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Upper School Admission


Our application to apply for the 2024-2025 academic year is live and we look forward to working with your family during the process!

  1. There are two ways to apply to Kent Place School for Upper School. You may submit the Application for Admission, along with $75, online by December 20, 2023, by clicking the APPLY ONLINE button on our website, or you may submit the SSAT Standard Application Online (SAO). Please complete only ONE of these application processes. Note: Decisions for all Round One applicants will be sent in early March. In order to be considered in the Round One pool, your application must be submitted by the December 20 deadline. Round Two applicants will be considered only if space permits.  
  2. All families applying for financial aid must submit their financial aid application to Clarity by January 22, 2024, after submitting their application for admission. If applying to Kent Place is cost-prohibitive, please get in touch with Adrianna DeGazon, Director of Financial Aid, at, to request a fee waiver.
  3. After you have submitted an application for admission, you will be directed to a webpage with instructions regarding how to schedule the required parent and student interviews and the optional student visit.
  4. Arrange for the applicant to take either the SSAT (Secondary School Admission Test) or the ISEE (Independent School Entrance Exam) before January 22 Advance registration for these tests is required. Test scores are due by January 22. For registration information, refer to and Fee waivers are available.
  5. Upload an official transcript using the button in your child's checklist tab in the online application. The transcript should include current year grades, final grades from the previous two years, results of any standardized testing, and attendance record. The transcript must be uploaded by January 22.
  6. Ask current English and math teachers to complete the Grades 6–12 Teacher Recommendation Form. If the same faculty member teaches both of these subjects, please ask the current science or social studies teacher to submit the second recommendation. Forms should be completed by teachers no sooner than December 1 and submitted to the Admission Office no later than January 22. The Grade 6–12 Teacher Recommendation Form can be sent directly to the teachers by using the email link found in your child's checklist tab in the online application.
  7. The applicant must complete the Student Supplement and upload it via the checklist tab in the online application no later than January 22.
  8. Parents are welcome to complete the optional Parent Supplement by January 22.
  9. Schedule an optional tour of campus at any point during the process.



For specific questions about the Upper School Admission Process, please contact:

Director of MIDDLE & UPPER SCHOOL Admission

(908) 273-0900, ext. 623

The Kent Place School Admission Office offers translation services for parents whose first language is not English. We invite you to interact with our office in the language that makes you feel most comfortable.


We encourage students to test their abilities, set ambitious goals, and find support in every corner of the school.