Apply

Applying to an independent school may seem a little daunting, but we’re here to make it as easy as possible! It really all comes down to just 5 steps:

Step 1: Inquire.

Complete our online Inquiry Form. This tells us that you’re interested in exploring Worcester Academy. As soon as we have your information, we’ll send you some helpful printed materials through the mail and set up a myHILLTOP account for you – an online space that makes it easy for you to track your application progress.

Step 2: Visit Campus.

Contact the Admission Office to schedule your campus tour and interview. (Weekend tours are not available.) 

*International students should email Meghan Bennett to arrange an interview.

Step 3: Register for Exams.

MIDDLE SCHOOL APPLICANTS
Register for the Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE). Worcester Academy’s ISEE School Code is 222545.

UPPER SCHOOL APPLICANTS
Register for the ISEE or the Secondary School Admission Test (SSAT). Worcester Academy’s SSAT School Code is 8320.

INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS
Register for both the SSAT and the TOEFL Exam. Worcester Academy’s TOEFL School Code is 8018.

Step 4: Send Recommendations and Transcripts.

Ask for recommendations and arrange for your school to send transcripts.

RECOMMENDATIONS
We’d like a recommendation from your English teacher and from your Math teacher. If you’d like to add another teacher, you may do so.
 
TRANSCRIPTS
Ask your school’s administrator to send along the School Report and your transcript.

Step 5: Apply.

Complete your application by January 15th. That’s it! 
 
APPLICATIONS RECEIVED BY JANUARY 15
Decisions will be available on your myHILLTOP account on March 10.

APPLICATIONS RECEIVED AFTER JANUARY 15
Decisions will be available on your myHILLTOP account after April 1.