ADMISSIONS

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Students at PCS are instructed from a biblical worldview in a safe, caring atmosphere. Peruse our website and don’t delay.  INQUIRE and discover The PCS Difference.


How do I apply to PCS?

  1. Complete and submit the online application & $50 application fee
  2. Gather and submit the following documents:

 

Copy of birth certificate, past school records (report cards, transcripts, and standardized testing, etc. (for 1st – 12th grade applicants).

Once your child’s application file is completed and reviewed, you will receive an email with next steps.


November 1st Deadline:

Applications for new students are available online starting November 1st of each year.

February 2nd Deadline:

Enrollment for newly accepted students begins on February 2nd and continues throughout the spring & summer (as space allows).

You must first APPLY.  When a student is accepted to PCS, a link with instructions is sent for those that wish to ENROLL  Once you complete the ENROLLMENT PROCESS, your child’s space is secured for the upcoming school year.


Is testing required for my child to become a PCS student?

  1. After review of the complete admissions file, tests may be scheduled to get a more complete admissions file before acceptance, or may be scheduled after enrollment during the summer months to guide in course placement.
  2. All kindergarten students will complete a KRT (Kindergarten Readiness Test) in the summer to provide valuable information for teachers and administration for class placement and general readiness levels.

Are their unique considerations for PCS preschool students, ages 3 and 4?

Entering 3-year-old students must be three years old and entering 4-year-old students must be four years old before September 1.  A copy of the child’s birth certificate and an original and current Certificate of Immunization Compliance Form 121 and are required to complete enrollment.  A parent/guardian interview with the Preschool Director will be scheduled and will include information on basic policies and procedures.  All children must be potty trained!


How do I enroll?

After a student is accepted, a link will be sent with steps to ENROLL and secure a space for your child and includes:

1) Completing the Enrollment paperwork

2) Paying the $400 Enrollment fee.

Enrollment is on a first-come first-served basis.  If a spot is not immediately available after review of the application, your child will be placed on the waiting list.

Admission to Presbyterian Christian School is at the sole discretion of the school.


Can my child apply mid-year to become a PCS student?

Students may apply and be considered for admission mid-year.  For grades 7-12, admission from local area students (Hattiesburg/Pine Belt) will be considered only at the beginning of each semester (August or January). Students in any grade who relocate to the area may be admitted at the time of their relocation. All mid-year applications are contingent upon space availability.



Do you offer financial aid?

PCS offers tuition assistance to families with demonstrated financial need.

Please note the following:

  • The most aid available per student is $1400/year (with a max of 2 students per family).
  • Applicants must complete the online application by March 31st and pay the $35 application fee.
  • Only students entering 1st – 12th grades and whose accounts are current, are eligible for applying for financial aid.
  • Students must complete the enrollment process for the school year before applying for financial aid.
  • Yearly amount of aid can vary depending on the number of applicants.
  • Applicants will be notified by April 30th whether they have been awarded aid for the upcoming school year.
  • The following parent/guardian documents must be uploaded to the online application by March 31st for the application to be considered complete and able to be considered:   W2, 1099, tax return.
  • Please contact the PCS Business Office at 601.599.0444 with questions or assistance with Tuition and Tuition Assistance
  • CLICK HERE TO APPLY FOR TUITION ASSISTANCE.
  • Please “Create an Account” to begin the process. Any previous account (including FACTS) will not be valid.
  • Note: If you are applying for financial aid after the March 31st deadline, please call the Business Office to ensure that aid is still available.

Do you offer after school or extended school care?

We offer Early Care beginning at 7:30 AM (free of charge) and afternoon extended care
2:50 – 5:30 PM (see sign up form for costs).

Extended care provides after school care for K5 – 6th grade elementary students. Students may sign up for full time (up to five days per week) or part time (one or two days per week). If you would like to sign up for Extended Care, please click on the link below and fill out this form. Extended Care fees are on the signup form. If you have any general questions about extended care, please contact our extended care director, Metha Wood mwood@pcsk12.org .