Admission Testing & Event Calendar


Holland Hall offers the ISEE (Independent School Entrance Exam) for admission into the Middle and Upper Schools (4th–12th Grade). Check our admissions calendar below for test dates and visit ISEE to register for an admissions 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 Process page for details.

Admission Calendar

Upper School and Middle School: 4th – 12th Grade

Upcoming Testing Dates:
Saturday, October 13, 2018
Saturday, October 27, 2018
Saturday, November 17, 2018
Saturday, December 8, 2018
Saturday, January 26, 2019
Saturday, February 9, 2019
Saturday, March 2, 2019
Saturday, March 9, 2019
Saturday, April 13, 2019

Testing will take place in the Upper School from 8:00 am – 12:00 pm. 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 Director of Admission, Justin Butler.

Primary School: Kindergarten and 1st Grade

Upcoming Testing Date:
Thursday, January 31, 2019, 8:00 am-3:00 pm
Tuesday, April 9, 2019, 8:00 am-3:00 pm

Primary School: Prekindergarten

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

Upcoming Play Day Dates:
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Thursday, February 21, 2019
Tuesday, April 2, 2019
Tuesday, May 7, 2019

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

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.

Welcome Wednesday Open Houses

September 19, 2018
October 3, 2018
October 17, 2018
November 7, 2018
November 28, 2018
January 16, 2019
January 30, 2019
February 13, 2019
February 27, 2019
April 3, 2019
April 17, 2019


Middle/Upper School Shadow Days

October 10, 2018
October 24, 2018
November 14, 2018
December 5, 2018
January 23, 2019
February 6, 2019
February 20, 2019
March 6, 2019
April 10, 2019
April 24, 2019


Summer Tours

During the summer months, tours are arranged by individual appointment with the Director of Admission, Justin Butler.