Application Process and Forms

Applications for the 2022-23 academic year:

  • Rising 9th grade applications will be accepted until August 2022.
  • Rising 6th and 7th grade applicants will be placed on a waiting list as these classes are full.
  • Rising 8th grade transfer students will not be accepted.

Beginning September 1, 2022 applications will be accepted in the following grades for the 2023-2024 academic year:

  • Upper School - grades 9 & 10

Local Upperclassmen (grades 11 & 12) transfers are not considered for admission.

Prospective transfers from outside of the Raleigh area are considered on a case by case basis - please contact the Admissions Office to discuss potential transfer applicants. 

  • Middle School - grades 6 & 7

Space is not available for 8th grade transfer students.

The following are required to complete the admissions process (please see the Application Checklists at the bottom of this page for details regarding submitting the following):

Online Application - see link at the bottom of this page

Admissions Testing - please see instructions for registering for the entrance exam here.

School Records

Two Letters of Recommendation - may be submitted in the following ways:

School Administrator Student Review form

  • Please email the above link to an administrator (principal, asst. principal, dean of students, etc.) at the applicant's current school. 

Parent Interview - the Admissions Office will contact parents to schedule.

Applicant Interview - conducted during a student shadow date or scheduled independently.


Application Process Checklist - Middle School

Application Process Checklist - Upper School


To begin the on-line application, click the link below to create a parent account.

ONLINE Application for Admission 

  • When the application has been completed, pay the $165 (tuition deductible) application fee + $20 processing fee to submit (Total Fee = $185).  Both fees are non-refundable. 
  • Please note that once the application has been submitted, changes cannot be made.  If you wish to attach supporting documentation to the application, please do so BEFORE it has been submitted. Documentation can be emailed to the Admissions Office, however.  


Questions? Please call the Admissions Office at 919-576-7064 or email