Apply to be a Student

Important Dates and Deadlines

  • Feb. 6/ Feb. 18, 2020 -  Information Evening for Students & Families (6 pm at Fort Worth Country Day)
  • Feb. 7 / Mar. 4, 2020 - Applications are due!!!
  • March 21, 2020 - Interview Day (9am-4pm, at Fort Worth Country Day – Upper School) 
  • March 23, 2020 - Make-up Interview Day (if unable to attend March 23rd)
  • Third week of April - Breakthrough will mail decision letters to your family

Where do I turn in my application?

Ask your school’s academic coordinator or counselor where it should go! Most schools will have a drop-off point in the office or in a teacher’s classroom.

Mail completed applications to Breakthrough at:

Student Admissions
Breakthrough Fort Worth
4200 Country Day Ln.
Fort Worth, TX 76109


Scan and email application to

Must be received by our office on or before March 2nd.  
  • All applicants are required to submit a written application, a parent/guardian statement, a teacher recommendation letter, standardized test scores and grades.
  • The student admission committee (made up of alumni, former summer teachers, school-year program teachers, tutors, and other volunteers) review student applications throughout February, March and April. Each student with a completed application is invited to a personal interview. Admission decisions are made at the end of April. Students will receive mailed notification of their status by early May.

Call (817) 302-3280 or e-mail with any questions!
4200 Country Day Lane, Fort Worth, TX 76109
Phone: 817.732.7718
Fort Worth Country Day (FWCD) is a JK-12 private, independent, coeducational, nondenominational college-preparatory school located on approximately 100 acres in Fort Worth, Texas. The mission of Fort Worth Country Day School is to foster the intellectual, physical, emotional, and ethical development of capable students through an academically rigorous college preparatory program that integrates the arts and athletics.