Apply to Upper School

Our 9th-12th grade students are critical thinkers who advocate for themselves and others. Our dedicated teachers and state-of-the-art learning spaces help students discover what matters to them.

Please note: The application deadlines for the 2022-23 school year have passed. We'll start the application process for 2023-24 in the fall of 2022.

Please reach out to if you have any questions.

Key 2022-23 Upper School Admission Dates
December 15, 2021: Last day to receive 50% off of the $75 application fee (Early Eagle Discount). Waived for re-applicants until December 15, 2021.
January 10, 2022: Palma Scholars Program application deadline.
January 19, 2022: Financial Assistance application deadline.
February 1, 2022: Upper School (9-12th grade) application deadline.
March 4, 2022: Admission and financial assistance decisions delivered.
March 16, 2022: Signed enrollment agreements and deposits deadline.

Application Checklist

We’ve put together a checklist to help you with the application process. Application requirements and deadlines for Palma Scholars Program available here. All items marked with an asterisk (*) are required.

Get To Know Us

Create an admission portal account*

Register for events

Explore campus through a virtual or on campus guided tour

Application Process

 Pay $75 Application Fee*

  • $37.50 if paid by Dec. 15, 2021; Waived for re-applicants until December 15, 2021.

Submit Online Forms*

  • Family Information Forms
  • Candidate Profile
  • Questions for Parents/Guardians
  • Questions for Students

Upload Student Writing Sample*

Send Teacher Evaluations to Current Teachers*

Request School Records*

Register for a Student Visit*

  • Complete the three checklist items (Pre-Visit Form, Interests Form, COVID-19 Safety) found under the Student Visit section in the admission portal at least a week prior to your scheduled visit day
  • Schedule a day to spend at Catlin Gabel where you’ll observe classes as well as participate in a demo-class and team challenge activity

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Have Questions?

Contact Mary Braun
Director of Middle & Upper School Enrollment
(503) 297-1894 ext.5052

Upper School Quick Facts &
Example Schedule

Quick Facts (PDF)