Application Process

Upper School

Steps to Apply

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  • Step 1: Online Application and Checklist

    When you Apply Now, you will create a login and password. You may complete the application over time, and your student will be considered an applicant when each step is completed and the fee is paid.
  • Step 2: Required Documents

    • Submit the teacher recommendations through the online checklist. The teacher will return the completed form to the Office of Admissions. Recommendations from English and math teachers are required.
    • Submit the official transcript request to your student's current school. The school will return the completed forms to the SBS Office of Admissions.
    • You will submit your student's birth certificate and other applicable documents via the online checklist.
  • Step 3: Testing

    Applicants for grades 9-12 are required to take the ISEE - Independent School Entrance Exam.
  • Step 4: Interview

    Upper school applicants attend an interview with an upper school administrator or faculty member. Interviews are scheduled through the online checklist.

Important Dates

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  • Application Deadline

    Tuesday, December 8, 2020
  • Admissions Decisions

    Friday, March 12, 2021
    Mailed and available online
  • Common Reply Date

    Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Tours, Events & Student Shadow Days

The Office of Admissions hosts virtual events that provide a unique look into life at SBS. Visit the Experience page to register for an upcoming event.

Arts and Athletic Events

You will have the opportunity to attend athletic events and arts performances in person and virtually.

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