Apply to St. John's

Come for a visit. Experience the brotherhood. Apply.

We look forward to getting to know you, and assisting you through the application process. We use an online portal at St. John's, which requires a username and password for every family. You will submit your application via this portal.

Middle School Applicants – Steps to Apply

Grade 6 Applicants
  • SUBMIT online application with $50 fee. As part of the online application, you will be asked to provide two recommendations: 1.) Headmaster/Principal/Counselor (this will release your official school transcript), and 2.) current homeroom teacher.
  • SCHEDULE a parent interview with a member of the Admission staff; please contact the Office of Admission at 978-624-1301 to schedule your interview.
  • TAKE ISEE or SSAT.
Grade 7 and 8 Applicants

Students applying to grades 7 and 8 are considered transfer applicants.

  • SUBMIT online application with $50 fee. As part of the online application, you will be asked to provide three recommendations: 1.) Headmaster/Principal/Counselor (this will release your official school transcript), 2.) current English teacher, and 3.) current math teacher
  • SCHEDULE a student interview with a member of the Admission team; please contact the Office of Admission at 978-624-1301 to schedule your interview.
  • TAKE ISEE or SSAT.
  • TRANSFER APPLICATIONS are considered, on a rolling basis, after April 1.

Middle School Applicants – Dates and Deadlines

Sunday, October 30, 2016
Open House: 10 am, 11 am and noon

Saturday, December 17, 2016
ISEE at St. John's: 8:30 am

Saturday, January 14, 2017
ISEE at St. John's: 8:30 am

January 15, 2017
Application and tuition assistance application deadline

February 15, 2017
Admission notification date

March 31, 2017
Enrollment deadline

Middle School Applicants – Testing Information

ISEE: St. John's will offer the ISEE on Saturday, December 17, 2016, and Saturday, January 14, 2017. If you take the exam at another school, indicate that your scores should be sent to St. John's Prep (code #570750). Registration information can be found online here.

SSAT: St. John's also accepts the SSAT if taken no later than January 20, 2017. The St. John's Prep SSAT member number is 6537. Registration information can be found online at www.ssat.org.

High School Applicants – Steps to Apply

Grade 9 Applicants
  • SUBMIT this online application with $50 fee. As part of the online application, you will be asked to provide three recommendations: 1.)Headmaster/Principal/Counselor (this will release your official school transcript), 2.) current English teacher, and 3.) current math teacher.
  • TAKE HSPT or SSAT.
  • An interview with an admission officer is an optional part of the application process. Call 978-624-1301 if you  would like to schedule an interview.
Transfer Applicants

Students applying to grades 10 and 11 are considered transfer applicants.

  • SUBMIT this online application with $50 fee. As part of the online application, you will be asked to provide three recommendations: 1.) Headmaster/Principal/Counselor (this will release your official school transcript), 2.) current English teacher, and 3.) current math teacher.
  • INTERVIEW with a member of the Admission team; please contact the Office of Admission at 978-624-1301 to schedule your interview.
  • PROVIDE a school profile.
  • TRANSFER APPLICATIONS are considered, on a rolling basis, after April 1.

St. John's does not accept applications for senior year or a post graduate year. Students applying for transfer admission are eligible to apply for tuition assistance at St. John's; see more about tuition assistance here.

High School Applicants – Dates and Deadlines

Sunday, October 30, 2016
Open House: 9 am, 10 am and 11 am

Saturday, November 5, 2016
HSPT given at St. John's

Saturday, December 3, 2016
HSPT given at St. John's

December 15, 2016
Application and tuition assistance application deadline

February 6, 2017
Admission notification date

March 15, 2017
Enrollment deadline

High School Applicants – Testing Information

High School Placement Test (HSPT):St. John's will offer the HSPT on November 5 and December 3, 2016. If you take the exam at another school, indicate that your scores should be sent to St. John's Prep (code #19). The scores will be sent directly to families at the end of January; St. John's does not release the scores. Use this link to register.

SSAT: St. John's also accepts the SSAT if taken no later than December 20, 2016. The St. John's Prep SSAT member number is 6537. Registration information can be found online at www.ssat.org.

International Applicants

St. John’s Prep seeks to honor the diversity that enriches our school community and the world beyond St. John’s through accepting highly qualified international students. Currently, we work with an agency to enroll students from China, and more than 20 Chinese students attend St. John's. If you are interested in learning more about this program and the opportunities offered by St. John's, please note that St. John's:

  • Accepts international students into grades 9 and 10.
  • Offers dedicated faculty support for international students.
  • Provides counselors to assist students in college application and selection.
  • Is authorized by SEVIS to issue I-20 forms.
  • Tuition for international students, $29,260 for the 2016-2017 school year, reflects the additional services and supports provided for our international students.
All interested international students should email Michael Kelley '09, Assistant Director of Admission, for more information. If you are interested in becoming a host family for an international student at St. John's, please contact Mr. Kelley.
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