Application Process

The Admission Office looks for evidence of academic preparation in addition to considering the following among applicants:
  • Student profile
  • Transcript
  • Standardized test scores
  • Student essay
  • Parent statement
  • Recommendations
  • Interview
Ready to apply? Follow the steps below:

1. Request Information

Please begin by filling out our inquiry form so we can learn a little about you. 

2. Interview

We strongly recommend that applicants (and potential applicants) visit campus for a tour and interview. Our beautiful campus and diverse community is best experienced in person; however, we also offer Skype and phone interviews in which our admission counselors will do their best to capture the campus spirit in words. To schedule a visit or video/phone interview, please contact the Admission Office at 603.444.2928 x226 or

3. Standardized Tests

Depending on the grade for which you’re applying, sign up to take one of the following accepted standardized tests. Please request to have your scores submitted to The White Mountain School. Our SSAT school code is 8194, and our TOEFL school code is 1944.

  • Applicants for Grades 9-10, choose one: SSAT or ISEE
  • Applicants for Grades 11-12/PG, choose one: SSATISEEPSAT, SAT or ACT
Applicants for whom English is not their first language are also required to submit TOEFL or TOEFL Junior scores.

4. Submit Application

Lastly, please complete the Standard Application Online. All standardized test scores and application materials are due by January 31. We will accept applications after that date; however, we cannot guarantee an admission decision by March 10 for late applicants.
WMS is committed to an admission policy that does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, gender, sexual orientation, color, national or ethnic origin, religion or disability. We seek to provide opportunities and experience for all students on an equal basis.

Important Dates

List of 5 items.

  • January 31

    All application materials due to WMS; PFS due to SSS by NAIS
  • March 1

    Financial aid materials due to SSS by NAIS
  • March 10

    WMS sends admission and financial aid decisions by mail and email
  • April 7 - April 8

    Accepted Student Program
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  • April 10

    Last day to notify WMS of admission decision


371 West Farm Road  •  Bethlehem, New Hampshire 03574  •  603.444.2928
Founded in 1886 and set in the beautiful White Mountains of northern New Hampshire, The White Mountain School is a coeducational college-preparatory boarding and day school for students grades 9-12/PG.

Notice of Nondiscriminatory Policy as to Students
The White Mountain School admits students of any race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, or disability to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, or disability in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.

Specific questions regarding Title IX should be directed to the School's Title IX coordinator at Specific questions regarding Section 504 should be addressed to the School's Section 504 coordinator at