Applying to Wheeler

Thank you for your interest in The Wheeler School! The application season for the 2020-21 school year has begun, and below you will find a list of the application requirements and the final deadlines.

Applicants who complete the process by Saturday, February 1 will receive decisions for admission, and, if applicable, financial aid on Friday, February 28. After the deadline, we switch into a rolling admission cycle when space is available.

Please do not hesitate to contact the Enrollment Office via phone (401.421.8100) or email ( if you have any questions!

Application Checklist

Learn more about the applications process by clicking on the grades below. Then, visit the Enrollment Process page to begin.

  • Completed Online Application
  • Parent/Guardian Statement
  • Scheduled Friday Playdate
  • Teacher Recommendation Form

  • Completed Online Application
  • Parent/Guardian Statement
  • Scheduled individual student/parent visit
  • Teacher Recommendation form

  • Completed Online Application
  • Parent/Guardian Statement
  • 2.5 Years of academic transcripts/school reports when applicable
  • Teacher Recommendation
  • Scheduled full day visit

  • Completed Online Application
  • Parent/Guardian Statement
  • Student Statement
  • Test scores from SSAT or ISEE (state testing is acceptable for MS applicants ONLY)
  • 2.5 Years of academic transcripts
  • Teacher Recommendations
    + English Teacher
    +  Math Teacher
  • Scheduled school visit
    + Full day visit for 6th-grade applicants
    + One-on-one student/parent visit for 7th – 12th-grade applicants

Application Options

The Wheeler School Application


The Standard Application Online (SAO): In addition to the Wheeler-specific application materials, we are happy to accept applications through the SSAT’s Standard Application Online (SAO).

For more information about how to use this tool, visit

International Applicants

International Applicants: We require all of our international applicants to go through AIEP (Apex International Education Partners) in order to apply for admission to our school. To learn about their services you can contact Feng Chen at