How to Apply

Our application deadline has now passed. If you are interested in applying for the fall of 2024, please contact Admission Office Manager Kim Marburger at or 610-705-1252 to inquire about our late application process.

Thank you for your interest in applying to The Hill School! The information on this page outlines the application process and timeline. All completed applications are due on January 31, 2024. Applications received after that date will be considered as space permits.  

Questions? Please contact the admission office at or 610-705-1252.

Online Application:

Complete your application using Gateway to Prep Schools or the Standard Application Online (SAO). Applicants will then receive an email with a link to their Hill online account which will enable them to track the status of their application and receive an admission decision.

Gateway to Prep Schools Application

Standard Application Online Application

Testing Requirements:

  • Third and Fourth Form (9th and 10th grade) Applicants: Students are required to submit SSAT, ISEE, or PSAT scores.
  • Fifth and Sixth Form (11th and 12th grade) and Post-Graduate Applicants: PSAT, SAT, ACT, or SSAT testing is required.
  • International Students: In addition to the SSAT, the TOEFL exam is required for all international students for whom English is not their first language, with the exception of applicants who have attended an American school and/or international school for the last three years.

Teacher Recommendations:

English, math, and counselor (or principal) recommendations are required. We prefer these recommendations come from current year teachers.

Admission Timeline:

September 13, 2023 – January 31, 2024: Admission Interviews available and testing requirements must be fulfilled

January 15, 2024: Financial aid applications due. Learn more about applying for financial aid.

January 31, 2024: Deadline to complete admission application

March 10, 2024: Admission decisions released

April 10, 2024: Enrollment contracts due

Late Admission Decisions: Completed applications received after February 1st will be considered on a space-available basis.  Decisions for these applications will be made on a rolling basis.

Not ready to apply quite yet? Fill out our Admission Inquiry Form to learn more about life at The Hill School!