How to Apply - Upper School

We're delighted that you're applying to Dunn.

We want your application process to be clear and easy. This page provides you with step by step instructions. If you have any questions, please call the Admission Office at 800-287-9197.

Step 1. Request information

If you would like a hardcopy of our application, download it here.

Step 2. Complete the application

You may download the application or apply online. There is an application fee of $75. Dunn School also accepts the common application from Secondary School Admission Testing or SSAT. Click here to use this service.  We are now accepting applications on a rolling basis.

Step 3. Schedule Your Visit To Campus

We know you'll want to meet our teachers and staff, talk with students, and observe a day in the life at Dunn. On your visit day, you can see our classrooms, science labs, art studios and more. Please join us for an upcoming Open House, or call to arrange a personal tour on another date.

Step 4. Register for testing

Take the Secondary School Admission Test (SSAT) or the Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE) and forward the scores to Dunn. In order for your scores to arrive before the application deadline, we recommend that you register for the SSAT no later than the January testing date.

Our SSAT code is 2914 and our ISEE code is 051863.

Non-native English speakers applying for the eleventh grade must take the TOEFL.  The Dunn School code is 8147. Applicants for the ninth and tenth grades must submit the TOEFL or the Junior TOEFL

Step 5. Schedule an interview

The campus visit and interview is an important part of the application process. We recommend that you schedule your visit for when school is in session. Please call or email the admission office to arrange your visit, 800-287-9197 or