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 recommendations through the online checklist. The teacher will return completed form to the Office of Admissions. Recommendations from English and math teachers are required.

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 - Indpendent School Entrance Exam
Applicants for grades 9-12 are required to take the ISEE - Independent School Entrance Exam. Register here.

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

Decision and Reply Date

Admissions Decisions

Friday, March 13, 2020
Mailed and available online

Common Reply Date
Friday, April 3, 2020


We invite you to visit Second Baptist School and experience our dynamic upper school. Campus visits, arts performances and athletic events will provide you with a comprehensive view of the school community and culture beyond our curriculum. Unique opportunities will allow you to explore course offerings, clubs and projects as you learn about campus life from students and faculty.

Student-Led Tours

Our Student Ambassadors lead the way during these one-hour campus tours. Experience campus life-first hand. Student-Led Tours will begin September 2019. Click to register.

Kick-Off and Flight Night

Join the fun on Friday, November 1, 2019 at Upper School Kick-Off. After dinner with coaches, cheerleaders, Golden Girls dance team, faculty and students, we will cheer on the Eagles at the football game! Also, join us for Flight Night - our winter sports showcase - Friday, January 17, 2020. After dinner, watch our women's and men's basketball teams with a great view from our indoor track. Click to register.

Shadow Days

Upper school applicants are encouraged to spend a Shadow Day at SBS. Visiting classes, meeting students and faculty and lunch with our student ambassadors are just a few of the highlights. Registration for shadowing is through the online application checklist. Online application available September 2019.

Parent Shadow Days

Come experience Upper School at SBS! The day will begin with coffee and then you will head to class to engage with our students and faculty. The morning will conclude with a student life panel and a time to connect with our upper school leadership team. Register and select your class prefence below. We will send additional details closer the your visit. Upper School Parent Shadow Days are open to parents of Second Baptist School applicants. Click to register.

Arts and Athletic Events

Campus life is an integral part of the upper school community. You will have opportunities to attend athletic events as well as choir and band concerts, our fall drama production of Pillow Talk, and our upper school musical production February 2020 - Disney's Beaty and the Beast performed at Dunham Theater at Houston Baptist University.