Accepting Applications

Starting September 1st, will we be accepting applications for the '17-'18 Academic year.  The priority application deadline is January 15th.

Application Process

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 surprisingly similar.

Step 1: Inquire
  • Complete an online inquiry form to express your interest in Worcester Academy and receive printed materials in the mail.
Step 2: Set up your Campus Visit
  • Contact us in the Admission Office at 508-459-5841 to schedule the required campus tour and interview. Sorry, weekend interviews and tours are not available at this time.
  • International students should email Jillian BairdBurnett to arrange an interview.
Step 3: Register for the entrance examination
Step 4:  Ask for Recommendations and have your school send your transcripts
Access the following files through your MyHilltop Account and email them to your current teachers to fill out. You also have the option of printing the forms for your teachers to fill out. The forms need to be received in our office by January 15th.
Step 5: Complete your Application by January 15th
Decisions will be available by accessing your MyHilltop account on March 10th for applications completed by January 15th. Decisions for applications completed after January 15th will be available by accessing your MyHilltop account after April 1st.

Next Steps

Schedule your visit
A visit to tour campus and to speak with the Admission Office is a required part of the process. You can contact us by phone at 508-459-5841 or email to set up a time that works best for you.

Register for an admission test
We require either the ISEE or SSAT as an entrance exam for grades 6–11. Applicants for grades 11–PG may also submit the PSAT or SAT. International Students need to submit TOEFL and SSAT scores.  School Code for TOEFL is 8018; for the SSAT, 8320.
WORCESTER ACADEMY® is a co-ed day and boarding school for grades 6 to 12 and postgraduates. Our urban setting, diverse community, and innovative curriculum provide each student with unique opportunities for self-discovery, academic achievement, and personal empowerment.

Worcester Academy © 2014

81 Providence Street
Worcester, MA 01604
☏ 508-754-5302

Privacy Guidelines