Application Process

Applying to Pre-School

To inquire and learn more about the School or start an online application, please click here. Once you have inquired or started an application, login to the Applicant Portal using your username and password to continue.

If you have any questions while moving through the process, please call the Admission office at (434) 296-5106 or email

Pre-School Application Timeline

Pre-School Applications due January 13th (first round)
Pre-School Financial Aid Applications due January 13th
Pre-School-12 Applications due March 3rd (second round)

Admissions Decisions Given:

Pre-School - February 3rd (first round)
Pre-School-12 - April 7th (second round)

To view the application process information below in Chinese, please click here.

1. Application/Family Information

Once you complete the demographic information online, you will receive an email containing a unique username and password which will allow you to access the Applicant Portal to complete the rest of the application.


2. Parent(s) Visit

Due to COVID-19, we are conducting virtual visits. Please feel free to watch our virtual tour here and contact the the Pre-School admissions director (Stacey Gearhart) for the division you are interested in to schedule your digital visit.


3. Applicant Visit & Admission Testing

Due to COVID-19, we are conducting virtual visits and interviews in lieu of traditional playgroups, tours, or assessments. Please contact the Pre-School admissions director (Stacey Gearhart) for the division you are interested in to schedule your child's digital visit.


4. Transcript/School Records

We require a copy of your child’s current transcript/school records. Please use the Transcript Release Form to authorize the sharing of theses records.


5. Teacher & Administrator Recommendation Forms

We require recommendation forms to be completed. These forms can be accessed and emailed directly to teachers and administrators from our Applicant Portal.


6. Application Fee

There is no fee for day applicants. The application fee for domestic boarding students is $75, and international boarding students is $150. If the application creates any financial hardship, contact us at about a waiver.


7. International Students

International students applying for our Residential Life program should visit our International Students webpage for additional information regarding the admission process.


8. Affordability

If you are interested in learning more about affording a St. Anne’s-Belfield School education, please click here.

An eighth grade student bonds with Pre-School students.