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 3). 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 and arrange for results to be sent to Collegiate School. Applicants to Upper School may substitute results from the SSAT.

  • 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 7. 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.