Apply to Middle & Upper School (6-12)


Thank you for your interest in Trevor.

We hope that by exploring our website and interacting with our community through admissions events, you will develop a comprehensive sense of who we are. Our admissions process has been designed for you to learn about Trevor and for us to learn about your family. We hope each interaction provides you with meaningful engagement, helpful information, and insight into the life of a Trevor student.

Trevor’s application for the 2024-25 school year is now available online at This year, our entry points are grades 6, 7, and 9.
Trevor no longer accepts ISEE and/or SSAT test scores as part of the Middle and Upper School admissions process.

We look forward to meeting you!

Contact our Admissions office at [email protected] with any questions about the application process. Should you have questions about your Ravenna account, you may contact Ravenna at [email protected].
Middle & Upper School Admissions
312 East 95th Street
New York, NY 10128
[email protected]

Middle & Upper School Admissions Events

Join us for an in-person Fall 2023 Middle & Upper School Open House!

  • Thursday, October 19th
  • Wednesday, October 25th
  • Wednesday, November 1st
Open house events will run from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm and are designed for families applying to grades 6-12 for the 2024-2025 school year.
Attending a Middle and Upper School Open House provides an opportunity to live and understand Trevor's academic program by taking part in classes taught by Trevor faculty. These events are also designed to introduce you to the people—students, faculty, staff, and administration—who form Trevor's culture and community.    
Registration for admissions events is required. To register and attend, please create a Ravenna account (, locate Trevor in the directory of New York Schools, and select Upcoming Events. 

Application Components

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  • Application Form

    To begin the admissions process, please submit a completed Application Form, along with a $75 nonrefundable application fee. This fee is waived for applicants who are also applying for tuition assistance; please email [email protected] to obtain the fee waiver code. We encourage families to submit the Application Form as soon as possible, to ensure availability of an interview appointment. We also encourage you to include a photo of the applicant, but this is not mandatory.

    Due Date: November 15th

  • Interview & Campus Visit

    After you have submitted the Application Form, please self-register for a tour and interview visit in Ravenna.

    Your visit will last approximately two hours and it will include a tour of the campus, a student interview, and a conversation with the parent(s)/guardians(s).

    An interview is a required part of the admissions process. While we do our best to schedule all families who submit an Application Form, interview appointments are limited and we encourage families to submit the Application Form and self-register for a tour and interview visit as early as possible.

    Application Form Deadline: November 15th

  • Tuition Assistance

    If your family is applying for tuition assistance, please answer “yes” to the relevant question on the Application Form; email our office at [email protected] to obtain a fee waiver code before you submit your application. Families requesting tuition assistance must complete a Clarity application by January 1st.

    Clarity applications will be available online at after October 1st.

    Due Date: January 1st

  • Parent Statement

    Only one Parent Statement is required, but multi-household families may submit more information if they wish. The Parent Statement can be accessed in Ravenna.

    Parents who are more comfortable submitting their responses in French or Spanish are encouraged to do so. 

    Los padres que prefieren compartir sus respuestas en español están invitados a escribir en su idioma. De esa manera podrán hablar más profundamente de su hijo. 

    Les parents qui souhaitent partager leurs réponses en français sont invités à le faire. Afin qu'ils puissent nous parler de manière plus personnelle de leurs enfants. 

    Due Date: November 15th

  • Student Questionnaire

    The Student Questionnaire is designed for the student to complete; it consists of a survey of extracurricular interests and short answer questions. The Student Questionnaire can be accessed in Ravenna.

    Due Date: November 15th

  • Upper School Essay (Grades 9-12)

    All Upper School applicants are required to submit a response to one of the Trevor Essay prompts. The ISAAGNY Common Essay Response is also accepted.

    Due Date: January 11th

  • Official School Transcripts

    Please provide your student’s current school with a signed Transcript Release form by December 1st. This form authorizes the submission of your student’s cumulative school record directly to Trevor. Official transcripts must come directly from the school and will be treated as confidential.

    For Middle School and Upper School applicants (grades 6-12): two years of school transcripts are required (the prior year and current-year transcript, as well as any standardized testing).

    We understand that some schools will not release transcripts that include the current year until after January 11th. Please write to our office if transcripts will not be released by the deadline so that we may make a note in your child's file.

    Due Date: January 11th

  • Math and English Teacher Recommendations

    After November 15th, please request recommendations from your child’s current math and English teachers. This time frame ensures that your child's current teacher has had an opportunity to get to know them. Trevor Recommendation Forms are sent as delegated forms by families to teachers through Ravenna. ISAAGNY Common Recommendation Forms are also accepted. 

    All applicants for 6th-12th grades should submit separate Math and English recommendations (including 6th-grade applicants who have a single teacher for all subjects). 

    Recommendations from prior-year teachers are accepted but may not be submitted in place of the current-year recommendation requirement.

    Due Date: January 11th

  • Math Curriculum Overview (Grades 9-12)

    In an effort to better understand the math curriculum content and mastery of our applying students, please delegate the Math Curriculum Overview form to your student’s current math teacher after December 1st. Forms submitted before this date will not be accepted.

    There are separate forms for grade 9 and grades 10-12 – please delegate the form appropriate to your student’s applying grade level.

    Due Date: January 11th

  • Standardized Testing

    Trevor no longer accepts ISEE and/or SSAT test scores as part of the Middle and Upper School admissions process.
  • General Recommendations (Optional)

    If there is someone you feel would provide an additional perspective on your student, please have them submit their recommendation through the Trevor General Recommendation Form in Ravenna. The ISAAGNY General Recommendation Form is also accepted.

    Due Date: January 11th

  • 2024 Trevor Notification Dates

    Admissions decisions will be posted in your Ravenna Account.

    Current Trevor families and alumni are eligible to apply for our Early Notification option. Interested families should contact us at [email protected] to learn more. Early Notification applicants for grades 6 and up will be notified on December 15, 2023

    Notification Dates for applications completed by January 11, 2024.
    • Middle School families (grades 6-8)will be notified of an admission decision within the first two weeks of February.
    • Upper School families (grades 9-12) will be notified of an admission decision within the last two weeks of February.
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