Membership Process & Timeline

​If you are ready to apply:

  1. Fill out the application directly here, or contact Membership Coordinator at Next send a non-refundable application fee of $25 to WPCS, 260 S. 51st Street, Philadelphia, PA 19139.
  2. You will receive an email to confirm the receipt of your application and deposit and will be placed on the waitlist. Families with children younger than 24 months may be added to the waitlist, but enrollment will not be offered until children has reached or is very close to their 2nd birthday.
  3. If you have not attended an Open House or had a formal visit to school, you must do so before you are eligible to enroll.
  4. If there is space available to enroll your child, you will be asked to fill out an enrollment form, on which you will communicate the days and times for which you want to register.
  5. A refundable member deposit of $400 is due upon acceptance to hold the spot. This money is applied to either your last months tuition for school or is refunded in cash when your family leaves WPCS.
  6. The first month’s tuition is due before the student’s first day of school.​
  7. After enrollment is confirmed, parents will be granted member privileges to the community listserv, will attend an New Member Orientation, and will chose a parent job from those available. Parents will also complete online membership forms before their child begins school, giving teachers background information about your child and your family in general.