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Applying to the Upper School: Grades 9-12

Second-Round Applications

The application for the 2024-2025 school year closed on December 1st, 2023. You can still submit an application for the 2024-2025 school year which will be considered for the second round of admissions. We are currently only accepting second-round applications for the following grades: 4th and 11th grade.

Application for the 2025-2026 School Year

The application for the 2025-26 school year will open on August 15th, 2024. At this time, our Fall Admissions events will also open for registration.

Please contact Alice Rollo in our Admissions Office with any questions.
(201) 227-3102

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  • Application Process

    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 Interest Form

    Step 4: Sign up for an On-Campus Tour and Virtual Interview
    Register for an on-campus tour with a student ambassador and a virtual student and parent interview with an Admissions Officer. We strongly recommend that you tour our school before your interview.

    Step 5: Submit Additional Materials (Part 2)
    Submit the following pieces of the application by January 15th, 2024.
    Grades from Fall 2023
    Transcript of grades from prior three years
    Standardized Testing Scores (ISEE or SSAT)
    English Teacher Recommendation
    Math Teacher Recommendation
    Counselor/Principal Recommendation
    Student Essay
    Graded Writing Sample

    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. 
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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.