Application Process

Thank you for your interest in the Good Hope Country Day School! We look forward to meeting you and introducing you to our Panther Family. In order to make your application process easier, we have included the following links and directions. Please keep in mind:

  • At the Elementary and Middle School levels, placement is based both on academic readiness and chronological age. A student entering grade one must be 6 years old, grade two, 7 years old, etc., by September 1st of the entering year.
  • At the Upper School level, admissions is based upon academic readiness and successful completion of the previous grade. Chronological age is an important consideration.

Please contact our Registrar for more information on the admissions process at the Good Hope Country Day School:

Alma Castro-Nieves, Registrar
Email: acastronieves@ghcds.org
Call: 340-778-1974 x 2108

Application and Fee
It is recommended that applications be submitted as early as possible as space per grade level is limited. Please complete the following forms prior to scheduling the entry exam: In addition, we will need a copy of the student(s) transcripts. Standardized test scores may be used to replace the entry exam if confirmed by either our Dean of the Upper School or Dean of the Lower and Middle School. A non-refundable Registration Fee is $200 is due upon submission
Schedule Visit and Entry Exam
All families are urged to take a school tour and to meet with our Head of School. Please contact our Executive Assistant, Stewart Shelley, at (340)778-1974 if you are interested in scheduling a visit. After submitting the previous forms, our Registrar, Alma Castro-Nieves, will assist in scheduling the entry exam(s) for potential student(s).
Complete Enrollment Forms
Following admission to our school, please complete the following forms and submit to our Registrar, Mrs. Alma Castro-Nieves.   Important Dates and Reminders:
  • Early registration ends April 15, 2016. Please note:
  • Payments may be made with check or cash.
  • Late enrollment (after the start of the school year) will be a pro-rated tuition calculation based on number of days enrolled.