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Early Decision Applicants

Fairfield Prep defines an Early Decision applicant as an eighth grader who knows before beginning the admission application process that Prep is his first choice and that, if accepted, he will immediately enroll.

Early Decision applicants who are deferred by the Admissions Committee will be reconsidered in the Regular Decision round.

Here is the timetable for applicants to the Class of 2028:

Open House - Oct. 1 and Nov. 18, 2023

Entrance Exam (Candidates can only take once) - Oct. 28 and Nov. 11, 2023 

Financial Aid Application Deadline - Nov. 8, 2023

Magis Scholarship Application (Optional) Deadline - Dec. 1, 2023

Admissions Application Packet Due - Dec. 1, 2023

Decision Notification Date - Dec. 15, 2023

Here are the mandatory items in the Admissions packet:

  • School Recommendations:
    • Head of school or her/his designee
    • Current mathematics teacher's recommendation
    • Current English teacher's recommendation
  • Current grade transcript with first marking period's grades
  • Transcript from the previous two years
  • Student Essay & Parent Statement

Download a PDF of the Dates & Deadlines

How can we help you?

We welcome you to contact the Admissions Office if you have any questions about the Prep application process. 

(203) 254-4210