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Admission Process

Since I was pushed and encouraged by W+H to pursue goals past the ordinary, I now have the confidence to achieve so much more."
- Akash Dalal '16

The Wardlaw + Hartridge School values candidates who can thrive in curriculum designed for their age. Early childhood applicants will grow with our hands-on experiential learning. Candidates applying to our LowerMiddle, and Upper School should have a strong desire to achieve in the classroom and be committed to learning and developing their extracurricular interests and activities.

We enroll students from a wide range of socioeconomic, geographic, racial, and ethnic backgrounds. We also proudly accept students from right here in Middlesex County, all of New Jersey, and other states and countries. Our Edison campus is easily accessible from areas like Summit, Millburn Township, Cranford, Somerset, Garwood and Bridgewater. Contact us today to learn more about applying to our early education/PreK programs or independent school for the Kindergarten, Elementary, Middle or High School levels.


Applicants can use one of two application methods: the W+H application or the Standard Application Online (SAO) is also accepted. Click below to choose an option: 

The Admission Process