Application Process

An 8th grade student's application for admission to Kehillah includes the following.  Application forms appear in the File Gallery in the lower left-hand corner of this page:

  1. Parents' completion of the Parent/Guardian Application (due January 15, 2015);
  2. A $75 non-refundable Application Fee (due January 15, 2015);
  3. Student's completion of the Student Application (due January 15, 2015);
  4. Completed Transcript Release and Confidentiality Form submitted to the student's current school (submitted to current school by January 15, 2015);
  5. Recommendations from student's 8th grade English teacher, math teacher, and counselor or principal (submitted to current school by January 15, 2015)*; note that these three recommendation pdfs are writeable and that tips for using them are also set forth in the File Gallery to the left);
  6. Acceptable score on either the SSAT or ISEE (nationally administered and normed high school admissions exams) from exam administered no later than January 31, 2015);
  7. Student interview with Kehillah administrator (usually during the applicant's Campus Visit (aka "Shadow Visit").

*A recommendation from a Jewish professional (rabbi, cantor, Hebrew teacher or youth group leader) is optional.

A Campus Visit (also known as the "Shadow Visit") at Kehillah for most or all of a school day is recommended.

Beginning on September 15, 2014 applicants will have access to an online application through which they can submit applications to Kehillah and recommendation forms to recommending schools.

Admissions Events

Mon Sep 15

New Online Application and Exploration Site Goes Live

Mon Oct 13

8th Grade Campus Visit ("Shadow") Program Beings

Sun Oct 26

Admissions Open House

2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Sun Dec 07

Admissions Open House

2:00 PM - 4:30 PM