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How to Apply

Inquire

We understand choosing the right school for your child is an important decision. We welcome the opportunity to meet with you and your family in person to gain an understanding of your child’s needs and interests, and to share our school’s true experience. Please contact us to connect with our Director of Admissions who can assist with any questions you may have and schedule your visit.


Visit

Visiting our campus is truly the best way for us to get to know your family and show you all that our school has to offer. You’ll meet with knowledgeable staff members who will be able to show you around the campus and address any questions you may have. Your child is more than welcome to attend with you.


Apply

After your tour, we will email you a personalized link to your child’s application. Complete the application and submit with your $75 application fee.


Assess

Once we’ve received your application, we’ll invite you to create a Ravenna account. Through Ravenna you will:

  • Submit a questionnaire and tell us more about your interest in The Rhoades School.
  • Request your child’s teacher evaluations
    • TK-5th Grade: Child’s current and former teacher
    • 6-8th Grade: Child’s math teacher, English teacher, and School Administrator (i.e. Principal)
  • Request transcripts from your current school for the past three years and the first trimester of the current school year (if applicable).
  • Schedule your child’s assessment. Grades 5-8 applicants must take the Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE). Assessment fee is $125-$200.
  • Schedule your family interview. Students in Grade 6-8 will only need an applicant interview.

Once you’ve completed the steps above, you can reach out to our Director of Admissions at any time to check on the status of your acceptance.


Important Admissions Dates

Below are the important dates and deadlines for 2022-23.

    • October 1 – Online Applications Available
    • October 30 – Fall Open House
    • January 22- Winter Open House
    • February 4 – Admission application deadline for priority consideration for TK-8
    • March 4 – Admission decisions released for priority applicants
    • March 21 – Rolling applications accepted as space permits by grade level

Preschool Admissions

Rhoades Preschool welcomes students throughout the school year, provided there is space available in the desired program, and the child is potty trained.

After your tour, we will email you a personalized link to your child’s application. Complete the application and submit with your $75 application fee.

We will send you an enrollment contract via DocuSign. To complete your registration, the enrollment contract must be electronically signed and returned within 48 hours.