Each applicant is evaluated on an individual basis.
The RPCS Admissions Committee members meet with each applicant. Grades and test scores are important; however, RPCS considers the whole student in making admissions’ decisions.
Kindergarten, Pre-First and Grade 1 Applicants
Applicants for Kindergarten are given a small group readiness test at RPCS in January. Applicants for Pre-first and Grade 1 are given a readiness test; this evaluation that is one-on-one and scheduled by appointment beginning in October.
Grades 2 - 4 Applicants
Students entering Grades 2 through 4 test at RPCS on Saturday, January 9, 2016. Please call the Admissions Office to sign up for this testing date. Applicants may test at RPCS or have approved test scores sent to us from another school.
Grades 5 - 12 Applicants
Students applying for Grades 5 through 12 may take the Independent School Entrance Examination (ISEE) test at RPCS on Saturday, November 7, 2015 or Saturday, January 9, 2016. If students are unable to come to RPCS on either day, they are able to take the ISEE at other area independent schools. Those dates can be obtained online or by calling 1 (800) 446-0320. The fee to take the ISEE test is not covered in the RPCS application fee. Parents should request that the ISEE results be forwarded to RPCS.