Application requirements for the 2020 - 2021 school year

St. Benedict’s will begin accepting applications for the 2020 - 2021  school year for all grade levels on October 1, 2019.  All admissions requirements are handled within our web-based admission system called Ravenna.  Through Ravenna you will be able to manage your application online, submit supplemental forms such as teacher evaluation forms, and register for admissions events.  Please click here to create your free account.

Please click on each grade level below to expand the section and read further details.

Applications for Preschool 1's - Pre-K 4's are accepted on a rolling basis

Applications for Kindergarten - 8th Grade must be received by February 7, 2o20

Preschool 1's - 3’s
Applicants to the Preschool 1’s program must be 1 years old by September 1, 2020.

 

Applicants to the Preschool 2’s program must be 2 years old by September 1, 2020.

 

Applicants to the Preschool 3’s program must be 3 years old by September 1, 2020.

 Steps 1-5 must be completed via Ravenna:

1.    Shared Applicant Information Form

2.    Complete Parent Guardian Statement

3.    $100 application fee

4.    A current photo of the applicant must be uploaded to the student’s profile in Ravenna.

5.    Teacher Evaluation Form to be completed by the student’s current teacher.  If your child is not currently enrolled in a daycare or preschool program, please let us know by emailing admissions@stbs.org

6.    Family Interview - once your application has been received, someone in our Admissions Office will contact you to schedule a family interview. Family interviews take place on weekday mornings, and the applicant must be present.

 

PreK 4’s

 Applicants to the PreK 4’s program must be 4 years old by September 1, 2020.

 

Steps 1-5 must be completed via Ravenna:

 

1.     Shared Applicant Information Form

2.     Complete Parent Guardian Statement

3.     $100 application fee

4.     A current photo of the applicant must be uploaded to the student’s profile in Ravenna.

5.     Teacher Evaluation Form to be completed by the student’s current teacher.  If your child is not currently enrolled in a daycare or preschool program, please let us know by emailing admissions@stbs.org

6.     Family Interview - once your application has been received, someone in our Admissions Office will contact you to schedule a family interview. Family interviews take place on weekday mornings, and the applicant must be present.

7.     Individual Assessment - Applicants to Pre-Kindergarten are required to come on campus for an individual assessment.  Your child will meet one-on-one with a teacher, and the assessment usually lasts about 45 minutes. Once your application has been received, someone in our Admissions Office will contact you to schedule an appointment.

 

 

 

Kindergarten

All steps 1-5 must be completed via Ravenna:

1.     Shared Applicant Information Form

2.     Complete Parent Guardian Statement

3.     $100 application fee

4.     A current photo of the applicant must be uploaded to the student’s profile in Ravenna.

5.     Teacher Evaluation Form to be completed by the student’s current teacher. 

6.     Group Observation and Individual Assessment - register in Ravenna

1st Grade

All steps 1-6 must be completed via Ravenna:

 

1.     Shared Applicant Information Form

2.     Complete Parent Guardian Statement

3.     $100 application fee

4.     A current photo of the applicant must be uploaded to the student’s profile in Ravenna.

5.     Teacher Evaluation Form to be completed by the student’s current teacher. 

6.     Official Transcript from the applicant’s current school.  The AAAIS Transcript Release Authorization form can be found here.  Applicant families must print the form, complete and sign it, and submit it to the appropriate personnel at the applicant’s current school.

7.     Group Observation and Individual Assessment - register in Ravenna

2nd - 5th Grades

Steps 1-6 must be completed via Ravenna:

 

1.     Shared Applicant Information Form

2.     Complete Parent Guardian Statement

3.     $100 application fee

4.     A current photo of the applicant must be uploaded to the student’s profile in Ravenna.

5.     Teacher Evaluation Form to be completed by the student’s current teacher. 

6.     Official Transcript from the applicant’s current school.  The AAAIS Transcript Release Authorization form can be found here.  Applicant families must print the form, complete and sign it, and submit it to the appropriate personnel at the applicant’s current school.

7.     Shadow Day - The applicant will spend a full school day in a St. Benedict’s classroom with his or her potential peers.  The day will include an individual academic assessment.  Once your application has been received, someone from our Admissions Office will contact you to schedule your child for a shadow day. 


 

6th-8th Grades

Steps 1-6 must be completed via Ravenna:

 

1.     Shared Applicant Information Form

2.     Complete Parent Guardian Statement

3.     $100 application fee

4.     A current photo of the applicant must be uploaded to the student’s profile in Ravenna.

5.     3 Teacher Evaluation Forms to be completed by the student’s current Language Arts teacher, Math teacher, and Principal or Counselor. 

6.     Official Transcript from the applicant’s current school.  The AAAIS Transcript Release Authorization form can be found here.  Applicant families must print the form, complete and sign it, and submit it to the appropriate personnel at the applicant’s current school.

7.     Shadow Day - The applicant will spend a full school day in a St. Benedict’s classroom with his or her potential peers.  The day will include an individual academic assessment.  Shadow days can be scheduled via Ravenna. 

8.     SSAT - Register your child for the SSAT at ssat.org.  

9.     Character skills snapshot - administered online and can be accessed through your SSAT portal.