We’re so excited you are considering applying to boarding school!At Holderness, students are respected, known, and challenged. Whether you’re interested in outdoor adventures, serving the community in our leadership program, or exploring your intellectual passions, Holderness is committed to the growth and success of each student. Below is a link to the Standard Boarding School Application, dates, and deadlines. At any point, please don't hesitate to reach out with questions.
Our Application Timeline
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|December 10||Preferred SSAT sitting for the optional test; Register at www.ssat.org|
|January 6||Last Day for SSAT (test is entirely optional)
The WISC V is also an acceptable alternative.
Eleventh grade, twelfth grade, and postgraduate applicants have the option of taking the PSAT, SAT, or ACT.
|February 1||Application and Financial Aid Deadline|
|February 15||Financial Aid Supporting Documentation Deadline
If you are seeking financial aid, please file the Parent Financial Statement here by February 1, and upload the required tax statements by February 15.
|March 10||Notification of Admission Committee Decisions|
|April 7||Second Visit Day|
|April 9||Second Visit Day|
|April 10||Parents Notify Holderness of Decision|
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Is Holderness right for you? The best way to find the right boarding school is to reach out. Check us out in person in New Hampshire or virtually. See why Holderness is more than a school, it's an elevated experience.