Information about the application process can be found by clicking on the appropriate grade level link.

 

RavennaAge Requirements

  • Kindergarten applicants must be five years of age by September 1 of the year they plan to attend.
  • 1st grade applicants must be six years of age by September 1 of the year they plan to attend.

The Application Process includes the following:

  • Submit application  (application must be submitted by January 12, 2018)
  • Submit application fee of $60.00

 

Student Visit

After you submit your application, please contact the Admissions Office at 202-362-7900 to schedule your child’s visit. Prospective students will visit in a small group for one hour. The visit is informal and students should dress to play. Visit includes story time, cooperative play and an individual assessment. While the children are visiting, parents attend a meeting facilitated by a Sheridan parent ambassador.

Parent Interview

The parent interview is an opportunity for you to ask questions about Sheridan, to further inform us about your child, and for us to get to know you.  Parent Interviews are conducted by an admissions staff member or a Sheridan administrator. Parents may register for their interview through the Ravenna Portal.

Parent Questionnaire

The parent questionnaire is an opportunity to tell us about your child.  Your answers to these questions provide us with a deeper understanding of your child. Parents may complete the questionnaire through the Ravenna Portal.

Teacher Recommendation

One current teacher recommendation is required. Recommendations can be submitted through the Ravenna Portal.

Testing – Click here for individual testers and test centers

Kindergarten applicants are required to take the WPPSI-IV (Wechsler Preschool Primary Scale of Intelligence Test, Fourth Edition).First grade applicants, depending on their age, are required to take either the WPPSI-IV or the WISC-IV (Wechsler Intelligence for Children, Fourth Edition).

A completed file includes: 

  1. Application & Application Fee (may be submitted prior to completing steps 2 – 5)
  2. WPPSI-IV or WISC- IV Test Results
  3. Teacher Recommendation
  4. Student Visit*
  5. Parent Interview*

All file components must be received by January 19, 2018

*May be scheduled after January 19, 2018

RavennaThe Application Process includes the following:

  • Submit application  (application must be submitted by January 12, 2018)
  • Submit application fee of $60.00

 

Student Visit

Children visit individually or in a small group with their current grade.  They spend a half or whole day (depending on the grade). The visit includes a group activity and individual assessments in reading, writing and math. Most visits include lunch (provided by Sheridan); please let us know of any food allergies prior to the visit. Due to the length of the visit, parents may drop off and pick up their children.

Parent Interview (optional)

Although parent interviews are optional we would be happy to meet with you. Parent Interviews are conducted by an admissions staff member or a Sheridan administrator.  Parents may register for their interview through the Ravenna Portal.

Parent Questionnaire

The parent questionnaire is an opportunity to tell us about your child.  Your answers to these questions provide us with a deeper understanding of your child. Parents may complete the questionnaire through the Ravenna Portal.

Teacher Recommendations

Two current teacher recommendations are required.  Recommendations can be submitted through the Ravenna Portal.

 

Testing

  • 2nd through 5th grade applicants are required to take the WISC-IV or WISC-V (Wechsler Intelligence for Children, Fourth Edition).
  • 6th through 8th grade applicants are required to take the Secondary School Admission Test (SSAT) or Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE).

Click here for individual testers and test centers

You may register with SSAT by calling their customer service office at 609-683-4440 weekdays 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. You can also register online at www.ssat.org. Applicants are urged to take the SSAT in November, December or January. The Sheridan School code for receipt of test scores is 7342.

We prefer the SSAT but will accept ISEE.

Student Writing Sample

4th through 8th grade applicants only and can be submitted through the Ravenna Portal.

Current School Transcript

A transcript from the students current school detailing academic progress and attendance history.

A completed file includes: 

  1. Application & Application Fee (may be submitted prior to completing steps 2 – 7)
  2. WISC- IV, SSAT or ISEE Test Results
  3. Student Visit*
  4. Student Writing Sample (4-8)
  5. School Transcript
  6. Parent Interview*
  7. Two Teacher Recommendations

All file components must be received by January 19, 2018

*May be scheduled after January 19, 2018

Grades 1-8 openings are based on attrition and cannot be guaranteed. We accept applications for all grades.