Introducing our

2019 Open Houses

We’d love to see you at one of our exciting Open Houses! This year, we are offering a Lower School Open House during the week of October 21-23 and a combined Middle and High School Open House on November 21. Click the buttons below to choose the Open House(s) you are interested in attending.

The Lower School Open House is for Grades K-4. The Middle/High School Open House is for Grades 4-12.

Select an Open House

 
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wonders of walden

LOWER SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE

Dates: Monday-Wednesday, October 21-23.
Time: Hourly tours given daily between 8:00-11:00am

Play. Imagine. Explore. Save the dates for our THREE DAY Lower School Open House from Monday-Wednesday, October 21-23! Parents are invited to stop by between 8:00-11:00am for a special, one-hour Walden Walk tour of our Lower School. Guests will be treated to the exciting bustle of class activities and stroll through our beautiful Experiential Learn and Play Space. On Thursday, October 24 from 12:00-1:00pm, Open House guests are invited to a unique Walden Lunch and Learn discussion panel. Optional tours are provided after the panel.

Click the link below to RSVP for the event!

 
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The Walden Adventure

MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE

Date: Thursday, November 21
Time: 6:00-8:00pm

One night. Two divisions. Take a journey through Walden Middle and High Schools, from the 5th Grade art room to the 12th Grade robotics lab; student-led tours will give prospective students a sneak peek into the exciting curriculum and school culture. Meet and mingle with faculty and get hands-on experience in fun classroom activities. Enjoy refreshments and free Walden merch; make sure to bring your best dance moves because DJ DS will be dropping beats in the school gym. Click the link below to RSVP for the event!

 

JOIN THE WALDEN FAMILY

 

We're thrilled that you've chosen to explore our admissions process, and we're excited to learn about you and your family. Regardless of which stage you are at in the admissions process, we want to provide the best experience possible and make sure you have every opportunity to learn and inquire about Walden. 

*NOTE: To submit an application to Walden, you will need to create an account. There is a one-time $60 Application Fee. To apply for financial aid, you will have to create your own Walden FACTS accountThere is a one-time $30 Application Fee.

 
 

Here you'll find opportunities to: 

SCHEDULE A TOUR

SHADOW AT WALDEN

APPLY TO WALDEN

Schedule an assessment

 

 
 

Already Applied to Walden? Check your APPLICATION status.

Sign into your admissions portal account to review your application and check to see which stage you are at in the admissions process. If you have any follow-up questions, please email Director of Admissions, Melinda Ellingsworth.

 
 

 

2020-2021 Admissions timeline

•    SCHEDULE A TOUR    •    SCHEDULE A SHADOW DAY    •    COMPLETE APPLICATION     OCTOBER 21-23 • 8:00-11:00am daily  Lower School Open House Week

SCHEDULE A TOUR
SCHEDULE A SHADOW DAY
COMPLETE APPLICATION

OCTOBER 21-23 • 8:00-11:00am daily
Lower School Open House Week

•    SCHEDULE A TOUR    •    SCHEDULE A SHADOW DAY    •    SCHEDULE AN ASSESSMENT    •    COMPLETE APPLICATION     NOVEMBER 21 • 6:00-8:00pm  Middle & High School Open House

SCHEDULE A TOUR
SCHEDULE A SHADOW DAY
SCHEDULE AN ASSESSMENT
COMPLETE APPLICATION

NOVEMBER 21 • 6:00-8:00pm
Middle & High School Open House

 
•    SCHEDULE A TOUR    •    SCHEDULE A SHADOW DAY    •    SCHEDULE AN ASSESSMENT    •    COMPLETE APPLICATION     JANUARY 1  2020-21 Tuition Rates published  JANUARY 1-31  Current Walden School families invited to apply for Financial Aid  JANUARY 17  All 1st round applications, shadows & assessments complete

SCHEDULE A TOUR
SCHEDULE A SHADOW DAY
SCHEDULE AN ASSESSMENT
COMPLETE APPLICATION

JANUARY 1
2020-21 Tuition Rates published
JANUARY 1-31
Current Walden School families invited to apply for Financial Aid
JANUARY 17
All 1st round applications, shadows & assessments complete

FEBRUARY 1-28  Financial Aid application opens to New Families  FEBRUARY 8  Notification of Admissions Committee decisions will be sent home after February 8, 2020  FEBRUARY 10  Financial Aid decisions for current Walden families made & announced

FEBRUARY 1-28
Financial Aid application opens to New Families
FEBRUARY 8
Notification of Admissions Committee decisions will be sent home after February 8, 2020
FEBRUARY 10
Financial Aid decisions for current Walden families made & announced

MARCH 15  Enrollment contracts due for all first round applications  FINANCIAL AID DECISIONS FOR NEW FAMILIES MADE AND ANNOUNCED MID-MARCH  ADMISSIONS CONTINUES & ACCEPTANCES ARE BASED ON AVAILABILITY

MARCH 15
Enrollment contracts due for all first round applications

FINANCIAL AID DECISIONS FOR NEW FAMILIES MADE AND ANNOUNCED MID-MARCH

ADMISSIONS CONTINUES & ACCEPTANCES ARE BASED ON AVAILABILITY

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STUDENT PROFILE

WALDEN STUDENTS...

• Demonstrate a willingness to work hard

• Are college-bound and motivated to achieve that goal

• Appreciate and respect diversity in classmates

• Respond well to personal attention from teachers

• Are respectful and demonstrate sensitivity to others

• Thrive in an environment with encouragement to make good choices

 
 

WALDEN BELIEFS

Walden School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal or state law in any decision regarding employment, admissions, financial aid, athletics, educational policies or any other school-administered programs.

Walden adheres to the ISACS Principles of Good Practice in Admissions and Employment in all admissions practices and enrollment decisions.

 
 

 

Let us Help

Contact Melinda Ellingsworth, Director of Admissions, with any questions about scheduling a tour, applying for a Shadow Day, completing an assessment or submitting an application. We're here to guide you through the entire admissions process. We look forward to hearing from you!

Phone: 502.893.0433 ext. 314

Email: mellingsworth@walden-school.org

MELINDA ELLINGSWORTH DIRECTOR OF ADMISSIONS   mellingsworth@walden-school.org  502.893.0433 ext. 314

MELINDA ELLINGSWORTH
DIRECTOR OF ADMISSIONS

mellingsworth@walden-school.org
502.893.0433 ext. 314

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