The First Grade Application Process

List of 4 items.

  • Applicant Guidelines

    All first grade applicants must be in kindergarten or primer in the fall of 2020 and be at least six years old by September 1, 2021.

    *Dual Application Option: Within specific age ranges, boys who are currently in first grade may apply simultaneously to first and second grade. If you are interested in your son being considered for both grades, please contact the Office of Admission for additional information.

    Please Note: All applications received after the due date will be accepted and considered on a space-availability basis.
  • Forms to Submit and Deadline

    Submit the following to St. Mark's by December 14, 2020:
    • Application form submitted online
    • Application Fee of $50
  • Register for Testing

    The Independent Schools Admission Association of Dallas (ISAAD) has collaborated to offer virtual achievement testing for 1st grade candidates applying to member schools. Candidates need only register once and should only test one time. The cost of the test is $200. Additional information will be posted soon. 
  • Records and Evaluation Forms

    School Records & Teacher Evaluation Form due to St. Mark's by January 11, 2021:
    • Submit the signed Records Release Form to the Registrar at your son's current school.
    • Request your son's Current Teacher Evaluation via the online application 

Second - Fourth Grade Application Process

List of 4 items.

  • Applicant Guidelines

    *Dual Application Option: Within certain age ranges, boys may apply simultaneously to the grade they are currently enrolled, as well as the next sequential grade. Although only one application is required, testing requirement may vary. For more information on a dual application option, please contact the Office of Admission.

    Please note: Applications received after the due date will be accepted and considered on a space availability basis.
  • Forms to Submit and Deadline

    Submit the following to St. Mark's by December 14, 2020:
    • Application form submitted online
    • Application Fee of $50
  • Register for Testing

    Additional information regarding virtual testing for 2nd, 3rd and 4th grade applicants will be available soon.
  • Records and Evaluation Forms

    School Records & Teacher Evaluation Form due to St. Mark's by January 11, 2021:
    • Submit the signed Records Release Form to the Registrar at your son's current school
    • Request your son's Current Teacher Evaluation via the online application.

Fifth - Eleventh Grade Application Process

List of 5 items.

  • Applicant Guidelines

    *Dual Application Option: Within certain age ranges, boys may apply simultaneously to the grade they are currently enrolled, as well as the next sequential grade. Although only one application is required, testing requirement may vary. For more information on a dual application option, please contact the Office of Admission.

    Please Note: All applications received after the due date will be accepted and considered on a space-availability basis.
  • Forms to Submit and Deadline

    Submit the following to St. Mark's by January 11, 2021:

    Application forms submitted online, including:
    • Applicant Essay
    • Applicant Personal Inventory and Self-Assessment
    • Applicant Activity Summary
    • Remarks from Parents 
    • Interview Request
    • Application Fee of $175
  • Records and Evaluation Forms

    School Records & Teacher Evaluation Form due to St. Mark's by January 15, 2021:
    • Submit the signed Records Release Form to the Registrar at your son's current school.
    • Request your son's current Math and English Teacher evaluations via the online application.
  • ISEE Testing

    • The Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE) for grades 5-11 is currently available to take at home. Please note that it is the parent's responsibility to register their son to take the ISEE test at ERB: ISEE.
    • Applicants should sit for the ISEE no later than February 1, 2021.
  • Interview

    Interviews for Middle and Upper School applicants will be held virtually for the 2021-2022 application season.
St. Mark's School of Texas does not discriminate in the administration of its admission an education policies on the basis of race, color, religion, sexual orientation, or national or ethnic origin.
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St. Mark’s School of Texas

10600 Preston Road
Dallas, Texas 75230

214-346-8000

About Us

St. Mark’s School of Texas is a private, nonsectarian college-preparatory boys’ day school for students in grades 1 through 12, located in Dallas, Texas. St. Mark’s aims to prepare young men to assume leadership and responsibility in a competitive and changing world.

St. Mark’s does not discriminate in the administration of its admission and education policies on the basis of race, color, religion, sexual orientation, or national or ethnic origin.