We are thrilled that you are considering a Girls Preparatory School education for your daughter and look forward to meeting you and introducing you to this wonderful school!

The GPS application is completed and submitted electronically through a family’s individual account in the admission platform of our online community, MyGPS. Within their individual account, a family can complete and submit the online application, track their admission progress, register for admission events, register for a Student Visit Day, communicate with admission counselors, request teacher recommendations and school records from schools, and more.

If you are a current parent or employee and already have a MyGPS account, please log in with your MyGPS username. You do not need to create a new account.
If you are interested in applying to GPS for the 2020-21 school year, please complete our online inquiry form and contact the Admission Office by email at admission@GPS.edu or by phone at 423.634.7644.


List of 5 items.

  • Step 1: Application

    The application and $75 non-refundable application fee are completed electronically through a family's MyGPS account.
  • Step 2: Admission Test | SSAT

    All applicants are required to take the SSAT and must register for the test.

    Registration Instructions:
    • Please register for the test at https://ssat.org/.
    • When completing your registration, you will be asked if you have been provided with an access code by a member school. Please select no to move forward. The access code is different from the school code and not needed for your registration.
    • Our SSAT test center number and school code is 3425.
    • If an applicant will take the SSAT at a different site but would like for GPS to receive her scores, please indicate that when registering with SSAT.
  • Step 3: School Records

    Applicants are required to submit their school records from their current school.
    • School records include: official transcript including current and previous grades, records of standardized testing, records of attendance, and any disciplinary records, if applicable.
    • Applicants electronically request in MyGPS for their schools to send these records.
  • Step 4: Teacher Recommendations

    Applicants are required to submit teacher recommendations forms from their current math and English teachers.
    • Applicants electronically request in MyGPS for their teachers to complete these forms.
  • Step 5: Conversation with Middle School + Upper School Principals

    All applicants are required to have a brief conversation with the appropriate divsion head.
    • This conversation will take place on your daughter's Student Visit Day.
    • If your daughter is not planning to visit, please contact the Admission Office at 423.634.7644 to schedule a conversation.
*More details and information for each of these steps is in your MyGPS account.