Upper School Process

Grades 9 - 12 Admissions Process

Complete an Application

Submit an online application. There is a $60 application fee. The application deadline is December 14, 2018.

Make an Appointment to Visit RPCS

All applicants to Grades 9-12 are invited to a Student Visiting Day where they will attend classes with an RPCS student hostess and meet other students, teachers and the Upper School Division Head. Each student will have an informal interview with a member of the Admissions Committee.

Parents have an option to stay on the morning of their daughter’s Visiting Day for a Parent Information Session with the Head of School and Division Head.

Schedule Admissions Testing

Students applying for Grades 9 through 12 take the Independent School Entrance Examination (ISEE) test.  RPCS has ISEE testing on Saturday, November 17, 2018 or Saturday, January 5, 2019. To register for the ISEE testing, click here. If students are unable to test at RPCS on the dates above, they are able to take the ISEE at other area independent schools. Those dates can be obtained online or by calling 800-446-0320. Parents should request that the ISEE results be sent to RPCS.

Request Common School Referral Forms

Submit the Common School Referral Forms to your daughter's current school, to be completed by her teachers and mailed directly to the RPCS Admission Office:
  • One Current English teacher 
  • One Current math teacher 

Common School Referral Forms

Request School Transcript

Submit an Authorization Form to your daughter's current school for the release of school records/ transcripts.  The forms are to be sent to RPCS directly from her current school.

Authorization Form

Testing Days

November 17, 2018: ISEE Testing Grades 5-12 
January 5, 2019: ISEE Testing Grades 5-12; Admissions Testing Grades 2 - 4

2018-2019 Important Dates

October 14 - Middle and Upper Schools Fall Open House

December 14 - Application Deadline

January 2 - Financial Aid Application Deadline

February 22 - Notification Date

March 6 - Upper School Re-Visit Day

April 24 - Spring Open House