Step 5: Apply

We are currently reviewing our application requirements for entry in Fall 2021 and will update our website in September with more information.

SAOLawrenceville School accepts the SSAT Standard Application Online (SAO).

Please refer to the SAO checklist to make sure that you have submitted all required documents for the Lawrenceville application process. 

Please note:  The Lawrenceville School DOES NOT accept the Gateway application.

Application Fee
  • $50 for domestic candidates
  • $100 for international candidates
  • Domestic candidates please email our office at to request an application fee waiver if you are experiencing financial hardship.
Supplemental Materials
We encourage you to use our Athletic Inquiry Form or Art Inquiry Form to submit supplemental materials pertaining to those interests—otherwise, please submit any supplemental materials by emailing PDF files or HTML links to publicly available sites (i.e. YouTube) to Please include the applicant's full name and a brief description of the file (eg. John Smith-artwork.pdf). If we feel the submitted material adds value to your application, it will be added to your file.
Examples of supplemental pieces are:
  • Personal Recommendations
  • Artwork
  • Videos (via link)
Please know that most applicants do not submit any supplemental materials. The application provides the Admission Committee with the information for the basis of the admission decision. We can only accept PDF attachments or links to publicly available sites. Materials submitted in any other format will not be reviewed as part of the application process.

Financial Aid Candidates
Please check the financial aid request box on the Request Information Form. Parents who will apply for financial aid must complete the Parents’ Financial Statement (PFS) online at with the School and Student Services (SSS) by January 15. Be sure to list The Lawrenceville School code 4564. Send a copy of the past year Federal Income Tax Return and W-2 Form to SSS and follow instructions listed on the SSS website. In case of divorce or separation, both parents are required to complete the Parents' Financial Statement.
Through House and Harkness, Lawrenceville challenges a diverse community of promising young people to lead lives of learning, integrity, and high purpose.  Our mission is to inspire the best in each to seek the best for all.