Upper School Application Process

  • After an application is on file, an Upper School applicant to Grade 9 and his parent(s) are invited to the school 
    for a tour and an admission interview.
  • Applicants for Grades 10-12 may contact the Admissions Office regarding opportunities for enrollment.
    Appointments are scheduled 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

  • 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 and parent tour and admission interview after the application is received and filed. Applicants to Grades 10-12 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.