Apply

Once you have visited Finney or scheduled a personal appointment, we hope you will consider applying to The Charles Finney School.  Below you will find the steps to apply and a checklist per school level to help you track each step.

Steps to Apply:

  1. Submit a completed Application for Admission online.  The admissions office is available to assist you with the online application if needed.
  2. Submit 2-3 years of testing or evaluations, reports cards, transcripts, IEP/504s and any other important academic records.  Records can be uploaded to online application.
  3. Submit all personal recommendations and references required per grade.  Recommendations and references can be uploaded to the online application or sent through email using the online application.
  4. Complete all screening and entrance exams required by grade. Please call to schedule.
  5. Pay a $40 application fee.  Payment options available online with the online application.

The Charles Finney School admits qualified students on a first-come basis.  It is important that you apply as early as possible to have the best possible chance of securing your spot in a certain grade and/or in a particlular class your child is interested in.  Open enrollment begins in January for the following school year.  All applicants are notified about acceptance by letter from the Admissions Office.  Additional testing and personal interviews may be required.  If your child has not visited the school a personal interview will be required. 

Checklists:


Elementary
Checklist

(Grades K-5)

Middle School
Checklist

(Grades 6-8)
8th grade has a wait list
at this time. Contact Admissions for more info.
High School
Checklist

(Grades 9-12)
Kindergarten Readiness Screening*   Freshman Entrance Exam
Application for Admission 
(online)
Application for Admission 
(online)
Application for Admission 
(online)
Application Fee- $40
(online)
Application Fee- $40
(online)
Application Fee- $40
(online)
Student Records Student Records Student Records
 

Teacher Recommendation
(online email option)
Teacher Recommendation  
Personal Recommendation
(online email option)
 Pastoral Reference
(online email option)
Pastoral Reference
(online email option)
Pastoral Reference
(online email option)

Enrollment for the 2015-16 School Year

Open enrollment for the 2015-2016 school year starts January 2015.  Kindergarten Readiness Screenings will be scheduled in April and May.  Please call Admissions to schedule.  Kindergarten Orientation is Thursday, May 21st, 8:30-10:30 a.m. for enrolled students only.  Freshman Orientation is April/May.

Non-Discrimination Policy

The Charles Finney School recruits and admits students of any race, color, or ethnic origin to all rights, privileges, programs, and activities. In addition, the school does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, or ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, fees, educational programs, athletic programs, and extra-curricular activities. Furthermore, The Charles Finney School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, or ethnic origin in the hiring of its certified or non-certified personnel.