Middle School Admission Process

Grades 6, 7, and 8

Thank you for your interest in Austin Preparatory School. We look forward to meeting you as you begin your Austin Journey.

Step 1: Submit the inquiry form

  • Create your Admissions Portal account by submitting the inquiry form. Once your account has been created, you can schedule a visit and complete the application process. Current Austin Prep parents: Login to the Parent Portal and click the link "Apply a Child to Austin Prep."
  • After creating an account, you may access the portal through the Admissions Portal Login button on this page.

 Step 2: Schedule a visit

  • Shadow Days: Schedule your Shadow Day. Shadow Days begin in October, approximately every other Tuesday.
  • Take a Tour: Contact the Office of Admissions for a personalized tour at admissions@austinprep.org or 781.944.4900 x770. 

Step 3: Apply

Early application deadline is December 21, 2016. Decision Notifications for Early Application applicants will be released on January 20.

 Following Early Application, there will be Rolling Admissions for the Middle School, where applications are viewed as they are completed.    Decision notifications for Rolling Admissions will begin on February 13.

A completed application requires submitting the following:

  • Student Questionnaire
  • Parent Questionnaire
  • Current English Teacher Recommendation 
  • Current Math Teacher Recommendation 
  • School Administrator Recommendation 
  • School Transcript – Current & Previous Academic Year
  • Entrance Exam Scores
  • $50 application fee 

Step 4: Register for the Entrance Exam

We accept SSAT, ISEE and MSEE (the MSEE is Austin Prep's own entrance exam) scores for admission. Please call the Office of Admissions at 781.944.4900 x770 to schedule an appointment for the MSEE.

Optional Step: Apply for Tuition Assistance 

Tuition for the 2017-2018 school year is $20,100. To apply for tuition assistance, access the FACTS application here starting November 1st. Priority application deadline is December 31, 2016. Applications received by December 31, 2016 will receive Financial Aid award notification within two weeks of admission decisions. Financial Aid applications received after December 31st, will be reviewed and awards distributed based on available funds. 

For any questions, please contact the Office of Admissions at 781.944.4900 x834 or by emailing Michael O'Brien, Director of Admissions at michael.obrien@austinprep.org.

101 Willow Street  •  Reading, MA 01867
Phone: (781) 944 - 4900  •  Fax: (781) 944 - 7530

Austin Preparatory School is a Catholic private school in Reading, MA for Middle School and High School students in grades 6-12. We seek to cultivate the hearts and minds of our young students and provide an environment in which our students can successfully learn, grow, and develop beyond the classroom.

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