X
This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing to use this website, you consent to our use of these cookies.
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.
bnm

	

How To Apply

List of 6 items.

  • Learn More About ICS

    During the fall 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.

    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 by January 15, 2021, for an application to be complete and ready for an admission decision. Any applications completed after the January 15 deadline will be considered on a rolling basis as space allows.
  • Admission Testing

    Pre-K3 – Kindergarten
    As of now, all candidates will be assessed virtually in early February. Details will be shared with applicants in late fall. 

    Grades 1-6
    Candidates will complete an in-house online assessment. This assessment will take place on January 16, 2021. Registration is available here

    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. 

    We recommend this test to be completed by early January so results can be received by  January 15.
  • 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 an independent, co-ed, college-preparatory, day school for students age 3 to Grade 12. Located on a 114-acre campus in Crownsville, Maryland, Indian Creek is committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive environment in which all members of the community are understood, valued, respected, and affirmed.