Experience the Difference


Applications for the 2024-25 academic year will be accepted beginning August 15, 2023. The deadline to apply is December 13, 2023. Applications received after the deadline will be considered if space is available.



Requirements/Supporting Information

List of 4 frequently asked questions.

  • Transcripts & Standardized Tests

    • Required
    • Click here for transcript release form
    • Please provide the following to admissions@emeryweiner.org
      • Final, first semester report card for the current school year
      • Final, end of year report cards for the previous two school years
      • All standardized test results and attendance records for the above grading periods
    • Deadline:  JANUARY 22, 2024
  • Recommendation Forms

  • Entrance Exam

    • Required
    • The Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE) is offered at select testing centers or remotely at home
    • Applicants may test twice during the admissions season (guidelines and dates online at iseetest.org)
    • Register at iseetest.org; provide school code 447570 to ensure EWS receives official reports
      • EWS is an optional test site the morning of Sunday, January 7, 2024 (limited availability, register early)
    • Deadline:  JANUARY 22, 2024  
  • Interviews

    • Required
      • Student Applicant – in-person interview, typically conducted during the “shadow day”
      • New parents – Zoom interview (only one parent is required to interview) 
    • Optional: Current EWS parents may choose to forego the parent interview if no discussion is needed
    • All interviews are conducted October-December (January dates may be added later)
    • Click here to register in advance (spots fill up quickly)
    • Deadline:  January 22, 2024

Recommended Visits

List of 3 frequently asked questions.

  • Shadow Day

    • Optional but strongly recommended
    • Applicants may spend a full or half day on campus with a current EWS student October-January
    • Application must be submitted before registering for a shadow day
    • Click here to register in advance (spots fill quickly)
  • Campus Tour

    • Recommended for parents new to EWS
    • Tours are designed for prospective parents, but student applicants are also welcome
    • Click here to choose a school day tour or after school small group tour
  • Open House

    • Strongly recommended for parents and students
    • Connect with EWS faculty, school leaders, coaches, and current students & parents. Learn about our culture, curriculum, and community. 
      • Middle School Open House- Sunday, October 22, 2023, 1:00 pm
      • Upper School Open House- Wednesday, November 1, 2023, 7:00 pm

Affording EWS

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Important Dates & Deadlines

  • Middle School Open House - Sunday, October 22, 2023, 1:00 pm
  • Upper School Open House - Wednesday, November 1, 2023, 7:00 pm
  • Priority Application Deadline - Wednesday, December 13, 2023
  • ISEE at Emery/Weiner - Sunday, January 7, 2024
  • Deadline for Financial Aid Application - Friday, February 16, 2024
The Emery/Weiner School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation or identity, or religion in all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. The Emery/Weiner School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation or identity, or religion in the administration of educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.

List of 3 members.

  • Photo of Caroline Sarnoff

    Ms. Caroline Sarnoff 

    Director of Admissions
    (832) 204-5900
    Emerson College - B.S.
  • Photo of Jorge Arciga

    Mr. Jorge Arciga 

    Associate Director of Admissions
    (832) 204-5900
    Rice University - B.A.
  • Photo of Madeleine Echols

    Ms. Madeleine Echols 

    Upper School Dean
    (832) 204-5900
    Regis University - B.S.

Brooke Kantor '10 (Harvard University, Class of 2014)

"Emery is a community where every interest, every passion and every curiosity is encouraged and supported in countless ways."

The Emery/Weiner School

A private, pluralistic Jewish, college-preparatory middle and high school serving grades 6-12. 
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