Jackson Hole Community School

How to Apply

Admissions Checklist 

Download the Application for Admission (see the menu to the left).

1.) Complete the Student Questionnaire and Student Essay (both in your own handwriting). 
2.) Give the Personal Reference form and a stamped envelope to an adult who knows you well (a coach, teacher, relative, neighbor or employer) and ask him/her to submit this item to JHCS by the application deadline date. 
3.) Optional: Distribute the English/Social Studies and Math/Science Teacher Recommendations to your current teachers. Fill in your name and the grade you are applying for at the top of each of these forms and place stamps on the envelopes before you give these to your teachers. Be sure that these teachers know you well and are familiar with the application deadline date (November 20th for early admission, February 15th for regular admission). 

1.) Complete Application Forms 1, 2, and 3.
2.) Complete the top portion of the Request for Release of Student Records and Teacher Evaluation, and submit this document (with a stamped envelope) to the guidance office of the school where your son or daughter is currently enrolled. 
3.) Mail the entire Application for Admission, including the Student Questionnaire and Student Essay, and a $25.00 non-refundable application fee to JHCS. (Checks are payable to JHCS, and waivers of the application fee are available upon request.)

4.) Submit Financial grant application via the FAST website (click on "Financial Grants" in the menu on the left).


Admissions Calendar  2015–2016

September 2–February 8
  Application and Interview Process Begins
Starting September 2, 2015, student applications for the 2015–2016 school year will be accepted by the admissions office.  Appointments for interviews can also be arranged. Admissions packets are available on this website.

October 20 | 6:00pm–7:30pm 
  Open House for Prospective Students and Parents
Please join us for an informal reception at the school. Meet the Head of school, the faculty, current students and parents. Food and drinks will be provided. 

November 20: Early admission deadline. All application materials due. Financial aid materials due.

December 18: Commitment deadline for students admitted earlyStudents must let JHCS know of their intent to enroll.

February 8: Regular admission deadline. All application materials are due. Financial aid applications due for all new applicants and returning students.

For information about late admissions contact Ella Farnsworth at efarnsworth@JHCSchool.org or 307.733.5427 ext. 104.


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