The application deadline for 2021-2022 has passed. If you are interested in learning more about Sheridan or inquiring about available spaces, please contact us at or 202-362-7900.

We will begin accepting applications for the 2022-2023 school year on September 1, 2021. 


Age Requirements

  • Kindergarten applicants must be 5 years of age by September 1 of the year they plan to attend.
  • 1st grade applicants must be 6 years of age by September 1 of the year they plan to attend.

Application Process

  1. Submit application and application fee of $60.00 through the Ravenna Portal by January 14, 2022
  2. Submit required file components by January 21, 2022:
    • Parent Questionnaire
    • Teacher Recommendation
  3. Student Meeting (may take place after January 21st)
  4.  Parent Interview (may take place after January 21st)

Application Components

Application and Application Fee

Sheridan uses the Ravenna system for applications. Applications, which include general information about your family and your child, must be submitted through the Ravenna Portal by January 14, 2022. The application fee is $60.00.


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. You 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 Note 

We do not require nor consider WPPSI/WISC tests as part of the application process.

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. You may register for your interview through the Ravenna Portal beginning September 1st, 2021.

Student Meeting

After you submit your application, please schedule your child’s visit through the Ravenna portal. Prospective students will meet with Sheridan teachers and administrators in small groups with other prospective students. The visit includes storytime, cooperative play and an individual assessment.