Admissions Calendar

Admissions Calendar 2015-2016

Applications are mailed in the fall to families whose students took our 5th Grade Practice Test. If you would like to be added to our mailing list, please call 314-993-4040 ext. 242 or e-mail us at


Thursday 10 First day of 9th grade applicants student visits


Wednesday 7 First day of all other applicants student visits
Thursday 8 Secondary School Night
6:00 pm (held at Whitfield this year)
Monday 12 First day of scheduled grade 9 applicant family interviews
Saturday 24 Burroughs Open House for prospective families

9:00 am to noon (registration opens at 9:00 am, presentation begins at 9:30 am)

Hear from our Head of School about Burroughs' philosophy, tour the campus and meet faculty, students, parents and alums.


Monday 2 First day of scheduled family interviews
Wednesday 18 Tuition Aid Presentation
6:30 pm program (RSVP requested)
Saturday 21 SSAT (Secondary School Admission Test) registration due
Saturday 28 SSAT late registration due


Thursday 10 A Closer Look program for parents
6:30 pm program 
Learn more about the benefits of a 7th-12th grade school and the Burroughs community from our head of school. Faculty presentations on department-specific curriculum follow.
Also offered on Jan. 20
Saturday 12 SSAT (Secondary School Admission Test) at Burroughs
8:30 am check-in opens; 9:00 am test begins
Friday 18 Grade 9 applications (student essays and parent statement) due


Monday 4 9th Grade & Current JBS Families
Tuition Aid applications due to SSS. 
Copies of tax return and Parents' Estimated Contribution forms due to Caroline LaVigne.
15 Application, personal recommendation letter, academic transcripts, academic recommendation due
Wednesday 20 A Closer Look program for parents
6:30 pm program 
Another opportunity to attend the Dec. 10 program
Monday 25 Tuition Aid applications due to SSS 
Copies of taxes and Parents' Estimated Contribution form due to Caroline LaVigne.


Friday 5 Decision letters mailed to 9th grade applicants having complete files by January 15 (including tuition aid awards)
Thursday 11 Acceptance Reception for Admitted 9th Grade Students
Friday 26 9th Grade enrollment contracts due


Thursday 17 Decision letters mailed to applicants (including tuition aid awards)


Wednesday 6 Acceptance Reception for Admitted 7th Grade Students
Friday 8 Enrollment contracts due
Saturday 23 Music and math placement evaluation for all new students
9:00 am


Thursday 5 New Parents' Dinner
6:30 pm
Tuesday 17 New Parents' Dinner
6:30 pm
Saturday 21

Practice Test for 5th Graders
doors open at 8:30 am
test begins at 9 am



Tuesday 7 Picnic for new 7th grade class
Burroughs Class of 2022!
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