Welcome and thank you for your interest in McDowell School.

McDowell School offers exceptional care and education, starting with our infant program, and grows with your children as they transition to preschool and into elementary school. Paramount to a well-rounded education, McDowell School fosters a strong sense of community through outreach programs, responsibility and citizenship in our students.

We recognize that this is a very difficult decision for your family and would be happy to provide you with any information you require to assist in your selection of a private school.

We look forward to becoming a part of your child’s educational future.

To start the admissions process, simply click, email or call us to arrange an initial visit

Following that visit we welcome all interested families to enjoy a complimentary Discovery Day.  This is your child’s chance to “test drive” our school for a day, and for our grade school students a chance for us informally assess. Incoming Kindergarten students require an external assessment for readiness administered by Chancy and Bruce.

Please feel free to contact us with any questions you may have, or call Christopher Lincoln/Head of School or Cibele Alves/School Director at 949-441-3550.