Admissions During COVID-19

Second Baptist School is currently engaged in distance learning. The Office of Admissions is still accepting applications for the 2020-2021 school year. Private tours will resume when students return to campus.

To learn more about Second Baptist School, contact Lower and Middle School Admissions Coordinator Sara Bingaman ( or Upper School Admissions Coordinator McKinzie Howard (

For tuition and financial aid inquiries, contact Director of Admissions Andrea Prothro (

Thank you for your continued patience and understanding in these uncertain times.

Admissions Steps

Step 1: Online Application and Checklist
Click Apply Now to begin the online application. You will create a login and password at the start of the process. 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. You will submit some items via the online checklist.
Step 2: Required Documents
You will submit your student's birth certificate and other applicable documents via the online checklist.

Step 3: Submit Teacher Recommendation 
Submit the teacher recommendation(s) through the online checklist. The teacher will return completed form to the Office of Admissions. One recommendation is required for grade 5. Recommendations from both English and math teachers are required for grades 6-8.

Step 4: Transcript Request
Submit the official transcript request to your student's current school. To print the request, Click Here. The school will return completed forms to the Office of Admissions. 
Step 5: ISEE - Independent School Entrance Exam
Applicants for grades 5-8 are required to take the ISEE - Independent School Entrance Exam. Regular testing fee is $125. Register here.

Step 6: Interview
Middle school applicants attend an interview with a middle school administrator or faculty member. Interviews are scheduled through the online checklist.

Decision and Reply Dates

Admissions Decisions
Friday, March 13, 2020
Mailed and available online

Common Reply Date
Friday, April 3, 2020


Tours, Events & Student Shadow Days

Tours, events and Student Shadow Days each provide a unique look at academic and student-life experiences.

Tours begin September 2020.
Registration for Tours and Events available June 2020.
Shadow Day registration available September 2020.

Arts and Athletic Events

You will have the opportunity to attend athletic events and arts performances including Flight Night, our middle school musical in fall 2020, the Festival of Christmas featuring all areas of the arts department and the upper school musical in February 2021.