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APPLICATION PROCESS


Thank you for taking the next step to become a student at The Highlands School.  To apply for admissions to The Highlands, you must complete the steps below.  The following checklist will assist you in creating your child's application portfolio.  Applications are due January 21, 2022, after this date applications will be accepted and reviewed as space is available.  

APPLICATION CHECKLIST

  • Schedule a Tour 

  • Schedule a Shadow Date - Due to COVID, shadow days are pending at this time.   

  • Complete an application online.  

    • Immunization Record

    • Transcripts from Current School

    • Birth Certificate

    • Student Photo

    • Teacher Evaluation(s):  Kindergarten - 12th grade applicants

    • Entrance Exams: 

      • Kindergarten - 8th grade applicants scheduled through Kim Austin

      • 9th Grade Applicants must take the ISEE exam and schedule at local testing sites,  register here (THS code: 443556).  

      • 10th - 12th Applicants must provide EITHER PSAT scores OR the ISEE test scores.

    • Principal Evaluation:  All applicants coming from a Catholic school

    • Family Interview:  Scheduled directly through Kim Austin, Admissions Coordinator once all documentation is completed.

    • $120 Application Fee paid online 

High School applications are only considered by semester and on a case by case basis.  Typically, current high school students will need some type of credit recovery to meet our graduation requirements. 

Starting Age Requirements for 2022-2023

To best serve students in all aspects of academic, physical and social growth, we adhere to a strict admissions age requirement.  Students must meet the following birthday deadlines to enroll in these specific grades.  All students must be fully potty-trained before school starts.  
  PK3 - Children must be 3 years of age by September 1, 2022 
  PK4 - Children must be 4 years of age by September 1, 2022 
  Kindergarten - Children must be 5 years of age by September 1, 2022
  First Grade - Children must be 6 years of age by September 1, 2022

Admissions Decisions 

Acceptance of an admission offer is done by completion of the online enrollment by the date indicated in the acceptance letter to secure a seat at The Highlands.  Applications received after January 21, 2022 will be considered as space is available.