Admission
Applying

Grades 5-12

How to Apply

List of 6 items.

  • 1. Complete the online application

    Please click here to start the online application. Once the online application and the application fee is submitted, please use the online checklist in the parent portal as a guide to submit the Parent Questionnaire, Student Questionnaire, and a copy of the applicant's birth certificate. Please submit all of these items in the online parent portal by December 15, 2018.  


  • 3. Schedule the student interview and optional shadow day visit.

    Once the application has been submitted, please schedule the optional student visit and the interview in the parent portal. Please note the interview is required and the shadow visit is optional. While on campus during the shadow visit, her interview will be completed.  Please visit this page to view the available shadow dates. If the applicant lives outside of Dallas and is not able to visit the campus, the Office of Admission will arrange a Skype interview. 

    Boarding applicants should contact Molly Averitt in the Office of Admission to arrange both a parent and a student interview.
  • 2. Schedule ISEE testing date.

    Hockaday uses the Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE).  The student may register directly with ISEE.  Please include the test fee of $105 with that registration. For ISEE information and registration, please call 1-800-446-0320 or register online at www.iseetest.org. She may take the ISEE at a Prometric Center if the scheduled testing dates do not work with her schedule.  
    The ISEE will be offered at Hockaday on January 6, 2018 and January 20, 2018.
  • 5. Submit Transcript Release Form to your daughter's current school.

    Hockaday requires transcripts from the current year and the last two years. After you have submitted the online application, please download the Transcript Release Form in the parent portal checklist or by clicking here.  A parent must sign the form before giving it to his/her daughter's current school.  The current school's registrar should then submit the student's transcripts directly to Hockaday by January 26, 2018.
  • 4. Teacher Evaluations and Head of School Evaluation due January 26, 2018.

    After you have submitted the online application, please visit the checklist in the parent portal. Enter email addresses for your daughters' 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 evaluation forms in the parent portal.

  • 6. We invite you and your family to attend one of our Admission Events.

    We invite you and your family to join us on campus at one of our upcoming events. There are parent visits, a Middle/Upper School Preview Day, and campus tours available. You may RSVP online. If you are unable to attend one of these events and you live outside the Dallas Metroplex, please call the Office of Admission to arrange another opportunity to visit the school. 
The Hockaday School is an equal opportunity environment. It is our policy not to discriminate, and to comply with all applicable state and federal laws prohibiting discrimination in the School’s admission and education policies, financial aid programs, athletic programs or other administered activities based on race, color, sexual orientation, creed, religion, national origin, ethnicity or other applicable protected classification.

Application Deadline

Admission decision notifications will be emailed on March 9, 2018 to all applicants who have completed their applications by January 26, 2018.
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