Admission

How to Apply

Notification Dates

1st-12th Grade: February 27, 2018 reply by March 6, 2018

Pre-Kindergarten & Kindergarten: March 15, 2018 reply by March 22, 2018

How to Apply

List of 4 items.

  • General Procedures (all grades)

    • Complete application – $50 fee (non-refundable).
    • Teacher recommendation(s) from current school.
    • Classroom visits.
  • Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten and 1st Grade

    • Intellectual assessment (WPPSI-III) administered by a child psychologist. Fees vary. Click here to see list of testers.
    • Observation of applicant at current school for Pre-K and K applicants.
    • Teacher recommendations.
    • School visit.
  • Second through Fourth Grades

    • Evaluations at McGehee.
    • Transcripts from current school.
    • Intellectual assessment (WISC-IV administered by a child psychologist) for non-ISAS applicants. Click here to see a list of testers.
    • Teacher recommendations.
    • School visit.
  • Fifth through Twelfth Grades

    • Applicants for grades 5-12 from non-ISAS Schools are required to take the ISEE - testing administered at McGehee or other ISAS school.
    • Transcript from current school.
    • Teacher recommendations.
    • School visit.
In considering candidates to join McGehee’s wonderfully talented and diverse student body, the committee carefully reviews each student’s portfolio.  We look for evidence that she will benefit academically and socially by attending McGehee, and that in return, the entire community will benefit from her unique contribution.

To experience all McGehee has to offer, we invite you to call our Admission office for tour schedules or for a private tour of our Garden District campus.

Catherine Cresson, PdD, Science Faculty Member

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Louise S. McGehee School is a private independent all-girls school for Pre-K through grade 12 and open to all qualified girls regardless of race, religion, national or ethnic origin.