The 2020-21 School Year

Beginning on September 9, we are accepting applications for the 2020-21 school year through the Ravenna application website. Scroll down for an overview of the application process, or for detailed instructions about how to apply, and to submit an application, please click the Apply Online button below to get started on Ravenna:

Application Overview

1. Submit an Online Application

  • Preliminary Application Deadline: December 5, 2019
  • Final Application Deadline: January 16, 2020
  • $70 application fee required (please contact the Admissions Office if the fee is a barrier to applying)

2. Complete the Supplemental Forms

  • Parent/Guardian Questionnaire: Answer all questions and submit the questionnaire.
  • Supplemental forms include Parent/Guardian Questionnaire, Student Interest Sheet, and requesting Teacher Evaluations and Transcripts.
  • Deadline: January 16

3. Take the ISEE or SSAT Test

  • We accept either ISEE or SSAT scores. Register online and indicate that your scores should be sent to The Northwest School.
  • ISEE (school code: 481127)
  • SSAT (school code: 5413)
  • Deadline: January 18

4. Attend a Student Visit Day

  • All applicants must attend a student visit day. We will send you a visit day appointment via e-mail within three business days of receiving your application. If you do not see a visit day e-mail within that timeframe, please check your "junk" or "spam" folders, or contact our office.

Need Help?

If you need assistance with any part of the application process, please contact us at or 206.682.7309, extension 6032.