Admissions Process

We recommend beginning the application process in the fall before you would like to enroll your child. Below are the steps to becoming a CPS family.

STEP 1: SCHEDULE A VIRTUAL INFORMATION SESSION

We offer several virtual information sessions each enrollment season so that parents and caregivers can tour the school, see classes in session, and learn first-hand what makes CPS so special.

To schedule a virtual information session, or reach out with questions about our admissions process, please contact the Enrollment Office at admissions@communitypartnershipschool.org.

STEP 2: COMPLETE ONLINE APPLICATION

We encourage all new families to attend a virtual open house; however, if you are ready to begin the application process you may access the application below.

We are currently accepting applications on a rolling basis. We encourage you to inquire about availability in particular grades before submitting an application. We can be reached via email at admissions@cpsphilly.org

STEP 3: TEACHER RECOMMENDATION FORM

After you complete your online application, we ask that your child’s teacher complete and return our downloadable teacher recommendation form and consent for academic records release (if applicable for the grade to which your child is applying).

STEP 4: FAMILY INTERVIEW

The virtual family interview will be scheduled once we receive a completed teacher recommendation form. We use this time to get to know your child and family and to answer questions you may have about Community Partnership School.

STEP 5: SUBMIT FINANCIAL AID FORM

CPS raises the majority of our students’ tuition through private donors. Still, each family is required to invest what they are able to their students’ academic experience. A financial aid application will be included in your application packet. We also ask that you include your most recent tax return, if applicable.

NOTIFICATION

We will notify you by mail of our admission decision after March 1. Please note that because of space limitations, not all qualified applicants will be granted admission.