Admission Procedures: Upper School

Applications received after January 16, 2019 are considered late applications. Click here for late applicant procedures.

The following items are required before the Admission Committee can consider an applicant’s file complete:
  • Application Form: Online application form and fee of $50. 
  • Academic Records including Standardized Test Scores and Teacher Recommendations: Carrollton requires three recommendations (Principal, Math and English Teacher recommendations) and records for the past 4 years your daughter has been in school which must be submitted electronically by the student’s current school, however, the parents are responsible for requesting the recommendations through School Recs.  The recommendations and records must be requested online.  You will need the recommender's first and last name, as well as their email addresses for recommendation submission.
  • Student Writing Sample - Please have the applicant submit the student writing sample before her interview.  Please click here for the form: Student Writing Sample

Entrance Examination

Carrollton will accept The Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE) and/or the Secondary School Admission Test (SSAT).

To register for the ISEE please log onto The ISEE is proctored at Carrollton School of the Sacred Heart on Saturday, December 8th and Saturday, February 2ndIn order to take the ISEE examination at Carrollton, you must register by January 17th for the February 2nd exam. Please select Carrollton School of the Sacred Heart to receive the report. (Our school code is 101047.)
    • Saturday, December 8, 2018 (Grades 4-11)*
    • Saturday, February 2, 2019 (Grades 4-11)*

To register for the SSAT please log onto

*In order to sit for the entrance exam the application form and fee must be submitted.


Upon receipt of your application, fee and academic records, we will schedule the academic/family interview. All Upper School Interviews are for both parents and applicant.


    All decisions will be emailed by the first week of March. Under no circumstances will decisions be given over the phone.


    Grade 9 Priority Deadline (see below): November 21, 2018
    Application Deadline: January 16th, 2019

    We ask that you file your application with consideration for the time required to test and interview your daughter, as well as to receive her records and recommendation forms. The Admission Committee strongly recommends that you apply early to ensure sufficient time to complete the student’s file. 
    Candidates who file applications after January 7, 2019 cannot be guaranteed an interview.

    *Please note that the Priority Deadline of November 21st, 2018 is for the submission of your daughter’s Carrollton Admissions application. In order to be eligible for the 9th Grade Barat Scholarship Competition entrance exams must be taken by December 8th.