An independent day school serving grades K-12 | St. Paul, MN

Events and Deadlines

The admission process includes a number of important events and deadlines to put on your calendar. Please make a note of these important dates and events, and contact us with any questions. 

Open Houses


Although RSVPs are not necessary to attend our Open Houses, we always like to know when families are planning to attend! RSVP for a Lower School Open House here or a Middle/Upper School Open House here.

Lower School Admission Open House (Grades K-5)
Tuesday, October 22
8:30-10:30 a.m., Goodrich Campus

Middle/Upper School Admission Open House (Grades 6-12)
Thursday, October 24, 2019
8:30-10:30 a.m., Randolph Campus


Lower/Middle/Upper School Admission Open Houses
Sunday, November 17, 2019

  • Lower School (Grades K–5): 1-3 p.m., Goodrich Campus RSVP now!
  • Middle/Upper School (Grades 6–12): 3-5 p.m., Randolph Campus RSVP now!


Lower School Admission Open House (Grades K-5) RSVP now!
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
8:30-10:30 a.m., Goodrich Campus

Middle/Upper School Admission Open House (Grades 6-12) RSVP now!
Thursday, January 16, 2020
6:30-8:30 p.m., Randolph Campus

Testing Dates

Students applying for Grades 3-12 take a series of admission tests to assess verbal and quantitative reasoning skills. Testing takes place at SPA's Randolph Campus on select Saturdays in December and January :

  • December 14, 2019
  • January 11, 2020
  • January 25, 2020

Registration for testing may be completed in our online application portal.

Application Deadlines

Application Deadline
The deadline for completion of the application is February 1, 2020. You may check the status of any element of your application in the online application portal.

Financial Aid Deadline
The deadline for the completion of the financial aid application and uploading 2018 taxes and W-2's is February 15, 2020. Current supporting documents, including 2019 taxes and W-2s, need to be uploaded by March 1, 2020.