Manzano Day School

Joy in Learning® Since 1938

How to Apply

Our admission process is designed to get to know our applicants as well as possible, and provides a uniform framework that meets our ISAS accreditation requirements. Navigating the admission process for any school can seem overwhelming at first, but please be assured that we are here to help you every step of the way.

Admission Decisions

Pre-kindergarten and kindergarten admission decisions are made during the first full week of February. Admission decisions for applicants for grades first through fifth are made during the first week of March, or as space is available. 

Subsequent applications for all grades are accepted and reviewed on a rolling admission basis.

Legacies and Siblings

Legacies & Siblings: There is a December 15 application deadline for all siblings and legacies in order for these children to be included in the "sibling/legacy preference pool." A legacy is defined as a child of a parent who attended Manzano Day School. Although you may submit an application after this deadline, it will be considered in the general admission pool and we cannot guarantee a place for your child.