The Admissions Process
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Spartanburg Day School
An important step in the admissions process is to tour the school and
meet with the faculty, staff, and current students. Please call the
Office of Admissions at (864) 327-0800 to set up your tour.
Submit an Application for Admission
Submitting an application reserves a place for your child at Spartanburg
Day School. A non-refundable application fee of $50 needs to accompany
A class visit is recommended. Parents will work
with the Director of Admissions to schedule class visits. These school visits usually last an entire day.
Evaluation Forms and Transcripts
Both evaluation forms and transcripts or narratives need to be sent to
Spartanburg Day School in order to determine the correct placement of
the applicant. A Transcript Request Form can be found in the admissions
Testing (if needed)
If further educational information is needed, the appropriate School
Head will contact you to arrange a screening time. The evaluations can
take from 1 – 2 hours. At the 4K – 1st grade levels, we measure
readiness, maturity and skill level. In grades 2 - 12, we measure
aptitude and achievement.
Letter of Acceptance
Once all materials are received by the Office of Admissions, an
applicant will be considered for admission to the school. Spartanburg
Day School practices a rolling admissions policy until all spaces are
Once a student has been admitted, an enrollment contract must be
completed and returned, along with the non-refundable enrollment fee.
This secures your child’s place at Spartanburg Day School.
For families applying for Financial Assistance, a $440 enrollment fee
required. The $440 deposit is refundable if the financial assistance
package is declined within 10 days.
Once a student has been admitted to Spartanburg Day School, parents
interested in financial assistance may submit a financial assistance application. All information submitted to the
SDS Financial Assistance Committee is held in strictest confidence.