Admissions Process

The admissions process at Stillwater Christian School is centered upon getting to know students individually and assisting them in fully understanding our school’s mission and vision. The match between student and school is of primary importance.  A variety of factors are reviewed during the admissions process, including student and parent responses to our Stillwater application, academic records from current schools, and performance on standardized and individual assessments.



Director of Admissions

Call: 406-752-4400 x154

Enrolling a K-12th Grade Student?

K-12 Admissions Steps:

STEP 1 - Campus Visit

The best way to truly experience the unique educational environment at Stillwater Christian is to visit and see it for yourself. Schedule a meeting with our Director of Admissions to tour our beautiful campus, meet members of our faculty
and administration, and learn about the many opportunities that are available
to SCS students. Contact Admissions at or 406.752.4400 x154 to schedule a campus visit.

STEP 2 - Apply


Having reached the decision that you would like your child to join our Stillwater Christian community, please submit a Stillwater application.

Applications are submitted online. To formally begin the Admissions process, complete the application and pay the $150 fee. Submit all required forms, as well as student’s most recent grade reports and standardized test scores. **Applicants will not move to Step 3 until all of these documents have been submitted and reviewed.

Incoming 1st-6th grade applicants are required to submit a teacher recommendation from the 2023-24 school year. Please share this form link with your child's teacher for him or her to submit the confidential form to our administrative team.

Incoming 7th-12th grade applicants are required to submit teacher evaluations from the 2023-24 school year's math and English teachers. Please share this form link with teachers for them to submit the confidential form to our administrative team. 

STEP 3 -  Entrance Testing & Family Interviews

Once Steps 1 & 2 are completed, the Director of Admissions will contact you to schedule academic assessments. If the student meets required academic standards, families then meet with the Head of School for a New Parent Presentation & Interview. Students in grades 5-12 will meet for a brief interview with the division-level principal.

STEP 4 - Decision Process

After Steps 1-3 are complete, the Admissions team will review all components of the application. Enrollment decisions consider the applicant’s potential for success in our program and the parents’ desire to partner with us in providing a Christ-centered education. Families will be notified in writing or by phone.

STEP 5 - Registration and Enrollment

After receiving notification of acceptance, parents will be asked to submit the $350 enrollment fee, birth certificate, updated immunizations, and to enroll in FACTS tuition payment program.


Thank you for prayerfully considering SCS for your student. Contact; 406.752.4400x154.

NOTE: Classes fill quickly. Returning families are given priority for admission until March 1st. After that date, enrollment is open.


Enrolling a Preschool Student?

What Makes Stillwater’s Preschool Unique?

  • Montessori Philosophy and Structure. Children of multiple ages come together and share a learning environment while still engaging in educational activities that are suited to their individual development and needs.

  • Hands-On Learning. We love hands-on learning! Young children learn most effectively when they have the opportunity to explore their environment and experience a variety of materials to stimulate the five senses.

  • Christian Character. We seek to love and nurture our youngest students while reinforcing biblical principles. The development of Christian character is emphasized, stressing integrity and self-discipline.

Preschool Admissions Steps:

1 - Tour

The best way to truly experience the unique preschool setting is to visit and see it in action. Visit our campus to explore the preschool learning space, meet preschool teachers, and view the classroom while it’s in session. Contact our Director of Admissions to schedule a private tour.

2 - Apply

The next step is to apply! Having reached the decision that you would like your child to join our Stillwater Christian community, please submit a preschool application.
We offer flexibility in preschool schedules, so apply early in order to select the
days of the week that you desire for your child’s enrollment.

3 - Meet Our Head of School

We ask all incoming SCS parents to attend a New Parent Presentation & Interview with our Head of School. During this meeting, you will receive pertinent information about Stillwater Christian’s mission and vision, and you will have the opportunity to ask questions about our school.

We can't wait to welcome you into this community of faith and learning.