An Independent Episcopal Day School for Ages 3 Through 12th Grade in Burlington, New Jersey

Apply to Doane Academy

How to Apply

Doane Academy seeks to provide each prospective family ample opportunity to develop a genuine understanding of the School and its unique mission. Likewise, we hope to get to know each applicant and family for their distinct gifts and qualities. Below is a breakdown of the Admissions process.

Please use this as a guide, but always feel free to call 609.386.3500 or email admissions@doaneacademy.org if you have any questions.

student in class

Step 1 - Inquire

  • Please complete the online Inquiry Form to receive information about Doane Academy.
  • If you wish to receive a Viewbook, they are available on campus or by mail per your request.

Step 2 - Visit

  • Plan to attend an Open House or schedule a tour of Doane Academy.
  • All Lower School applicants must complete a classroom visit. Classroom visits should be completed by the January 15 application deadline. 
  • To schedule a tour or classroom visit, please call the Admission Office at 609.386.3500 or email admissions@doaneacademy.org.

Step 3 - Application

Doane Academy uses the SSAT Standard Application Online (SAO). The deadline to submit the application is January 15.

The application includes:

  • Student Biographical Profile
  • Transcripts
  • Student Evaluation (completed by current teacher)
  • Parent Evaluation
  • $50 Application Fee

 

 

Step 4 - Assessment

Primary-2nd Grade

The Early Education Admissions Exam will be conducted during the classroom visit.

3rd Grade-5th Grade

Submit the SSAT or equivalent standardized testing. If a writing sample was not a component of the test, then it will be conducted during the classroom visit. 

Applicants also have the option of scheduling an assessment conducted at Doane Academy during the classroom visit.

 


Step 1 - Inquire

  • Please complete the online Inquiry Form to receive information about Doane Academy.
  • If you wish to receive a Viewbook, they are available on campus or by mail per your request.

Step 2 - Visit

  • Plan to attend an Open House or schedule a tour of Doane Academy.
  • All Middle and Upper School applicants must complete an interview, which can be conducted during the campus tour. Interviews should be completed by the January 15 application deadline.
  • To schedule a tour and interview, please call the Admission Office at 609.386.3500 or email admissions@doaneacademy.org.

Step 3 - Application

Doane Academy uses the SSAT Standard Application Online (SAO). The deadline to submit the application and supplemental materials is January 15.

The application includes:

  • Student Biographical Profile
  • Parent Questionnaire
  • Student Essay
  • Transcripts
  • English Teacher Recommendation
  • Math Teacher Recommendation
  • Principal/School Counselor Recommendation
  • $50 Application Fee

 

 

Step 4 - Assessment

Submit the SSAT or equivalent standardized testing. If a writing sample was not a component of the test, then it will be conducted during the interview.