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Raised to the power of Mirman

How To Apply

Kindergarten

Please note: In order to apply for Kindergarten, students should be five years old by September 1 of 2021.

1. Take IQ Test

Results due: December 11, 2020

Make an appointment to have your child take the test with one of our approved psychologists. Test results with a target qualifying Full Scale IQ score of 138 will be sent to us upon completion.

2. Submit Application

Deadline: January 8, 2021

After we’ve received the test results from our approved psychologist, we will send you a link to our online application. An application fee of $180 should also be submitted at this time.

3. Parent/Guardian Interview

Once the application is submitted, applicants' guardian(s) will schedule an interview with our admission staff. This a chance for us to get to know your family and to answer any questions you have about our school.

4. Saturday Kindergarten Playdate

Kindergarten applicants visit our campus for a group playdate. During this time, we invite families to visit with our Head of School and to hear an overview of the Mirman School mission and philosophy.

5. Submit Kindergarten Recommendation

Deadline: January 22, 2021

The Kindergarten Recommendation is to be completed by the Director/Principal of your child’s present school. Evaluations are completed within our application portal, which notifies your recommender of the due date, lets you know when your forms have been completed, and submits electronically.

6. Decisions Emailed

Date: March 12, 2021

After the applications have been completed and reviewed by our admission committee, we will send the final admission decision to every applicant on March 12, 2021.

Lower School (Grades 1-4)

1. Take I.Q. Test

Results due: December 11, 2020

Make an appointment to have your child take the test with one of our approved psychologists. Test results with a target qualifying Full Scale IQ score of 138 will be sent to us upon completion.

2. Submit Application

Deadline: January 8, 2021

After we’ve received the test results from our approved psychologist, we will send you a link to our online application. An application fee of $180 should also be submitted at this time.

3. Parent/Guardian Interview

Once the application is submitted, applicants' guardian(s) will schedule an interview with our admission staff. This a chance for us to get to know your family and to answer any questions you have about our school.

4. Classroom Visit and Student Interview

Students applying to our Lower School will be invited to spend a half day at Mirman, attending classes and getting to know Mirman students and teachers. Applicants also interview with a member of the admission staff so that we can get to know each student.

5. Submit Administrator and Teacher Recommendation

Deadline: January 22, 2021

The Administrator’s Recommendation is to be completed by the Director/Principal of your child’s present school. The Teacher Recommendation is to be completed by your child’s current teacher after the first grading period or parent conference.

Evaluations are completed within our application portal, which notifies your recommender of the due date, lets you know when your forms have been completed, and submits electronically.

6. Submit Student Records

Deadline: January 22, 2021

Please submit this form to an official at your child’s current school after completing the necessary information. The sending school will return the form to Mirman School’s Office of Admission with grades or reports for the current year as well as the previous year.

7. Decisions Emailed

Date: March 12, 2021

After the applications have been completed and reviewed by our admission committee, we will send the final admission decision to every applicant on March 12, 2021.

Upper School (Grades 5-8)

1. Take I.Q. Test

Results due: December 11, 2020

Make an appointment to have your child take the test with one of our approved psychologists. Test results with a target qualifying Full Scale IQ score of 138 will be sent to us upon completion.

2. Submit Application

Deadline: January 8, 2021

After we’ve received the test results from our approved psychologist, we will send you a link to our online application. An application fee of $180 should also be submitted at this time.

3. Take the ISEE test (optional)

Deadline: January 22, 2021

Upper School applicants have the opportunity to take the Independent School Entrance Exam. This can be scheduled on the ERB website. Students should use the ERB Code 054152 in order for the results to be shared with Mirman.

Note: For students applying to the Upper School (5th through 8th grade), this year Mirman will have a test-optional policy for the ISEE. This means that ISEE test scores are not required to apply, though applicants may still choose to submit them. These test scores have traditionally represented one aspect of an applicant’s file, providing a snapshot of the student’s academic abilities, but we can also get a sense of these abilities through other aspects of the application. There will not be a penalty for choosing not to submit scores, and applicants who do not submit scores will not be disadvantaged in any way in our admission process.

4. Parent/Guardian Interview

Once the application is submitted, applicants' guardian(s) will schedule an interview with our admission staff. This a chance for us to get to know your family and to answer any questions you have about our school.

5. Classroom Visit and Student Interview

Students applying to our Upper School will be invited to spend a half day at Mirman, attending classes and getting to know Mirman students and teachers. Applicants also interview with a member of the admission staff so that we can get to know each student.

6. Submit Administrator and Teacher Recommendation

Deadline: January 22, 2021

The Administrator’s Recommendation is to be completed by the Director/Principal of your child’s present school. The Teacher Recommendation is to be completed by your child’s current teacher after the first grading period or parent conference.

Evaluations are completed within our application portal, which notifies your recommender of the due date, lets you know when your forms have been completed, and submits electronically.

7. Submit Student Records

Deadline: January 22, 2021

Please submit this form to an official at your child’s current school after completing the necessary information. The sending school will return the form to Mirman School’s Office of Admission with grades or reports for the current year as well as the previous year.

8. Decisions Emailed

Date: March 12, 2021

After the applications have been completed and reviewed by our admission committee, we will send the final admission decision to every applicant on March 12, 2021.


Non-Discrimination Policy

Mirman School does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, national origin, or any other protected category in the creation or implementation of its admission policies, educational policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic programs, or any other school-administered program, service or privilege.

Admission

Important Dates

December 11, 2020
I.Q. Test Results Due

January 8, 2021
Applications Due

January 15, 2021
Tuition Assistance Applications Due

January 22, 2021
School Records and Recommendations Due
Interviews, Kindergarten Observations, and Classroom Visits should be scheduled or completed by this date.

March 12, 2021
Notification of Admission Decision and Tuition Assistance Status

March 22, 2021
Enrollment Contracts Due