Thank you for your interest in Explorer West Middle School!
Explorer West Middle School is a small learning community where young adolescents thrive. Our faculty and staff focus on the individual student to meet them where they are and build on their strengths and address areas where they need to grow. Explorer West Middle School combines academic rigor with a special emphasis on the character of each student by fostering confidence and discovery.
“Time has sculpted us all into something new, something better, and something that we could only dream about three years ago.”- 2013 Graduate
We know that choosing the best school for your child is important to you. Our application process is designed to give our Admissions Committee relevant information about each applicant while also providing families with the opportunity to learn more about our middle school.
Important dates and information are described below. Please visit the other areas of the Admissions section of the web site for additional details and downloadable application materials.
Important Admission Dates:
|October 1, 2014 – January 8, 2015||Applicant/Parent visit mornings - Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday
Note: Applicant/Parent visits must be completed before January 8, 2015
|Wednesday, October 15, 2014||Open House from 6:30-8pm|
|Saturday, November 15, 2014||Open House from 10 - 11:30am|
|Friday, December 5, 2014||Early Sibling Application & Early Sibling Financial Aid application deadlines|
|Tuesday, December 9, 2014||Open House from 6:30-8pm|
|Friday, December 12, 2014 ||Early Sibling Decisions and Financial Award Decisions mailed
|Thursday, January 8, 2015||Applicant/Parent Visit deadline|
|Wednesday, January 14, 2015||Application deadline (for regular applicant pool) by 4pm - late applications are accepted on a case-by-case basis|
|Friday, February 6, 2015||Financial Aid application deadline (regular applicant pool)|
|Thursday, January 15, 2015||Early Sibling Contracts and Deposits due by noon|
|Tuesday, March 3, 2015||Re-enrollment Contracts and Deposits Due|
|Thursday, March 12, 2014||Enrollment Decisions and Financial Aid offers mailed|
|Friday, March 20, 2015||New Family Responses: Contracts and Deposits due by 4pm
Explorer West Middle School does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, creed, disability, national or ethnic origin, race, religion, sex or sexual orientation. This policy applies to all areas of student concerns (admissions, athletics, educational policies, financial aid, and other school-administered programs).