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Application Process

We are excited that you are ready to apply!


Below we have included the most common steps of the application process, including important information to help you complete your application. To help you keep track of where you are in the process, we also recommend you review the Applicant Checklist. 

We look forward to guiding you through the admission process. Should you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us. 


We are a community that thrives on innovation, creativity and exploration. Our student body is diverse; collectively representing a wide range of beliefs, traditions which grants our campus its own unique culture. 


Inside the classroom our students are presented with a progressive curriculum, driven faculty, and a true sense of community which strengthens their understanding and helps students develop a scholarly outlook. Outside the classroom, students bond by participating in small-scale and city-wide service projects, express their creativity through the arts, participate in international exchange programs, and compete in our nationally-ranked athletic program.  

Students may choose to either board at the school in our historic dormitories or attend as day students. This year Springfield Commonwealth Academy is welcoming more students from around the world than ever before. 



Transcript and Recommendations


School Application


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Transcript and Recommendations


Standardized Admissions Tests


Student Interview


Financial Aid



Campus Visit and Tour


Application Determination

On behalf of everyone here at Springfield Commonwealth Academy, we want to welcome you to the Tornado family for the 2021-2022 academic school year. The decision to join our community will help you develop new passions, friendships and experiences. Your time here will guide, inspire and greatly impact your future. We can not wait to greet all of you when you arrive on campus. This welcome packet will help make your family's transition to PSA smooth and seamless.

Please be sure to complete your Student Tuition Payments as scheduled. The link to the SCA QuickLinks Payment Portal is listed below. You will not be permitted to move on to campus unless your account is paid up to date.

By now, you should have received the email to set up your SCA QuickSchools Portal. You can find all of the required Admissions and Medical paperwork in this portal. These forms need to be filled out in its entirety, prior to arriving on campus. 

Lastly, you should have also received your School Email. This email account needs to be checked regularly for information and updates. Each student will receive an email with his or her SCA username and password through this account. Additional emails will also provide you with your schedule as well as other important academic information.

Applicant Checklist

School Application

Academic Transcript

English Teacher, Math Teacher and Personal

Letters of Recommendations

SSAT, SAT, and / or TOEFL* Results

*Mandatory for International Students

Standardized Admissions Tests

Domestic Student - $25

International Student - $100

Application Fee

Instructions will be listed online

Financial Aid Application

Required Forms

Taxes, Bank Statements, Mortgage / Rent Information, Investment Information and Additional Expenses 

Holding a Book

I have been accepted. What do I do now?


Submit official decision


Pay deposit and make a tuition payment

Parents or guardians must log in to the SCA QuickLinks Payment Portal to pay the enrollment deposit and make a tuition payment based on your student's individual payment plan. We will send additional enrollment information to the student's school email account.

Required Forms

Submit forms online

Please complete and submit all of the required Admissions and Medical Forms online in your SCA QuickSchools Portal. These forms need to be filled out in its entirety, prior to arriving on campus. You will not be allowed on campus until all paperwork is received and approved.

Download and mail forms

If you are having difficulties submitting the paperwork online through the SCA QuickSchools Portal, please download, complete, and mail the required documents to:

Attn: Darron Jones

Admissions Director

Springfield Commonwealth Academy

1 Ames Hill Drive

Springfield, MA 01105


Review information 

Springfield Commonwealth Academy has a range of policies and procedures in place to ensure the continued safety and happiness of all students and staff. Please review the information below and contact us if you have any questions, or concerns.

Student Handbook

Student Conduct

Academic Honor Code

Non-Discrimination Policy

Dress Code Policy

Acceptable Use Policy

Campus Safety Protocols

COVID-19 Response

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