Thank you for your interest in Explorer West Middle School!
We are still accepting applications for 6th grade and process them on a space available basis. Please contact Director of Admission, Claudia Rose, to schedule a visit.
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.
I grew a lot in transition from elementary to middle school at Explorer West, I went from being a mediocre student and learned self-discipline and how to work hard.”- Alumni Student
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 2th – January 10th||Applicant/Parent visit mornings - Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday.
Applicant/Parent visits must be completed before January 10, 2013
|Tuesday, October 16, 2012||Open House from 6:30pm - 8pm|
|Wednesday, November 7, 2012||Open House from 6:30pm - 8pm|
|Friday, December 7, 2012||Early Sibling Application & Early Sibling Financial Aid application deadlines|
|Thursday, December 13, 2012 ||Early Sibling Decisions mailed
|Thursday, January 10, 2013||Applicant/Parent Visit deadline|
|Tuesday, January 15, 2013||Application deadline (for regular applicant pool) by 4pm - late applications are accepted on a case-by-case basis|
|Thursday, February 7, 2013||Financial Aid application deadline (regular applicant pool)|
|Friday, February 8, 2013||Early Sibling Decisions & Financial Aid offers mailed|
|Thursday, March 14, 2013||Enrollment Decisions and Financial Aid offers mailed|
|Friday, March 22, 2013||New Family Responses: Contracts and Deposits deadline
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).