How to Apply

Welcome Interested Students and Families

Below you will find the Steppingstone 2021 Admission Timeline 

The journey starts here! 

1. Attend a Family Information Session 

October – December

There are no more Family Information Meetings for the 2021 Admission season. If you are interested in applying to the program, please review the eligibility requirements and Family Packet at and follow the steps below to submit your application.


2. Start an Application 


There are three parts to our application:

  • Part I: Applicant Information
  • Part II: Family and Student Short Responses
  • Teacher Recommendation

Start the Steppingstone application here!

Share the Teacher recommendation link with your student’s current teacher!


3. Application Deadline

January 5, 2022

4. Finalist Stage: Interview and Exam 

February – March 2022

Finalist students and families are invited to interview with Steppingstone staff. Interviews take place throughout the months of February and March. Finalist students will take the Steppingstone Exam in mid-February. 

5. Steppingstone Decision

April 2022

Finalists are notified if they’ve been accepted. Accepted students start their first summer July 2022!


Have questions?

Contact a member of the Admission team: