5-9 DAY KEY APPLICATION STEPS & DATES
Please note, we are not accepting Grade 8 or Grade 9 Day applications for the 2022-2023 academic year.
1. Create a Ravenna Account and Submit an Inquiry Form
Establish an account on Ravenna
, our online application management system. Once your account is created, complete the Inquiry Form to start the application process.
2. Parent and Candidate Campus Tour & Interview
Campus visits begin after October 12th and are a required part of the application process. Visit Ravenna
after September 27 to schedule your tour and interview.
3. Online Application
The online application and parent statement, available on Ravenna
, are due by February 1.
SSAT or ISEE are optional.
The transcript record release form is available on Ravenna
to download, sign, and submit to the candidate’s current school. The school must upload prior and current year transcripts to Ravenna or email them directly to the Admissions Office at email@example.com
by February 1.
6. Teacher Evaluation Form
After December 1, please provide current teachers with the grade-appropriate student evaluation form available on Ravenna.
Evaluations are confidential and the teacher/school must upload the forms to Ravenna or email them directly to the Admissions Office at firstname.lastname@example.org
by February 1.
7. Candidate Assessment Morning
Candidates for Grades 5 and 6 are required to attend an on-campus Middle School admissions assessment on a Saturday morning in early February. There is no re-visit day requirement for Grades 7 candidates.
8. Financial Aid Requests
The deadline for financial aid applications is February 1. For more financial aid details, visit fessenden.org/financialaid
Once all of the above steps are taken, the candidate’s application is considered complete. The Admissions Committee will review completed applications after February 1, and a decision will be sent to families in writing on March 10.
Applications completed after February 1 will be considered on a rolling basis based on availability. Please contact Admissions for more information about availability and the second round admissions process. Please note that to be fair to all candidates, applications received after the February 1 deadline will be considered only after initial decisions are made on March 10.