questions, review in-process or completed applications, and help with the documentation upload process. Laptops will be available or participants may bring their own. Space is limited.

“Get it Done” Tuition Assistance Workshop
Saturday, November 12, 2022 • 9 a.m.–Noon

Reminder: Tuition Assistance application is due December 1, 2022

“Take a First Look” — A Spring Admission Event

Meet Park’s Head of School and Lower, Middle, and Upper School Principals. Take a guided tour of our academic settings and get a glimpse of Park’s educational philosophy in action. You will learn about our curriculum, community, student-centered programming, inspiring faculty, and how excellence is the natural outcome.

Take a First Look for Lower, Middle, and Upper Schools
Tuesday, May 16, 2023 • 9–10 a.m.

Virtual Events

A Virtual “Peek into Park” for Lower, Middle, and Upper School Families

In this virtual event, hear directly from the Lower, Middle, and Upper School Principals. Through an interactive slide presentation, you will learn about Park’s educational philosophy, mission, student-centered programming, inspiring faculty, and how excellence is the natural outcome. Zoom information will be shared in advance of the event.

Tuesday, October 11, 2022 • 7–8 p.m.

Tuition Assistance Webinar (via Zoom)

In this optional online webinar, we will provide an overview of the Park School tuition assistance policies, deadlines, and funding priorities. Additionally, we will discuss how the information provided to SSS (School and Student Services) is used by Park to determine potential grant awards. We will also answer questions about need-based versus merit awards and what a family might expect in future years as participants in the Tuition Assistance Program. Zoom information will be shared in advance of the event. 

Saturday, October 15, 2022 • 9–10.30 a.m

Reminder: The Tuition Assistance application is due December 1, 2022.

Positively Park: The State of the School and a Look Ahead
with Head of School Dan Paradis (A Virtual Event)

Via Zoom, join Head of School Dan Paradis for news and updates regarding the ongoing work at Park to create an environment where students are known, challenged, and can thrive. In this session, hear about our forthcoming Science and Engineering Wing, our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion initiatives, and how the Park approach to education represents the best of 21st century teaching and learning. Zoom information will be shared in advance of the event. 

Thursday,October 27, 2022 • 7–8 p.m.

ZOOM Drop-in for Prospective Families — Get Your Admission Application Questions Answered

Via Zoom, join us for a Q&A with members of our Admission and Affordability team!

Ruthie Sachs Kalvar ’85, Director of Upper School Admission
Cheveé Taylor ’01, Director of Upper Elementary and Middle School Admission
Megan Ford, Director of Primary Level Admission
Mennette San-Lee, Director of Enrollment Management and Tuition Assistance

Zoom information will be shared in advance of the event. Bring your questions regarding the admission and tuition assistance process.

Monday, November 21, 2022 • 7–8 p.m.

*Important Dates*
Tuition Assistance Application DeadlineDecember 1
Lower School Application DeadlineDecember 1
Middle and Upper School Application DeadlineDecember 15