Apply: Upper School

Grades Nine through Twelve

Gilman School welcomes applications to its Upper School. Our main entry point is the ninth grade, but we also invite applications for tenth through twelfth grade.

Three smiling Upper School boys in class

After careful consideration of this year’s admissions cycle and the unique challenges it may present prospective students to complete the standardized testing portion of the process, we will not require the Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE) for the 2020-2021 admissions season. To ensure equity of process, we will measure aptitude through an in-house assessment. 

When making decisions, our Admissions Committee places great emphasis on past and current grades, school recommendations, prior standardized testing, personal interviews, as well as ISEE test scores and/or in-house assessment results.

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

Steps to Apply

As a result of COVID-19, we are currently reenvisioning the steps required to complete our admissions process. For those families considering applying to Gilman for the 2021-2022 school year, we look forward to working with you and encourage you to visit our website throughout the fall for the most updated information.


Should you have any questions, or if you would like assistance in filling out any of the admission-related forms, please do not hesitate to contact the Admissions staff.