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ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

We’re delighted you’re considering South Loop for your child’s education. Our admissions process is simple.

The entry criteria varies slightly depending on your child’s age group. Please see below.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: NURSERY, RECEPTION, YEARS 1–2

The start of a child’s school career is arguably the most crucial time for development. That’s why we make sure we have the facilities and staff to help your young child settle in and thrive at South Loop. Here’s everything you need to apply.

Application checklist: Nursery, Reception, Years 1–2
• Application form ($100)
• Applicant Statement (included in application form)
• School report or transcript
• Student evaluation form
• Parent meeting
• Student playdate (including an in-class session with assessment)

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: YEARS 3–6

At primary school, your child’s eyes are opened wide to a whole world of fascinating concepts. It’s a time for making new friends, discovering their identity, and developing a love for learning. Here’s everything you need to apply.

Application checklist: Years 3–6
• Application form ($100)
• Applicant Statement (included in application form)
• School report or transcript
• Student evaluation form
• Parent meeting
• Student meeting (including in-class session with assessment, and writing assessment)

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: YEARS 7–9

At secondary school, your child truly begins to discover who they are. They experience dramatic growth both emotionally and cognitively—so we need to be sure we can accommodate their needs entirely. Here’s everything you need to apply.

Application checklist: Years 7–9
• Application form ($100)
• Applicant Statement (included in application form)
• School report or transcript
• English evaluation form
• Math evaluation form
• Administration evaluation form
• Parent meeting
• Student visit (scheduled on campus or via Skype for individual students; includes written assessment)
• Standardized testing (e.g. ISEE, SSAT MAP, PSAT)
• TOEFL or TOEFL Jr. (required for all non-native speakers)

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: YEARS 10–13


College is on the horizon – so the next few years are paramount to your child’s future. That means we need to make absolutely sure we have everything they need to flourish, and follow the path they desire. Here’s everything you need to apply.

Application checklist: Years 10–13
• Application form ($100)
• Applicant Statement (included in application form)
• School report or transcript
• English evaluation form
• Math evaluation form
• Administration evaluation form
• Parent meeting
• Student visit (scheduled on campus or via Skype for individual students; includes written assessment)
• Standardized testing (e.g. ISEE, SSAT MAP, PSAT)
• TOEFL or TOEFL Jr. (required for all non-native speakers)