Admission Process

  1. Schedule a tour by calling Jeff Mott, Director of Admissions and Operations, at 301-695-9320, ext. 32, or visit the campus during an Open House.  Walk-in’s are also welcome!
  2. Complete our Inquiry Form and schedule a date for your student to shadow and meet with an administrator.*
  3. Complete an application and request for transfer of records. A copy of the child’s birth certificate, current immunization records, and other school- or state-mandated documents will be required prior to enrollment.
  4. The Independent School Confidential Recommendation form is sent by the Admissions Office to the student’s current school.

*Additional student visits and/or educational/psychological testing may be required following the applicant’s initial visit.  

Please note: Those students who are applying for our kindergarten program and turn 5 after September 1 will be assessed for kindergarten readiness.  Any applicants with birthdays after October 1 will be assessed on a case-by-case basis. 


The Banner School seeks and admits students without regard to race, color, creed, sex or national or ethnic origin. The school does not discriminate in the administration of its policies and programs.