A great education begins early.


Our prekindergarten and kindergarten programs are designed to encourage our young learners to explore new concepts in a nurturing and supportive environment. A commitment to developing the “whole child” is a critical aspect of these early educational experiences. A child-centered atmosphere of trust and care encourages not only academic growth, but social and emotional growth as well.


How to apply

  1. Complete the Online Application, plus the Parent Authorization Form (PDF) and the Parent Questionnaire (PDF) and return to:
    The Wellington School
    3650 Reed Road
    Columbus, Ohio 43220
    Attention: Admissions Office
    Please enclose a current photograph of your child and the non-refundable application fee of $50 payable to The Wellington School.
  2. Ask your child’s most recent teacher or school director to complete the Teacher Recommendation Form (PDF) and return it to the Admissions Office. This recommendation is most effective when the teacher has known your child for a minimum of two months. Also, please complete the Transcript Request Form (PDF) and forward it to your child’s current school.
  3. Call the Admissions Office at 614-324-1564 to schedule a student visit and screening date for your child. The application and authorization forms must be received by Admissions prior to screening.

The first round of acceptance letters are issued on March 1. Applications completed after that date will be considered where space is available.


Important Forms for Pre-K and Kindergarten Admissions


Online Application

Parent Authorization Form (PDF)

Parent Questionnaire (PDF)

Teacher Recommendation Form (PDF)

Transcript Request Form (PDF)


Contact Admissions


The Wellington School
3650 Reed Road
Columbus, OH 43220