Applying to independent schools can be a daunting process as you explore multiple schools. Although the schools you are looking at may all be different, the application process is suprisingly similar.
Step 1: Inquire
Step 2: Set up your Campus Visit
- Complete an online inquiry form to express your interest in Worcester Academy and receive printed materials in the mail.
Step 3: Register for the entrance examination
- Contact us in the Admission Office at 508-459-5841 to schedule the required campus tour and interview.
- International students should email Mr. John Ettore to arrange an interview in person or via Skype once you have submitted your application.
Fee waivers are available from the Admission Office for either the ISEE or SSAT test. Worcester Academy follows the SAT fee waiver guidelines
. If you believe you qualify for a fee waiver, please contact your Admission Counselor.
Step 4: Ask for Recommendations and have your school send your transcripts
Print the following files from our website and ask your current teachers to complete them by January 15, 2015.
Step 5: Complete your Application by Wednesday, January 15, 2015Step 6: Apply for Financial Aid
Worcester Academy believes that the responsiblity of financing a private education rests primarily with the student's family. However, we recognize that the cost of tuition is daunting to most families. Worcester Academy is committed to assisting families who demonstrate financial need and are willing to assume some responsibilty for tuition. Currently, approximately 40% of Worcester Academy students are receiving financial assistance. To apply, see the Financial Aid Policy
and start your Financial Aid application
. The Financial Aid deadline for new students is February 1, 2015.
Decisions will be mailed on Tuesday, March 10, 2015 for applications completed by January 15, 2015. Decisions for applications completed after January 15, 2015 will be mailed after April 1, 2015.