Application Process

Grade 9 (Class of 2028) Applicants

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 for admission.
  • After creating an account, you may access the portal through the Admissions Portal Login button on this page.
  • Current Austin Prep parents: Login to the Admissions Portal and click the link "Add New Application"


Step 2: Complete Online Application

The priority application deadline is December 15, 2023. Decision notifications will be released at the end of January and will be accessed by logging in to your Admissions Portal. Applicants that complete after the priority deadline will be reviewed on a rolling basis. 


Step 3: Student/Family Visit

  • Call the Office of Admissions to Schedule a Student Visit Day. 
  • Visit Days are offered Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday of each week.
  • Tours are offered Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday both in the morning and afternoon.

Step 4: Register for an Entrance Exam

We accept SSAT, ISEE and HSPT scores for admission. Austin Prep will be hosting the HSPT on November 4 and December 2.

Austin Prep's (HSPT) School Code: 40

HSPT Registration

*Austin Prep also accepts the Standard Application Online (SAO). Click here for the application.

Transfer Applicants

To learn more about transferring to Austin Prep as an Upper School student, please click here.