Application requirements for the 2019-20 school year

St. Benedict’s is now accepting applications for the 2019-20 school year for all grade levels.  The application deadline is February 8, 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.

Preschool 3’s

Applicants to the Preschool 3’s program must be 3 years old by September 1, 2019.

 

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 preschool program, you may choose to have any teacher/instructor (i.e. ballet teacher, karate instructor, music teacher, etc) complete this step.

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, 2019.

 

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 preschool program, you may choose to have any teacher/instructor (i.e. ballet teacher, karate instructor, music teacher, etc) complete this step.

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

 

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 - Monday, February 18, 2019.  Please register via Ravenna.

 

1st Grade

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 in Ravenna.  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 - Monday, February 18, 2019.  Please register via Ravenna.

2nd-4th 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 in Ravenna.  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. 


 

5th Grade

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 in Ravenna.  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. 

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 in Ravenna.  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.  Testing must be completed by March 1, 2019, and results must be sent to St. Benedict’s directly from SSAT.

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