$100 application fee per student due at the time the application is submitted
Apply for Financial Aid if applicable - Caldwell Academy uses a third-party service, Independent School Management’s Financial Aid for School Tuition (FAST), to assess a family’s tuition rate based on income eligibility
Once the FAST application is complete, taxes must be sent to this address: Independent School Management, Attn: FAST Processing, 1316 N. Union Street, Wilmington, DE 19806 or uploaded via the FAST website. Tuition will not be determined until this is complete.
Step Two: Collect Records
The Enrollment Director will collect the past 3 years’ report cards from the child’s current school as well as standardized test scores
Please provide an updated immunization record for your student
Grades 2 - 11: Academic assessment (standardized national achievement test, the Woodcock Johnson)
Grades 2 - 11: Student interview
Step Four: Parent Interview
We will reach out to schedule a date and time within 7 days of the student assessment.
Parent Preparation (all materials provided):
Read the Parent Handbook
Lost Tools of Learning by Dorothy Sayers
Introduction to Classical Education by Dr. Christopher Perrin
Discuss Student Assessment Results
Step Five: Admissions Committee Decision and Online Enrollment
Recommendations sent via email to parents
Complete the Enrollment Contract (sent via email)
$500 contract deposit per student due when contract is submitted
We always encourage a campus visit. Seeing the students, classrooms and campus can help you understand what kind of school we are and give you good insight for your evaluation of whether Caldwell is a good fit for your family and your child. Schedule your tour now!