Application Process

Step #1 - Complete inquiry form To begin application

Please start the application process by filling out an inquiry form linked below. Upon submission of this form, prospective students will receive an email with an individual user ID and password for access to the online application, which will be linked in the email.  The application deadline is January 31st. Applications will be accepted after this date, in the order submitted, where seats are available

Once you have received the email containing your login credentials you may access the online application in the confirmation email, or by clicking the Application button below.


Step #2 - Testing: TOEFL and SSAT

The TOEFL Exam is required for all our future international students whose first language is not English. Please register for the test through the TOEFL website and send results to Woodward by using school code B357. High school applicants should also complete the SSAT and submit results using school code 8310. The SSAT is a standardized test for students seeking to enroll in an independent school.   "The SSAT measures the basic verbal, math, and reading skills students need for successful performance in independent schools." (

Step #3 - Submit Transcripts and Recommendations

1. Please send three years of academic transcripts via email to: or by fax:  617-770-1551

2. Please email to request recommendation forms to distribute to your English and Math teachers, and your Principal or Guidance Counselor. After receipt and completion of these forms, your recommenders should return these by confidential email to or mail to: The Woodward School, 1102 Hancock Street, Quincy, MA 02169.

Step #4 - Interview

  All international students must complete an interview with an admissions representative in person or via video conference. The admissions office will contact each applicant to schedule an interview once the application has been submitted.

Step #5 - Student Visa Information

The Woodward School is authorized under Federal law to enroll non-immigrant students. Woodward will issue an I20 to students who are admitted and enrolled at Woodward. Students seeking an F-1 Visa must provide: health and immunization records, a passport bio page photo, guardianship and homestay information, and financial documentation with evidence of sufficient financial support for your stay. Once all documents are received, we will make every effort to inform you of your admissions status via email within ten (10) days.

Phone: (617) 773-5610
The Woodward School is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, and is a member of the Association of Independent Schools in New England, and the National Coalition of Girls’ Schools. 
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