Frequently Asked Questions
If you don’t find the answers to your questions here, please email Kate Briscoe or call 206-691-2625.
For more information about the application processes, visit the Admissions Blog.
age. Qualified applicants must score in the top 3% on the full scale score. There are a number of sub-tests that make up the various scores leading to the full scale. Each one of these sub-tests is reviewed for areas of strength, relative weaknesses, or significant gaps. This information, along with the narrative provided by the psychologist, are all taken into consideration. We deem testing valid for two years. Students applying to 3rd grade and above should take the WISC-V.
The SCDS Open House provides parents the opportunity to speak with teachers, current parents, and students in a relaxed atmosphere. Visitors follow student-guided or self-guided tours, attend master teacher presentations about our inquiry-based learning approach, and meet the Head of School.
This year's Open House will be held January 4, 2018, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Reservations are encouraged. You can sign up to attend the Open House via Ravenna.
Upon arriving at Seattle Country Day School, go to the Multipurpose Room to sign-in. Students applying
to 3rd and above are welcome to attend the Open House. Younger children should stay at home.
The purpose of the Student Visit Day is for us to get to know your child in a school setting and for your child to see the school and meet our teachers. Each student visit includes a meet-and-greet, tour of the school, and observation of school activities. The Admissions Office schedules student visits for your child after receiving a completed application from qualified applicants.
2018 Student Visit Days
- February 6, 9, 13, and 16 from 9:00-11:00 a.m.
- Grade 1
- February 2 from 9:00-11:00 a.m.
- Grade 2
- February 1 from 9:00-11:00 a.m.
- Grade 3
- March 1 and 2 from 9:00-11:30 a.m.
- Grades 4-5
- February 27 from 9:00-11:30 a.m.
- Grade 6
- January 22 and 23; February 28 (time to be determined)
- Grade 7-8
- Scheduled Individually
They also attend the University of Washington Early Entrance Program and some boarding schools. Seattle Country Day School graduates have a reputation within the secondary school community for being strongly prepared for and enthusiastic about the academic rigors of high school.