Selecting the best possible school is an important process, and Tattnall’s admissions office is committed to making your family’s experience as individualized, relaxed, and personal as possible.
Applying To Tattnall
We are so grateful that you are interested in joining the Tattnall family! While searching for a school can be stressful, our goal is to make the admissions process as smooth and enjoyable as possible for you and your child. The Admissions Office carefully explores each applicant’s individual talents and strengths to determine if our program best meets his or her needs. In order to personalize the process, we invite applicants from all grades to shadow a day in the classroom and families to tour our campus. To begin the admissions process, please click the link below to create a private account within our admissions portal. For questions, concerns, or general information please contact our Director of Admissions, Mallory Huff.
There are several steps to be completed before enrolling at Tattnall. Visit the timeline below for a full breakdown of the order of the enrollment process.
- Parent/Guardian makes an inquiry about enrollment – inquiry is stored in Veracross Admissions Portal
- Admissions Director makes contact with the family to answer any questions, gather info, and schedule a tour
- Tour date is recorded in Veracross Admissions Portal
- Any specific notes are added to the family’s profile on the Veracross Admissions Portal by Admissions Dir.
Steps to enrollment:
- Family completes the online application, stored in Veracross Admissions Portal, and pays the application fee
- Required personal documents include Birth Certificate, Social Security card, immunization forms, final report card from the previous school if applicable, psychological evaluation record if applicable, copy of Individualized Education Plan/504 if applicable
- Parents may upload copies of these documents to the Veracross Admissions Portal
- Application fee can be paid online through the portal, in person or over the phone
- Admissions Dir. sends Records Request to student candidate’s previous school
- Required school documents include final report card from the previous school if applicable, discipline report, attendance record, psychological evaluation record if applicable, copy of Individualized Education Plan/504 if applicable
- Records received
- Evaluation scheduled with teacher applicable to the grade level of the student candidate
- Date of evaluation stored in Veracross Admissions Portal
Record Review and Evaluation process:
- Student candidate completes evaluation on school campus if applicable with a grade-level specific teacher
- Director of Admission conferences with evaluation teacher for feedback on behavior, results, etc.
- Evaluation graded
- What are the student’s strengths? Does the student require special accommodations and can we provide them?
- Set follow up meeting with student’s family to discuss evaluation if further discussion is needed about acceptance or denial
Acceptance vs. Denial
- Admissions Committee reviews student candidate’s file
- The file includes all personal and academic records, evaluation if applicable
- Admissions Committee includes Head of School, Director of Admissions, Middle/Upper School Principal, Lower School Principal, Dean of Discipline, Guidance Counselor
- Director of Admissions contacts parent/guardian to notify the family of acceptance or denial after committee discussion on the status of enrollment
- Director of Admissions sends official acceptance letter along with useful information for the upcoming school year
- If denied, Dir. of Admissions follows up with a written letter of denial
- Director of Admissions sends application for Tuition Assistance if requested after acceptance is confirmed
- Director of Admissions sends registration agreement to parent/guardian to complete and return with a $500 enrollment fee
- Enrollment fee can be paid online in the Veracross Admissions Portal, in person, or over the phone
- Director of Admissions adds student candidate’s name to enrollment list once the agreement is returned and the fee is paid
- Being on the enrollment list executes the following: class reschedule created, student ID created, student email address created, an invitation to parent portal sent (parents only), an invitation to Schoology sent (to student and parent)
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Did You Know?
- TSA offers 18 different AP and Dual Enrollment courses. In fact, TSA students who take AP/dual enrollment courses will graduate with an average of 12-18 college credit hours.
- 90% of the Class of 2018 retained their HOPE after their freshman year of college.
- The average class size consists of 13 students allowing faculty the opportunity to better serve each individual student’s needs.
- TSA was voted best private school for nine consecutive years (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021).
Browsing the website and admissions material can provide a glimpse of student life at TSA, but only a campus tour can truly provide the feel of what it means to be a Tattnall Trojan. Please call our Office of Admission at 478-477-6760 or visit our Admissions Portal to schedule an appointment.
After applying to TSA, and submitting all required forms and materials, prospective families will receive notification from the Admissions Office. A complete list of steps is located under Applying to Tattnall.
Tattnall offers need-based financial aid to make its educational experience accessible to all qualified students. To qualify, you must first be accepted for enrollment to Tattnall. To learn more about the financial aid process, or to begin an application, visit our Admissions Portal or contact Holly Collins.
No. A financial award is used to offset the cost of your child’s education.
Tattnall offers several different activities in which students can participate. We offer 18 afterschool options.
Each award is individualized, based upon the financial need of each applicant.