Grades 5-11

How to Apply

List of 5 items.

  • Complete the Online Application- Available after September 15, 2021

    Please click here to start the online application. Once the online application and the application fee are submitted, please use the online checklist in the parent portal as a guide to submit the required documents by Friday, January 28, 2022.
  • Schedule a Student Interview

    Once the application has been submitted, please schedule the student interview in the parent portal.
  • Schedule ISEE Testing

    All applicants will be required to take the Independent School Entrance Examination (ISEE). Students may test at any authorized test location (online or in-person) as listed on the (ISEE) website. Once your daughter’s application has been submitted, please select the testing date in the parent portal if you prefer she test in-person at Hockaday.

    The test registration code for the ISEE will populate in the parent portal. You will use this code to register online for the ISEE at There is a registration fee*.

    *Testing fee assistance available for those who qualify.
    Due to COVID-19, this testing process is subject to change.
  • Submit the Transcript Release Form to Current School

    Once you have submitted your daughter's application, please locate the Transcript Release Form in the parent portal checklist and click on 'Edit this Request.' You will have the opportunity to enter the email address of the school administrator who is responsible for grades, transcripts, or progress reports at your daughter's current school. This will allow the school to upload your daughter's transcripts directly to the student application file. This checklist item will be marked complete once the transcripts have been received by Hockaday. The deadline for the receipt of your child's school records (Fall 2021, 2020-2021, and 2019-2020), if available, is January 28, 2022.
  • Teacher Evaluations and Head of School Evaluation Due January 28, 2022

    After you have submitted the online application, please visit the checklist in the parent portal. Enter email addresses for your daughters' current Math teacher, English teacher and Head of School and the confidential evaluation forms will be sent to the teachers automatically. You may confirm receipt of the evaluation forms in the parent portal.

Application Deadline

Admission decision notifications will be emailed on March 11, 2022, to all applicants who have completed their applications by January 28, 2022.

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