How to Apply to ECS

Join our Community!

Welcome! Our goal is to make the process of becoming a part of the ECS community as smooth and informative as possible so that your family can easily make the very best decision about your child's education and future. We invite you to spend some time exploring our website and to see our school in person. We are glad to assist you at any stage of the admissions process. We urge you to contact us along the way should questions arise.

How to Apply to ECS

Step 1. Complete the 2014-2015 Student Application. Please be sure to complete the entire application.

Step 2. Attach verification of birth and proof of residency (mortgage statement, lease, utility bill) to your completed application.

Step 3. Mail your completed application and supporting documents to: 

ECS Admissions, PO Box 81160, Pittsburgh, Pa 15217

Please note that applications will not be accepted at our Lower or Upper Schools.

Step 4. Receive your application confirmation letter. The letter will arrive within 2-3 weeks of receipt of your application.

Step 5. Receive your child's place in our school or on our waiting list after our Admissions Lottery. 

PLEASE NOTE THAT ANY APPLICATION POSTMARKED AFTER JANUARY 31, 2014 WILL BE ADDED TO THE END OF OUR WAITING LIST IN THE ORDER RECEIVED. Applications received during our admissions window (November 5-January 31) will be included in the admissions lottery.

Admissions Lottery

Thank you for your support of our 2014-2015 Admissions Lottery. All families, regardless of attendance at the lottery, will receive notification of their student’s lottery results within one week of the lottery via US Mail. Families are also welcome to contact the school via phone to request their child’s lottery results.