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Grades K3, K4, and K5

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. 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 school.
    • Upload as an electronic document
    • Fax: 601-355-1739
    • Email:  Swayze Pentecost, director of recruitment & admissions, at spentecost@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).
    • Letters will include assessment dates for incoming K5 students to determine final acceptance.

Step 4: Finalizing Enrollment

  • Sign enrollment contract.
  • Pay enrollment fee ($350 for K3 and K4; $450 for K5).

 


Grades 1 - 6

Step 1: Complete an online application.

Step 2: Submit copies of your child’s

  • Birth Certificate
  • Current immunization record with all necessary immunizations required to enter school
  • Final Report Card from most recent year
  • Standardized tests from most recent year
  • Educational and diagnostic testing results, if applicable
    • Upload as electronic documents
    • Fax: 601-355-1739
    • Email:  Swayze Pentecost, director of recruitment & admissions, at spentecost@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 Swayze Pentecost, director of recruitment & admissions, to schedule pre-admission testing (spentecost@fpds.org).
  • Final acceptance of your child is pending the admission testing results (assessment).

Step 4: Finalizing Enrollment

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