How to Apply

//How to Apply
How to Apply 2020-03-24T16:54:59-07:00

Now accepting applications for 2020-2021 in all grades

Apply to CWA

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Step by Step Guide:

1. Apply

Fill out our online application through our admissions portal, available at The portal will prompt you to provide us with the following:

Demographic Information

Application Photo

Parent Application

Student Application (Grades 6-12) 

School Records

Teacher Recommendation(s)

Once you have completed the application, submit the appropriate application fee online. To request a fee waiver, please contact the Admissions Office.

Applicants for Preschool to Grade 5: $80 (includes assessment fee)

Applicants for Grades 6 to 12: $40

2. Assess

Kindergarten to Grade 5

Applicants for Kindergarten to Grade 5 must have an assessment conducted in the Admissions Office. To make your reservation, email us here.

For all those that complete the parent and student portion of the CWA application, we offer WPPSI or WISC testing on weekdays. Make your reservation at

Grade 6 – 12

Visit to view information about the ISEE (including practice materials) or to schedule the ISEE at another testing site. Our ISEE school code is 481368. Please be sure to add this code to your ISEE registration after you select a testing date.

Although we do not administer the SSAT on our campus, we will accept SSAT scores. Our SSAT school code is 2304. Visit for more information. With any questions about testing, please see below or email us here.

3. Visit

We normally require an individual visit for your student to get to know Charles Wright Academy and for us to get to know your student, however, visits have been suspended during our campus closure in response to Covid-19.

Our admissions team will be in touch to discuss next steps in your application process.


Grade 1 – 5

Grade 6 – 12


Wechsler Preschool and Primary scale of Intelligence (WPPSI)

Weschler Intelligence Scale for Children (WISC) Fifth Edition

Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE)


Tuesday and Friday
8 a.m. or 9 a.m.

Tuesday and Friday 8 a.m. and 9 a.m.

Varies: see  for available test dates/times in your area


45 minutes

1 hour

3 hours


Understand the developmental progress of a 4 to 5 year old

Understand the cognitive skills of a 7 to 11 year old

Understand content-based knowledge relative to the student’s current grade


One-on-One proctored assessment

One-on-One proctored assessment

Paper-based group assessment or individual online assessment on a case-by-case basis