Admissions Process and Forms

At MCDS, we value and develop the whole child. Our admissions process reflects our commitment to each student as we gather a “portfolio of the whole child” which includes:

Pre-K and Kindergarten Applicants:

Click here for a printable version of the Admissions Checklist.


Lower School (First Grade through Fourth Grade) Applicants:

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Middle School (Fifth Grade through Eighth Grade) Applicants:

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High School (Ninth Grade through Twelfth Grade) Applicants:

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International Applicants:

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Applying for Financial Aid
A robust financial aid program supports our efforts to enroll qualified students regardless of financial status. Financial aid is available for students in Kindergarten through Twelfth Grade, awarded confidentially on an annual basis. A wide range of families, including those with multiple children, may qualify for financial aid.

Applying for The Prairie Hawk Merit Scholarship
New students applying for the Fifth Grade through Ninth Grade for the 2017–2018 school year are eligible for the full-tuition Prairie Hawk Merit Scholarship. Up to five new students will be awarded a full-tuition Prairie Hawk Merit Scholarship.