Visit & Apply
We welcome prospective parents to learn about our play-based, parent-participatory program, peek into classrooms in-session, explore our nature-based playground, and have the opportunity to discuss our program at length.
Open House season begins in December with four opportunities to visit the school from 10am to 12pm:
- Tuesday, December 5, 2017
- Wednesday, January 10, 2018
- Friday, January 26, 2018
- Thursday, February 1, 2018
Applications for the 2018-19 school year are now being accepted. If you are interested in applying to the school, please submit an application, along with a $75 non-refundable application fee. The deadline to apply for the 2018-19 school year is Wednesday, February 7, 2018. All applications will be reviewed together after February 7th and admissions decisions will be emailed to families within one week. Although not mandatory, we strongly encourage that all families applying to SSDS first visit the school.
Review and Selection
As a Maryland State Department of Education approved school that relies on parent participation, our admission committee considers each application to determine which families best demonstrate their understanding of not only the philosophy of our approach to education but also the needs of our school.
- February 7: Applications are due for 2018-2019 school year
- February 14: SSDS emails decisions and enrollment offers
- March 1: Enrollment agreements and first non-refundable tuitions payments are due
SSDS Is An All Inclusive School
Silver Spring Day School does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, national or ethnic origin, socio-economic status, or learning differences in its admission process.