Applications submitted by the Priority Application Deadline (December 15) are guaranteed to be reviewed in the first round of applicants. Supporting documents (recommendation forms, transcripts, standardized test scores, and entrance exam scores) should be submitted by January 15. We will still accept applications after the deadline, and those applications will be evaluated on a rolling basis; however, an applicant's best chance of being accepted is to apply by the deadline.
The ISEE is a three hour exam given to students entering high school. Pre-registration is required - click here to register for the ISEE. Students must be registered by December 19, 2020 to avoid paying the late registration fee. Registration closes completely on December 26. For more detailed information about the ISEE, click here. All 9th and 10th grade applicants are required to take either the ISEE or the HSPT to fulfill their entrance exam requirement.
Almost all of the available places in the incoming freshman class are filled by the end of February. The Admissions Committee will notify all applicants of their application status by mail and email, which will be sent out on March 12.
We will still accept applications after the deadline, and those applications will be evaluated on a rolling basis; however, an applicant's best chance of being accepted or being granted financial aid is to apply by the deadline.