Upcoming Events

Harrisburg Academy's faculty and Admission Office team love welcoming prospective students and their families on-campus to experience the energy and excitement of our school. The admission process should be engaging and intriguing, and we welcome your questions, understanding full well that choosing the right education for your child is one of the biggest decisions you will make as a parent. We can’t wait to connect with you at one — or many — of our diverse range of visit opportunities.

 

"Experience the Academy" Admission Event Series

This series of admission events showcases the Academy’s Preschool-to-12th-grade community connections and our student “products” (writing, artwork, performance, presentation skills, etc.). ETA events feature the Academy's marquis internal programming with the addition of a short admission (30 minutes) component for visitors before the event starts.  Attendance at one Experience the Academy or Open Door series event is highly encouraged as part of the admission process.  Full families, both parents/guardians and children, are welcome to attend together!

 

Please register to join us at one of the following events:

 

Tea with Cinderella / "Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella" School Musical

Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018: Tea with Cinderella (12-1:45 p.m. in John Butler Davis Gallery) & Musical (2-4 p.m.) in McCormick Auditorium

Prospective students and their families are invited to join current Academy students for Tea with Cinderella (costumes are encouraged)!  Doors open at 11:30 a.m.  This fun event will include a meet-and-greet with our cast, a full menu of appetizers, sweet treats, and warm beverages, and enchanting activities for all children in attendance.  Parents will have the opportunity to learn more about our school from our teachers, division heads, and current parents.  After the tea, we welcome you to join us for our 2 p.m. matinee performance of "Cinderella." 

 

Please click to register for the tea (free for prospective families) and reserve your seats for the 2 p.m. show (two complimentary tickets will be provided for each prospective family).  Additional musical tickets can be purchased through the same form at the cost of $15 per adult and $10 per child.

 

Questions?  Please contact the Admission Office.

 

Science Night

Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. in John Butler Davis Gallery

Details and registration information coming soon!

 

States Fair

Friday, April 12, 2019 at 11:30 a.m.

Details and registration information coming soon!

 

International Night

Friday, May 3, 2019 at 4:30 p.m.

Details and registration information coming soon!

 

"Open Door" Admission Event Series

This series of admission events is a small-session, division-specific, experiential open houses. Held primarily during the school date, prospective families can see the school (students and teachers) in action while participating in engaging discussions and presentations with our faculty.  For example, experience a violin demonstration from our fine and performing arts department chair, Michael Gamon and hear why we believe in the value of providing a strings program for all JK and Kindergarten students.  Attendance at one Experience the Academy or Open Door series event is highly encouraged as part of the admission process.  Both parents/guardians and children are welcome to attend!  Please register to join us on one of the following dates:

 

Early Childhood (Preschool, JK, and Kindergarten)

Wednesday, Feb. 6 at 9 a.m. - Click to register!

 

Middle School & Upper School (5th-12th grade)

Sunday, Feb. 10 at 2 p.m. - Click to register!

 

Early Childhood (Preschool, JK, and Kindergarten)

Wednesday, March 13 at 9 a.m. - Click to register!

 

Early Childhood (Preschool, JK, and Kindergarten)

Wednesday, May 8 at 9 a.m. - Click to register!

 

Admission Testing and Play Dates

In addition to wecoming your family on-campus to learn more about our school at an Experience the Academy or Open Door admission event, we also require additional assessment and submitted documentation to move the admission process forward.  Upon our receipt of your child’s application for admission and his/her teacher evaluation form(s), all future students are scheduled for an admission assessment by appointment (Early Childhood - must attend an Admission Play Date; Lower School, Middle School and Upper School - must attend for a full school day to shadow a current student in class and complete benchmark testing to determine a child's readiness to join our program).

 

Click to learn more about our application process and get started.

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