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Upper School Application Page

Admission Process for Upper School: Grades 9-12

Please review our application steps below. Questions about our process? Get in touch with our Admissions Team via email us at or call 508-462-9401. 

The application deadline for the 2024-2025 school year is January 15, 2024. Applications submitted after that date will be evaluated on a rolling basis. 

Apply for Fall 2024 now. Limited space is available in select grades.

Apply with the standard online application

Admission Steps

  1. Schedule a Visit. On your visit, you'll do a tour, a student interview and a parent/guardian Interview. International student applicants can do this virtually. 
  2. Complete the student and parent portions of the Online Application via the Standard Online Application (SAO)
  3. Submit School Records (current year and previous year) 
  4. School counselor/principal recommendation
  5. Submit recommendation from current English teacher
  6. Submit recommendation from current Math teacher
  7. Submit character recommendation (from a coach, instructor, additional teacher, or tutor) or Character Skills Assessment (optional) 
  8. Submit graded student work (one recently-graded English assessment, test or paper)
  9. Standardized testing (optional)*
  10. Supplemental portfolio (optional)** 

* We accept both SSAT and ISEE scores. Students that choose not to submit SSAT or ISEE scores will not be penalized in any way. The SSAT code for Bancroft School is 1480. 

** If you have a well-developed talent in the creative, performing arts, athletics, robotics, etc. you may submit samples of your work for review. Please email your submission to us at