Admissions Process

Led by Rachel Rebsom, our Admission’s Office will be happy to assist you through every step of the admissions process. Rachel can be reached at 815-399-8850, ext. 197 or at rachel.rebsom@keithschool.net. To begin, please follow the steps below:

STEP 1

Contact the Admissions Office to schedule a visit to campus for a personal tour and overview of the program.

STEP 2

Fill out an online application and pay the $50 application fee.

STEP 3

If you did not apply online, please provide the school the following:

  • Completed application
  • $50 application fee
  • Current student report card + previous two years report cards (REQUIRED)
  • Submit a records release form to your current school.
  • Download a Records Release Form, click here.

STEP 4

Arrange for a student visit and testing/assessment.
Grade Level & Descriptions

Grades 1-12
A day-long classroom visit, entrance exam, and interview

Kindergarten
Screening and orientation at a play date or individual classroom visit
Jr. Kindergarten
Screening and orientation at a junior kinder play date or individual classroom visit
Pre-Kindergarten
Screening and orientation at a pre-kinder play date or individual classroom visit

STEP 5

After all tests and visits are completed and previous records are reviewed, the admission office will notify your family of an admissions decision. Admission decisions are made by Division Heads in consultation with the Head of School.