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Admissions Process

If you are interested in applying for the 2019-20 school year, please contact our office (503-721-7728, admissions@smapdx.org) for a modified application process. We look forward to getting to know you! All application materials may be found in the Admissions Portal:

Admissions Portal


1. Shadow day at SMA Join us for a day at SMA to experience our school community. Visits are available October through January. Early scheduling is recommended as dates fill up quickly.

2. Submit an online application - Application available soon, due by January 17, 2020

3. High School Placement Test (for Grade 9 applicants only). Contact the Admissions office for make-up test dates.

      • Saturday, December 7, 2019 from 8:45am to 1:00pm.
      • Monday, December 9, 2019 from 3:30pm to 7:30pm

4. Record Release and Teacher Recommendation Forms (forms available in December) All applicants will submit English, math, and Principal/Counselor recommendations. Forms due by February 3, 2020.

5. Family Interview. Online scheduling will be available soon. Applicants to grade 9 will schedule on one of the following dates:

      • Thursday, January 30, 2020, 4-8pm
      • Saturday, February 1, 2020, 12-4pm
      • Tuesday, February 4, 2020, 4-8pm

6. Apply for Financial Aid or Scholarships

      • Financial Aid due January 17
      • Scholarship applications due January 27