First Presbyterian Day School

Admissions Process/Apply Now

Preschool (K3/K4)

Step 1: Complete an application for admission.

  • Access application at:  https://fp-ms.client.renweb.com/oa/?memberid=1452.
  • A non-refundable registration fee of $75 must be submitted with each application.
  • Priority consideration is give to FPDS staff members, First Presbyterian Church Jackson members, and FPDS siblings (only those who have assessed in for kindergarten or are currently enrolled). The deadline for those who qualify as priority is October 31 of each year.
  • All applications received after October 31 will be considered in chronological order based on the date of the application.

Step 2: Submit copies of your child’s

  • birth certificate and
  • current immunization record with all necessary immunizations required to enter preschool.
    • Upload as an electronic document
    • Fax: 601-355-1739
    • Email:  Carolyn Wilkinson, director of admissions, at cwilkinson@fpds.org
    • Mail: 1390 North State Street, Jackson, MS 39202

Step 3: Acceptance

  • You will be notified by email upon receipt of your application and other requested documents.
  • In early December you will receive a letter informing you of your placement (acceptance or wait-list).

Step 4: Finalizing Enrollment

  • Sign enrollment contract.
  • Pay $350 enrollment fee.

Kindergarten (K5)

Step 1: Complete an application for admission.

  • Access application at:  https://fp-ms.client.renweb.com/oa/?memberid=1452
  • A non-refundable fee of $75 must be submitted with each application.
  • Priority consideration is give to FPDS staff members, First Presbyterian Church Jackson members, and FPDS siblings (only those who have assessed in for kindergarten or are currently enrolled). The deadline for those who qualify as priority is October 31 of each year.
  • All applications received after October 31 will be considered in chronological order based on the date of the application.

Step 2: Submit copies of your child’s

  • birth certificate and
  • current immunization record with all necessary immunizations required to enter kindergarten.
    • Upload as an electronic document
    • Fax: 601-355-1739
    • Email:  Carolyn Wilkinson, director of admissions, at cwilkinson@fpds.org
    • Mail: 1390 North State Street, Jackson, MS 39202

Step 3: Acceptance

  • You will be notified by email upon receipt of your application.
  • In early December you will receive a letter informing you of your placement (acceptance or wait-list).
  • This December letter will include assessment dates for those students who have been placed.
  • Final acceptance of your child is pending:
    • The assessment results and
    • A speech, vision, hearing screening.

Step 4:  Finalizing Enrollment

  • Sign enrollment contract.
  • Pay $450 enrollment fee.

Grades 1 - 6

Step 1: Complete an online application.

Step 2: Submit copies of your child’s

  • Current report card and final report card from the most recent year;
  • Standardized tests from the most recent year;
  • All educational and diagnostic testing.
    • Upload as electronic documents
    • Fax: 601-355-1739
    • Email: cwilkinson@fpds.org
    • Mail: 1390 North State Street, Jackson, MS 39202

Step 3: Acceptance

  • You will be notified by email upon receipt of your application and other requested documents.
  • Contact Carolyn Wilkinson, director of admissions, to schedule pre-admission testing. (See above for contact information.)
  • Final acceptance of your child is pending the admission testing results.

Step 4: Finalizing Enrollment

  • Sign enrollment contract.
  • Pay $550 enrollment fee.