How to Apply

We are pleased by your interest in Episcopal High School. The following steps will guide you through the application process. Please note that as part of our sustainability initiative, we encourage all applicants to apply online. Please do not hesitate to call us at 703-933-4062 with any questions. 

Completed applications are due January 15*, and families are notified of the admissions decision on March 10. Students whose applications are received after the deadline will be reviewed on a rolling basis as space allows.

* provided all other application requirements are met by January 15, students may interview through the end of January and we will accept the January and February SSAT test results. 

Please click through each of the tabs below for complete information on how to apply.

Episcopal High School welcomes motivated and talented boys and girls of good character who will be entering 9th, 10th, and 11th grades. (We do not admit post-graduates or one-year seniors)

For a candidate to be considered for admission to Episcopal, the following are required:

  1. Formal application:  Episcopal uses the Gateway to Prep Schools online application which includes a candidate profile with non-refundable $60 application fee ($120 for international applicants), student questionnaire with personal essay, parent questionnaire, and a health and medical information form.
  2. Academic Transcript (access online through the Gateway to Prep Schools web site) 
  3. Recommendations (access online through the Gateway to Prep Schools web site) from:
    • Current Head of School or Counselor
    • Current English teacher
    • Current mathematics teacher
    • Special Interest or Personal Recommendation (optional)
  4. Standardized testing (see testing tab)
  5. A personal interview with an EHS Admissions officer (see interview tab)

Applicants will have the ability to check the status of their formal application as well as receipt of the transcript and teacher recommendations through the Gateway to Prep Schools web site and the Admissions Office will send an email directly to families once all the above requirements have been met.

Please note: All applicants must demonstrate a strong command of the English language verified by our standardized testing requirement. While we welcome applications from students from all over the world, we do not have an English as a Second Language (ESL) program.  Please see our International Students page for more details.

Episcopal High School does not discriminate in its admissions, or in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship programs, or in access to or treatment in any other School-administered program on the basis of religion, race, color, sex, ancestry, sexual orientation, disability, national origin, or any other protected category in accordance with applicable Federal, State and local laws.