The Admissions Committee seeks students who are committed to serious study, who have a sense of purpose, and who are interested in contributing to the school community. Students should have a good record both academically and personally and supportive recommendations.
Suffield Academy Students

How to Apply

  • Submit an Inquiry
  • Schedule an appointment—We encourage you to visit campus to see Suffield in action and meet teachers, department heads, and coaches. It will include a tour with a student guide and an interview with an admissions representative. Contact our admissions office to schedule an appointment: phone 860.386.4440 or email
  • Take your standardized test: SSAT, TOEFL
  • Submit your application online: SAO, Gateway

    Apply via Standard Application

    Apply via Gateway

  • Understand your financial aid options


Important Dates and Additional Information

Application Due Date: Applications are due January 15. 

Financial Aid: Financial Aid Applications are due January 15.

Transcripts: The transcript should include all high school courses and grades, including current year and should be received by January 15. 

Recommendations: Letters of recommendation are required from your current English teacher, current math teacher, and a third teacher or counselor of your choice.

Testing Dates: The SSAT is the required test for all US students. For more information on testing dates please visit For International students we suggest the TOEFL,

Standardized Testing Requirements by Grade Entering

  • Grade 9: SSAT
  • Grade 10: SSAT or PSAT
  • Grade 11: PSAT, SAT or ACT
  • Grade 12: SAT or ACT
  • TOEFL for International Students not studying in an English instruction school (*in addition to above required test)

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