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King's campus is closed. The Admission Office Team is working remotely and would love to connect with prospective families.  Please email or call (203) 322-3496, Ext. 350 to reach out to us.  Learn about KingIsHome, our remote learning program. 

King School Students

Application Process & Timeline

We are currently accepting applications for certain grades for the 2020-2021 school year on a rolling basis. Please email for information on availability in your child(ren)'s grade. We will begin accepting applications for 2021-2022 in September 2020. At this time, we have finalized Financial Access for the 2020-2021 school year. Please email Nina Newman at for all questions pertaining to Financial Access. 

To make the application process easier and more efficient for your family, King School uses SSAT’s Standard Application Online (SAO). Many of our peer schools also use the SAO. We hope that you will find this helpful and that it will free up your time to be thoughtful about finding your best fit school.


Step 1: Click on APPLY NOW to open the SAO homepage

Step 2: Sign-up or Sign-in to the SAO

Step 3: Start your application by following the instructions to complete the Student Profile and submit your application fee. 

You may return to your application at any time to complete the Parent Statement, Student Essays (if applicable) and send Teacher Recommendations and Transcript Release Forms.


Please see grade-specific information below for details on required forms and recommendations. For more flexibility in scheduling, we recommend families submit the student profile as soon as possible. Please contact the Admission Office with any questions.

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Lower School Open House Information Session

For Middle and Upper School Families, watch the discussion on the 5 Essential Questions when evaluating independent schools from our Open House. Watch Video

A Better Standard for Education

At King School, we seek more than achievement for our students. We open minds and spark courageous thinking.

Every day, our students discover and forge their unique paths to excellence as we teach, guide, and cheer them on.

Because when we set better standards for both the experience and outcomes of education, students cultivate the insights and heart to own their future.

5 Essential Questions when evaluating independent schools

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