Step 1 – Learn More about CCES and Schedule a Campus Visit
Our admission staff is eager to welcome you to campus and tell you more about how we prepare students for success in life. Please click here
to schedule your visit.
Step 2 - Fill out an Application
Christ Church Episcopal School accepts online applications
. A non-refundable application fee of $50.00 is required. This fee is paid electronically as the last step of filling out the application.
Our priority application deadline is December 2, 2019
. Applying by this date will allow parents enough time to complete the admission process in order for their child to be considered in the first round of admission decisions. We will continue to accept applications after this date on a rolling basis, provided that space remains available.
Step 3 - Request Records, Transcripts and Teacher Recommendations
Record request forms can be found here
, Math teacher recommendation forms can be found here
and English teacher recommendation forms can be found here
. For 5th and 6th grade, the homeroom teacher recommendation form can be found here
. These forms are also accessible in your child’s online checklist. To access and track of your child’s admission progress, log back in to the OCC “Online Cavalier Community” by clicking 'Parent' in the top right corner of our website. From there, click on your 'child’s name' and navigate to the 'Admission Progress' tab where you will be able to request records, transcripts, and recommendations for your child. Recommendations should not be submitted until after your child’s first grading period.
You may also submit an optional, additional letter of recommendation from a coach, tutor, mentor, etc. There is no specific form for this letter. Please have them mail or e-mail their letter directly to the Admission Office.
Step 4 - Schedule Testing
Students are required to complete the ISEE Admission Test. Test Administration is available at various locations across the country. CCES is a registered test site and will be offering onsite testing. Please note that the fee to register for the ISEE is in addition to the application fee. When registration opens, you will be notified, and a link to register will be found on your child’s OCC Admission Progress tab.
Various registration options are listed below for your convenience:
- Applicants who register online to take the test at a participating school pay a registration fee of $125. Please see the ISEE website for a complete list of participating schools.
- ISEE charges additional fees for late registration, telephone registration, and testing conducted at participating Prometric Centers. Additional information is available on the ISEE website.
Step 5 - Schedule your child's shadow day
Students spend a portion of the school day with current CCES students in the classroom. After your child’s application has been submitted, log back in to the OCC and navigate to the Admission Progress tab to schedule their Shadow Day.
Step 6 - Submit South Carolina Immunization Records and Birth Certificate
These may be uploaded to the OCC on your child’s checklist or mailed, emailed, or faxed to the admission office any time after the application has been submitted. Additional information is available on the OCC via your child’s Admission Progress tab.
Step 6 – Track Your Application Progress
You can monitor your child’s admission checklist at any time by logging in to the OCC and clicking the Admission Progress tab. Here you will be able to view which items have been completed for your child’s application.All steps in the admission process must be complete before the applicant’s file can be forwarded to the Admission Committee for consideration. Applicants whose files are complete by the last day of January will be notified of admission in March. Following this date, completed applicant files will be reviewed on a monthly basis.