College Preparatory School for Girls Grades 3-12

Complete Your Application

Completion of the online Inquiry Form provides access to the Admission Portal, current Holton families please use your current username and password. The Admissions Portal incudes application forms and a checklist to help track your progress in completing the required items.

Please click on the grade you are applying for below for more information.

APPLICATION

Please complete your online application by January 8, 2018.

The online application includes the required Student Information, Family Information, Parent Questionnaire, and $60 application fee in the Admission Portal.

All supporting documents should be received by January 22, 2018.

TRANSCRIPT

Have an official transcript for the current and previous school year sent to Holton-Arms. Please sign and give the Request for Transcript form to your daughter's school.

APPLICANT VISIT DAY

Attend Applicant Visit Day Friday, January 19, 2018 from 9 a.m. to noon.

While students visit, parents are welcome to stay and attend a question and answer session featuring Susanna A. Jones, Head of School and Patrick Bane, Director of Lower School.

RECOMMENDATIONS

Please give two current Teacher Recommendations forms to your daughter's teachers. One to your daughter's Main teacher and the other to a Special Subject teacher. Common Recommendation Form, Grades 2-12 .

CAMPUS TOUR & INTERVIEW

Please schedule a tour and interview for grades 3 and 4 via the applicant portal or contact the Admissions Office at 301-365-6000 admit@holton-arms.edu. The tour and interview are for parents only. Students will have the opportunity to tour the school on Applicant Visit Day Friday, January 19, 2018 from 9 a.m. to noon.

TESTING

Holton requires two tests for applicants, Holton Admissions Test and WISC-V.

  • Applications received by December 1, 2017 will be scheduled for testing on Saturday, December 9, 2017, 9-11 a.m. at Holton.
  • Applications received after December 1, 2017 will be scheduled for testing on Saturday, January 20, 2018, 9-11 a.m.

Schedule WISC-V (Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children). Families must schedule this test independently. Suggested testing centers:

Jean Baldwin, 202.363.0513
• Campbell Psychological Services, 301.589.5533
Diagnostic Assessment Associates, 301.657.2257
Educational Assessment Associates, 202.363.9805
The Kingsbury Center, 202.722.5555
• Psychological & Educational Associates, Inc., 202.726.6062
Wake, Kendall, Springer, Isenman, Schweickert, Weintraub & Associates, 202.686.7699

Please note that Holton-Arms does not endorse a particular testing organization. The list is provided for information in order to facilitate the admissions process. Please note any test preparation will invalidate the WISC-V test results. These tests may only be given once in a calendar year.

APPLICATION

Please complete your online application by January 8, 2018.

The online application includes the required Student Information, Family Information, Parent Questionnaire, and $60 application fee in the Admission Portal.

All supporting documents should be received by January 22, 2018.

CAMPUS TOUR & INTERVIEW

Please schedule a tour and interview for grades 5 and 6 via the applicant portal or contact the Admissions Office at 301-365-6000 admit@holton-arms.edu. The tour and interview are for parents only. Students will have the opportunity to tour the school on Applicant Visit Day Friday, January 19, 2018 from 9 a.m. to noon.

RECOMMENDATIONS

Please give two current teacher recommendations forms to your daughter's teachers. One to your daughter's Main teacher and the other to a Special Subject teacher. Common Recommendation Form, Grades 2-12

TRANSCRIPT

Have an official transcript for the current and previous school year sent to Holton-Arms. Please sign and give the Request for Transcript form to your daughter's school.

APPLICANT VISIT DAY

Attend Applicant Visit Day Friday, January 19, 2018, from 9 a.m. to noon. This visit is the final step in the application process for grades 5 and 6.

While students visit, parents are welcome to stay and attend a question and answer session featuring Susanna A. Jones, Head of School and Patrick Bane, Director of Lower School.

TESTING

Testing Applicants to grades 5 and 6 should take either the SSAT exam or the ISEE exam. Please register for either test via the testing website below:


APPLICATION

Please complete your online application by January 8, 2018.

The online application includes the required Student Information, Family Information, Parent Questionnaire, and $60 application fee in the Admission Portal.

All supporting documents should be received by January 22, 2018.

RECOMMENDATIONS

Please have your daughter's English and math teachers complete these recommendation forms. The common recommendation may be submitted by an additional individual familiar with the applicant, such as an athletic coach, mentor, art, or music teacher.

CAMPUS TOUR & INTERVIEW

Please schedule your tour and interview via the admissions portal or contact the Admissions Office at 301-365-6000 admit@holton-arms.edu.

Shadow Visit Day (Optional):

Middle School applicants have the option to spend a day visiting classes in the grade level for which they are applying. We ask that students submit an application and complete their interview prior to scheduling their shadow day. Please know that spaces are limited. We recommend you call the admissions office in the fall to schedule your appointment. This visit can by scheduled by contacting Caroline Howton at 301-365-6075.

TRANSCRIPT

Have an official transcript for current and previous school year sent to Holton-Arms. Please sign and give the Request for Transcript form to your daughter's school.

TESTING

Testing: Applicants to grades 7 and 8 should take either the SSAT exam or the ISEE exam. Please register for either test via the testing website below:


APPLICATION

Please complete your online application by January 8, 2018.

The online application includes the required Student Information, Family Information, Parent Questionnaire, and $60 application fee in the Admission Portal.

All supporting documents should be received by January 22, 2018.

CAMPUS TOUR & INTERVIEW

Please schedule your tour and interview via the admissions portal or contact the Admissions Office at 301-365-6000 admit@holton-arms.edu.

Shadow Visit Day (Optional):

Upper School applicants have the option to spend a day visiting classes in the grade level for which they are applying. We ask that students submit an application and complete their interview prior to scheduling their shadow visit day. Please know that spaces are limited. We recommend you call the admissions office in the fall to schedule your appointment. This visit can by scheduled by contacting Caroline Howton at 301-365-6075.

RECOMMENDATIONS

Three Current Teacher Recommendations (English Teacher, Math Teacher, and Current Teacher of your choice). Please give the form to your daughter's teachers.

Common Recommendation Form, Grades 7-12
English Recommendation Form, Grades 7-12
Math Recommendation Form, Grades 7-12

TRANSCRIPT

Have an official transcript for current grade and previous year sent to Holton-Arms. Please sign and give the Request for Transcript form to your daughter's school.

TESTING

Testing: Applicants to grades 7 and 8 should take either the SSAT exam or the ISEE exam. Please register for either test via the testing website below


PLEASE NOTE: All Upper School fall athletes must participate in pre-season activities beginning Monday, August 20, 2018.

The Holton-Arms School does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability, or sexual orientation in the administration of its hiring, educational policy, admissions, financial aid practices, or of its athletic and other School-administered programs.

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