Begin Your Child's Journey With Ricks

Our admissions process is designed with the goal of being able to identify a match between Ricks and your child's individual needs. With an in-depth understanding of childhood giftedness, Ricks Center faculty and administrators utilize multiple forms of data for a holistic approach to a better understanding your child's fit into our superior academic, extracurricular, and student support programs. Our admissions criteria reflect our dedication to inclusivity without regard for financial need, race, color, nationality, sexual orientation, gender identity or ethnic background.

Admissions Process

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The best way to learn about Ricks Center is to see it in action. We are excited to welcome visitors to campus and will be offering both individual and small group tours, in person and virtually.

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Application Process

In order to be considered for admission, a prospective student's application must be completed and submitted along with the $75 application fee.

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Assessments are required for students applying for admission for Upper Primary (Grades 3rd & 4th) and Middle School (Grades 5th-8th).

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Ricks Center tuition rates vary by program level.

We are committed to making our program affordable for qualified and deserving students from all backgrounds through need-based financial aid.

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