How to Apply

Admissions Dates and Deadlines

Kindergarten

Applicants for Kindergarten
 
Hewitt will begin accepting applications for the 2019-2020 school year on Friday, August 17, 2018. Through Ravenna, our online application system, you will be able to apply to Hewitt and schedule the three visits that make up the kindergarten admissions process.
 

Kindergarten Application Requirements

  • A completed application, submitted by December 1, 2018.
  • ISAAGNY confidential school reports, submitted by January 8, 2019.
  • A small group visit with up to five girls. During this time, parents will be invited to attend a small group meeting with our Head of School, Dr. Tara Christie Kinsey. 
  • A personalized tour and interview for parent(s)/guardian(s).
  • Attendance at one of two Choosing Hewitt information panels.
  • Kindergarten applicants are not required to take the ERB.

Kindergarten Notification Date - Friday, February 8, 2019

Kindergarten Parent Reply Deadline - Friday, February 15, 2019 by 12:00 pm
 

Grades 1-4

Hewitt will begin accepting applications for the 2019-2020 school year on Friday, August 17, 2018. Please use Ravenna, our online application system, to apply and schedule your visit to Hewitt.

Hewitt does not require Grade 1 applicants to take standardized tests as part of the application process. Hewitt requires that applicants for Grades 2-4 take the ISEE Primary.

Grade 1 Application Requirements

  • A completed application, submitted by December 1, 2018.
  • ISAAGNY confidential school reports, teacher evaluation forms, and any supplementary materials, submitted by January 8, 2019.
  • A small group visit with up to five girls. During this time, parents will be invited to attend a small group meeting with our Head of School, Dr. Tara Christie Kinsey. 
  • A personalized tour and interview for parent(s)/guardian(s).

Grades 2-4 Application Requirements

  • A completed application, submitted by December 1, 2018.
  • ISAAGNY school reference forms, teacher evaluation forms, any supplementary materials, and ISEE Primary results, submitted by January 8, 2019.
  • A personalized tour and interview for parent(s)/guardian(s).
  • Applicants are required to attend a half-day classroom visit. 
  • A student reading and writing assessment to take place on the same day as the classroom visit. 

Grades 1-4 Notification Date (pending openings) - Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Grades 1-4 Parent Reply Deadline - Tuesday, February 26, 2019 by 12:00 pm
 

Grades 5-11

Hewitt will begin accepting applications for the 2019-2020 school year on Friday, August 17, 2018. Please use Ravenna, our online application system, to apply and schedule your visit to Hewitt.

Application Requirements for Grades 5-11

  • A completed application submitted by December 1, 2018.
  • A personalized tour and interview. 
  • Test results from the ISEE (school code 333815) or the SSAT (school code 3832). Test results should be sent directly to The Hewitt School by January 8, 2019.
  • ISAAGNY common student essays, school records, teacher evaluation forms, and any supplementary materials, submitted by January 8, 2019.

Middle School Notification Date - Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Middle School Parent Reply Deadline - Tuesday, February 26, 2019 by 12:00 pm

Upper School Notification Date - Thursday, February 14, 2019

Upper School Parent Reply Deadline - Thursday, March 14, 2019 by 12:00 pm
 

Admissions steps

Create an Online Application with Ravenna

Complete our online application by December 1, 2018. On Ravenna, look for Hewitt School in the online directory and submit the application and $70 fee to begin the admissions process. If you are applying for financial aid, a reduced fee of $30 is available.

Determine Financial Aid Eligibility

If applicable, register for Financial Aid and complete the Parents' Financial Statement (PFS) through SSS. All required documentation must be uploaded to the SSS website by January 4, 2019. Please request that a report be sent to The Hewitt School.

Schedule a Campus Tour and Interview

Ravenna will prompt you to view our calendar, where you may schedule your personalized tour and interview. The deadline for campus visits is January 8, 2019. Lower School families will also have the opportunity to RSVP for one of our Choosing Hewitt panels at this time.

Register for the Appropriate Standardized Test (Grades 2-11)

Applicants for grades 2-4 are required to take the ISEE Primary through ERB. Applicants to grades 5-8 are required to take the ISEE through ERB. Applicants to grades 9-11 are required to take the ISEE or the SSAT. All test results must be received by Hewitt before January 8, 2018.

Complete Your Application

The online application is due on December 1, 2018. The deadline for all remaining application materials, including school records, teacher evaluation forms, and any supplementary documents is January 8, 2019.