Admission

Apply Online

We are still accepting applications for the 2017-2018 school year.  Applications need to be submitted online. Doing so is easy and will allow you to submit documents faster and monitor the status of your application. You can submit your application by following the steps below.

(This is NOT the form to inquire and request an information packet.  To inquire and receive a packet, please complete the online form HERE.)


APPLY ONLINE

STEP 1: Submit Online Application Form
To begin the application for admission to Pulaski Academy you must complete the “Application Form.” (see link below).  Once you submit your Application form, a user account will be created and you will receive an email with your username and link to set up your password. This user name and password will allow you to access the Application Portal where you will complete the application process.

 
STEP 2: Complete Online Application
To complete your application, access the Application Portal HERE. Once you are logged into the Application Portal, click "ADD NEW APPLICANT" in the far left column to complete the application for admission.

Current PA Parents:
If you are a current PA parent with a Veracross username and password and would like to apply online, you may access the online Application Portal and online application by clicking the link below and then entering your username and password. If you have forgotten your username or password, click the “Forgot Password” link inside the Admission Portal and a reset email will be sent.
 
PA Application Portal

For questions about applying online, please contact
 
The Office of Admissions
Pulaski Academy
Phone: 501-604-1923
Email: Janie.shirey@pulaskiacademy.org
 

Toilet Trained:
All students in the 3 year old through Kindergarten programs must be toilet trained prior to starting school.


Admission Process

List of 4 items.

  • Admission Process for 2.5 (Cub Academy), 3-Year Olds, 4-Year Olds and Kindergarten

    Complete Application:
    The admission process begins when we receive a completed application form. Each section of the application must be completed and each question must be answered. If a question does not apply, please insert N/A. The Parental Statements are particularly important as PA is committed to maintaining a quality relationship with you, and therefore, your opinions of the parent/school partnership are crucial.

    Application Fee of $50 (non-refundable):
    The application, along with the $50 application fee (non-refundable) (checks should be made payable to Pulaski Academy), shall be returned to the Admission Office. A portfolio cannot be considered until the application and application fee are received.

    Academic Transcripts or Report Cards
    :
    Please provide any progress reports or a skill check lists completed by a teacher. Simply let us know if you do not have these reports.

    Standardized Tests:
    If your child has taken a pre-school standardized test, please provide the results to the Admission Office. Simply let us know if you do not have results of a standardized test.

    Teacher Evaluation:
    Please have your child’s current pre-school or daycare teacher complete the evaluation entitled Teacher Evaluation: Early Childhood. The teacher should return the evaluations directly to the Pulaski Academy Admission Office. If you are applying during the Early Admission Program, do not have the teacher complete the evaluation until November 1. If your child is not attending pre-school or a daycare center, an interview or observation with the child shall be required.

    Note: To ensure confidentiality, the teacher(s) must mail or fax completed evaluation form(s) directly to the Admission Office.

    Interview or Observation:
    A classroom observation is required if a teacher evaluation is not provided. However, in an effort to make a decision in the applicant’s best interest, even when an evaluation is provided, an observation may be requested. Observations are usually an hour to two hours long and additional observations may be requested. Moreover, the admission office can observe your child in his or her current school.

    Writing samples:
    Not required.

    Toilet Trained:
    All students in the 3 year old through Kindergarten programs must be toilet trained prior to starting school.


    Decision
    :
    Decision letters will be mailed immediately following the Admission Committee meetings in December and February, or any called special committee session.
  • Admission Process for Grades 1 – 4

    Complete Application:
    The admission process begins when we receive a completed application form. Each section of the application must be completed and each question must be answered. If a question does not apply, please insert N/A. The Parental Statements are particularly important as PA is committed to maintaining a quality relationship with you, and therefore, your opinions of the parent/school partnership are crucial.

    Application Fee of $50 (non-refundable):
    The application, along with the $50 application fee (non-refundable) (checks should be made payable to Pulaski Academy), shall be returned to the Admission Office. A portfolio cannot be considered until the application and application fee are received.

    Academic Transcripts or Report Cards
    :
    Please provide your child’s academic record for at least the past 2 years. If your child is entering first grade, please provide any reports from their kindergarten year.
    PA admission test: All applicants entering grades 1-12 must take an admission test. Testing takes approximately two hours and can be completed on designated test dates or weekdays by appointment throughout the academic year. In addition, all applicants must provide the results of standardized tests taken within one year of application.

    Standardized Tests:
    All applicants must provide the admission office with a standardized test result earned within one year of application. In addition all applicants must take Pulaski Academy’s admission test. Please call the Admission Office at 501.604.1923 for testing dates and times.

    Teacher Recommendation
    :
    Please have your child’s current school teacher complete the evaluation entitled Lower School. If you are applying during the Early Admission time frame, do not have the teacher complete the evaluation until November 1.

