New Family Information
Start Preparing for 2018-19!
This page will be updated periodically, so check back often for new information. Our Back-to-School information page for all families will be posted in early June.
- Due May 1: Upper School Course Selection 2018-19
- Required School Forms
- Student/Parent Handbook 2018-19
- Summer Reading and Math
- School Calendar
- Tuition Payments
- Day Student Transportation
- International Student Services
- Middle School Launch
- Upper School Registration/Orientation
- Boarding Students
All required School forms, including general permission and medical forms, are due no later than July 1. You will need to submit them through Magnus Health, a leader in student health care management, which offers electronic signature as well as mobile form submission and parent access from any mobile device.
All required forms will be reviewed by the Health Center staff, and you will receive an email notification over the summer if we require additional information regarding your child. If you have additional questions regarding your child’s forms, you may contact Maureen Iorio at email@example.com for Upper School or Chelsi Meyerson for Middle School at 609–737–6134 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Upper School Summer Reading: All students have summer reading requirements. These include a selection based on the School-wide theme, "Making a Difference," as well as selections assigned in specific English courses. Upper School students can find their summer reading assignments here.
Upper School Summer Math: Upper School students are required to complete a summer math packet, assigned according to course placement in the fall. The summer math packets can be found here.Middle School Summer Reading: All students have summer reading requirements. Middle School students can find their summer reading assignments here.
The website calendar offers the most up-to-date information about events at Pennington. Check it often as events are added daily.
This list of School holidays, vacation breaks, events, community weekends, and more can be found here.
The Pennington School uses Veracross to view and pay your bill online. You can view all activity on your Veracross parent portal by clicking the MY INVOICE button. New families can access their invoices on Veracross starting June 4, when they will receive login information from Veracross.
The School offers several options for paying the balance of your tuition. They are:
1. E-check through Veracross
2. Personal check mailed directly to the School – ATTN: Business Office
3. By wire transfer through Flywire for international students
The balance of your tuition should be paid on or before the due dates of July 16 and November 1, 2018.
In addition to the payment options above, The Pennington School offers parents the option of paying tuition over a ten-month (10-month) period, from May to February, without any late charges, provided that payments are made on a timely basis in accordance with the terms of the plan. If you wish to enroll in this plan, please contact the Business Office. There is a $60 enrollment fee for this service.
It is important to remember that the Campus Store deposit, activities fee, and tuition insurance must be paid directly to the School by July 16, 2018, and should not be included in the monthly payment plan.
You may direct any tuition-related questions to Deborah Mitchell in the Business Office at 609–737–6119.
New students will receive their iPads during the months of July and August. Training sessions for students and parents will be held.
Families of all new students will be able to register for a summer iPad session in the Veracross Parent Portal. The sessions will be offered at a variety of times during the months of July and August. Parents will need to stay for the session. New boarding students will receive their iPads and training when they arrive on campus in September unless they choose to come to campus during the summer.
If you are away during the iPad training sessions, please contact the Technology department to arrange another time to pick up your iPad. Email email@example.com for more information.New students will receive their iPads during the months of July and August. Training sessions for students and parents will be held.