Typical Admissions Timeline:
October/November (TBD) - Fall Open House*
January (TBD)- Winter Open House*
Late January - Applications due for all grades
January/February - Applicant Visits/Assessments
Mid-March - Decision Notifications Go Out
Late March/Early April - New Student Contracts Due with a 10% deposit
For interest between April and August, Wilson has a rolling admission. Each applicant will be taken through the process individually. Spaces are more limited during the rolling admissions timeframe. Call (314) 725-4999 to inquire about availability.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I apply?
What are the requirements to be admitted to the early childhood program (PK, JK, and SK)?
What are the requirements to be admitted to grades 1 through 6?
How do I apply for Tuition Assistance?
If you wish to apply for Tuition Assistance (TA), please complete the FACTS Grant & Aid Assessment by late January (January 15 for current families). TA applications will also be accepted on a rolling basis between April 1 and August 31 (rolling admissions season). Families will be notified at the same time as admissions decisions and enrollment contracts go out in mid-March or on a rolling basis.
When are families notified of their admissions decision?
Families who apply by the regular January application deadline will be notified in mid-March via email. Families who apply after the deadline will be notified once all of the admissions requirements are met and the Admissions Committee has made a decision.
When and how do I find out if my child will be receiving Tuition Assistance?
For those who apply for Tuition Assistance by the deadline, you will be notified via email from FACTS Management and as part of your admissions decision in mid-March (if you completed the admissions application by the deadline) or on a rolling basis (if you completed your admissions application after the deadline).
Do you offer any half-day programs?
Yes, we offer a half-day option in our pre-kindergarten class (3 year olds turning 4 by August 1). Our half-day class begins at 8:15 a.m. and ends at 12:30 p.m., after lunch. The tuition for half-day PK is lower than for full day. Please visit the Tuition and Fees tab for more detailed information.
What payment plans are available?
Tuition can be paid in three ways - one payment (due by July 1), two payments (July and February), or ten payments (May to February). Wilson uses Smart Tuition which is connected to a family's MyWilson account. There is a yearly fee of $50 that is charged to your account upon enrollment.
What are the hours of operation?
Wilson offers Early Care beginning at 7:30 a.m. daily at no additional cost. The regular school day begins at 8:15 a.m. and culminates at 3:15 p.m. Students are dismissed early at 2:45 p.m. on Wednesdays due to weekly Faculty/Staff meetings. Extended Day care is available to everyone beginning at 3:45 until 6:00 p.m. for an additional cost. Please visit the Tuition & Fees page for rates and payment options.
The Wilson School is committed to diversity. It is a non-sectarian institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, family life-style or disability in the administration of its educational policies, admission policies, financial aid programs, athletic or other school administered programs or employment practices.
The Wilson School
400 De Mun Ave.
Clayton, MO 63105