Admissions Calendar

September 2015

  • 10ThuSeptember 10

    First day of 9th grade applicants student visits

October 2015

  • 07WedOctober 7

    First day of all other applicants student visits

  • 08ThuOctober 8

    Secondary School Night 
    6:00 pm
    (held at Whitfield this year)

  • 12MonOctober 12

    First day of scheduled grade 9 applicant family interviews

  • 24SatOctober 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.

November 2015

  • 02MonNovember 2

    First day of scheduled family interviews

  • 18WedNovember 18

    Tuition Aid Presentation

    6:30 pm program (RSVP requested)

  • 21SatNovember 21

    SSAT (Secondary School Admission Test) registration due

  • 28SatNovember 28

    SSAT late registration due

December 2015

  • 10ThuDecember 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

  • 12SatDecember 12

    SSAT (Secondary School Admission Test) at Burroughs

    8:30 am check-in opens;
    9:00 am test begins

  • 18FriDecember 18

    Grade 9 applications (student essays and parent statement) due

January 2016

  • 04MonJanuary 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.

  • 15FriJanuary 15

    Application, personal recommendation letter, academic transcripts, academic recommendation due

  • 20WedJanuary 20

    A Closer Look program for parents

    6:30 pm program

    Another opportunity to attend the Dec. 10 program

  • 25MonJanuary 25

    Tuition Aid applications due to SSS 

    Copies of taxes and Parents' Estimated Contribution form due to Caroline LaVigne.

February 2016

  • 05FriFebruary 5

    Decision letters mailed to 9th grade applicants having complete files by January 15 (including tuition aid awards)

  • 11ThuFebruary 11

    Acceptance Reception for Admitted 9th Grade Students

  • 26FriFebruary 26

    9th Grade enrollment contracts due

March 2016

  • 17ThuMarch 17

    Decision letters mailed to applicants (including tuition aid awards)

April 2016

  • 06WedApril 6

    Acceptance Reception for Admitted 7th Grade Students

  • 08FriApril 8

    Enrollment contracts due

  • 23SatApril 23

    Music and math placement evaluation for all new students
    9:00 am

May 2016

  • 05ThuMay 5

    New Parents' Dinner
    6:30 pm

  • 17TueMay 17

    New Parents' Dinner
    6:30 pm

  • 21SatMay 21

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

June 2016

  • 07TueJune 7

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