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Dwight-Englewood will be using Ravenna, an online application portal, for our admissions process. To begin your application process, please visit www.ravenna-hub.com to create an account for your family. Look for Dwight-Englewood School on the online directory to register and begin your application. For helpful hints to using Ravenna, please click here.  Applications will be available on August 15th, 2019 for the 2019-2020 admissions season. 
 



 

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  • Applicants for Preschool 3, Preschool 4 and Kindergarten

    Birthdate Requirements:
    Preschool 3 - children must be 3 years old by October 1, 2020
    Preschool 4 - children must be 4 years old by October 1, 2020
    Kindergarten - children must be 5 years old by October 1, 2020

    Online Application:
    Basic application and parent statement must be submitted online along with the $75 non-refundable application fee to the Admissions Office prior to the parent interview. The due date for this is December 14, 2019. Please visit www.ravenna-hub.com to access the online application for 2019-2020 admissions season.

    Confidential Recommendation Forms:
    Current Teacher and Preschool Director forms are required and should be completed after November 1, 2019 in order for the teachers to have a chance to assess the student's performance accurately. These recommendation forms must be either uploaded to Ravenna, mailed to our Admissions Office or emailed directly from your child's current school by January 17, 2020.

    Parent Interview:
    Parent interviews are available beginning October 2nd. You will be directed to schedule your appointment on www.ravenna-hub.com only after your online application has been submitted.

    Playgroup Screening:
    Once an application is received, your child will be invited to attend an hour-long playgroup screening session on Friday, December 13, 2019.  During this time, children will be engaged in a series of teacher guided age-appropriate activities.

    Application Notification: February 7, 2020

    Enrollment Deposit Due: March 10, 2020

    Financial Aid Application Deadline: January 15, 2020 (only for KG applicants)
     
  • Applicants for 1st, 2nd and 3rd Grades

    As of today, there is no availability in the 1st, 2nd and 3rd grades.  We will consider applications based on attrition. If you would like the opportunity to attend Dwight-Englewood, you should complete the application by December 1,  2019 and submit all the required paperwork.  If a spot becomes available, we will contact you to schedule an interview and class visit. If you are applying from outside of the New York/New Jersey area and are visiting the area in the fall, please call Helen Jerome at (201) 227-3104 to discuss possible interview dates.

    Online Application:
    Basic application and parent statement must be submitted online along with the $75 non-refundable application fee to the Admissions Office prior to the parent interview. The due date for this is December 1, 2019. Please visit www.ravenna-hub.com to access the online application for 2019-2020 admissions season.

    Confidential Recommendation Forms:
    Current Teacher and Counselor/Principal forms are required and should be completed after November 1, 2019 in order for the teachers to have a chance to assess the student's performance accurately. . These recommendation forms must be either uploaded to Ravenna, mailed to our Admissions Office or emailed  directly from your child's current school by January 17, 2020.

    Transcript Request:
    The official transcript should be mailed or emailed directly from the applicant's current school by  January 17, 2020.

    Parent Interview and Class Visit:
    Once we know if there are spots available, we will contact you to schedule a parent interview and student class visit.  This will happen after February 1, 2020.

    Application Notification: TBD

    Enrollment Deposit Due: TBD

    Financial Aid Application Deadline: January 15, 2020
     
  • Applicants for 4th Grade

    Online Application:
    Basic application and parent statement must be submitted online along with the $75 non-refundable application fee to the Admissions Office prior to the parent interview and student visit. The due date for this is December 1, 2019. Please visit www.ravenna-hub.com to access the online application for 2019-2020 admissions season.

    Confidential Recommendation Forms:
    Current Teacher and Counselor/Principal forms are required and should be completed after November 1, 2019 in order for the teachers to have a chance to assess the student's performance accurately. These recommendation forms must be either uploaded to Ravenna, mailed to our Admissions Office or emailed directly from your child's current school by January 17, 2020.

    Transcript Request:
    The official transcript should be mailed or emailed directly from the applicant's current school by January 17, 2020.

    Parent Interview and Student Class Visit
    Parent interviews are available beginning October 2, 2019. Student class visits are available beginning October 14, 2019. The last day for parent interviews and class visits will be January 24, 2020.  You will be directed to schedule your appointments on www.ravenna-hub.com only after your online application has been submitted.

     
    Application Notification: February 7, 2020

    Enrollment Deposit Due: March 10, 2020

    Financial Aid Application Deadline: January 15, 2020
     
  • Applicants for 5th Grade

    Online Application:
    Basic application, parent statement and student statement must be submitted online along with the $75 non-refundable application fee to the Admissions Office prior to the parent interview and student visit. The due date for this is December 1, 2019. Please visit www.ravenna-hub.com to access the online application for 2019-2020 admissions season.

    Confidential Recommendation Forms:
    Current Teacher and Counselor/Principal forms are required and should be completed after November 1, 2019 in order for the teachers to have a chance to assess the student's performance accurately. These recommendation forms must be either uploaded to Ravenna, mailed to our Admissions Office or emailed directly from your child's current school by January 17, 2020.

    Transcript Request:
    The official transcript should be mailed or emailed directly from the applicant's current school by January 17, 2020.

    Parent Interview and Student Class Visit:
    Parent interviews are available beginning October 2, 2019 and student class visits are available beginning October 14, 2019. The last day for parent interviews and class visits will be January 24, 2020.  You will be directed to schedule your appointment on www.ravenna-hub.com  only after your online application has been submitted.

    Entrance Examination:
    Students are required to take the Independent School Entrance Examination (ISEE) administered by the Educational Records Bureau (ERB). Contact Alice Rollo at 201-227-3102 for testing dates at Dwight-Englewood for the ISEE. Please check the ERB site (erblearn.org) for other dates and locations. Students must have their scores submitted directly to Dwight-Englewood by using the ISEE test code 310355 by January 17, 2020.

    Application Notification: February 7, 2020

    Enrollment Deposit Due: March 10, 2020

    Financial Aid Application Deadline: January 15, 2020
Located in Englewood, New Jersey, Dwight-Englewood is a greater New York City area private school with a rigorous college prep curriculum for boys and girls in preschool through grade 12.