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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 have current openings in the following classes:

  • Preschool - P4 and several openings in P5 - join us for our preschool tour May 8th
  • Lower School - Grades First and Second
  • Middle School - Grades Seven and Eight

We welcome you to contact us at 206.527.9388 or via email l 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.

Simple Steps for Out of Season Admissions

  1. If you are thinking of applying please email us so we may walk you through Ravenna
  2. Click here to start your online application with Ravenna
  3. If you are in town or coming to town please schedule a tour by emailing admissions@thevilla.org

Our application has a few basics items:
 

  1. Campus visit if possible
  2. Click here to start your online application which will include:
    • Parent statement
    • Two years of past school records (except preschool), please include ALL standardized tests
    • Teacher recommendation from current and prior teacher
  3. Please send any IQ tests, behavior reports, learning reports these will be kept confidential
  4. Parent discussion which can be done in person, conference call or Skype


For our Middle School Applicants:

  1. Click here to start your online application 
  2. ISEE or SSAT test - we can proctor the ISEE test on site at Villa
  3. Student essay and activity form in Ravenna
  4. Teacher recommendation from a math and English teacher

Admissions Process: Preschool

Join us for our Preschool Coffee, Talk with An Expert, May 8th, 9am to 10:00 am with a tour for those who wish. Register Here>>

  • For our class for three year olds your child must be age 3 on or before August 31, 2018
  • For our class for four year olds your child must be age 4 on or before August 31, 2018
  • For our class for five year olds your child must be age 5 on or before December 31, 2018
  • Come for a tour - you can arrange a tour by emailing admissions@thevilla.org
  • We will either visit your child’s preschool or have your child come for a short visit at Villa
  • Complete our Online Application and Parent Statement
  • Submit $75 non-refundable application fee
  • If your child has previous preschool experiences, using Ravenna Online Application , have his or her teacher complete a Recommendation Form and submit it to Villa Academy.

Admissions Process: Kindergarten

We look forward to meeting your kindergartener. All kindergarten applicants must be five by August 31, 2018. Here are the simple steps:

  1. Campus visit if possible
  2. Click here to start your online application which will include:
    • Parent statement
    • Two years of past school records (except preschool), please include ALL standardized tests
    • Teacher recommendation from current and prior teacher
  3. Please send any IQ tests, behavior reports, learning reports these will be kept confidential
  4. Parent discussion which can be done in person, conference call or Skype
  5. If Villa is still in school, we would like to have your child visit for a few hours in our P5 classroom. If not, we will be pleased to visit their preschool. 
     

Admissions Process:
Lower School Primary

Grades 1 to 2

  1. Campus visit if possible
  2. Click here to start your online application which will include:
    • Parent statement
    • Two years of past school records (except preschool), please include ALL standardized tests
    • Teacher recommendation from current and prior teacher
  3. Please send any IQ tests, behavior reports, learning reports these will be kept confidential
  4. Parent discussion which can be done in person, conference call or Skype
  5.  If Villa is still in school, a half-day Student Experience Day where your child can visit Villa and participate in activities at their current grade level. We will also have a brief academic assessment on their visit day. 

Admissions Process:
Lower School Intermediate

Grades 3 to 5

  1. Campus visit if possible
  2. Click here to start your online application which will include:
    • Parent statement
    • Two years of past school records (except preschool), please include ALL standardized tests
    • Teacher recommendation from current and prior teacher
  3. Please send any IQ tests, behavior reports, learning reports these will be kept confidential
  4. Parent discussion which can be done in person, conference call or Skype
  5.  If Villa is still in school, a half-day Student Experience Day where your child can visit Villa and participate in activities at their current grade level. We will also have a brief academic assessment on their visit day. 

Admissions Process:
Middle School (Grades 6 to 8)

First Steps:

  1. Campus visit if possible
  2. Click here to start your online application which will include:
    • Parent statement
    • Two years of past school records (except preschool), please include ALL standardized tests
    • Teacher recommendation from Math and English teacher
    • Student essay and activity form
  3. Please send any IQ tests, behavior reports, learning reports these will be kept confidential
  4. If school is in session, come and join us for a Student Experience Day where you will be able to visit our MS with an ambassador and then spend part of the day with your 5th grade cohort.
  5. Parent discussion which can be done in person, conference call or Skype
  6. ISEE or SSAT test - we can proctor the ISEE test on site at Villa
     

Contact Admissions

Angela Dugan
Director of Admissions
206.527.9388
Email Angela

Heidi Goldsmith
Admissions Associate
206.527.9388
Email Heidi

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