An independent day school located in Marblehead, serving pre-k through grade 8

Apply to Tower School

We're delighted that you've decided to apply to Tower. You may choose to apply online, or download and print the forms below. After submitting your application, contact Reagan Kenwell, Director of Admission, who will guide you through the admission process.

Apply Online.

FOR FAMILIES NEW TO TOWER
Click here to apply now. To be considered for first round application decisions, submit an application by February 1, 2017. 
Please note, the Records Release form and AISNE Recommendation form need to be printed and delivered to your child's current teacher.

FOR CURRENT TOWER FAMILIES, OR FAMILIES WHO HAVE ALREADY STARTED AN APPLICATION
Click here to log in and complete your application. To be considered for first round application decisions, submit an application by February 1, 2017. 
Please note, the Records Release form and AISNE Recommendation form need to be printed and delivered to your child's current teacher. 

Prefer Paper? Download an Application. 

APPLICATION
Download and submit your application immediately to begin the admission process and have the opportunity to schedule screening appointments that work best for you.
Application Fee: $45
Submit the application and all supporting forms and documents by February 1, 2017.

SCHOOL RECORDS RELEASE FORM
Download, sign and deliver the Records Release and the the age-specific AISNE recommendation form to your child's teacher. Include a stamped envelope addressed to: Tower School Admission Office, 75 West Shore Drive, Marblehead, MA 01945.

AISNE TEACHER EVALUATION FORMS
Created by the Association of Independent Schools in New England (AISNE), these standard evaluation forms are used by many Independent Schools. Evaluations are confidential and should be returned directly to the Admissions Office by your child’s teacher(s).

AISNE Form pre-k, kindergarten & first grade
AISNE Form for students applying to grades 2-5
AISNE Form for students entering grades 6-8-English
AISNE Form for students entering grades 6-8-Math

Please provide teachers with both the records release form and the appropriate AISNE form along with a stamped envelope addressed to:
Tower School Admission Office, 75 West Shore Drive, Marblehead, MA 01945

PARENT QUESTIONNAIRE
Download and submit the questionnaire to the Admission Office.

Tuition Assistance Application and Documents 

Access the NAIS/SSS application here.

Schedule Appointments

PARENT TOUR
Experiencing Tower during a parent tour is a great way to learn about our curriculum, visit classes in-session, speak with our teachers, and get a sense of our school's culture.
Call the Admission Office at 781-631-5800 to schedule your 45 minute tour.

PARENT INTERVIEW
The parent interview gives parents the opportunity to discuss their child's development, personality, and interests. It is a great time to ask specific questions about Tower School as it relates to your family. Call the Admission Office after submitting the application to schedule your interview.

ADMISSION SCREENING FOR APPLICANTS TO PRE-KINDERGARTEN, KINDERGARTEN AND GRADE 1
Call the Admission Office after submitting the application to schedule the screening for your child.

ADMISSION VISIT FOR APPLICANTS TO PRE-KINDERGARTEN, KINDERGARTEN AND GRADE 1
Small groups of applicants work collaboratively in the classroom for about an hour. The First Grade Admission Visit will take place on Thursday, January 26, 2017, from 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten Admission visits are held in the morning at 8:00, 9:00, 10:00, and 11:00 on Friday, January 27, 2017.  You will receive an appointment from the Admission Office.  

ADMISSION SCREENING AND FULL DAY VISIT FOR APPLICANTS TO GRADES 2-4
Call the Admission Office to schedule a full day visit for your child.

ADMISSION EXAM AND FULL DAY VISIT FOR APPLICANTS TO GRADES 5-8
Call the Admission Office to schedule a full day visit for your child.

INDEPENDENT SCHOOL ENTRANCE EXAM (ISEE) FOR APPLICANTS TO GRADES 5-8
Applicants to Grades 5-8 are required to take the Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE). This exam is offered at Tower School and at a number of other locations. Please register online at ISEE Registration. To ensure Tower receives your child’s scores, you will need to enter Tower’s school code when registering. This code is 222644. Please note that the deadline to register is three weeks prior to the testing date.







 

 

 

 

  • 75 West Shore Drive
  • Marblehead, MA 01945
  • Phone: 781.631.5800
  • Fax: 781.631.2292
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Tower students are articulate, self-motivated, confident learners who engage in their academic success, develop strong leadership skills, and create opportunities to contribute meaningfully in their communities and the world.

 

 

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Tower’s teachers champion the value of excellence in elementary education. They’re accomplished at creating a delicate balance – in which a positive process for learning stands alongside a curriculum designed to challenge each and every student. The result? Tower’s students are engaged, confident learners, eager to reach for extraordinary academic success.

 

 

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Experience the atmosphere and excitement of a busy school day at Tower. Tour our campus, visit classrooms and meet our teachers. Contact Reagan Kenwell, our Director of Admission, at reagan.kenwell@towerschool.org.

 

 

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We challenge students to attain personal levels of achievement—on the field and off.

Through Tower’s Athletic Program, students experience the intrinsic benefits of physical activity; the correlation between hard work and personal improvement; and the value of good sportsmanship. Participation is expected of all students. Improved skills for each player are a priority.

 

 

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Tower's innovative program and modern facility depend upon contributions from our community members.

 

 

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Join us for an awesome Summer at Tower! Gain coding skills in our technology lab, create work in our art studios  that reflects your personal style, build and command your own robot, sharpen your filmmaking and editing skills, improve your basketball game, gain an appreciation for the outdoors, learn to swim...and make lasting friendships at Summer at Tower!

 

 

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Welcome to My Tower.

We've included information most often referenced by Tower community members. Here, you’ll gain quick access to Veracross, download forms and permission slips, and discover ways to participate in our vibrant community through the TSPA.

 

 

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