Carnegie Mellon University

Parents must submit a completed application with a non-refundable fee of $50.00. Admission is based on space availability, with preference first given to siblings and then the date of application.

In order to be admitted to the Children's School, parents give written consent for their children to participate in research being conducted by members of the Psychology Department.

Three-Year-Old Preschool

In order to start school in September, children must turn three by December 31st of the same year.

Four-Year-Old Preschool

In order to start school in September, children must turn four by December 31st of the same year.

Kindergarten

In order to start school in September, children must turn five by December 31st of the same year.

All children entering the school must submit a written health record to be completed by the child's primary healthcare provider before they enter school. Notification regarding admission and consent forms will be sent in February of the entrance year.

All kindergarten applicants will be invited to visit and participate during the kindergarten morning activities. At this time, the teachers and director will observe the child in order to determine if the child is ready for the kindergarten program.

The Children's School admits children without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, or ancestry. The program accepts children with special needs as long as a safe, supportive environment can be provided for the child consistent with the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act.