For the 2021–2022 admission cycle, Deerfield will continue to offer a test–optional application process. The Deerfield Admission Office will continue to evaluate each application using a holistic approach that considers each student’s achievements and successes in relation to their individual opportunities and challenges. For those students choosing to submit standardized testing, we have created the following testing guidelines:
Ninth and Tenth Grade Applicants:
We will accept an SSAT, PSAT, or ISEE test taken after September 1, 2020.
Eleventh, Twelfth, and PG Applicants:
We will accept any SAT, ACT, PSAT, or SSAT that you have taken after September 1, 2020.
International Students in a Non-English Speaking School:
For international students who have not been in an English-speaking school for at least three years, we require a TOEFL or IELTS exam.