How to Apply

Welcome to Sant Bani School's admission process!

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Tina Nussbaum Wagler

Director of Admission & Student Life

Goshen College, BA

Preschool Admission

Thank you for your interest! Inquiries and applications for Little Swans Preschool can be initiated at their page. Applications received by March 15 will be considered in the first round, with rolling admissions after that date.

K-8 Admission

Choosing a new school for your child, whether they are about to start kindergarten or their current school isn't the best fit for them, is a process that involves both hope and anxiety. We understand! Thank you for considering Sant Bani as an option for your child; we look forward to working in partnership with you to discover whether SBS is a good fit.

To be considered in the first round for admission, please submit an online application by February 1. More details are below concering specific requirement to be considered for admission.

You may also just be looking for more infomation about Sant Bani School. Please fill out our Inquiry Form, and we can be in touch to decide next steps for both you and your child. 

If you have missed this admission deadline, we encourage you to apply as we continue to accept applications throughout the year. Applicants will be considered as their files become complete and if space is available.

If you have applied in the past and wish to be considered for any new openings, please be in touch with the Admission Office on how to keep your application current.

Completing Your Application for Grades K-8

We are now accepting applicatons through our FACTS online application portal. Please click here to create an account and begin the application process.

The completed Admission File for grades K-8 will include:

  • Parent and Student Information Form and $35 non-refundable application fee 
  • Small photo of applicant
  • Copies of records from the student's current or most recent school (submit a Request for Copy of Student Records to that school after the first marking period)
  • Applicants for grades 1-8: Administrator/Counselor Recommendation Form
  • Teacher Recommendation Forms
    • Applicants for Kindergarten: Preschool Teacher Recommendation Form (1 or 2, as applicable; not needed for current Little Swans)
    • Applicants for grades 1-6: General Teacher Recommendation Form (x2, to be completed by current teachers; must include teacher(s) of Language Arts and Math)
    • Applicants for grades 7 & 8: Math Teacher Recommendation Form and English Teacher Recommendation Form to be completed by current teachers; in addition, may choose to submit a General Teacher Recommendation Form
  • Other records: if applicable, and not provided via request to current school, copies of all previous and current standardized and psycho-educational testing, speech or occupational therapy, etc.

Optional items:

  • Financial aid application (due February 15 for the first-round admission deadline)
  • Parent statement: parents are encouraged to write a statement as a way of sharing your understanding of your child’s talents and interests. Please discuss why you think Sant Bani School is a good fit for your child and any strengths, challenges or circumstances we should be aware of when considering your child’s application for our program.