Apply to Middle & Upper School (6-12)


Thank you for your interest in Trevor!

We hope that by interacting with the Trevor community through various admissions events and learning about us through our website you will develop a strong sense of who we are. Our application process has been designed for you to learn about Trevor and for us to learn about your family. 

Trevor’s Middle and Upper School application for the 2022-23 school year is available now in Ravenna (our online application platform). 
The application deadline for Grades 6-12 is Monday, November 15, 2021

Interviews will be conducted virtually this admissions season - scheduling will begin after Labor Day. 

Information regarding in-person tours, “live” virtual tours, and our virtual fall Admissions events may be found in the Events section below. We look forward to meeting you in person, virtually, or both! 
If you have any questions, please contact us:
Middle & Upper School Admissions
312 East 95th Street
New York, NY 10128

Middle & Upper School Admissions Events

“Live” Virtual Tours
Join us for a guided virtual tour of Trevor’s Middle and Upper School with a member of our Admissions Team on Zoom.
Middle School (Grades 6-8) 
    • Wednesday, September 22, 2021 (9:00am - 10:00am & 7:00pm - 8:00pm)
Upper School (Grades 9-12) 
    • Tuesday, September 21, 2021 (9:00am - 10:00am & 7:00pm - 8:00pm)
    • Thursday, September 23, 2021 (9:00am - 10:00am & 7:00pm - 8:00pm)

Inside Trevor - Virtual Fall Admissions Series
Inside Trevor events offer distinct opportunities to hear from the Trevor community - students, faculty, administration, and more. Come to one event, come to all events - it’s your choice!
Virtual Information Sessions
Meet members of Trevor’s Administration, including our Middle and Upper School Division Directors – understand our commitment to ambitious academics, engaged students, and balanced lives.
Middle School (Grades 6-8)
    • October 1, 2021 (9:00am - 9:30am)
    • November 1, 2021 (12:00pm -12:30pm)
    • December 1, 2021 (6:30pm - 7:00pm)
Upper School (Grades 9-12)
    • October 1, 2021 (9:30am - 10:00am)
    • November 1, 2021 (12:30pm - 1:00pm)
    • December 1, 2021 (7:00pm - 7:30pm)

Virtual Student Panel 
Meet Trevor students in a virtual panel format - ask questions, get answers, and gain insight into life as a Trevor student from Trevor students.
    • October 13, 2021 (7:00pm - 8:00pm)

Virtual Middle and Upper School Faculty Panel
Meet current Trevor faculty in a virtual panel format - inquire about academics, arts, athletics, and the college process directly from the people responsible for the design and implementation of these programs.
    • October 21, 2021 (7:00pm - 8:00pm)

In-Person Tours
Middle School (Grades 6-8) 
Join us for an in-person highlight tour of Trevor's Middle and Upper School campus. Required COVID-19 protocols will be communicated prior to the event.
*Scheduling will take place when we contact your family to schedule an interview appointment.
    • Thursday, November 11, 2021
Upper School (Grades 9-12)
Admitted Upper School families will be invited to join us for an in-person highlight tour of Trevor's Middle and Upper School campus after admissions decisions are released in February 2022.  Required COVID-19 protocols will be communicated prior to the event. 
*Registration will open on February 18, 2022 for families admitted to grades 9-12.
All in-person event opportunities are subject to change based on health and safety considerations relating to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Registration for each individual event in Ravenna is required. To register and attend virtual admissions events, create a Ravenna account (, locate Trevor in the directory of New York Schools, and select Upcoming Events.

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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 financial aid; please email 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

    Interviews will be held virtually for the 2021-22 admissions season. After you have submitted the Application Form, we will contact you to schedule your family's interview appointment (scheduling will begin after Labor Day). The Application Form must be submitted before an interview appointment is scheduled. 
    An interview is a required part of the admissions process. While we do our best to schedule all families who submit an application, interview appointments are limited. We therefore encourage families to submit the Application Form as early as possible. After all appointment slots have filled, we create a waiting list for interviews. 
  • Financial Aid

    If your family is applying for financial aid, please answer “yes” to the relevant question on the Application Form; email our office at to obtain a fee waiver code before you submit your application. Families requesting financial aid must complete a TADS application (Tuition Aid Data Services) by January 1st.

    TADS applications will be available online at after October 1st. There is a single fee of $34 for submitting a TADS application, regardless of how many schools receive the financial aid summary report. There are no fee waivers for TADS applications.

    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. Members of the Admissions Committee include French and Spanish speakers.

    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. Tenemos hispanohablantes en el comité de admisiones de Trevor.

    Les parents qui souhaitent partager leurs réponses en français sont invités à le faire. Afin quils puissent nous parler de manière plus personnelle de leurs enfants. Des francophones font partie du comité des admissions de Trevor.

    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
  • ISAAGNY Common Essay (Grades 9-12)

    All Upper School applicants are required to submit a response to one of the ISAAGNY Common Essay prompts. The ISAAGNY Common Essay can be accessed in Ravenna.

    Due Date: January 7th
  • 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 (two prior years and current-year transcript, as well as any standardized testing) directly to Trevor. Official transcripts must come directly from the school and will be treated as confidential.

    We understand that some schools will not release transcripts that include the current year until after January 7th. Please write 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 7th
  • Math and English Teacher Recommendations

    After November 15th, please request recommendations from your student’s current math and English teachers. This time frame ensures that the teacher has had an opportunity to get to know them. Trevor uses the ISAAGNY common recommendation forms, which are sent as delegated forms by families to teachers through Ravenna.

    All applicants for 6th-12th grades should submit separate ISAAGNY 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 7th
  • 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 7th
  • Standardized Testing

    For the 2021-22 admissions season, Trevor will continue its suspension of both the requirement and acceptance of ISEE and/or SSAT test scores in our Middle and Upper School admissions process. This decision was made in response to the continued uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on equal access to these exams for all students. 
  • Personal and/or School Counselor Recommendations (Optional)

    If there is someone you feel would provide an additional perspective on your student, please have them submit their recommendation through the Personal and/or School Counselor Recommendations form in Ravenna.

    Due Date: January 7th
  • 2022 ISAAGNY Notification & Reply Dates

    Grades 6-8
    Decisions Released in Ravenna: Tuesday, February 8, 2022
    Parent Reply: Tuesday, March 1, 2022

    Grade 9-11
    Decisions Released in Ravenna: Friday, February 18, 2022
    Parent Reply: Friday, March 11, 2022
Ambitious academics.  Engaged students.  Balanced lives.

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