Upper School

Upper School Admissions Process

2018-19 Admissions

Oak Knoll's admissions season for the 2018-19 school year has passed. However, on a very limited basis, there may be availability in certain grades. Admissions would be considered on a rolling basis. Please call the admissions office at 908-522-8109 to inquire before completing an application.

Our All-Girls Middle and High School Admissions Process

Come Grow With Us
Thank you for considering Oak Knoll. We value your application and plan to review it with great interest and care. Our process is competitive, personal, and all about finding the right fit. We seek qualified young women who will enrich and be enriched by Oak Knoll. We hope that you’re one of them.
We routinely accept applications from students entering grades 7 and 9. Enrollment opportunities for grades 8 and 10 are based on attrition. Please contact the Upper School Admissions Office to discuss openings. 

Admissions Process At a Glance

1. Complete an online application
2. Visit Us
Spend a day with a student in your entry grade. You’ll attend class with her and meet with the Admissions Office.
3. Submit teacher recommendations
We require two recommendations: one from a current English teacher and one from a current math teacher.
4. Submit transcripts and test scores
Complete the Release of Records Form and forward it to your school office.
5. Register for and take the Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE)
In order to ensure that your ISEE scores are submitted on time, register as soon as possible (at least three weeks before the test date.)

Test dates: November 18, 2017 (registration deadline: October 27)
                   December 16, 2017 (registration deadline: November 24)
  • Applicants taking the test at Oak Knoll must email nora.burd@oakknoll.org for the invitation code
  • Oak Knoll’s member ID is 311430. This ID will direct your scores to Oak Knoll. 
Application Deadlines: 
  • Early Application Process: December 5, 2017
  • Regular Application Process: February 1, 2018

Click here for additional details about the application process.

Application Deadlines

The December 5, 2017 Early Application Process Deadline is only for applicants whose school search is solely focused on Catholic schools, which notify earlier than other schools.

The February 1, 2018 Regular Application Process Deadline is for all applicants who may be applying to a broad range of schools that may include independent, public, Catholic and magnet schools.

*Applications received after the January deadline date will be considered on a rolling basis, only if spaces become available.

In order for an application process to be considered complete and the student to be considered for entrance, ALL of the following materials must be received prior to the deadline:

Middle and High School Admissions

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Oak Knoll School of the Holy Child is a Catholic independent school coeducational from kindergarten to grade 6 and all girls in grades 7 to 12. Oak Knoll was founded in 1924 and is one of 10 schools in the Holy Child Network of Schools that provides independent Catholic education across the United States.


44 Blackburn Road
Summit, NJ 07901
Phone: (908) 522-8100
Email the Lower School (coed, K-6)
Email the Upper School (all-girls, 7-12)
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