Thank you for your interest in applying to The Governor's Academy! If you have any questions about the application process, please feel free to call us at 978.499.3120 or e-mail the Admissions Office.
Applying to The Governor's Academy is an easy process. If you haven't done so already, please request a viewbook. The easiest way to complete your application is to do so online. To start a new application, click here for online registration. Follow the instructions for completing Part I: Pre-Application and Part II: Student Questionnaire.
If you have already started an application, please visit the Applicant Portal Log-In page.
Requirements & Dates
There are certain requirements that need to be fulfilled in order to be considered for admission. The day student application deadline is January 15, and the deadline for boarding applicants is January 31. Candidates who apply after the deadlines will be considered on a rolling basis, as space permits.
Please call us to schedule an appointment to visit The Governor's Academy for a tour with one of our students and an interview with an admission office representative. Appointments may be scheduled Monday through Friday during the academic day.
If distance precludes a visit to campus, we can conduct your interview via Skype or over the telephone. Please contact our office to make arrangements.
Register for the October, November, December and/or January Secondary School Admission Test (SSAT). Information may be obtained on their website, www.ssat.org. Our SSAT score reporting code is 3466. We also accept the Independent School Entrance Examination (ISEE) offered by the Educational Records Bureau in New York, www.iseetest.org.
Non-native English speakers must submit the results of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). Information may be obtained at www.ets.org. Our TOEFL score reporting code is 8419.
The Governor’s Academy will accept the SSAT, TABS and A Better Chance Common Application Forms. We request that a student who uses one of these common application forms considers a response to one of the essay prompts from The Governor’s Academy application in addition to the essay submitted through the chosen common application.
A student’s application will be considered complete even if the only essay submitted is a response to a common application essay prompt.