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Admissions

Guidelines for Fall 2022-23 Applications

We will begin accepting applications for NEW students on April 11th at 10am. 

Due to the high volume of applications we anticipate receiving for our Fall 2022-23 school year, we have some guidelines in place to help the process go as smoothly as possible for everyone. Please take the time to read the below guidelines thoroughly as you will be asked to agree to them before proceeding with your application. It is important to know that applications will take 24-48 hours to be processed, you will then receive back either an invitation to complete the enrollment packet or a confirmation of your placement on a waitlist. We appreciate your patience and understanding

  • Applications for grades 1-8 submitted before Monday, April 11th at 10am will not be accepted. 
  • Please register ONE student at a time using only ONE parent account. Multiple applications arriving at the same time from the same family will not be accepted.  
  • All applications are logged in our system by order received and will be processed according to our internal system time stamp.
  • A completed application ends with a $100 application fee. You MUST submit that payment or your application is not processed by our system, Placements cannot be held until applications are complete.
  • It may take us 24-48 hrs to process you application, please be patient. You will then receive back either an invitation to complete enrollment OR confirmation of your placement on our waitlist.

If you have questions about the application process, please call the office at 360-697-5121. We will have additional help answering phone calls, however we acknowledge that it may be difficult to get through to us. Please remember, the application process is online only at www.mgaes.org we are not able to assist you in person.

Your children are precious

Your children are a great treasure, and we would be honored to partner with you in educating them—for both now and eternity. Here you can find information about our admission policies. These are intended to help you better understand how we can best serve our community of students and their families.

Admission: Meadow Glade is part of the world-wide Adventist Educational system. It is the policy of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in all church-operated schools to admit students of any race, color, sex, or national origin to all rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at its school, and makes no discrimination on basis of race in administration of education, policies, application for admission, scholarship, and athletic or extracurricular activities.

Qualifications for Admission: Meadow Glade Adventist Elementary School welcomes any young person (K-8) who desires a character-building education. As a Seventh-day Adventist Christian school, high moral principles and respect for God and others are expected from all who attend. Students should realize that when they present themselves for admission to Meadow Glade Adventist Elementary School they, thereby, willingly pledge to observe the regulations and uphold the Christian principles upon which the school is founded. Behavior contrary to this will forfeit a student’s privilege to attend.

Age of Admission: A student may enter kindergarten if he/she reaches the age of five (5) on or before August 31 of the current school year. To enter first grade the child must be six (6) years of age on or before August 31. We encourage parents, however, to wait until their child is at least seven years of age to enter first grade. A birth certificate is required of all first-year students and must be shown at registration. The school may require readiness screening for kindergarten and first grade students.

Health Policies: The state of Washington requires that all students have their immunizations recorded on the Washington State Immunization Form. All students need to have specific immunizations that can be found on the Health Policies Information Sheet. All new students are required to undergo a basic physical exam. Students entering grades four and seven are also required to have a physical exam. Staff and faculty may not provide medication of any type to a student unless we have the required authorization. Permission is also needed for students to self-medicate.

Financial Policies: Meadow Glade Adventist Elementary School derives its income from three primary sources. Each of the nine constituent churches combine to contribute 22% while the Oregon Conference provides a subsidy of 24%. The remaining 54% of income for the school’s operating budget is derived from tuition. The school operates on a very tight budget in order to keep tuition costs as low as possible. In order to do this, it is important that tuition payments be received on a timely basis. Families that have an outstanding tuition bill will not be allowed to enroll unless special arrangements have been made. For a more complete list of financial policies, please see the financial information section in the school handbook.