Applying to LWHS

Thank you for your interest in Lick-Wilmerding High School! We invite you to become better acquainted with the school during the application process.
On this page you will find all the information you need to successfully navigate the LWHS application process. If you have any questions, our Admissions Team is here to assist you in any way we can.
Admissions Process
Step 1: Submit an Inquiry

Step 2: Schedule a Campus “Shadow” Visit (optional)

Step 3: RSVP for an Open House (optional)

Step 4: Register and Take a Standardized Test

Step 5: Submit Part I: Parent/Guardian Application

Step 6: Submit Part II: Student Application

Step 7: Schedule a Student Interview—Saturday, January 11 and January 25, 2014

Step 8: Submit Principal/Counselor, English, and Math Teacher Recommendations

Step 9: Submit an Official Transcript
Application Timeline
The following timeline features important deadlines and dates to remember throughout our application process. Feel free to contact us with questions.

September 2013
  • Submit an inquiry form.
  • Call the LWHS Admissions Office (415.337.9990) to schedule a campus 'shadow' visit (8th grade students only).
  • Tuesday, September 24: Beginning of Campus Visit Program.
  • RSVP for an Open House date.
  • Register for the SSAT or ISEE.
October 2013
  • Submit an inquiry form if you have not yet done so.
  • Campus visit program continues (8th grade students only). Call 415.337.9990 to schedule an appointment.
  • Open House: Sunday, October 27, 1:00–4:00pm. RSVP required.
  • Register for the SSAT or ISEE.
  • SSAT Test Date: October 12 @ Lick-Wilmerding High School.
November 2013
  • Open House: Saturday, November 16, 1:00–4:00pm. RSVP required.
  • Open House: Saturday, November 23, 1:00–4:00pm. RSVP required.
  • Campus visit program continues (8th grade students only). Call 415.337.9990 to schedule an appointment.
  • Ask current teachers to complete recommendation forms. Please include an addressed, stamped envelope.
  • Request official transcript from your middle school.
  • SSAT Test Date: November 9.
December 2013
  • Courtesy Deadline: Monday, December 2, Part 1: Parent/Guardian Application and application fee. Student interview is scheduled upon receipt by Admissions Office.
  • Friday, December 6: End of Campus Visit Program.
  • Open House: Sunday, December 8, 1:00–4:00pm. RSVP required.
  • Athletic Open House: Sunday, December 8, 3:45-5:30pm. RSVP required.
  • Thursday, December 12: Flexible Tuition application packet emailed. Request a Flexible Tuition Application if you have not yet done so (optional).
  • SSAT Test Date: December 7.
January 2014
  • Make an appointment with your tax preparer for the first week in February if you plan to apply for Flexible Tuition.
  • Deadline: Thursday, January 16, by 3:00pm, ALL APPLICATION MATERIALS: Part I: Parent/Guardian Application, Part II: Student Application, recommendation forms, official transcript, test scores.
  • Student Interview Days: Saturday, January 11 and January 25 from 9:00am–3:00pm.
  • Flexible Tuition Workshop: Wednesday, January 8, 7:00pm in Ehrer Theatre. No RSVP necessary.
  • Deadline: Tuesday, January 21. FLEXIBLE TUITION APPLICATION: Parents' Financial Statement (PFS) sent to School & Student Services (SSS) by NAIS in Randolph, MA.
  • SSAT Test Date: January 4.
February 2014
  • Deadline: Friday, February 14. FLEXIBLE TUITION APPLICATION: 2013 Tax Returns, W2s, all schedules, and Form 4506. Send Flexible Tuition Supplemental Information Form to LWHS Admissions Office.
March 2014
  • Thursday, March 13: Admissions Decision Letters and Flexible Tuition Awards Mailed.
  • Wednesday, March 19 by Noon: Flexible Tuition Enrollment Contracts Due.
  • Friday, March 21 by Noon: Non-Flexible Tuition Enrollment Contracts Due.