All students applying to the fall 2020 kindergarten class must turn five (5) by July 15, 2020.  For all other grades, please refer to this age guideline before inquiring.

The following is Town School's admission process:
  • Fill out an Inquiry Form (available September 5-January 15) to gain access to parent/guardian tour, interview and registration for admissions events.
  • The parent/guardian interview should be scheduled for a date subsequent to your tour. We look forward to learning about your family; please plan on spending half an hour with us.
  • Within a few days, you will receive an email with your login information, giving you access to our internal website (portal) and details for next steps in the application process. 
  • Upon receipt of your application and fee, we will schedule a visit to Town School for your son.
Families applying to kindergarten: Please sign and submit the Student Evaluation Form to your son's current school and have the school mail or email (admissions@townschool.com) it to Town School for Boys before January 7. You will be notified of a date and time for your son's school visit upon receipt of the application. Visits are scheduled on Saturdays in January and early February. The students will spend 1.5 hours at Town participating in group play. During this time they will also spend approximately 10 minutes with a teacher individually, engaging in a variety of verbal, auditory and written tasks appropriate to their development.
 
Families applying to grades one through four: Please sign and submit the Student Evaluation Form (click here for the Student Evaluation Form for Grade 1 and click here the Student Evaluation Form for Grades 2-4). and the Transcript Release Form and to your son's current school and have them return these via mail or email (admissions@townschool.com) before January 15. For those applying to grades 2-4, on the Transcript Release Form we request a minimum of the last two years of report cards or progress reports.  Your son will be invited to spend a full day at Town School in January or February and an assessment will be done at that time.

Families applying to grades five through eight: Please sign and submit the Student Evaluation Form and the Transcript Release Form to your son's current school and have them mail or email (admissions@townschool.com) these to Town School for Boys before January 15. On the Transcript Release Form we request a minimum of the last two years of report cards or progress reports. Your son will be invited to spend a full day at Town School in January or early February.

Applicants for grades five through eight are required to take on of the following standardized assessments:
  • The Independent School Entrance Examination (ISEE). Please have the results sent directly to Town School for Boys (use code # 054007). To register for the ISEE, please call 1-800-446-0320 or visit their website.
  • Secondary School Admission Test (SSAT). Please have the results sent directly to Town School for Boys (use code # 7708).  To register for the SSAT, visit their website.  
Please have your son take one of these assessments no later than Monday, February 10, 2020.  

Admissions decisions for the 2020-21 school year will be electronically posted mid-March, 2020.