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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- & 3-year-old program; the pre-K 3-day and 5-day programs & kindergarten) and pre-first grade through grade 4.

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 (or two- and three-year-old) applicants must be age appropriate for his/her designated grade level by Aug. 15 of the enrollment year.
 
For the 2019-2020 school year:

  • Preschool students must be 2- or 3-years-old by Aug. 15, 2019
  • Pre-K students must be 4-years-old by Aug. 15, 2019
  • Kindergarten students must be 5-years-old by Aug. 15, 2019
Step 2

Apply

Important Admissions Dates:

  • Sept. 4 — 2019-2020 applications open
  • Feb. 4, 2019 — Applications and supporting materials due
  • Feb. 22, 2019 — 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 $75 application fee.

Online Application

Step 3

Assessment & Family Visit

Parents must also sign and 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-4th grade applicants — One full-day visit in applicant’s current grade level classroom

Upper School

Lipscomb’s upper school includes grades 5-8 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. 4 — 2019-2020 applications open
  • Feb. 4, 2019 — Applications and supporting materials due
  • Feb. 22, 2019 — 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 $75 application fee.

Apply Now

Step 3

Assessment

All students applying for the 5th through 12th grades are required to take the ISEE (Independent School Entrance Exam). 
The cost is $120 and can be paid online when registering for the test. To schedule your child to take the test at Lipscomb Academy, contact Kim Schow at 615.966.6409 or at kim.schow@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 two members of the admissions committee, usually the associate head of school for admissions and the school principal. Only one parent is required, but both parents are encouraged to attend.