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Become a Student

The Admissions Process

What you need to know

We are so excited that you are interested in joining the Asheville School community. Here, you should find everything you need to get started. Should you have additional questions or need assistance, don’t hesitate to reach out to our admissions team.

How to Apply
Learn how to apply, step by step.

Step 1:


Get started by filling out our inquiry form and be connected with an admission representative who will guide you through the next steps. Your admission representative is your dedicated point of contact at Asheville School, ensuring that all your questions are answered and providing you with all the information needed to help you make this important decision.

Step 2:

Visit & Interview

We highly recommend families take advantage of exploring our campus, either in-person or virtually. Contact us at [email protected] or 828-254-6345 x4022 to schedule a visit.

U.S. Students

Student-led campus tour Classroom visit, meeting with faculty/coaches (if requested) Student interview with an Admission officer Parent interview with an Admission officer

International Students

On-campus or virtual interview Candidates from China are required to first interview through Vericant

Step 3:

Start Your Application

Choose either the Asheville School Application OR the Standard Application Online (SAO).

Application Fee:

U.S. students: $60 International students: $110

Required Supplementary Materials Include:

Recommendations from an English teacher and a math teacher Grades from current school (full academic transcript required upon enrollment)

U.S. Students

SSAT (optional)

Our SSAT School Code is 1396

If you have taken a standardized test other than the SSAT and wish to submit that score, we may be able to accept it for your application. Contact our office before you schedule your SSAT.

International Students

SSAT (required) TOEFL OR Duolingo (required)

Our SSAT School Code is 1396

Our TOEFL School Code is C496

International students must submit results from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). Accepted students typically score between 90 and 110 on the TOEFL IBT. Students should be sure to indicate that a copy of your scores be sent to Asheville School with code C496. If the TOEFL is not available, you may submit the results from a Duolingo test.

Application Timeline

Fill out this form to begin a conversation with our team and start receiving materials that will teach you more about student life, academic rigor, and the bountiful extracurricular opportunities that await you at Ashevllle School.

Schedule a Tour

We highly recommend families take advantage of exploring our campus, either in-person or virtually.

Contact us at [email protected] or 828-254-6345 x4022 to schedule a visit.

Apply Early Decision

If you have already decided that Asheville School is your first choice or you're an International student, Early Decision is a good option for you. With an Early Decision, acceptance is binding—applicants who are accepted agree to enroll at Asheville School and withdraw all applications to other schools.

Deadline to apply: December 10
Notification of acceptance by: January 10

Apply Regular Decision

Deadline to apply: February 1
Notification of acceptance by: March 10

Complete Your Financial Aid Application

Asheville School uses Clarity to manage financial aid applications. Visit Tuition and Financial Aid for details.

Meet Our Team
Shawn Bryson
Shawn Bryson

Associate Director of Admission

Shannon Carmack
Shannon Carmack

Associate Director of Admission

Michael Heyward
Michael Heyward

Assistant Head of School for Enrollment Management

Megan Markovic
Megan Markovic

Assistant Director of Admission Operations

Derry Roberson Babaoff
Derry Roberson Babaoff

Senior Associate Director of Admission & Director of Financial Aid

Asheville School is committed to treating applicants and students equitably and fairly. We do not discriminate in educational opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, national origin, or other basis prohibited by applicable law.