How to Apply

6 Easy Steps to Apply to Millbrook School
1 Arrange a Zoom interview with an admission officer
Contact the admission office,, to arrange a Zoom interview which lasts about an hour and includes a student interview followed by a parent interview (if at least one parent is available). Arrange a Zoom interview with an Admission officer.
2 Schedule a virtual tour with a current student 
Contact the admission office,, to arrange a virtual tourwhich lasts about an hour and includes a student-led tour around our campus. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, campus tours have been suspended for the time being. Optimally the interview and tour will take place within 48 hours of each other.
3 Register for the appropriate test

Millbrook School will be test optional this year.
If you choose to take a test, please register to take the SSAT (Secondary School Admission Test) through the SSAT website or by phone (609-683-4440). Millbrook's SSAT code is 5092Millbrook also accepts the ISEE (Independent School Entrance Exam), PSAT, SAT and ACT.

Schedule a test if English is not your first language. 
All students, for whom English is not their first language, are required to take the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language), IELTS, or DuoLingo test. Millbrook's TOEFL code is 0851. Please contact the Admission office at if you are unable to take one of these tests due to the pandemic.
4 Complete the application
We prefer the SSAT Standard Application Online, but we will also accept either the SSAT Standard Application Online or the Gateway Application Online. Please note that we prefer the SSAT Standard Application Online. The application deadline is January 15th.
5 Ask for Reference Early (but not before November 30th)
See either the SSAT Standard Application Online or the Gateway To Prep Schools online application for instructions on getting the recommendation forms to your teachers.
6 Complete Financial Aid Application
If you are applying for financial aid, please notify the Admission Office and review the instructions for that process on the admission section on our website ( Completion of the Parents’ Financial Statement ( and submission of current tax information are requirements of the process. Financial aid applications are due by January 31st.
7 Notifications
To be considered for an admission decision on March 10th (the common notification date for boarding schools), all components of the application must be received by January 15th. All candidates and their parents will be emailed a Millbrook School website user name. Please check the emails you provide to the admission office regularly. Your Millbrook School logon will allow you to log on to the Millbrook School website and view important information, learn about upcoming events, receive official notes from the Millbrook School Admission Office, and check the progress of your application. When you log on for the first time, you will be directed to set up your password. Please feel free to contact Diane Massarone ( if you have any questions about your user name. Decisions will be posted through this logon and will also be mailed on March 10th. We ask that families let us know of their intention to enroll before April 10th with a signed contract and enrollment deposit. Admitted students will have the opportunity to return to campus for our re-visit program in early April. Millbrook will accept applications on a rolling basis throughout the spring, subject to availability of space.

DuoLingo English Test

Millbrook will now be accepting the DuoLingo English test as part of the application process.

That test can be found here.

Contact Info


Admission Office
Millbrook School
131 Millbrook School Rd.
Millbrook, NY 12545