Coeducational College Preparatory Day School serving Grades 5-12

Admission to Seabury Hall

Applications for the 2023-2024 school year submitted at this time will be considered for rolling admissions on a space-available basis.
For School Year: 2023-2024 

Admissions Deadlines
    • Standard Admission:  All submittals must be received by January 31, 2023, decisions released on March 10, 2023.
        Application and Application Fee
        The following items must be completed and/or received by the Admissions Office by January 31, 2023 in order to be considered for Standard Admission:

          1. Completed online application form
          2. A recent photograph of the applicant (uploaded with online application form)
          3. Application fee of $100
          4. Interview
          5. Admissions test results
          6. Report cards/progress reports
          7. Standardized test reports
          8. Teacher reference forms (English & Math)

        Please note that the $100 application fee is required to complete the online application form and is non-refundable.

        The Admissions Committee will only review completed files. Notification of the Admissions Committee's decision will be available online on March 10, 2023 for Standard Admission.

        Grade apply: 5th through 12th
        • Only those who have submitted an application will be tested. Students will be tested in writing, reading comprehension and math.
        • Maui applicants are required to take the Seabury Hall Admissions Test on campus. The Admissions Office will contact you to schedule a test date.
        • Off-island applicants are required to take the SSAT (Secondary School Admissions Test,, or ISEE (Independent School Entrance Exam,
        • PSAT (Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test) may be accepted for Upper School Applicants.
        All applicants are required to sit for a virtual interview. The Admissions staff will contact you to schedule the interview. This often takes place after school.

        Report Cards / Progress Reports / Standardized Test Reports
        • Complete the Consent for Release of Information form and submit it to the current school's registrar. The current school is requested to send Seabury Hall the last two years' final report cards/progress reports and the first quarter or trimester report card for the current year, along with any Standardized Test Score Reports. It is the responsibility of the parent/guardian to confirm that this step is completed by the current school and follow up if necessary.
        • Applicants entering 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, or 9th grade must submit copies of their report cards as they become available through the year.
        • Applicants entering 10th, 11th, 12th grade must submit a copy of their transcript from high school.

        Teacher Reference Forms
        • Submit the Teacher Reference Reports to the applicant's current Math and English teachers.
        • Teacher Reference Reports should be directly emailed to by the teachers before the application deadline (January 31, 2023 for Standard Admission).
        • Additional recommendations from other teachers, coaches, or individuals who can give a fair assessment of the applicant's character are welcomed but not required. Duplication of the Reference Report form is permitted.

        Optional School Visit Campus Tour
        Seabury Hall offers an optional half day visit. Visits are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Visiting students are hosted by Seabury Hall students and should be on campus no later than 7:45am on the day of the visit. Visiting students are invited to join their host for lunch and will be excused after lunch. Two weeks advance notice is required to set up a half day visit. [Note: This program is currently suspended due to COVID-19 restrictions.]

        Financial Aid
        If you are requesting financial aid please indicate your interest on the online application form. Financial Aid information will then be emailed to you. Please refer to the Seabury Hall Financial Aid Brochure for policy information and observe all deadlines.

        Contact Us

        Seabury Hall
        Office of Admissions
        480 Olinda Road
        Makawao, Hawaii 96768
        Phone: (808) 572-0807

        Elaine Nelson
        Director of Admissions

        Lisa Mullen
        Assistant Director of Admissions

        Admissions Policies
        Seabury Hall seeks well-rounded students of average, above average, and exceptional academic ability who can contribute to and benefit from a rigorous college preparatory program.  Students are selected for admission on the basis of scholastic achievement, leadership potential, character and integrity, and a passion to pursue talents and interests in and out of the school setting.  Special consideration is given to qualified candidates who are children of faculty, staff and alumni/ae, and those who have siblings attending Seabury Hall.

        Nondiscrimination Statement and Policy
        Seabury Hall does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national or ethnic origin, disability, or age in the administration of its educational policies, admission policies, financial aid programs, athletics, and other school-administered programs.

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