To apply to Kingswood Academy, please complete and submit an application.
For more information, please contact: (630) 887-1411
Our admissions process is as follows:
Open House and Tour: Call to come in during an Open House or schedule a private tour anytime Kingswood is open. We look forward to meeting you!
Shadow Visit: we highly recommend and invite the prospective student to spend part or a full day at Kingswood while school is in session. The student will attend classes and experience the regularly scheduled events of a school day. Parents are encouraged to observe the school in operating mode but need not spend the entire day. Students should bring a lunch, snack and water bottle.
Application Form: The “Application for Admission Form” must be completed and returned with a non-refundable application and testing fee of $100.00 per student. Download it here
Placement Test: These tests are administered either one-on-one or in small groups. The test date is arranged and the test is administered directly by the Dean of Academics or Admissions Director.
Family Interview / Informational Meeting: Upon receipt of the completed application and fee, one of our Kingswood parents will contact your family to schedule an informational meeting. These are held either at school or at a home. The time and place will be determined at your and the interviewers’ mutual convenience. These get-togethers provide an opportunity to discuss the Academy, its mission and goals, educational philosophies and philanthropic opportunities.
Letter of Acceptance and Enrollment Contract: Your child will receive personal notification by mail of his or her acceptance to the academy. Upon acceptance, an Enrollment Contract will be sent to you, which must be signed and returned with non-refundable book fees of $300.00 per student. This fee reserves your child’s place for the upcoming academic year.
School Records: We will give you a “Request for Transfer of Student Records”. The records must be mailed to us directly from the school. Copies of the following records should be submitted:
- Report Cards and Progress Reports for the current and previous academic year
- Standardized Test Scores
Criteria Used in Evaluation for Admission is as follows:
- academic achievement and readiness
- emotional and social development
- cooperation from the family in helping the school meet the needs of the student
- ability of the school to meet the needs of the student