Upper School

Upper School Key Facts

Student body

315 students in grades 9-12

Classes

150+

offered through Catlin Gabel and Global Online Academy

Competitive sports

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Students compete in 10 sports including soccer, basketball, track & field, and more

Leadership Opportunities

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in over 50 clubs and activities

Class Size

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15 students on average in each class

College Bound

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Graduates attend Ivy League, liberal arts, and state universites

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Applying to the Palma Scholars Program?

View the program page for more information including requirements and deadlines

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Come Visit Us

We encourage you to visit campus early in your exploration process. Tours are highly recommended but not required. Students are welcome to attend with their parents/guardians. Registration is available via the admission portal September through early February.

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How to Apply

Please review the application items below for grades 9-12. All items are required unless otherwise noted.

Student Visit

Visits for all applicants include attending classes with your host and participating in group assessment activities. Registration is available via the admission portal September through early February. 

Online Application

  • Pre-visit Questionnaire
  • Questions for Parents/Guardians
  • Questions for Students
  • Writing Sample
  • Math Teacher Evaluation
  • English Teacher Evaluation
  • School Records

Admission Testing

Please visit our Admission Testing page for more information.

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KEY Application DATES
Dec 19, 2019: Last day for the Early Eagle Application Discount - apply by Dec 19 for a $25 discount off the $75 application fee
Feb 3, 2020: Application deadline
Feb 7, 2020: Financial assistance application deadline
Mar 6, 2020: Admission & financial assistance decisions delivered
Mar 18, 2020: Signed enrollment agreements & deposits due

Character Skills Snapshot

You have the option of including the results from the Character Skills Snapshot in your application.

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Fee Waiver

To request an application or admission test fee waiver, please complete the fee waiver request form.

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Upper School Academics

Catlin Gabel Upper School is a place of healthy stimulus, filled with creative, interesting, and curious people driven to continuously learn from, with, and about each other.

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