Admissions Calendar

September 1, 2017 – February 17, 2018: Applications for the following academic year are submitted.


First week of March: Admission decisions are mailed on or just after March 1st in accordance with the Association of Independent Schools of Greater Washington (AISGW) guidelines.


Rolling: Provided additional spaces are open in the current school year, applications will be accepted year-round and decisions made on a continuous basis as appropriate. Both faculty and students are accustomed to welcoming new students during the school year.


Current Openings: We currently have a wait list for the 2017-2018 academic year. Please contact the admissions office for information about applying for the 2018-2019 school year.


C/A Admissions Open Houses:
The Open House program will include a welcome from our Head of School and a brief presentation by the Directors of the Lower School, Middle School and High School Divisions. Parents will also have the opportunity to ask questions of current students and parents and to take a school tour. Commonwealth Academy serves average to gifted students, grades 3-12, who benefit from small classes and instruction designed to address various learning styles, including Executive Function challenges, ADHD, sensory integration disorders and dyslexia. Please RSVP to

  • Thursday, March 22, 2018, 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.


School Fairs and Events: Look for the Commonwealth Academy exhibit at the following Events or Fairs in 2018: