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Applying to the Lower School: Pre3 - Grade 5

The application for the 2024-2025 school year and registration for On-Campus tours and Fall admissions events are now open on Ravenna.

Please reach out to Alice Rollo at or (201) 227-3102 if you have any questions.

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  • Application Process: Preschool 3 - Grade 5

    The Admissions Team is always here to help! We welcome an opportunity to connect with you. If you have any questions, please reach out to Alice at or (201) 227-3102. 

    Step 1: Create a Ravenna Account
    Visit Ravenna to create an account. Ravenna is our online portal where you can sign up for upcoming events and begin the application process.

    Step 2: Learn about Dwight-Englewood School
    Dwight-Englewood School will host virtual admissions events throughout the fall to assist families in getting to know us better. Please register for the events that are most interesting and relevant to you.

    Step 3: Submit the Preliminary Application (Part 1)
    Please complete the following preliminary pieces by December 1st, 2023. 

    Application Form and Fee
    Parent Statement
    Student Statement (5th grade applicants)

    Step 4: Sign up for a Virtual Parent Interview & On-Campus Student Screening/Class Visit
    Register for a virtual parent interview with an Admissions Officer. You can also register for an on-campus student screening/classroom visit.

    Step 5: Submit Additional Materials (Part 2)
    Submit the following pieces of the application by January 15th, 2024.

    Teacher Recommendation
    Counselor/Principal Recommendation
    School Transcript - most current and the prior 2 years-if applicable
    Standardized Testing Scores (ISEE or SSAT) -5th grade only

    Step 6: Submit a Financial Aid Application 
    Dwight-Englewood School uses Clarity for Financial Aid applications. For new families, financial aid applications must be submitted by January 15th, 2024. For current families, financial aid applications must be submitted by December 15th, 2023. 

    Please Note: Dwight Englewood School offers Financial Aid for families applying to Kindergarten and above. We do not offer financial assistance for Preschool 3 and 4 applicants. 
Mailing Address: 315 East Palisade Avenue Englewood, NJ 07631
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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.