Grades JK-5

To begin the online application process, you need a school-generated username and password. Submission of the Inquiry Form provides basic information in order to set-up your account.  If you have already received this information then proceed to the application

Please contact us at 847.441.3313 or admissions@nscds.org if you are in need of any assistance.

JK and SK Application Process

  1. Submit an application and $75 application fee.
  2. Applicants to grades JK and SK are scheduled to join the appropriate grade for a short developmental-readiness screening.
  3. Provide recommendation and release forms to your child's current teacher/daycare provider.

1st-5th Grade Application Process

  1. Submit an application and $75 application fee.
  2. Schedule a day visit.
  3. Provide recommendation and release forms to your child's current school.
North Shore Country Day School administers its educational programs, including admission and financial aid, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation or national origin.

Contact Information

List of 2 members.

  • Jason Giffen 

    Director of Admissions
    847.441.3308
  • Diane Olson 

    Lower School Admissions Associate; Lower School Administrative Assistant
    847.441.3321
Application Deadlines
  • Junior Kindergarten and Senior Kindergarten December 3, 2016
  • Grades 1-5: February 1, 2017

While the application deadlines have passed, we encourage you to contact us to learn more about space availability.  Late applicants are evaluated in a rolling admission process until we meet our enrollment targets.
North Shore Country Day School is a junior kindergarten through 12th grade, college-preparatory school founded in Winnetka, Illinois in 1919.  With rigorous academic pursuit as the cornerstone, North Shore provides many opportunities for all students to excel – in the classroom and the laboratory, on the stage and the playing field, in their communities and beyond.

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