The Savannah Country Day School

Service Through Knowledge and Character

Applicant Process

Thank you for your interest in The Savannah Country Day School. We are excited about getting to know your family as we work together during the admissions process. Our admissions team is eager to connect with you, and we look forward to the opportunity to introduce you to all that Country Day has to offer!

Applicant Family Checklist

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  • 1. Complete an Online Information Inquiry

    Country Day uses the BlackBaud online system for all steps of the application process, from registering for admissions events and evaluations to submitting applications and transcripts. Completing an Inquiry online is the first step, and it allows our office to keep you updated and share some of the exciting things taking place around the Country Day School community. Click HERE for a detailed checklist.

    Rising Junior Kindergarten through 12th grade: CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT AN ONLINE INFORMATION INQUIRY

    The Little School (ages 6 weeks through 4 years): CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT AN ONLINE INFORMATION INQUIRY
  • 2. Schedule Your Visit to Country Day

    We encourage you to visit our campus and learn more about Country Day. We value the opportunity to connect with our prospective families, and we look forward to sharing some of the extraordinary advantages of a Country Day education. 

    It may come as no surprise that our admissions season may look a little different this year to the Covid-19 pandemic. If you prefer a virtual meeting with our Admissions Team, we are happy to schedule a conversation via Zoom.

    To schedule a tour or virtual meeting, simply contact Kimberly King, Assistant Director of Admissions, at 912-961-8700 or
  • 3. Submit an Online Application

    Click HERE to submit an online application and the application/testing fee of $175.

    After submitting your application, you will be able to access your child's "applicant checklist" within your portal. The applicant checklist indicates the supporting documents required, dependent upon your child's grade, and may include materials such as:
    • Parent/Guardian Questionnaire
    • Student Questionnaire 
    • Principal/Counselor Evaluation
    • English Teacher and Math Teacher Evaluation
    • Current Transcript 

    All applicants will complete admissions testing, and our office will communicate testing appointment dates and times. In addition, Upper and Middle School applicants are required to complete a student interview with a faculty member. 
    If you are applying as an international student, please visit our INTERNATIONAL APPLICANT page and email our International Student Coordinator for questions specific to this process.
    Rob Curran, International Student Coordinator, ESL Instructor:
    If you are a current SCDS family, you can access the application by logging into the website, selecting "Resources" and "Apply".

Key Dates & Deadlines

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  • Application Dates & Deadlines

    Note: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we will allow students to complete admissions testing after the January 31st deadline. Please contact Sonja Henry at

    January 31, 2021
    Priority Deadline: Application & All Applicant Checklist items due by this date to be considered for the first round of admissions decisions. 
    February 26, 2021 
    First Round Admission decisions released
    March 1, 2021 
    Second Round/Rolling Admissions Applications Begin
    March 12, 2021
    First-round decision enrollment contracts are due by this date. Upon accepting the enrollment contract, a registration deposit of $250 and a $1,000 tuition deposit are due.

    If you have applied for financial aid(link here), please contact Terri Barfield, Director of Admissions and Financial Aid, for more information. 

    For general billing questions, please contact Catherine Amman, Bursar, at
  • Admission Assessment Dates

    December 4, 2020 
    Junior Kindergarten Testing

    December 11, 2020
    Kindergarten Testing

    January 8, 2021

    Junior Kindergarten Testing

    January 15, 2021
    Kindergarten Testing
    January 22, 2021
    Junior Kindergarten Testing

    January 29, 2021
    6th-11th Grade Testing 

    January 30, 2021
    1st-5th Grade Testing
    6th-11th Grade Testing