Pre-School Admission

Our Pre-School offers programs for two-year-olds, three and four-year-olds, and students needing a bridge from Pre-School to Kindergarten. Our Pre-School embraces our School’s youngest learners in a nurturing environment through interdisciplinary and inquiry-based study to encourage a life-long love of learning, while also emphasizing emotional and social development.

We are so pleased you are considering St. Anne’s-Belfield School. Please know we look forward to getting to know your family and we are working with the current protocols as we prioritize keeping our community safe and healthy allowing “Every Saint to come to school every day.” Therefore our applicant programming will evolve over the course of the 21-22 school year so please continue to stay in touch with us.

Planning Your Process

October and November

  • Tour with us: Join us for a LIVE daytime tour on Zoom! 

  • Start your application!

    • Step 1: Submit an inquiry for your child(ren). 

    • Step 2: Log into your Applicant Portal to confirm your Family Information. 

    • Step 3: Complete your Parent/Guardian Questionnaire. 

    • Step 4: Expect a member of our Admission Team to contact you to schedule your Parent/Guardian Interview.

    • Step 5: Review the complete Application Process and develop your family's plan.

Application Deadlines

First Round Applicants:

  • January 13, 2022 (Round 1) Pre-School application deadline for children ages 2, 3, 4 and Junior Kindergarten
    • February 2, 2022 (Round 1) - Admission Decisions Released

    • February 16, 2022 (Round 1) Enrollment Contract & Deposit Due

Second Round Applicants:

  • March 15, 2022 (Round 2) - for all applicants: Pre-School - Grade 12.

    • April 4, 2022 (Round 2) - Admission Decisions Released

    • April 18, 2022 (Round 2) - Enrollment Contract & Deposit Due

Meet Our Team

Stacey Gearhart, Director of Admission for Pre-School – Grade 8

Stacey Gearhart, M.Ed., P. '32 is the Director of Admission for Pre-School – Grade 8, and a member of the Residential Life team. If she had to sum up the School in one word, Stacey would say “inspiring” because she is inspired by the genuine care and concern our students and teachers have for each other.

She earned a B.S. in geology from Washington & Lee University in 2003, and went on to earn a M.Ed. in educational psychology from the Curry School at the University of Virginia in 2013.