Admission and Tuition Assistance Events

2024 On-Campus Events

“Rise and Shine” — 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.

September 23, 2023 • 10–11:30 a.m. • Garden Exploration and Plant Identification
November 11, 2023 • 10–11:30 a.m. • Ezra Jack Keats Storytime and Art Activity

April 20, 2024 • 10–11:30 a.m.Nature Expedition through the Park School Woods
May 18, 2024 • 10–11:30 a.m.Boatbuilding and Launch in Moores Branch Stream

“Take a First Look” — A Spring Admission Event

Prospective parents are invited to meet Park’s Head of School and Lower, Middle, and Upper School Principals and take a guided tour of our academic settings to get a glimpse of Park’s educational philosophy in action. Learn about Park’s curriculum, community, student-centered programming, inspiring faculty, and how excellence is the natural outcome.

May 14, 2024 • 8:45–10:30 a.m.


2023 On-Campus Events

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

Our “Experience Park” Open House event will feature interactive sessions for students ages 3 and older and their parents. The morning will introduce prospective families to Park’s remarkable teaching and learning community. Our faculty will share teaching materials, highlight student work, and will demonstrate ways in which we use Progressive pedagogy in the classroom.

Saturday, October 7, 2023

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

Please note: Programs will begin promptly.

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

Prospective parents are invited to 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. Learn about our curriculum, community, student-centered programming, inspiring faculty, and how excellence is the natural outcome. Please note: These tour events are for parents/guardians.

Tours with Principals for Lower School (PreK–Grade 5)
Tuesday, October 24, 2023 • 8:45–10:30 a.m.

Tours with Principals for Middle and Upper Schools (Grades 6–12)
Tuesday, November 7, 2023 • 8:45–10:30 a.m.

Tours with Principals for Lower, Middle, and Upper Schools (PreK–Grade 12)
Tuesday, November 28, 2023 • 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 2024-25 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.

Saturday, November 11, 2023 • 9 a.m.–Noon

Reminder: The Tuition Assistance application is due December 1, 2023.

Positively Park: The State of the School and a Look Ahead with Head of School Dan Paradis

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 new 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.

Tuesday, November 14, 2023 • 7–8 p.m.

2023 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.

Wednesday, October 18, 2023 • 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 21, 2023 • 9–10.30 a.m

Reminder: The Tuition Assistance application is due December 1, 2023.