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Apply to Gilman Upper School

Welcome and thank you for your interest in Gilman Upper School!

We are so excited that you have taken the first step to learn more about Gilman's commitment to educating boys in mind, body, and spirit. Whether students are engaging in our robust curriculum, participating in an athletic event on one of our outdoor fields, or finding a quiet nook for studying or self-reflection, the places and spaces at Gilman are designed to foster a warm and welcoming environment that's most conducive to boys' learning.

We are thrilled to offer your family a tour of campus and hope that your student(s) will have an opportunity to experience these moments firsthand as a visitor. We believe that the pursuit of excellence begins here, and look forward to sharing the Gilman experience with you.

Please follow the steps below to get started, and know that our team is available to answer any questions you may have along the way.

Owen Daly
Director of Middle and Upper School Enrollment



Grades Nine Through Twelve

Please continue to visit our website throughout the fall to receive the most updated information about our admissions process.

Note: The main Upper School entry point is the ninth grade. Openings in grades ten and eleven are limited, but applications are still welcome.

When making decisions, our Admissions Committee places great emphasis on past and current grades, teacher recommendations, prior standardized testing, personal interviews, as well as Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE) scores and/or other admissions testing results.



Steps to Apply

The following information is designed to help you through the admissions process.
Please use this as a guide, but always feel free to call our office at 410-323-7169 or email a member of our team if you have any questions.


Ready to Start (or Continue) Your Admissions Journey?


Have Questions? Contact the Upper School Admissions Team!

If you have any questions or need assistance filling out any of the admissions-related forms, our friendly team is ready to help.

Donell Thompson Jr.

Donell Thompson Jr.

Director of Secondary School Admissions, Upper School Math Teacher
Jamie Frieman

Jamie Frieman

Associate Director of Middle and Upper School Admissions
Kip Digges III

Kip Digges III

Middle School Spanish Teacher, Director of Summer Programs, Director of Tuition Assistance
Beth Knapp

Beth Knapp

Co-Director of the Finney-Greene Program, Upper School CIE Coordinator
Owen Daly IV

Owen Daly IV

Director of Middle and Upper School Enrollment, Upper School History Teacher