Walker's welcomes applications from girls who seek a vibrant and challenging college-preparatory education in a friendly and dynamic community. We are interested in students with a variety of talents, interests, outlooks and backgrounds.
Every applicant is asked to submit the following:
- Part One: General Information
- Part Two: Student Information and Essay
- Parent/Guardian Statement
- Application fee ($60 for U.S. citizens and $125 for international applicants)
- English teacher recommendation
- Mathematics teacher recommendation
- School recommendation
- Official school transcript
- SSAT score report (Secondary School Admission Test) www.ssat.org
- And, where applicable, TOEFL score report (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
A personal interview is required for all applicants. We strongly encourage a campus visit and interview with an Admissions officer. If you are unable to visit because of distance, we can arrange a Skype or telephone interview.
The Ethel Walker School admits students of any race, color, religion, or national and ethnic origin to all of the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. The school not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, or national and ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletics and other school-administered programs.
Read more about our application requirements and deadlines, testing, interviews, and additional information about our application process for international students.
If you are from China, please review our Application Process for Students from China.
You may also print out the Admissions Application Packet and mail the forms back to our Admissions office.
Application Parts I & II and the Parent Statement may be completed online. Teacher recommendations and the Transcript Release (forms below) must be printed, completed by the teachers/current school, and mailed to The Ethel Walker School Admissions office.
We also accept the TABS or SSAT common application and the online application from Gateway to Prep Schools.
Please call us at (860)408-4200 if you have any questions.
The priority deadline for first-round applications is January 15. Applications received after January 15 will be considered on a space-available basis.