Admissions Procedures and Policies


Depending upon the age of the student requesting admission, a variety of methods are used to assess compatibility of the student and family with the learning community. Interviews, visitation, and individualized informal assessments are utilized. Parental goals must be compatible with the Country Day School philosophy and methods. Students with learning problems are sometimes admitted but must agree upon obtaining resource services while at the Country Day School. Transcripts from previous schools are requested and considered.

Please call for availability in all programs. Openings often become available during the school term. Children of all races, religions, and nationalities are welcome.


Admissions Procedures

  • Introduction (website, brochure, and/or phone call)
  • Visit and Tour
  • Classroom visit for student (may not apply to younger students)
  • Acceptance
  • Secondary Paperwork
  • Financial Arrangements

Admissions Policies

  • We accept and admit students throughout the year.
  • Students enrolling in Preschool must be 2 ½ years old and toilet trained.
  • When a student transfers from another school, class placement depends on the academic, developmental, and social progress of the child.
  • We seek to develop a culturally-and economically-diverse student body and we welcome students of any race, color, religion, and national or ethnic origin.

Our Leadership Team

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Notice of Non-discriminatory Policy

The Country Day School admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender identity, sexual orientation, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.

Plan a Visit

As you begin your search to find the right school for your child, there are many ways you can get to know us better. You will find plenty of information on our website, but we encourage you to visit us in person.

Our Educators

KLA Schools are staffed with caring, fun, and dedicated professionals. Participating regularly in professional development experiences, our teachers are constantly learning about the best ways to teach our students. Observations of each child are taken throughout the day in addition to notes reflecting on weekly projections. Our educators are continually analyzing which ways children learn best, as well as which teaching styles are most effective.

Facilitators in their interactions with children, our educators work to align children’s interests with the learning domains in loving, nurturing, and positive ways. They support students in feeling safe, loved, and valued. Our curriculum addresses the whole child, including academic, physical, social and emotional domains.

We encourage children to think deeper and ask questions as they research different theories. Teachers and children alike invest in researching and collaborating together in order to be a part of each other’s learning process.

Safety and Security

KLA School of Pembroke Pines is safe and secure by design. We work diligently to maintain the cleanliness of our facility, the safety of our furnishings, and the overall health of our children and their environment.

All doors leading outside of the KLA School of Pembroke Pines grounds are kept locked and can only be opened through sophisticated technology. Our school includes an outdoor play area designed with age-appropriate materials, protective fences, and well-maintained grounds to ensure the children’s safety.

The entire school is continually monitored utilizing closed-circuit cameras in all classrooms, as well as hallways and outdoor spaces.

Staff members qualified to respond to life-threatening emergencies are always in attendance. Staff members are trained in pediatric first aid and CPR, and are always available to respond to a variety of emergency medical situations. In addition to our regularly instituted health and safety plan, emergency care procedures are also put in place for both minor and major incidents.

Our staff is confident and qualified to keep your most prized possession safe at all times.

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