Apply to Lower School

Application Timeline

We are still accepting applications on a rolling basis in certain grades for the 2024-2025 school year.  Once all application materials are submitted, a decision will be given within two weeks.

The application for the 2025-2026 school year will open in August.

Step 1: Online Application Submission
To begin the application process, please click here. The submission of the online application is considered complete when the demographic information and parent questionnaire are completed, and the $75 fee is paid.

Step 2: Interviews

Upon submission of the online application, a member of the Lower School Admissions Team will reach out to arrange the student visit and parent/guardian interview.

Step 3: Recommendation Forms and School Reports

Please send confidential recommendation requests to your child’s current teacher through the Admissions Portal. You may also find printable ADVIS Confidential Recommendation forms here. Please note that Pre-Kindergarten applicants are not required to submit testing.

Step 4: Testing
*Nature Nursery and Pre-Kindergarten applicants are not required to submit testing.

*Applicants for Kindergarten through Fifth Grade require a WPPSI or WISC. Please schedule the assessment with a licensed psychologist. Please ask the psychologist to email the results directly to  

*Please note that Friends’ Central requires applicants who have received interventions (Example: OT, PT, Speech) to submit all reports received from service providers.

Step 5: Tuition Assistance (optional)

If you are planning to apply for tuition assistance, please click here to apply. More information on how to complete the application can be found here, or in the Quick Guide here

If you have any questions, please contact the Lower School Admissions Department (contact details in the right banner).

Contact Us

Lower School Admissions
(Nursery to Grade 5)
228 Old Gulph Road
Wynnewood, PA 19096

Andrea Dominic Lubrano
Lower School Director of Admissions 
610-642-7575 Ext. 7454

Cheryl Davis
Assistant Director of Lower School Admissions

Donovan Moore
Lower School Admissions Coordinator