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There is limited space available in some grade levels for the 2021-2022 school year. 
 
Applications will continue to be reviewed on a rolling basis.
  
Thank you for your interest in Indian Creek School! Indian Creek welcomes qualified applicants with a variety of talents, interests, and perspectives, without regard to race, religion, gender, national or ethnic origin, or sexual orientation. We seek students who are motivated and enthusiastic about learning, and who will contribute to and benefit from the many opportunities both in and out of the classroom at our school.
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How To Apply

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  • Learn More About ICS

    We will host a series of virtual events to help prospective families understand the admission process and hear from our faculty, administrators, parents, and students. We invite you to join any event that is of interest to your family and learn more about ICS and the programs that we offer.

    Check our calendar to learn more about our virtual events including our weekly Meet with us Monday information sessions.
  • Apply

    Submit your application and the $50 application fee on the Indian Creek School portal.

    Please note, all supporting documents must be received in order for an application to be complete and ready for an admission decision. Any applications completed will be considered on a rolling basis as space allows.
  • Admission Testing

    Pre-K3 – Kindergarten
    All candidates will be assessed virtually on an individual basis.

    Grades 1-6
    Candidates will complete an online assessment once their application has been received. 

    All applicants for grade 6 must submit an SSAT Character Skills Snapshot. This snapshot provides the Indian Creek admission committee with a richer holistic view of your student. It measures your student's view of their character skill development and is meant to complement more traditional cognitive assessments. More information about The Character Skills Assessment and registration information can be found at this link. 

    Grades 7-12
    Due to COVID-19, ICS is accepting a variety of test options for the 2021-2022 school year. These can include, but are not limited to: 
    • SSAT – school code 4076
    • ISEE – school code 571491
    • HSPT – parents must submit results directly to ICS
    • Most recent standardized testing from your current school 
    In addition to your test scores, all applicants for grades 6-12 must submit an SSAT Character Skills Snapshot. This snapshot provides the Indian Creek admission committee with a richer holistic view of your student. It measures your student's view of their character skill development and is meant to complement more traditional cognitive assessments. More information about The Character Skills Assessment and registration information can be found at this link. 
  • Teacher Recommendation Form

    Grades PK3 – Kindergarten
    Please submit the applicable confidential Teacher Recommendation Form to a current teacher. The recommendation form can be requested virtually through the admissions portal or found here. If your child is not currently enrolled in another school, please share the recommendation form with another adult who was taught the candidate (ie. Music teacher,  dance teacher, swim instructor).

    Grades 2-6
    Please submit the applicable confidential Teacher Recommendation Form to a current teacher. The recommendation form can be requested virtually through the admissions portal. 

    Grades 7-12
    Please submit the applicable confidential Teacher Recommendation Forms to the candidate’s current math and English teachers. The recommendation forms can be requested virtually through the admissions portal.
  • Transcript Request

    School transcripts can be requested through the application portal or printed out, signed, and given directly to your child's current school. All school transcripts should be sent directly to the Indian Creek School Admission Office by your child's current school.
  • Visit

    Virtual tours are available daily. Limited on-campus tours are available on Fridays for families who have submitted the online application. Please contact the admission office to schedule your visit today.

    Virtual shadow days are currently available for applicants to grades 1-6. Students will participate in a math or language arts class with their current grade. Please note, shadows are only available following the submission of an application. 

    Virtual shadows are not currently available for applicants to grades 7-12. Arrangements can be made for applicants to speak about areas of interest with a teacher, coach, or current student.
Indian Creek school is a co-educational, college preparatory independent school, located in Crownsville, Maryland.  Students in Pre-K3 through grade 12 receive a vibrant educational experience based on excellent academics steeped in strong student-teacher connections.