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Your Next Steps

Hello! We are so glad that you are ready to begin your journey. There has never been a better time to become a Mustang! To get started, follow the steps below for your child’s grade level.

*International students should see the Global Student Program page for application procedures.

Lower School

Lipscomb’s lower school includes SEED School (the 2- and 3-year-old program; the pre-K 3-day and 5-day programs and kindergarten) and pre-first grade through grade 5.

Positions are awarded until a grade is full. Then qualified students are placed in a waiting pool.

Step 1

Visit

Make plans for a visit to Lipscomb Academy

Plan a Visit

SEED School applicants must be age appropriate for his/her designated grade level by Aug. 15 of the enrollment year.
 
For the 2021-22 school year:

  • Preschool students must be 2- or 3-years-old by Aug. 15, 2021
  • Pre-K students must be 4-years-old by Aug. 15, 2021
  • Kindergarten students must be 5-years-old by Aug. 15, 2021
Step 2

Apply

Important Admissions Dates:

  • Sept. 8, 2021 — 2021-2022 applications open
  • Feb. 1, 2022 — Applications and supporting materials due
  • Feb. 5, 2022 — Initial Round of Offer Letters sent to qualifying applicants of pre-K 2s, pre-K 3s, and pre-K 4s
  • Feb. 26, 2022 — Offer letters sent to the initial round of qualifying applicants for K-5th. Lipscomb Academy will continue to offer positions until all positions are filled.

Submit an online application and $100 application fee.

Online Application

Step 3

Assessment & Family Visit

Parents must also send the Transcript Release Request to the student's current school.

Your child is also required to participate in a visit/testing day. All such visit days are scheduled individually.

  • Two- and three-year-old applicants — Parent interview with child
  • Pre-K and kindergarten applicants — One 90-minute visit
  • Pre-first applicants — One half-day visit in kindergarten classroom
  • 1st-5th grade applicants — One full-day visit in applicant’s current grade level classroom

Upper School

Lipscomb’s upper school includes grades 6-8 in middle school and grades 9-12 in high school.

Positions are awarded until a grade is full. Then qualified students are placed in a waiting pool.

Step 2

Apply/Transcript

Important Admissions Dates:

  • Sept. 8, 2021 — 2021-22 applications open
  • Feb. 1, 2022 — Applications and supporting materials due
  • Feb. 26, 2022 — Offer letters sent to initial round of qualifying applicants. Lipscomb Academy will continue to offer positions until all positions are filled.

Submit an online application and $100 application fee.

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Step 3

Assessment

All students applying for the 6th through 12th grades are required to take the ISEE (Independent School Entrance Exam). The cost is $140 and can be paid online when registering for the test.

To schedule your child enrolling in grades 6-8 to take the test at Lipscomb Academy, contact Lipscomb Academy Admissions Director, Corry Stewart at 615.966.6380 or at corry.stewart@lipscomb.edu. To schedule your child enrolling in grades 9-12 to take the test at Lipscomb Academy, contact Admissions Specialist and Analyst Melissa Miller at 615.966.6405 or at melissa.miller@lipscomb.edu.
 
*If you choose to take the test at another location, the ISEE code for Lipscomb Academy is: 431655. 

Step 4

Family Interview

Once Lipscomb Academy receives all pertinent information, upper school applicants are scheduled for an interview with members of the admissions committee. Only one parent is required, but both parents are encouraged to attend.