Upper School Application Process

Due to Covid-19, all aspects of the 2020-21 admissions process will be conducted virtually.

  • After an application is on file, an Upper School applicant to Grade 9 and his parent(s)/guardian will be contacted to schedule a virtual appointment with the Admissions Office.
  • 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 7. 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 (school code 333565) or the SSAT test (school code 2493) and arrange for results to be sent to Collegiate School. 

  • Request official transcript from current school. In order to help us know the student, please provide our office with a parent copy of the 6th and 7th grade report cards, if they are not included in the transcript provided by your current school. Please send to SubmitInfo@collegiateschool.org.
  • Two current recommendations, one from an English teacher and one from a math teacher, are required of applicants for admission.

  • 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).

  • An Upper School applicant to Grade 9 and his parent(s)/guardian will be contacted to schedule a virtual appointment with the Admissions Office after the application is on file.

  • 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, 2021.

Admissions Office Contact Info:

Please Note:

All information concerning the applicant should be submitted to the Admissions Office no later than January 8.
Return required forms by email to SubmitInfo@collegiateschool.org. In email correspondence, please include in the subject line the applicant's entering grade and first and last names.