Thank you for your interest in Gould. Even though we have passed the priority application deadline, we are are still accepting applications on a rolling basis. Space is extremely limited, so we encourage you to start the process as soon as possible.

Not sure about when to start? Things move quickly at the beginning of each new year. Get ahead of the rush by attending one of our Open House events, or schedule your own tour and interview, review our Application Timeline for a list of important dates, and then follow the five steps below.

Step 1 – Contact the Admissions Office

Contacting the Admissions Office will allow us to create a file for you. This file will be updated as the different parts of your application are submitted. We can be reached by phone at 207-824-7777 or by e-mail at

Step 2 – Schedule an interview and/or tour

Visiting campus is a great opportunity to meet with current students, faculty, and interview with an Admissions Officer. International students unable to make it to campus may interview via Skype or by phone. Call our office at 207-824-7777 or email to schedule your interview and/or tour today.

Step 3 – Application and Recommendations

Gould accepts the following applications. To be considered in the first round of admission, students must complete the application by February 15th.

For your convenience The Boarding School Admission Application is also available in sections:

Step 4 – Transcript

Prospective students must submit an updated transcript from the applicant’s current school along with any additional school records or academic testing available.

Step 5 – Testing

Gould requires all applicants to submit some form of standardized testing. For domestic students we accept SSAT, PSATSAT, or ACT depending on the applicant’s grade level. For international students we require a standardized English proficiency test.

Application Fee

An application fee of $50 for domestic students and $100 for international students is required.

Important Dates

October 9, 2017 (Columbus Day) – Open House
November 10, 2017 (Veterans’ Day) – Open House

Please note that throughout the fall and winter, we will be traveling, and hosting events both domestically and internationally.

February 15, 2018 – Admission & Financial Aid Application Deadline
March 10, 2018 –  Admission Decision Letters are Mailed

April 2018 – Revisit DayAdmission & Financial Aid Application Deadline
April 10, 2018 –  Enrollment Contracts & Deposits are Due