A Zoom meeting will be scheduled with a member of the RPCS Admissions team, the applicant, and her parents/guardians. This is an opportunity for us to learn more about the applicants academic and extracurricular interests and accomplishments, and to answer any preliminary questions. This is not an interview! The goal is to allow us to communicate more authentically and in real time about the many benefits an RPCS experience and education offers, and to learn how best to tailor the applicant’s admissions experience uniquely to her interests from a distance.
Applicants would typically be invited to visit RPCS for the day as a formal step in our admissions process. While we look forward to the time when we can welcome all our families, current and prospective, back to campus, during this interim period that we are engaged in distance learning as a School, we will schedule a Zoom meeting between the applicant and a member of the Upper School Admissions Committee for a brief admissions interview. This is a time for us to get to know the applicant, her personality and learning style, and to give the applicant the opportunity to ask questions about Roland Park Country School. This is a required step in the admissions process.
Once the applicant’s file has been completed, we will schedule a final Zoom call for the applicant and her family to meet with one or two current families and their children (current students who would be the applicant’s peers) to give the applicant and her family the opportunity to connect socially with the vibrant Roland Park Country School community, one that truly transcends the walls of our campus!
Submit the Common School Referral Forms to your daughter’s current school to be completed by her teachers and emailed or mailed directly to the RPCS Admissions Office. We require Common School Referral Forms from her English and math teachers.
Please complete after November 15, 2019 but before January 17, 2020.
New incoming ninth grade candidates: To apply for the Janet Bauer Hartman Merit Scholarship, please complete the application and short answers, in addition to the RPCS admissions application. If you are not awarded the Janet Bauer Hartman, 1968 Upper School Merit Scholarship, you will automatically be considered for the Head of School and Board of Trustees Merit Scholarships.
New Upper School candidates: To apply for the Head of School Scholarship, please complete the application and reflective questions in addition to the RPCS admissions application.
Please keep in mind the following criteria for consideration for our Merit Scholarships:
Average stanine of 7 on the ISEE
High academic performance as demonstrated in the current school transcript
Strong common referral forms from math and English teachers
Due to overwhelming interest, if your daughter does not meet these baseline academic requirements, it is highly unlikely that she will be considered for a merit award.
The most competitive merit scholarship candidates will be exceptional individuals possessing: