Interview FAQs

A personal interview is required for all prospective students.

We encourage families to visit while school is in session for the opportunity to tour campus and connect with students and teachers. A visit will include an in-depth interview with one our admission counselors. For more information, please contact

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You are welcome to bring any samples of your artwork (visual artwork, music, videos, or written pieces) although this is not required. Your visit is part of your larger research project about finding the right school, so we encourage you to bring a notepad or whatever helps you to keep track of your reactions.

Yes, if you are a musician, we invite you to bring your instrument to the school. We are very proud of our music program, and our music director is always eager to meet musicians.

Once you have completed your application you can arrange for a video or phone interview with one of our Admission representatives.

We want to ensure that every student at Putney can thrive here and the best way to do that is to learn from you all about who you are as a learner and as a community member. If you have any reports, testing, or any information at all that might add to our understanding of your learning profile, we are eager to review it and help you to better assess our support systems for students.

Meet the Admission Team

Our Admission Committee: Students & Adults

Students serve on our admission committee and help shape the future Putney School community.

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