Sandy Spring Friends School



Application Process: Preschool-Kindergarten

Application Timeline (2024-2025 Cycle)

sepTEMBER 2023

Online Application is Available

JanUARY 15, 2024


MARCH 1, 2024

Notification Deadline for SSFS



Preschool-3 applicants must be age 3, Preschool-4 applicants must be age 4, and Kindergarten applicants age 5 by September 1st of the year of entry. Applicants must be fully potty trained before they may start school.

2024-2025 Admission Application

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

Megan Guernsey
Director of Lower School Admission (age 3-grade 5)
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