UPPER SCHOOL ADMISSIONS PROCESS & EVENTS | GRADES 9-12

WE CAN'T WAIT TO MEET YOU!

We look forward to meeting you and sharing our programs with you. Watch this page for information about our admissions events, including our annual Fall Visit Day and Scholar Search Weekend for Girls. Our admissions team also visits cities all over the world each fall and early winter. Check back for the 2018-2019 dates!

NEW: Annie Wright Schools are excited to announce a new program for high school boys beginning in the fall of 2017. Learn more about this program or use this page to apply.

UPPER SCHOOL ADMISSIONS PROCESS

PRIORITY DEADLINE IS FEBRUARY 3

Below is a description of the items necessary to complete an application to our Upper School.

1. Online Application
A completed online application packet, accompanied by the non-refundable application fee is required to initiate the formal application process. The 2017 application priority deadline is Friday, February 3.

2. Official School Transcript & Evaluation
Completed applications will include a copy of the applicant’s official school transcript for the past two years. The online application includes a downloadable Request for Transcript & School Evaluation Form. Please have your most recent school(s) complete this form and send an official school transcript directly to Annie Wright. Note: Schools often require as long as two weeks to complete transcript requests. 

3. Teacher Recommendations 
A Math and English teacher recommendation form must be completed by the applicant’s current or past teachers. Please complete the top portion of this form prior to giving it to your teachers. The online application includes downloadable Teacher Recommendations Forms. The individual teacher should complete the form and mail it directly to the Annie Wright Admissions Office. It is helpful to include a stamped envelope with this request. 

4. Campus Visit & Interview
Campus visits are strongly encouraged. If a campus visit is not possible we will coordinate a phone interview.

5. Math Assessment
This exam will be used for admissions and if appropriate, course placement upon your enrollment.

International Applicants

Annie Wright Upper School welcomes students from around the world. International students are required to provide the following additional documentation:
         
  • Official TOEFL Score Report: Our school code is 8624
  • I-20 Documentation: Official Bank Statement & copy of Passport

Learn about our ESL Program.
For questions or to schedule a personalized campus tour, contact Upper School Admissions Director Alyssa Harvey at 253.284.8600 or alyssa_harvey@aw.org.

Contact

Annie Wright Schools
827 North Tacoma Avenue
Tacoma, WA 98403
253.272.2216

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Founded in Tacoma, Washington, in 1884, Annie Wright Schools serve students from age three through high school. Annie Wright Lower and Middle Schools offer co-ed programs in Preschool through Grade 8, while separate Upper Schools for boys, starting in Fall 2017, and girls offer day and boarding options in Grades 9 through 12. Annie Wright is proud to be an International Baccalaureate World School. Learn more at www.aw.org.