1. Start a conversation with us!

We’d love to get in touch and answer any questions about HPA. Provide your info on our easy form.

2. Complete the online application.

Click “apply now” and you will be guided through the required information and forms. You don’t need to complete the application in one sitting; you can save your work and return at any time. Deadline: February 9, 2021

3. Apply for financial aid, if needed.

HPA has a limited amount of financial aid available, but we are committed to socioeconomic diversity and to helping families as our resources allow. Deadline: January 15, 2021.

4. Complete any required testing or assessments.

Please speak to your admission counselor about testing as we know that access to testing opportunities are more challenging during this time.

5. Are you applying to HPA and other schools?

For your convenience, please click here to use the Standard Application Online (SAO) instead. If you are only applying to HPA, please proceed.

Start your application

Key dates

February 9, 2021
Application deadline

March 9, 2021
Decisions released

April 10, 2021
Priority deadline to enroll

If HPA is your first or only choice, you may be eligible for an “early decision” as early as November 30, 2020. Please ask your admission counselor about the details.

Application checklist

To complete your online application, you will be asked for:

  • Application fee: $50
  • General application form
  • Recommendation letters from math and English teachers
  • School records/transcripts (previous two years)
  • Student essays
  • Parent statement

We also require:

  • Interview
  • Optional Testing (English proficiency test, if applicable)