Testing

Holland Hall offers the ISEE (Independent School Entrance Exam) for admission in to the Middle and Upper Schools (4th–12th Grade). Check our admissions calendar below for test dates and visit ISEE to register for an admission test. You must be registered at least two weeks prior to the test date.

The Primary School offers its own entrance exam. Please refer to the Primary School admission packet for details.

 

Admission Calendar

Upper School and Middle School
The following are testing dates for candidates entering 4th–12th Grade.

2016-17 Testing Dates:
Saturday, November 12, 2016, 7:30am – 12pm
Saturday, January 7, 2017, 7:30am – 12pm
Saturday, February 4, 2017, 7:30am – 12pm
Tuesday, March 7, 2017, 8:15am – 12 pm
Tuesday, March 21, 2017, 8:15am – 12pm
Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 8:15am – 12pm
Tuesday, April 18, 2017, 8:15am – 12pm
Tuesday, May 9, 2017, 8:15am – 12pm

Testing will take place in the Upper School. The Admission Team will be available to answer questions and lead tours for parents while students test.


 

Primary School, 2nd and 3rd Grade
Candidates for 2nd and 3rd Grade are required to visit the Primary School for a full day. The full-day visits are arranged on an individual basis by the Primary School Admission Coordinator, Susan Bibens.


 

Primary School, Kindergarten and 1st Grade
2016-17 Testing Date:
Thursday, January 26, 2017 all day


 

Preschool Play Days
As part of the Preschool screening and application process, applicants participate in a Play Day observation visit. The Play Day is an interactive and fun visit with other Preschool applicants. It is our opportunity to learn about your child in a comfortable classroom setting, and meet other prospective families.

Play Days begin at 9:15am in the Primary School foyer.

2016-17 Play Day Dates:
Thursday, December 1, 2016 at 9:15am
Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at 9:15am
Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at 9:15am
Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 9:15am
Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at 9:15am
Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 9:15am
Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 9:15am

ADMISSION TOURS

The Holland Hall experience is best understood by visiting the campus. Prospective families are invited and encouraged to attend any of the events listed below.

Primary School Tours
Meet in the Primary School foyer.

2016-17 Tour Dates:
Thursday, October 6, 2016 at 8:30am
Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at 9:30am
Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at 8:30am
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at 8:30am
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at 9:30am
Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 8:30am
Thursday, May 4, 2017 at 9:30am


 

Middle School Tours
Meet in the Middle School library.

2016-17 Tour Dates:
Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at 8:30am
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at 10:00am
Wednesday, January 5, 2017 at 10:00am
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at 10:00am
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at 8:30am


 

Upper School Tours
Meet in the Upper School Commons.

2016-17 Tour Dates:
Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at 8:00am
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at 8:45am
Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at 8:45am
Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at 8:45am
Wednesday, March 22, 201 at 8:45am


 

Summer Tours
During the summer months, tours are arranged by individual appointment with the Director of Admission, Olivia Martin.