Middle School Application Process

  • Parents of Middle School applicants tour the school with other parents focusing on the Middle and Upper School experience. To schedule a tour (offered September - January) submit a Tour Request.
  • After an application is on file, a Middle School applicant to Grade 5, 6 or 7 is invited to the school for a tour and admission session with other Middle School applicants.
  •  For Grade 8, appointments are scheduled for an applicant only when there is an opportunity for enrollment in the grade.

Application Checklist:

  • Submit application and $75 fee to Collegiate School (by December 2). The application fee may be waived for families applying for financial aid. Retain a copy of the application for your files.

  • Schedule the applicant to take the ERB test (ISEE) at erblearn.org or the SSAT test and arrange for results to be sent to Collegiate School.
  • Request official transcript from current school. 
    Transcript Request

  • Arrange for two current recommendations, one from an English teacher and one from a math teacher, to be submitted to the Admissions Office. Please request that each teacher return the form to the Admissions Office.
    English Teacher Recommendation
    Math Teacher Recommendation 

  • Applicants to Grades 6-8 should submit a writing sample, which includes feedback or has been graded by a current teacher, to the Admissions Office. (see the Essays section of Requirements).

  • The Admissions Office will call to schedule an applicant tour/admission session, after the application is received and filed.  Applicants to Grade 8 may contact the Admissions Office regarding opportunities for enrollment.  Appointments are scheduled only when there is an opportunity for enrollment in the grade.

  • If applying for financial aid
  • File the Parents’ Financial Statement (PFS) with the School and Student Services By NAIS (sssbynais.org/parents). Collegiate SSS code: 2488
  • Provide your family's most recently filed federal tax return and supplementary documents to Collegiate School, no later than January 15.

Admissions Office Contact Info:

Please Note:

All information concerning the applicant should be received in the Admissions Office no later than January 6.
Return required forms by email to SubmitInfo@collegiateschool.org or by mail. In email correspondence, please include in the subject line the applicant's entering grade and first and last names.