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How to Apply

Thank you for your interest in the Academy of the New Church Secondary Schools! The application and admissions process is outlined below. As you progress through the necessary steps, please email us at admissions@ancss.org or call us at 267-502-2539 if you have any questions or need assistance.

Step 1: Inquire

To begin the admissions process, please complete our Inquiry Form.

Step 2: Visit Campus

Prospective students and their families are required to schedule a campus tour or attend an in-person admissions event. 

Contact the admissions office at 267-502-2539 to schedule a tour. 

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Step 3: Begin Your Application

We accept the SAO

The application deadline is February 1st. Applications received after the deadline will be accepted on a rolling basis until July 1st, provided space is available. 

The application can be completed at any point during the admissions process and does not need to be completed in one sitting, as the program will save your progress. 

Begin the Standard Application Online (SAO)

After visiting the link above, click “Register/login” or “Get started with the SAO.”If this is your first SAO application, you will need to create an account. 

Our school code is 1079. The following are required for application:

  • Completed application with fee ($50) 
  • Supplemental form for Academy of the New Church
  • English Teacher Recommendation
  • Math Teacher Recommendation
  • Principal or Counselor Recommendation
  • Current and previous two years of grades. 

Step 4: Entrance Exam 

Our entrance exam is offered monthly. There is an administration fee of $25. Please contact the admissions office at 267-502-2539 or admissions@ancss.org to schedule. 

Step 5: New Church Overview (NCO)

New Church Overview is required of all applicants’ parents or guardians and is offered concurrently with the entrance exam. This is an opportunity to understand the faith that will be an integral part of your child’s life at ANC. Please contact the admissions office at 267-502-2539 or admissions@ancss.org to schedule. 

(Please note - if you have attended New Church Overview previously for another child, you do not need to complete this step.)

Step 6: Shadow Day & Interview

A Shadow Day is the perfect way to get to know ANC and to see if it’s the right fit for your child. Shadow Days can be scheduled after you have done a campus tour by contacting the admissions office at 267-502-2539 or admissions@ancss.org

Students and their parents will participate in a short interview following the conclusion of the Shadow Day. 

Step 7: Financial Aid Application (optional)

Parents interested in applying for need-based financial aid should do so as soon as possible. The financial aid deadline is February 1st.  

Apply for Financial Aid

To complete this application, you will need:

  • Previous Year's tax return and additional documentation
  • Current Year pay stub

Families applying after the February 1st deadline are welcome to fill out an application. If funds allow, aid will be awarded and/or families will be put on our waitlist. 

Virtual Application Process (International Students): 

The Academy of the New Church offers a small International Program. All international students must have a local guardian. ANC works with several consultants/agencies that can help you through the admissions process and a connection to a local guardian. Please reach out to the Admissions Office for recommendations.

As always, the Admissions Office is here to partner with you throughout your admissions process.  Please feel free to contact us with any questions or concerns. 267-502-2539