Apply to Upper School
Thank you for your interest in applying to Lincoln School. The Admission Committee carefully considers a candidate’s academic achievements, standardized test scores, extracurricular interests and talents, citizenship, and future potential.
Lincoln will consider admission applications after February 1, 2019 as space remains available.
1. Online Inquiry
Complete the Inquire Online form to start the application process.Once complete, a user name will be provided via email to access to Lincoln’s online Admission Portal.
2. Complete the Admission Application
Upon receiving access to the online Admission Portal, complete the various sections of the application online. The portal also allows you to track the status of an application. A non-refundable $55 fee is required.
3. Schedule a Student Visit Day and Parent Tour
The best way to experience Lincoln School is by visiting. Every applicant is required to spend a day visiting classes with student hosts, where she will have the opportunity to meet future classmates and participate in class. Parents are invited to tour the campus and talk with an admission representative. Please contact the Admission Office @ 331-9696 x 3157 or firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule a visit and tour.
4. Short Responses Form
Tell us about yourself! There are no right or wrong answers to this form.
5. Transcript Release Form
Parent/guardians must sign and submit a Transcript Release Form to the applicant's current school.
6. Teacher Recommendation.
We want to learn more about you from those who know you best. A recommendation is required from current English and Mathematics teachers. Although not required, additional letters of recommendation from individuals who know the applicant well (coach, religious leader, performing arts instructor, etc.) are welcome.
7. Standardized Testing
Test scores from either the SSAT (Secondary School Admission Test, www.ssat.org) or the ISEE (Independent School Entrance Exam, www.iseetest.org) are required. These exams can be taken at any location.
SSAT test dates at Lincoln: 11/10/18, 12/8/18, 1/5/19, 2/2/19, 3/2/19, 4/27/19, 6/8/19 (Lincoln`s SSAT code is 4642)
ISEE test date at Lincoln: 11/17/18 (Lincoln`s ISEE code is 400165).
To be considered for need-based financial assistance from Lincoln, a Parent Financial Statement (PFS) must be submitted online at sss.nais.org. The PFS and supporting documentation- including federal tax returns and W2s- must be submitted online by 12/31/18. Any PFS completed after the December 31 deadline will be considered for financial assistance only as funds remain available.