Admissions Process

Accepting Applications for the 2018-19 School Year



Individual Tour:

  • To schedule an individual tour, please contact Tara Becker, Director of Admissions at 410-641-3575.
  • Individual families will meet one-on-one with the Director of Admissions and Headmaster to discuss the philosophy, curriculum, learn more about the school’s educational program and an opportunity to talk specifically about the unique talents and interests of their child. During the visit, families will tour the campus and facilities, and observe faculty and students in session.

Open House

  • Small group tours of the campus and an overview of the school’s philosophy and program.



  • All applicants are required to complete entrance tests/screenings. 
  • Testing for applicants for the 2018-19 school year is on Saturday, February 17, 2018.


  • Acceptance is based upon the evaluation of the student’s entrance test/screening, academic transcript (Grades 1-11), overall school record, and available space.
  • Once the admissions file is complete and evaluated by the Admissions committee, parents of accepted students will receive an offer of admission for their child.
  • If space is not available, then the student’s name is placed in the waiting pool.
  • Admissions decisions are typically made by mid-April.


  • “Shadowing” is only open to students who have submitted an application for grades 6-11.
  • “Shadowing” allows a student to spend a day with future classmates from their current grade level.
  • Please call the Director of Admissions to set up a “shadow” date.

Worcester Preparatory School is committed in its consideration and acceptance of students to the principles of non-discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, creed, and/or national origin.