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Upper School

We are delighted that you are interested in attending Westtown School where you will be inspired and challenged to realize your individual gifts in a diverse community. Through our application process, we encourage you to get to know Westtown School on a deeper level as we get to know you! We look forward to getting to know you!

To apply, follow the steps below. (International applicants, click here)


  • Day applications must be completed by December 31st, and admission decisions will be communicated by February 1st.
  • Boarding applications must be completed by January 15th, and admission decisions will be communicated on March 10th.
  • Applications will be accepted after the deadlines, and will be considered if space is available in your grade of interest.

If you don’t find all the information you need here, we welcome your questions and would love to speak with you. Call us at 610-399-7900 or email [email protected] anytime.

STEP 1: Request Information

To start the admission process, please complete our Inquiry Form online.

STEP 2: Begin Your Application

Begin the Standard Application Online (SAO).  Click “Register/login” or “Get started with the SAO.” If this is your first SAO application, you will need to create an SSAT/SAO account. If you have used SAO before, you will simply log in. Submitting the student profile and paying the application fee will transmit the application to us. Student and parent essays, recommendations, and transcripts can follow.  After we receive your initial application, we will send a short supplemental form to complete.

STEP 3: Schedule a Virtual Tour, Student Visit or Interview

Schedule a Virtual Tour, Student Visit, or Interview
For Upper School, we will conduct guided virtual tours and interviews. Contact the Admissions Office at 610-399-7900 or email [email protected] and your admission counselor will reach out to schedule. Applicants from China, see specific information here.

STEP 4: Standardized Testing

Standardized Testing:

  • For applicants for the Fall, testing is encouraged but not required. Applicants who have testing they wish to submit are welcome to do so. These tests are helpful for placement after enrollment.
  • Information about the testing Westtown accepts is here.
  • Westtown School is one of the test locations for the SSAT for the general public. Testing dates for all locations and registration can be found on the SSAT website.

STEP 5: Financial Aid

If interested in Financial Aid, click here.

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