After submitting a completed application with all accompanied documents, all applicants are required to be tested. Testing varies based on the grade level.
Testing Grades K-4
The Admissions Office will contact the applicant family to schedule on-site testing once the application is complete. Please note that kindergarten applicants must be 5 years old by August 1 of the entering school year.
Testing Grades 5 and above
Students applying for fifth grade and above must take the Independent School Entrance Examination. The test can be taken at either Geneva, Prometrics or another school in San Antonio that hosts the test. Details about the ISEE (i.e. fee, sample questions, test site locations, etc.) can be found here. Our school’s code is 447583. This code is needed for the registration form. The ISEE results must be provided to Geneva School before an application is considered complete and ready for review.
A) Geneva is a “closed” test site, meaning only applicants applying to Geneva are allowed to test at our school. If you wish to have your student take the test at Geneva, please register online at iseetest.org a minimum of three weeks before the scheduled test date. You will need to contact Admissions Director Ellen Yarbrough to get an Invitation Code for the date (each code is unique to the date) you wish to test. The cost to test at Geneva is $140.Late fees will be applied if you do not pre-register. Depending on the number of students pre-registered, there may be availability for the student to “Walk In” the day of the test for a fee of $180.
On-Site testing dates:
- November 12
- December 10
- January 14
- April 1
B) Prometrics is a testing facility with locations across the country, including San Antonio (16648 San Pedro Avenue, San Antonio, 78232, 210.494.7263). To register your student to take the test at Prometrics, please go to iseetest.org and select the Prometrics testing option. Please note this option will cost $200 per student. Our school’s code is 447583, which is needed for the registration form.
C) Other private schools in our area are “open” test sites where any student applying to any school may sit for the test. To register your student to take the test, please go to iseetest.org. Our school’s code is 447583, which is needed for the registration form.