Process

Applications for admission are accepted starting September 1 for the following academic year. Please read below for a five-step guide on how to navigate the admissions process.

1. Attend an Information Session (optional)

Please join us for one of the following information sessions this fall to learn more about the Landon experience and to explore our campus.

  • Wednesday, October 24, 7 p.m.
  • Wednesday, December 5, 7 p.m.

If you have questions or would like more information about Landon, please contact the Admissions Office at admissions@landon.net or 301-320-1067.

2. Apply Online (Deadline: January 11)

Complete the online application as early in the fall as possible. There is a $75 application fee; however, if you are applying for financial aid, you may request an application fee waiver by contacting the Admissions Office at admissions@landon.net or 301-320-1067. Applications for 2019-20 are due January 11, 2019.

3. Schedule an Interview and Tour (Deadline: January 25)

Once you have completed the application, please email admissions@landon.net or call 301-320-1067 to schedule an appointment for you and your son to visit Landon. Again, an application must be submitted to the Admissions Office prior to the appointment. The 90-minute appointment is scheduled during school hours, includes an interview and campus tour for your family, and must be completed by January 25, 2019.

4. Request and Submit a Transcript (Deadline: January 25)

Submit the Transcript Request Form to your son’s current school. The official transcript must include half of the current year’s grades and all of last year’s grades and testing information. Click here to download a printable copy of the Transcript Request. Your son’s current school should mail the transcript directly to Landon’s Admissions Office by January 25, 2019.

5. Request and Submit Teacher Recommendations and Schedule and Submit Testing (Deadline: January 25)

Lower School (Grades 3-5)

Teacher Recommendations

Applicants to Grades 3–5 should have their current homeroom teacher submit one teacher recommendation. The homeroom teacher can access the online teacher recommendation. The teacher recommendation must be submitted online no later than Friday, January 25.

Admissions Testing

Applicants to Grades 3 and 4:

  • Take the Landon admissions test. The test will be administered at Landon Saturday, January 12, 2019. Students who apply by January 11 will automatically be registered for the Landon admissions test.
  • The Third Grade admissions test consists of the following subtests: reading comprehension, mathematics, spelling and a short writing exercise.
  • The Fourth Grade admissions test consists of the following subtests: reading comprehension, mathematics, spelling and a short writing exercise.
  • Please contact the admissions office at admissions@landon.net or 301-320-1067 with any questions.

Applicants to Grade 5:

Completed Applicant File

All supporting documents are due to Landon no later than Friday, January 25. To check the status of an applicant’s supporting documents, please log onto your Landon admissions online account. After the admissions office receives supporting documents, applicant’s accounts will be updated within 48 hours. Parents are encouraged to periodically review the status of their accounts to be sure all necessary documents are completed and received on time.

An applicant’s file is complete when it contains:

Middle School (Grades 6-8)

Teacher Recommendations

Applicants to Grades 6–8 must submit both an English and a math teacher recommendation. Teachers can access the online recommendation forms directly at:

The teacher recommendation must be submitted online no later than Friday, January 25.

Admissions Testing

Landon accepts either the Secondary School Admission Test (SSAT) or Independent School Entrance Examination (ISEE) for the admissions entrance exam. Register your son for either the SSAT or the ISEE. Select the test, location and date most convenient for you. Our school codes are:

  • ISEE: 210260
  • SSAT: 4495

Completed Applicant File

All supporting documents are due to Landon no later than Friday, January 25. To check the status of an applicant’s supporting documents, please log onto your Landon admissions online account. After the Admissions Office receives supporting documents, applicant’s accounts will be updated within 48 hours. Parents are encouraged to periodically review the status of their accounts to be sure all necessary documents are completed and received on time.

An applicant’s file is complete when it contains:

Upper School (Grades 9-12)

Teacher Recommendations

Applicants to Grades 9–12 must submit both an English and a math teacher recommendation. Teachers can access the online recommendation forms directly at:

The teacher recommendation must be submitted online no later than Friday, January 25.

Admissions Testing

Landon accepts either the Secondary School Admission Test (SSAT) or Independent School Entrance Examination (ISEE) for the admissions entrance exam. Register your son for either the SSAT or the ISEE. Select the test, location and date most convenient for you. Landon's codes are:

  • SSAT: 4495
  • ISEE: 210260

Completed Applicant File

All supporting documents are due to Landon no later than Friday, January 25. To check the status of an applicant’s supporting documents, please log onto your Landon Admissions online account. After the Admissions Office receives supporting documents, applicant’s accounts will be updated within 48 hours. Parents are encouraged to periodically review the status of their accounts to be sure all necessary documents are completed and received on time.

An applicant’s file is complete when it contains:

Landon School is accredited by the Association of Independent Maryland and D.C. Schools (AIMS) and the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools (MSA).

If you have additional questions, please contact the Admissions Office at 301-320-1067 or admissions@landon.net.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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