Admissions Process

  1. Review our Prospectus Packet (PDF) to see if you think Hope Springs would be a good fit for your student and family.
  2. Email the director ( to schedule a tour of the school and to discuss your student’s needs.
  3. Have a WISC-V IQ test completed by a licensed psychologist for your child if we decide to go forward after the tour.
  4. Submit an application and $125 application fee, a current copy (not over 2 years old) of prior psychological testing, copies of all prior school records, and a referral from a psychologist or doctor, if available.
  5. We will schedule NILD testing for your child which requires a $400 testing fee before or on the day of testing. Test scores are usually available within a week after testing.
  6. The director will email you with testing results and to schedule a family interview if moving forward with your child’s admission.
  7. Attend the family interview at the school.
  8. The director will email the school’s final admission decision.

Once you receive a notice of acceptance, you will need to submit admissions forms and fees including:

  • Signed Doctrinal Statement
  • Signed Loan Agreement and Parent Agreement
  • Registration Fee
  • Full Tuition Payment or First Tuition Payment (see Loan Agreement)

Before beginning school we will need a copy of the student’s:

  • Birth Certificate
  • Vision/Hearing/Dental/Health (Form 3300)
  • Certification of Immunization
  • All remaining fees must be paid by September or second month of enrollment.

Enrollment policies

Hope Springs CLC usually has a rolling admissions policy unless at maximum capacity. We will accept new students through March of the current school year. We do not allow discrimination, harassment or retaliation on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex or disability/handicap in admission to our educational programs, activities, services and employment opportunities.


We use SchoolCues to streamline our administrative processes. You will be able to make payments and donations, see your student’s grades, view the calendar, find a school directory, and receive communication from the school.

Uniforms and dress code


  • Polo style shirt, solid colors – navy, light blue, red, or white
  • Girls may wear white button down shirts under a jumper


  • Docker style slacks or shorts with 2 front pockets only – navy or khaki. NO CARGO or carpenter style pants
  • Belt – solid black or brown


  • Dresses, jumpers, skorts, shorts, and pants
  • Docker style slacks or shorts with 2 front pockets only – navy or khaki. NO CARGO or carpenter style pants

Sweaters, Sweatshirts, and Fleeces

  • Zipper, buttoned, or pullover in solid colors – navy or red
  • No hoods, pictures, pockets, or insignias

Cold Weather Jackets

  • Non-fleece winter coats may be worn when outside the school building. Non-fleece jackets must be removed inside the classroom.