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High School (9-12)

High School: Grades 9-12 Admissions Checklist:

Preliminary Online Application

After the application deadline of December 3, 2021, please contact Iris Klein in the Admissions Office at in order to apply.

Click here to submit your online application. The application deadline is December 3, 2021.

For technical assistance with the application forms, please email Daniel Krane in the Admissions Office at

Student and Parent Interview

Once you submit your Preliminary Application you will be able to sign up for Parent and Student interviews on Ravenna.

Student Essay

Choose one of the five ISAAGNY topics listed. Essay should be no longer than 500 words.

Teacher Recommendations

English, Math, and Jewish Studies recommendations forms (available online) are required as part of the application and must be received by January 14, 2022.

School Reports

School reports from current schools are required to complete the application. An official transcript should be sent directly from the applicant’s school by January 14, 2022.

Test Scores

For entrance in Fall 2022 Heschel will not be requiring a current standardized admissions test (ISEE, SSAT, or CAT/E) as part of the application process. Applicants are instead requested to submit the results of their most recent standardized test administered by their current school e.g., ERB, Terra Nova, or ELA.

Financial Aid (if applicable)

Please visit our financial aid page for information about applying for aid. Deadline to complete your financial aid application is December 15, 2021.

Notification Date:

Grades 9-12: February 18, 2022 (Reply by March 11, 2022)

Notification of acceptance complies with the guidelines established by the Independent Schools Admissions Association of Greater New York (ISAAGNY).

Students must be fully immunized based on the New York State Requirements.