Application Requirements 2016-2017

Preschool through 8th Grade:

Admissions for St. Benedict's is conducted through our online platform, Ravenna.

  • Application and non-refundable application fee of $100 must be received no later than Friday, February 10, 2017

  • Photograph of Student

  • Teacher Recommendation Form signed by Principal (optional for Preschool candidates)

  • Supplemental Materials as Required (see below)



To complete the application online, create an account at Ravenna Solutions.  Through Ravenna, you will be able to manage your application online, complete the supplemental forms such as teacher recommendations and register for admission events.  Upon completion of the online application, your forms will be submitted directly to our Admission Office.  

Preschool Admission

Children applying to our three-year-old program must be three years of age by September 1, 2017.  Applicants will participate in an informal play date as part of the admission process.

Applicants for our Pre-K program must be four years of age by September 1, 2017 and will be scheduled for an individual and group assessment as part of the admission process.  

Click here for the 2017-2018 Admission Checklist.


Kindergarten - Eighth Grade

Click here for the 2017-2018 admission checklist that includes details for the appropriate grade levels.  
Teacher recommendations are also completed via Ravenna and are due by March 3, 2017. 
(This is not required for Kindergarten applicants.) Applicants for first through eighth grade: Please have your child's current school mail us a copy of their transcript and/or report card.  
Click here for the AAAIS Transcript Release Authorization Form for Grades 1-4.  
Click here for the AAAIS Transcript Release Authorization Form for Grades 5-8.
Please give this form to your child's current school.
Group and individual assessments for Kindergarten and first grade applicants are scheduled for Monday, February 20, 2017 and Thursday, February 23, 2017.  
Applicants for second through eighth grades are asked to spend a day shadowing in our classrooms.  During this time, the individual and group assessment process will be completed.  Applicants for sixth, seventh and eighth grades must take the SSAT Middle Level standardized test in addition to shadowing with our students for a day.  Testing locations and registration may be found here.  Testing results may be shared with St. Benedict's if the test is taken at another testing facility.  Please contact the Admission Office with any questions.