Admissions

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The Admissions Process: How to Apply

We know that applying to schools can be challenging. Our Admissions team is always available to help make the application process as easy as possible. The tabs below will walk you through the process for your child's grade level. 

We welcome you to contact us at 206.527.9388 or via email if you have any questions.

Villa Academy uses a web-based application called Ravenna for the submission of online applications and most forms. Through Ravenna, you can complete your application online as well as common supplemental forms that are shared among schools.

Explore: Please explore our website.

Discover What's Inside: Our beautiful, historic campus is like no other school in the city. See it for yourself by coming to a Tour and/or our Open House.

Important Dates & Deadlines for Admission to the 2017-18 School Year

  • Open House: Saturday, November 5, 2016 - 10:00 a.m. - noon
  • Application Deadline: Thursday, January 12, 2017
  • Financial Aid Deadline: Friday, February 10, 2017
  • Admission Notification: 
    Notice via email and in Ravenna on Friday, March 17, 2017 - by noon

Admissions Process: Preschool

  • Your child must be age 3 on or before August 31, 2017
  • Tour the school or attend our Open House
  • Complete our Online Application and Parent Statement
  • Submit $75 non-refundable application fee
  • If your child has previous preschool experiences, using Ravenna (your online application), have his or her teacher complete a Recommendation Form and submit it to Villa Academy.
  • Please sign into Ravenna (your online application) to schedule:
    • Play session with other preschool applicants
    • Parent interview

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Admissions Process: Kindergarten

Your child must be age 5 on or before August 31, 2017

Fall 2016:

Before January 12, 2017:

  • Complete our Online Application and Parent Statement
  • Submit $75 non-refundable application fee
  • Submit a Teacher Recommendation Form

Before January 20, 2017:

  • Register online for one of the play sessions below. Your child will get the opportunity to play with other kindergarten applicants and get to know Villa.
    • 9 - 10:30am, January 20, 2017
    • 11am - 12:30pm, January 20, 2017

Before February 2, 2017:

  • Register online for the Brigance Assessment (a simple 25-minute assessment that helps us understand how your child learns) and your Parent Interview. You may select a time on one of the dates listed below:
    • Monday, February 6, 2017
    • Tuesday, February 7, 2017

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Admissions Process:
Lower School Primary
Grades 1 to 2

  • Tour the school or attend our Open House
  • Complete our Online Application and Parent Statement
  • Submit $75 non-refundable application fee
  • Request Records and a Teacher Evaluation Form from applicant's current school no earlier than December 16, 2016.
  • Please sign into Ravenna (your online application) to schedule:
    • A half-day Student Visit where your child can visit Villa and participate in activities at their current grade level
    • Academic Assessment - Saturday, February 4, 2017 - 9:00 a.m. to noon
    • Parent interview

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Admissions Process:
Lower School Intermediate
Grades 3 to 5

  • Tour the school or attend our Open House
  • Complete our Online Application and Parent Statement
  • Submit $75 non-refundable application fee
  • Request Records from current school no earlier than December 16, 2016
  • Request Teacher Evaluations from applicant's current teacher and previous year's teacher
  • Please sign into Ravenna (your online application) to schedule:
    • A full day student visit where your child spends the day at Villa and participates in activities at their current grade level
    • Academic Assessment - choose a time on Saturday, February 4, 2017
    • Parent interview

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Admissions Process:
Middle School (Grades 6 to 8)

  • Tour the school or attend our Open House
  • Complete our Online Application and Parent Statement
  • Submit $75 non-refundable application fee
  • Villa prefers the ISEE exam. Register for the ISEE Exam and complete before the end of February. We will also happily accept the SSAT exam. Register for the SSAT exam.
  • Request Records and Teacher Evaluations from applicant's current English and Math teachers no earlier than December 16, 2016.
  • Complete the Middle School Essay Questions
  • Please sign into Ravenna (your online application) to schedule:
    • A full day student visit where your child spends the day at Villa and participates in activities at their current grade level
    • Parent interview

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