When are applications accepted?
A. Early Bird applications are due by December 1 and notifications are mailed out by the holiday break. From January on, applications are processed monthly.
How do I schedule a test date?
A. Applicants take the WRAT 4 on their visit day. The OLSAT is typically administered to a group of applicants on a weekend morning or afternoon.
What is the release of records form?
A. This form allows us to receive copies of the applicant’s latest grades, standardized tests and health records.
I homeschool my child. What do I need to provide for transcripts?
A. For homeschool students we require a state certified and approved homeschool curriculum and health records.
Does Long Trail require a “visit” day for all applicants?
A. If students are applying during the regular school year, they are required to spend a day at LTS with a student host.
When will we hear about admissions decisions?
A. Students applying for Early Bird admission will be notified prior to the LTS holiday break. All other applicants are notified on a monthly basis.
What should families do if they have additional questions about admissions?
A. Families are encouraged to call the Admissions Office at any time with questions.
How does the decision process work?
A.Each application is first reviewed by the Admissions Committee. The group consists of the Director of Admission, Dean of Faculty, Dean of Students and several faculty members. The Head of School has ultimate authority on an admission decision.
Does the Director of Admissions see every application?
A. The Director of Admission sees every application.
Can it make a difference in the admission decision if someone has applied for financial aid?
A. Applying for financial aid has no impact on an admission decision.