Sandy Spring Friends School



Application Process: Grades 2-5

2021-2022 Application Update

We are still accepting applications for Grades 2 & 3. We are no longer accepting applications for grades 4-5  and 6-12 day students for the 2021-2022 school year. 
  •  Our online application for the 2022-2023 school year will be available September 2021.
  • Please contact the Admissions Office with any questions. Or inquire to begin the process for the 2022-2023 school year.

Application Timeline (2021-2022 School Year)

september 2020  

Online Application is Available

Jan 15, 2021  

Application Deadline

MAR 5, 2021  

Notification Deadline For SSFS


Rolling Admissions

Applications submitted after the application deadline are considered on a space-available basis. Please click on any of the steps below for more details.

Additional Step: Financial Aid

Our financial aid program* and our various payment options strive to help make attending Sandy Spring Friends School a reality for as many families as possible. We offer need-based financial aid grants to offset the cost of tuition. Families seeking financial assistance are encouraged to apply for financial assistance as soon as they have completed the admission application.

Financial Aid Info

*Financial Aid at SSFS begins in Kindergarten


We are here to help! If you have any questions before beginning the application process, please contact our Admissions Team at or call 301-774-7455.

Call Us!  301-774-7455 EXT. 101

Thank You for Your Interest in SSFS!

The Jan. 15 priority application deadline has passed, but we are still accepting applications for all grades on a space-available basis. Similarly, financial aid applications are accepted and reviewed on a funds-available basis. 

Our application for the 2021-2022 school year is available online. Please note that we have modified our admission process for this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic and will conduct most on-campus requirements virtually. Please feel free to contact the Admissions Office if you have any questions.