Our Admission team offers tours on a daily basis for families interested in learning more about Prairie. Whether you’re curious about Primary, Middle, or Upper School, this complete campus tour will allow you to see everything Prairie has to offer. Click the link below to fill out a tour request form and someone in the Admission Office will contact you to confirm the details of your visit. We can’t wait to meet your family!
In-School Open House
For prospective Early School - 12th Grade Families.
Tuesday, October 17th from 9:00AM - 1:00PM
Prospective students and parents are invited for an up close and personal look at Prairie! Conducted during the hustle and bustle of a real school day, this Open House will give you a glimpse into the day of a Prairie student!
For prospective 5th - 11th Grade Families.
Monday, October 23rd from 6:00 - 8:00PM
Give your prospective Middle or High School student a chance to experience all the unique opportunities that Prairie has to offer. From things like math-centered escape rooms and the dissection of pig hearts, to personalizing strength and conditioning plans and screen-printing t-shirts, participants will engage in actual activities that highlight the TPS experience.
Mini Masters Series
We’re excited to continue our popular Mini Masters programming for the 2023-24 school year. For prospective students and families, these up-tempo classes with Prairie faculty will introduce children ages 1 to 3 to a variety of important concepts, while also affording parents and kids the chance to participate in some of Primary School’s favorite activities and lessons!
For children ages 1 to 3 years and their parents
For prospective, Early School and Kindergarten students and their parents
Required as part of the application process, our Discovery Day affords your child a chance to be assessed for Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten readiness. During the observation, parents are required to stay on campus for an important informational session in our new Leipold Johnson Early Childhood Center, during which they can ask questions about Prairie.
- February 3rd, 2024 (4K & Kindergarten Only) : 8:30 Session Only
- April 13th, 2024 : Sessions offered at 8:30 and 10:30AM
- May 11th, 2024 : Sessions offered at 8:30 and 10:30AM
Kindermusik at Prairie
In partnership with Kindermusik with Emilie.
Kindermusik is the world’s leading provider of music-based education for children from birth through age seven. We use the power and joy of music-making to help children learn and grow during the years most critical to brain development.
Middle School Visit Days
For students entering grades 6 – 8
Ready to see what Middle School at Prairie is REALLY like?
Go to class in the Glassblowing Studio. Play basketball in Phy Ed and four square at recess. Relax with Bell, Prairie’s certified therapy dog. Go to Morning Meeting. Attend Advisory. There is no better way for your child to get a feel for Prairie!
Visit Day: Experience Life as a TPS Student
If you and your child loved what you saw during your campus tour, the next step is to experience a true day in the life of a Prairie School student.
Students interested in 1st through 12th grade have the opportunity to visit campus for a regular school day where we'll try to pair them with a student who has similar interests. They will go to class, participate in learning, make some awesome art, get sweaty in gym – all of it!
If your son or daughter has a friend at Prairie who they'd like to spend their visit with, we will certainly take that into consideration as well!
Everything I Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten...at The Prairie School!
Maybe it's the awesome recesses on the Prairie playground. Or gym with Mr. Schafer or music with Mr. O. Maybe it's the nature unit or the space unit or the robotics unit. Maybe it's the Puff Ball Parties or Pajama Days. Maybe it's the learning to read. Or the pumpkin farm field trip. Or making their own lava lamps. Truth is, it's tough to pick the most awesome part of Kindergarten here at Prairie. We just know there's a whole lot to love. If you're interested in learning more about how your child will learn and grow in Prairie's Kindergarten, click the button below.
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