Application Procedures

Thank you for your interest in Hilton Head Preparatory School. We invite you to visit our beautiful campus, observe our exceptional students, and see, firsthand, what a Hilton Head Preparatory School education is all about. You may tour the campus at any time.

Below, you will find the Admissions procedures for Lower, Middle and Upper School. We accept applications throughout the year and we offer early acceptance. You may arrange a personal tour by contacting the Admissions Office at
(843) 671-2286 or by emailing either Bobbie Somerville, Director of Admissions or Sarah DeMaria, Associate Director of Admissions.

Lower School Admissions Procedures

Junior Kindergarten and Kindergarten: Enrollment into Junior Kindergarten is open to children who will be four years old by September 1 of the admission year. Enrollment into Kindergarten is open to children who will be five years old by September 1 of the admission year.
Please download and complete an Application for Junior Kindergarten and Kindergarten.
The application, once complete, should be sent to the Admissions office with a $75.00 application fee (per student). Checks should be made payable to Hilton Head Preparatory School.
Please download and complete a Parent Questionnaire.
To complete this process, we also request that you download a Teacher Evaluation and have the form completed by the applicant's current teacher.
Once all forms are received, we will schedule an interview with the Admissions Director and the Head of Lower School. We do not test students applying for Junior Kindergarten, however, testing will be scheduled for Kindergarten by the Admissions office.


First Grade through Fifth Grade:
Please download and complete an Application for First Grade through Fifth Grade.
The application, once complete, should be sent to the Admissions office with a $75.00 application fee (per student). Checks should be made payable to Hilton Head Preparatory School.
Hilton Head Preparatory School requires a student transcript for each applicant. Please download a Record Transfer Request Form for your school. If you prefer to request a transcript at a later time, you may provide copies of the most current report cards and standardized testing scores.
To complete this process, we also request that you download a Teacher Evaluation and have the form completed by the applicant's current teacher.
Once all forms are received by the school, we will schedule an interview with the Admissions Director, Head of the Lower School and the Headmaster.
A date and time for testing is also scheduled through the Admissions office.

Middle School Admissions Procedures

Sixth Grade through Eighth Grade:

  • Please download and complete an Application for Middle School.
  • The application, once complete, should be sent to the Admissions office with a $75.00 application fee (per student). Checks should be made payable to Hilton Head Preparatory School.
  • Middle school applicants should also complete a Student Questionnaire.
  • Hilton Head Preparatory School requires a student transcript for each applicant. Please download a Record Transfer Request Form for your school. If you prefer to request a transcript at a later time, you may provide copies of the most current report cards and standardized testing scores.
  • To complete this process, we also request that you download a Teacher Evaluation and have the form completed by the applicant's current teacher.
  • Once the application and forms are received by the school, we will schedule interviews with the Admissions Director, Head of Middle School and the Headmaster.
  • A date and time for testing is also scheduled through the Admissions office.

Upper School Admissions Procedures

Ninth Grade through Twelfth Grade:

  • Please download and complete an Application for Upper School.
  • The application, once complete, should be sent to the Admissions office with a $75.00 application fee (per student). Checks should be made payable to Hilton Head Preparatory School.
  • Upper school applicants should also complete a Student Questionnaire.
  • Hilton Head Preparatory School requires a student transcript for each applicant. Please download a Record Transfer Request Form for your current school. If you prefer request a transcript at a later time, you may provide copies of the most current report cards and standardized testing scores.
  • Upper school applicants should give the confidential English Teacher Recommendation and Math Teacher Recommendation forms to your current English and math teachers. They can either send or email the forms to Hilton Head Preparatory School or you may bring the recommendations with you when your interviews are scheduled.
  • Once the application and other materials are received, we will schedule interviews with the Admissions Director, Head of Upper School and the Headmaster.
  • A date and time for testing is also scheduled through the Admissions office.
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