    Note
    : To ensure confidentiality, the teacher(s) must send or fax completed evaluation form(s) directly to the Admission Office.

    Writing Samples: Not required.

    Interview or Observation:
    A student interview is preferred but may not be required. If the applicant comes to the school for a visit, the interview can be arranged during that time.

    Decision:
    Decision letters will be mailed immediately following the Admission Committee meetings in December and February, or any called special committee session.
  • Admission Process for Grades 5 – 8

    Complete Application:
    The admission process begins when we receive a completed application form. Each section of the application must be completed and each question must be answered. If a question does not apply, please insert N/A. The Parental Statements are particularly important as PA is committed to maintaining a quality relationship with you, and therefore, your opinions of the parent/school partnership are crucial.

    Application Fee of $50 (non-refundable):
    The application, along with the $50 application fee (non-refundable) (checks should be made payable to Pulaski Academy), shall be returned to the Admission Office. A portfolio cannot be considered until the application and application fee are received.

    Academic Transcripts or Report Cards:
    Please provide your child’s academic record for at least the past 2 years.
    PA admission test: All applicants entering grades 1-12 must take an admission test. Testing takes approximately two hours and can be completed on designated test dates or weekdays by appointment throughout the academic year. In addition, all applicants must provide the results of standardized tests taken within one year of application.

    Standardized Tests:
    All applicants must provide the admission office with a standardized test result earned within one year of application. In addition, all applicants must take Pulaski Academy’s admission test. Please call the Admission Office at 501.604.1923 for testing dates and times.

    Teacher Recommendation:
    Two teacher recommendations are required. Please have your child’s current or most recent Math and English teachers complete an evaluation. If you are applying during the Early Admission time frame, do not have the teachers complete the evaluations until November 1. If the appropriate evaluation forms are not included with your application packet, they will be sent to you in October.

    Note: To ensure confidentiality, the teacher(s) must send or fax completed evaluation form(s) directly to the Admission Office.

    Writing Samples:
    Three writing samples are required. First, the student should answer in their own handwriting the questions from the Student Statement form. Second, each applicant should submit a writing assignment, such as an essay or research report, that has been graded by a current or recent teacher. Third, the applicant will provide a written response to specific questions when they take the admission test.

    Student Interview:
    A student interview is preferred but may not be required. If the applicant comes to the school for a visit, the interview can be arranged during that time.

    Decision:
    Decision letters will be mailed immediately following the Admission Committee meetings in December and February, or any called special committee session.
  • Admission Process for Grades 9 – 12

    Complete Application:
    The admission process begins when we receive a completed application form. Each section of the application must be completed and each question must be answered. If a question does not apply, please insert N/A. The Parental Statements are particularly important as PA is committed to maintaining a quality relationship with you, and therefore, your opinions of the parent/school partnership are crucial.

    Application Fee of $50 (non-refundable):
    The application, along with the $50 application fee (non-refundable) (checks should be made payable to Pulaski Academy) shall be returned to the Admission Office. A portfolio cannot be considered until the application and application fee are received.

    Academic Transcripts or Report Cards:
    Please provide your child’s academic record for at least the past 2 years.
    PA admission test: All applicants entering grades 1-12 must take an admission test. Testing takes approximately two hours and can be completed on designated test dates or weekdays by appointment throughout the academic year. In addition, all applicants must provide the results of a standardized test taken within one year of application.
    Standardized tests: All applicants must provide the admission office with a standardized test result earned within one year of application. In addition, all applicants must take Pulaski Academy’s admission test. Please call the Admission Office at 501.604.1923 for testing dates and times.

    Teacher Recommendation:
    Two teacher recommendations are required. Please have your child’s current or most recent Math and English teachers complete an evaluation. If you are applying during the Early Admission time frame, do not have the teachers complete the evaluations until November 1. If the appropriate evaluation forms are not included with your application packet, they will be sent to you in October.

    Note: To ensure confidentiality, the teacher(s) must send or fax completed evaluation form(s) directly to the Admission Office.

    Writing Samples:
    Three writing samples are required. First, the student should answer in their own handwriting the questions from the Student Statement form. Second, each applicant should submit a writing assignment, such as an essay or research report, that has been graded by a current or recent teacher. Third, the applicant will provide a written response to specific questions when they take the admission test.

    Student Interview:
    A student interview is preferred but may not be required. If the applicant comes to the school for a visit, the interview can be arranged during that time.

    Decision:
    Decision letters will be mailed immediately following the Admission Committee meetings in December and February, or any called special committee session.

Pulaski Academy

12701 Hinson Road  |  Little Rock, AR 72212  |  501.604.1910
Pulaski Academy is an independent, coeducational, college preparatory day school for 2 1/2-year-olds through 12th grade students.