We are delighted you are interested in Harpeth Hall, and we look forward to meeting your family!

The admission process begins by completing Step 1 and establishing your online account. Once you have a user name and password, Step 2 will connect you with the admission portal where you can schedule student visit days, sign up for campus tours and admission events, and begin your application. For an overview of the admission process, please click on our 2019-20 Admission Application Process.

Come see for yourself the dynamic, bold, and ambitious girls and young women here at Harpeth Hall!

Learning About Harpeth Hall

Step 1: Inquire Online & Create An Account

Ready to start the process for the 2019-20 school year?
Click here to inquire online and create an account.
(Current families, please proceed to Step 2 and use your already created user name and password)
If you are looking at Harpeth Hall for 2020-21 and beyond, please click here.

By providing us with your household information, including name, address, student's grade, year interested in applying, you will be added to our mailing list and receive information about upcoming admission events, invitations, and our monthly electronic newsletter.


Step 2: Access the Admission Portal

Click here to access your Admission Portal!

Click on this link to access your admission portal with your user name and password*. This is where you are able to access your application, schedule student visits, sign up for campus tours and events, etc. 


*If you forgot your password, still click on the link above, enter your user name, and then "forgot password".







2019-20 Admission Application Checklist

Beginning September 1, 2018, our online application for the 2019-20 admission year will be available through your online account.  In addition to accessing the application, you may use the portal to schedule optional events such as student visits, campus tours, parent information events, etc.

Our application has two parts. Once Part I is complete, the components of Part II will be visible and/or accessible.

Part I:  Family Information Form, Parent and Guardian Questionnaire, About the Applicant, Applicant Essay, Application Fee

Part II:  Admission Interview, Official Transcript from Current School, English and Math Teacher Recommendations, ISEE test scores

Admission Interview: You are able to schedule an interview in your admission portal after completing Part I of the online application. Harpeth Hall offers interviews on select dates and times beginning in November and lasting through early February. The interview consists of a conversation between the student and a member of the Harpeth Hall admission team followed by a conversation between the parent(s)/guardian(s) and a member of the admission team. Out-of-town applicants are welcome to interview via Skype in lieu of an on-campus interview.

Official School Transcript Release Form and English and Math Teacher Recommendations: Links to these forms will be available on December 1, 2018 and after Part I of the application is complete. Transcripts can be faxed to 615-647-0724, emailed to, or mailed to the Harpeth Hall, c/o the Office of Admission and Financial Aid. Your student’s official transcript and teacher recommendations are due on or before Friday, January 25, 2019.

Scores from the Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE)
Register online to take the ISEE exam in December or January at and be sure to have your student’s scores sent to Harpeth Hall. Our school code is 431670. Harpeth Hall strongly discourages any test prep prior to taking the ISEE.


Leisa Byars McSpadden talks about the amazing experience her daughter, Lauryn, class of 2016, had at Harpeth Hall.

The Harpeth Hall School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability or any other characteristic protected under applicable state and federal law in admission and educational policies, financial aid programs, and other school administered programs.

Important Dates


January 7, 2019:
Part I: Application and Financial Aid Deadline

January 25, 2019:
Part II: Supporting Documents Deadline

March 2, 2019:
Admission Decision and Financial Aid Notification