The Application Process

Ready to apply? Great! The Admission Office is here to help you through the process. If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to us at any time.

List of 3 frequently asked questions.

  • Start Your Application Today

    To begin your child’s application to LCDS, please create an account by CLICKING HERE. Lancaster Country Day School is proud to partner with Ravenna Solutions Inc. to provide you with the best online application experience available.

     If you would simply like to request information or sign-up for email updates, fill out the inquiry form HERE.
  • Application Tips

    1. After completing an inquiry form, you will need to log in to your LCDS-Ravenna account HERE and update the“Student Profile” before proceeding to the actual LCDS Application.
    2. You can manage multiple applications for different children using a single account. To do this, log-in to and click the“Add Student” icon.

    3. To add Lancaster Country Day School to your LCDS-Ravenna account, please search schools listed in the “Philadelphia Area.”
  • Check Your Application Status Online

    After creating your online LCDS-Ravenna application account, you can log-in HERE to check the status of your application. A handy checklist confirms when application items are successfully received by the Admission Office. You’ll also find detailed instructions on how to submit required materials and register for events.
    Below is a checklist of application requirements that correspond to each incoming grade: 

    PS & JK
    (Early Childhood)
    (Lower School)
    Grades 1-5
    (Lower School)
    ✔ Open House or Parent Visit✔ Open House or Parent Visit✔ Open House or Parent Visit
    ✔ Application Form✔ Application Form✔ Application Form
    ✔ Application Fee✔ Application Fee✔ Application Fee
    ✔ Attend Childhood Playgroup✔ Attend Childhood Playgroup✔ Attend a Testing Day
    ✔ Parent Questionnaire✔ Parent Evaluation✔ Parent Evaluation
    ✔ Teacher/Caregiver Eval✔ Teacher Evaluation✔ Teacher Evaluation
    ✔ Evaluation Request Form✔ Transcript Request Form✔ School Admin or Guidance Eval
    ✔ Transcript Request Form
      ✔ Attend a Visit Day

    Grades 6-8
    (Middle School)
    Grade 9-12
    (Upper School)
    ✔ Open House or Parent Visit✔ Open House or Parent Visit
    ✔ Application Form✔ Application Form
    ✔ Application Fee✔ Application Fee
    ✔ Schedule a Testing Day✔ Schedule a Testing Day
    ✔ Parent Questionnaire✔ Parent Questionnaire
    ✔ Student Questionnaire✔ Student Questionnaire
    ✔ Math Teacher Evaluation✔ Math Teacher Evaluation
    ✔ English Teacher Evaluation✔ English Teacher Evaluation
    ✔ Foreign Language Teacher Evaluation✔ Foreign Language Teacher Evaluation
    ✔ School Admin or Guidance Evaluation✔ School Admin or Guidance Evaluation
    ✔ Transcript Request Form✔ Transcript Request Form
    ✔ Attend a Visit Day✔ Attend a Visit Day

List of 1 frequently asked questions.

  • Application Forms

    Do you prefer to submit a paper application? If so, simply download the necessary forms below or request paper copies to be mailed to your home.

    Click here for all Preschool (preschool - kindergarten) Application forms.

    Click here for all Lower School (grades 1-5) Application forms.

    Click here for all Middle School (grades 6-8) Application forms.

    Click here for all Upper School (grades 9-12) Application forms.

Important Application Dates

Open House
Saturday, January 12, 2019
Merit Leadership Day | Testing Date
Saturday, April 6, 2019

Meet Our Admission Staff

List of 4 members.

An independent, college-preparatory school founded in 1908, Lancaster Country Day School combines a rigorous curriculum with a supportive and encouraging faculty to ensure that every preschool-12th grade student receives the best education available. In addition to Lancaster, students come from Hershey, York and Reading to become part of our vibrant, high-spirited community.

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725 Hamilton Road
Lancaster, PA 17603
Phone: (717) 392-2916