At Sequoyah, students are encouraged to find their own voices, set academic goals and define a path for themselves.

In their earliest school years, children begin to develop evidence-based reasoning while they explore interrelated concepts. As they advance through junior high our students are guided through complex subject matter while remaining actively engaged in learning.

In the high school classrooms, you will find teachers challenging students to use their growing knowledge and skills to solve essential questions at the heart of contemporary challenges—to see connections, develop meaningful relationships, and construct shared understanding.

Our high school students will develop initiative and self-direction through college preparatory coursework and field studies emphasizing global perspectives and cultural competency. Independent study and collaborative effort will culminate in a junior-year social impact project and a senior-year internship.

Learn more about Sequoyah programs

Applied Learning OverviewBEYOND THE CLASSROOM

At Sequoyah, students can become changemakers—effective and skilled advocates who know how to inspire collaboration and lead innovation.

Sequoyah’s unique four-year Social Innovation Program will provide training and opportunities for students to become emerging social entrepreneurs. The Advisory program will reinforce the development of a growth mindset, conflict resolution skills, and effective leadership.

Overall, Sequoyah’s high school curriculum is designed to prepare students to graduate as experienced, confident, and resourceful problem solvers who know how to apply their knowledge and passion, using strategies that can make a difference for their communities and for their own lives. Students will be challenged to think critically and creatively, learn how to work in diverse teams, and communicate ideas successfully.

Beyond the Classroom

Sequoyah AdmissionsTAKING THE FIRST STEP

We are interested in meeting you and answering your questions.

Please don’t hesitate to contact High School Director Marc Alongi. He’s always ready to meet students, and their families, interested in current openings.

To learn about our programs and meet faculty and staff, please attend a Campus Tour. Tours are held 9:00-11:00 a.m. on the following Wednesdays: 10/24, 11/14, 11/28, 12/12, 1/16, 1/23. You may want to attend our Meet & Greet Wednesday, January 9, 2019,  9:00–10:30 a.m. For further information about admissions, please contact us via email.
Please download our Campus & Parking Map before attending our admissions events.

To apply for admissions, please visit our admissions portal where you will create your own account. Instructions within the portal will guide you through each step of the admissions process and provide the required forms. The process is summarized below. Once you apply, Sequoyah will schedule a student visit day and interview.


Because Sequoyah is committed to fostering and sustaining a socioeconomically diverse school community, each student is assigned a tuition level appropriate for their family’s financial resources. Each year, 30-40% of families pay less than the top tuition. To learn more about affording a Sequoyah education, attend our Index Tuition Workshop, January 9, 2019, 6:30 p.m., at our K-8 campus, Infinity Room.

Learn how to apply.

  1. Sign up to attend a Campus Tour. Tours are held 9:00-11:00 a.m. on the following Wednesdays: 10/24, 11/14, 11/28, 12/12, 1/16, 1/23. You also may want to sign up and attend our Meet & Greet on Wednesday, January 9, 2019,  9:00–10:30 a.m. Contact us via email for more information.
  2. Create an online admissions account. Your account will allow you to sign up for our Open House, complete and submit your application, access all required forms, and receive reminders of your scheduled visit day and interview.
  3. Start and complete an application for Sequoyah’s High School.
    APPLICATION DEADLINE: January 22, 2018
  4. Register to take the Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE). To arrange a test date, please contact the Educational Records Bureau. Sequoyah’s registration code is 570888.
  5. After submitting your application, a Sequoyah admissions associate will contact you to schedule your interview. Following your interview, your parents/guardians will have the opportunity to ask questions and/or provide additional insight.
  6. Submit requests for teacher recommendations and school transcripts. Request forms can be found on the admissions portal. Please submit one teacher recommendation form to your math teacher and one to your English or history teacher, and submit a transcript release form to your school administrator. These supplemental forms must be sent to us directly from your school by the application deadline.
  7. To learn more about Sequoyah’s commitment to socioeconomic diversity and indexed tuition, please attend the Indexed Tuition Information Session January 9, 2019, 6:30 p.m. on our K-8 campus, Infinity Room. For more information, email Sequoyah’s Chief Financial Officer James Cooper.

We look forward to meeting you.

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Sequoyah School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation or family structure in the administration of its admissions and tuition policies.

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