9th-12th Grade Process

1. Student Profile

Complete the Student Profile Form of the Standard Application Online (SAO) and pay the application fee as soon as possible to begin an application with PDS.

2. Student Interview

Once you’ve completed the Student Profile Form on the SAO, please contact our office at 609-924-6700 x1200 to set up a tour and interview.

3. Testing

Applicants to Grades 9 and 10 must take the SSAT. Please register at SSAT.org.

We require you to use the October, November, December, or January test dates in order to have scores received by our January 15 deadline. Be sure to list PDS (code 5902) and designate PDS as a score recipient when you register. We only accept scores sent directly from SSAT.

Applicants to 11th and 12th grade may submit the results of the SSAT, PSAT, SAT or ACT.

4. Submit Your Remaining Materials

When you log into your child's application account at SSAT.org you will see a checklist of all application components needed for your grade. All materials are due by January 15.

Application Deadline:
January 15

If you are interested in applying for financial aid, an application must be submitted to TADS by February 1.