Upper School

Preparation for the demands of college and beyond. Advanced courses combined with opportunities for independent research empower students to dive deeply into their passions.

Upper school student admissions process

Part One

Complete the Online Application, plus the Parent Authorization Form (PDF), the Parent Questionnaire (PDF), and the Student Questionnaire (PDF) and return to:


3650 Reed Road

Columbus, Ohio 43220

Attention: Admissions Office

Please enclose a current photograph of your child and the non-refundable application fee of $50 payable to Wellington.


Part Two

Ask your child’s math, English, and school counselor (or director) to complete Teacher Recommendation Forms (see links below) and return them to the Admissions Office. These recommendations are the most effective when the teacher has known the student for a minimum of three months. Also, please complete the Transcript Request Form (PDF) and forward this form to your child’s current school.


Part Three

Call the Admissions Office at 614-324-1564 to register for a test date and to schedule a visit for your child. The application and authorization forms must be received prior to the test and visit date. Admissions tests for grades 5 – 12 will be held on Saturday, January 27, 2018 beginning at 9 a.m. at Wellington. An alternate test date is offered on Friday, February 2, 2018 from 9 a.m. to noon.