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How to Apply

Thank you for your interest in Breck. The following list outlines all the steps you need to complete the application process. Required forms are all available for download in the Admissions section of the Breck website. To schedule visits, conferences or tours — or to ask questions — please contact Jan Lewandowski in the admissions office at 763.381.8200.

Preschool

Schedule tour, interview and student testing (60-90 minutes)
Schedule a Playgroup session (60 minutes)
Application must be received by February 1, 2017*
Testing must be completed before the end of February
Teacher Recommendation Form sent to current teacher

Kindergarten

Schedule tour, interview and student testing (60-90 minutes)
Schedule Playgroup session (90 minutes)
Application must be received by February 1, 2017*
Testing must be completed before the end of February
Teacher Recommendation Form sent to current teacher

Grades 1-4

Schedule student visit and testing — visit is half day for grade 1 and full day for grades 2-4. Students applying for grade 1 will spend a half day in a kindergarten class; students applying for grades 2-4 will spend a full day in a classroom at their current grade level.
Schedule parent conference and tour (usually on the same day as the student visit; 60-90 minutes).
Application must be received by February 1, 2017*
Day visit must be completed before the end of February
Teacher Recommendation Form sent to current teacher

Grades 5-8

Schedule student visit (full day, in the student’s current grade level, including an admissions interview)
Schedule parent conference and tour (usually on the same day as the student visit: 60-90 minutes)
Register for testing (12/10, 1/7, 1/28, 2/25, 8:45 AM - Noon)
Application must be received by February 1, 2017*
Day visit must be completed before the end of February
Permission to release records form sent to current school
Teacher Recommendation Forms sent to current teachers
Grades 5-6: Two recommendations including one from a math or language arts teacher and one from a teacher of your choice
Grades 7-8: Three recommendations including one from a math teacher, one from a language arts teacher and one from a teacher or coach of your choice

Grades 9-11

Schedule student visit (full day in the student’s current grade level including an admissions interview)
Schedule parent conference and tour (usually on the same day as the student visit: 60-90 minutes)
Register for testing (12/10, 1/7, 1/28, 2/25, 8:45 AM - Noon)
Application must be received by February 1, 2017*
Day visit must be completed before the end of February
Permission to release records form sent to current school
Teacher Recommendation Forms sent to current teachers (Three recommendations including one from the current math teacher, one from the current English teacher and one from a teacher or coach of your choice)
*For applications submitted after February 1st, we will consider them for the first round of admissions if you are able to schedule testing and the day visit before the end of February.  Once all testing and day visit slots are full, testing/day visits will be scheduled for April and applications will be considered based on space availability.

Forms

2017-18 Breck School Application
Permission to Release Student Records Form
P-K-1 Teacher Recommendation Form
2-3-4 Teacher Recommendation Form
5-6-7-8 Teacher Recommendation Form
9-10-11 Teacher Recommendation Form

Decisions

Decision letters will be mailed on March 31, 2017. Applicants who did not complete the application process by the February 15 deadline will be considered and notified after the first round of decisions is complete.

Questions?

Please contact Scott Wade, Director of Admissions and Financial Aid, at 763.381.8202 or scott.wade@breckschool.org, or Carrie Lennox, Associate Director of Admissions and Financial Aid, at 763.381.8204 or carrie.lennox@breckschool.org