Applying to Darrow

Darrow School has a priority deadline of February 1. We also have a rolling admission policy with mid-year enrollment in January on a limited basis. Prospective applicants' files will be reviewed by our Admissions Committee once they are complete. 

How to Apply:

Key dates:

• Priority Deadline: February 1
• Financial Aid Application Deadline: February 10
• Decision letters and financial aid award notifications: March 10
• Confirmation of acceptance: Requested by April 1

Choose one of the following application options:
Fill out our online application 
Request print copies of our application materials
Darrow also accepts the Standard Application Online (SAO)

A completed application consists of:

Application Form
Two Teacher Recommendations 
International Applicant Supplement. For students whose primary residence is not in the U.S.
Student Essay
Parent Essay
Current School Transcript
A test of English proficiency (for all students whose primary language is not English). Tests may include, but are not limited to- TOEFL, TOEFL Jr, iTEP, SSAT or Duolingo English Test.
A Campus Visit (for students who live within 300 miles of campus)
An Interview
Application Fee of $75


If you have questions during any part of the application process, please do not hesitate to call the Admissions Office at (518) 794-6000.

The Darrow School strongly encourages applications from and admits students of any sex or gender, gender identity or expression, race, color, ethnic, or national origin, sexual orientation, religion, or socio-economic status with all of the rights, privileges, programs, and activities made available to Darrow School students.  

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