International Boarding Application Checklist for Fall 2022
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Grades 9 to 12
Explore our website and engage in the following opportunities to discover all that OES has to offer:
- Learn about our boarding program at oes.edu/boarding
- Sign up for a Student Interview and a Boarding Tour
- Open House Sunday, October 24
- Attend a Fair: Scheduled travel and virtual fairs are listed at oes.edu/admissions-travel
Upper School Application Deadline January 27
First Step: Submit the Application
All other requirements can follow.
Complete the online application and submit the $100 non-refundable application fee.
Submit Supporting Materials
If you are applying through SAO, submit forms through SAO portal:
Parent Statement, Student Essays, Math and English Recommendations
If you are applying through the OES Admissions Portal, submit:
Hand-Written Student Questionnaire
Math and English Teacher Recommendation Requests: Families can access the OES teacher recommendation request form after Nov 1. Teachers must submit the form by January 27.
Transcripts for the current year (2021-22) plus two previous years must be received directly from the student’s current/previous school(s) by February 11. SAO applicants can submit transcripts through the SAO portal.
Schedule Admissions Tests
Scores must be from tests taken after August 1, 2021.
SSAT: Register at oes.edu/ssat and enter OES school code 5572. Sign up early to secure a test date before February 7, the last test date to meet our application deadline.
TOEFL: Required if English is not your primary spoken language. Register at ets.org/toefl. OES school code is 9615.
Schedule Student Interview
Flexible Tuition Application Deadline January 31
OES is able to support only a limited number of international students with Flexible Tuition each year. Learn more about this separate application process at oes.edu/flexibletuition.