How to Apply:
The Admission Process
Applications for all grades are welcome at any time during the fall prior to desired entry date.
The 2024-2025 application is now available online. December 15th is our application priority deadline. All applications submitted after this date will be accepted on a space available basis. Boys admitted to grades at maximum enrollment will be placed in a waiting pool.
Admission Steps for the 2024-2025 School Year
Step 1: Visit PDS
There are many opportunities to see PDS in action. Please contact the admission office to schedule a personal tour.
We will also be offering many other admission events throughout the season.
Please be sure to fill out our inquiry form to receive invitations to these events.
Step 2: Complete an online application
Step 3: Admission Testing
Once your application is complete, your son will be assigned a campus visit and/or assessment appointment in late January/early February. The length of the visit varies depending on the applicant’s grade level. You will receive detailed information about what to expect with your appointment assignment.
Please reach out to Rachel Bishop (
Admission decisions are made in mid-February for the following school year.