Application Process

Thank you for your interest in Sewickley Academy! Sewickley Academy welcomes qualified applicants with a variety of talents, interests, and perspectives, without regard to race, religion, gender, national or ethnic origin, or sexual orientation. We seek students who are motivated and enthusiastic about learning, and who will contribute to and benefit from the stimulating academic environment offered here.

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.
 

Pre-K and Kindergarten

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  • Parent Talk and Tour

    • The best way to learn more about the Early Childhood program is to visit our campus and see it in action. 
    • A Parent Talk and Tour is an interview with an admission director and a tour of the Early Childhood building and the Lower School. 
    • Please contact the Admission Office to set up an appointment, 412-741-2235 or admission@sewickley.org.
  • Online Application

    In order to begin the application process please complete our Online Inquiry Form. After you complete the online inquiry form directions will be emailed to you about how to create your online account which you will use to complete our online application.
  • Teacher Recommendation Form

    The Teacher Recommendation Form is to be given to your child's teacher after December 1st. Teachers are to send the form directly to the Admission Office. In your inquiry packet, we provided postage paid addressed envelopes for you to give to the teacher with the form. As an alternative, you can ask the teacher to email the form directly to the Admission Office at admission@sewickley.org.

    *If the teacher returns the form to you, we cannot accept it.

    TEACHER RECOMMENDATION FOR Pre-K and K
  • Transcript Request Form

  • Student Screening Session at Sewickley Academy

    • First round applicants will attend a screening session in January. A small group of students gather for a group screening of “school readiness.” The session involves free play and group and individual tasks. There is a forum for parents to attend during this time to learn more about “school readiness” and to mingle with other prospective parents.
    • If there are still seats available, other screening sessions will be planned in the spring for rolling admission.

Grades 1 - 2

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  • Student Shadow Day and Parent Talk and Tour

    • All students applying for Grades 1-4 complete a Shadow Day. A Shadow Day consists of the prospective student spending the school day in their current grade. They attend classes and then complete a screening session with an admission director. This is a great way to experience a day in the life of an SA student (recess, cafeteria, teachers, etc.).
    • A Parent Talk and Tour is an interview with an admission director and a tour of the Lower School. This tour can be scheduled in the morning or afternoon of the Shadow Day.
    • Please contact the Admission Office to set up a Shadow Day, 412-741-2235 or admission@sewickley.org.
  • Online Application

    In order to begin the application process please complete our Online Inquiry Form. After you complete the online inquiry form, directions will be emailed to you about how to create your online account which you will use to complete our online application.
  • Teacher Recommendation Form

    The Teacher Recommendation Form is to be given to your child's teacher after December 1st. Teachers are to send the form directly to the Admission Office. In your inquiry packet, we provided postage paid addressed envelopes for you to give to the teacher with the form. As an alternative, you can ask the teacher to email the form directly to the Admission Office at admission@sewickley.org

    *If the teacher returns the form to you, we cannot accept it.

    TEACHER RECOMMENDATION FOR GRADES 1-2
  • Transcript Request Form

Grades 3 - 4

List of 4 items.

  • Student Shadow Day and Parent Talk and Tour

    • All students applying for Grades 1-4 complete a Shadow Day. A Shadow Day consists of the prospective student spending the school day in their current grade. They attend classes and then complete a screening session with an admission director. This is a great way to experience a day in the life of an SA student (recess, cafeteria, teachers, etc.).
    • A Parent Talk and Tour is an interview with an admission director and a tour of the Lower School. This tour can be scheduled in the morning or afternoon of the Shadow Day.
    • Please contact the Admission Office to set up a Shadow Day, 412-741-2235 or admission@sewickley.org.
  • Online Application

    In order to begin the application process please complete our Online Inquiry Form. After you complete the online inquiry form, directions will be emailed to you about how to create your online account which you will use to complete our online application.
  • Teacher Recommendation Form

    The Teacher Recommendation Form is to be given to your child's teacher after December 1st. Teachers are to send the form directly to the Admission Office. In your inquiry packet, we provided postage paid addressed envelopes for you to give to the teacher with the form. As an alternative, you can ask the teacher to email the form directly to the Admission Office at admission@sewickley.org

    *If the teacher returns the form to you, we cannot accept it.

    TEACHER RECOMMENDATION FOR GRADES 3-4
  • Transcript Request Form

Grade 5

List of 5 items.

  • Student Shadow Day and Parent Talk and Tour

    • All students applying for Grade 5 complete a Shadow Day. A Shadow Day consists of the prospective student spending the school day in their current grade. They attend classes and then complete a student interview with an admission director. This is a great way to experience a day in the life of an SA student (recess, cafeteria, teachers, etc.).
    • A Parent Talk and Tour is an interview with an admission director and a tour of the Lower School. This tour can be scheduled in the morning or afternoon of the Shadow Day.
    • Please contact the Admission Office to set up a Shadow Day, 412-741-2235 or admission@sewickley.org.
  • Online Application

    In order to begin the application process please complete our Online Inquiry Form. After you complete the online inquiry form, directions will be emailed to you about how to create your online account which you will use to complete our online application.
  • Teacher Recommendation Form

    The Teacher Recommendation Form is to be given to your child's teacher after December 1st. Teachers are to send the form directly to the Admission Office. In your inquiry packet, we provided postage paid addressed envelopes for you to give to the teacher with the form. As an alternative, you can ask the teacher to email the form directly to the Admission Office at admission@sewickley.org

    *If the teacher returns the form to you, we cannot accept it.

    TEACHER RECOMMENDATION FOR GRADE 5
  • Transcript Request Form

  • Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE)

Grades 6 - 11

List of 4 items.

  • Student Shadow Day and Parent Talk and Tour

    • All students applying for Grades 6-11 complete a Shadow Day. A Shadow Day consists of the prospective student spending the school day attending classes and completing a student interview with an admission director. This is a great way to experience a day in the life of an SA student (electives, cafeteria, teachers, etc.).
    • A Parent Talk & Tour is an interview with an admission director and a tour of the Middle and/or Senior School. This tour can be scheduled in the morning or afternoon of the Shadow Day.
    • Please contact the Admission Office to set up a Shadow Day, 412-741-2235 or admission@sewickley.org.
  • Online Application

    In order to begin the application process please complete our Online Inquiry Form. After you complete the online inquiry form, directions will be emailed to you about how to create your online account which you will use to complete our online application.
  • Teacher Recommendation Form

    The Teacher Recommendation Form is to be given to your child's teacher after December 1st. Teachers are to send the form directly to the Admission Office. In your inquiry packet, we provided postage paid addressed envelopes for you to give to the teacher with the form. As an alternative, you can ask the teacher to email the form directly to the Admission Office at admission@sewickley.org

    *If the teacher returns the form to you, we cannot accept it.

    TEACHER RECOMMENDATION FOR GRADES 6-12
    (Print a copy for your child's current math AND English teachers.)
  • Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE)

Contact Us

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Sewickley Academy
315 Academy Avenue
Sewickley, PA 15143
Sewickley Academy is a nationally recognized Pittsburgh private school enrolling students in Pre-K through Grade 12 on a single campus.