Admission Process

Apply to Grades 6-12

List of 3 items.

  • Get Acquainted With Us

    Candidates and their families are encouraged to visit The Benjamin School for a campus tour. Candidates must also be interviewed by a division head or a member of our Admission Office. To schedule your tour, contact the Admission Office at 561.472.3451 or
  • Assessment Process

    Candidates entering grades 5-12 must take the Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE) and should request that the testing agency, known as the Educational Records Bureau (ERB), send test scores to our Admission Office by submitting our school code: 102031 when registering. You must register through ERB ( to take the ISEE. The test is held at The Benjamin School, Upper School Campus in Palm Beach Gardens. Check-in is at 8:00 a.m. The testing dates at The Benjamin School for admission to the 2019-20 school year are: October 12, November 16, December 14, February 1, March 7, April 18, May 23 and June 13.

    In lieu of the ISEE, Benjamin accepts the Secondary School Admission Test (SSAT) administered by the Secondary School Admission Test Board (SSATB), as a valid entrance examination. Please make sure SSATB forwards the test results directly to The Benjamin School. Our school code for the SSAT is 1580.
  • Be a Benjamin Student for a Day

    Candidates who have submitted an application to grades 6-12 should plan to spend a day as a Benjamin School student.   

    Candidates will shadow a student in their current grade (with the exception of 8th graders, who shadow 9th graders) in order to gain a complete sense of The Benjamin School experience.  The shadow days for Middle School (grades 6-8) are Monday and Friday and Upper School (grades 9-12) are Monday, Tuesday, and Friday, and will include a required interview with the respective division head or an Admission Office staff member.

    The Admission Office will contact you upon receipt of an Application to schedule the shadow day and interview.
* Completed forms and all transcript materials must be sent directly by the teacher or the school official to The Benjamin School address below OR email completed forms to
A premier PK3 - Grade 12 independent, coeducational day school with campuses in North Palm Beach and Palm Beach Gardens. Since 1960, The Benjamin School has provided a challenging college preparatory education to a diverse student body in a structured, nurturing community environment.
After hours emergency contact:
Leslie Downs/Chief Operating Officer
Ph:  561.657.0075 or 561.747.0585