Grades 9 to 12 Application

We are delighted you are considering the Ellis Upper School, grades 9 to 12, for your daughter. We welcome you to learn more about our program by calling the Admission Office to request admission materials, or to visit us to see our program. Please contact contact Alyssa Kinney, Enrollment Coordinator, or call 412-661-4880 to schedule a campus visit and a meeting with Lauren Laschon, Head of Upper School.

To create an admission profile and submit an application:
  1. Please click on the green apply button below.
  2. Select the blue "Create Account" link to create a username and password.
  3. After entering your basic information, please select the "Create Account" button.

Please note: If you are already in our system, your email address will be highlighted in red after you press submit. If this occurs, please select the "Forgot Login?" button and enter your email address to receive your username and password. If you have never logged in before, you will be prompted to set your password.

Once you receive your username and password you will have access to the online application, you will be able to monitor your daughter's progress through the admission process, and learn more about the Ellis School.

Application Checklist

Submit your daughter’s application online at, along with the parent questionnaire by January 1. A completed application includes:
  • Student and Parent questionnaires
  • Current English and Math teacher recommendation forms
  • Student transcript including grades from the current school year, and grades, testing, and comments/report card from the previous school year
  • Student campus visit and interview; contact Emily Scott, Assistant Director of Enrollment Management, or call 412-661-4880 to schedule
  • ISEE Test Scores (pre-registration is required)