Apply for Admission to the Woodward School

Woodward is Still Accepting Applications for 2024 - 2025 School Year!

Due to the summer schedule, Woodward School will be closed
on the following Fridays: June 14, 21 & 28 and August 9 & 16.
We will also be closed during the week of July 1st.
We are happy to assist you from 9am - 3pm during the many days we are open this summer!

How to Apply

The Admissions Process

The enrollment process is simple and easy to complete, and we are here to guide you through it. 
  1. Contact our Admissions Team
  2. Schedule a tour or register for an Open House or Info Session
  3. Apply online through Ravenna
  4. Schedule a Shadow Day
  5. Fill out Financial Aid (if needed)
  6. Submit transcripts, recommendations, parent and student statements, and standardized test scores.

Woodward welcomes academically motivated and responsible young women who are kind and considerate. The Admissions Committee evaluates each applicant through a holistic perspective, considering both academic and non-academic factors.
Woodward Students posing outside.
The Woodward School for Girls is committed to maintaining a learning and working environment that promotes respect, dignity, and equality for all individuals, regardless of their race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws. We believe that diversity enriches our educational community and enhances the educational experience for all students.

Applying Through Ravenna

The Woodward School is using a web-based application called Ravenna for the submission of online applications. Ravenna allows you to apply to schools and track the status of your application online. 

  • Academic record from your daughter’s previous school from the current year and prior 2 school years 
  • Teacher recommendations (Math and English) from current school
  • Additional recommendation (Ex: coach, tutor, other teacher, etc)
  • School visit- Shadow Day 
  • Parent and student statements
Recommended / Optional
Woodward has decided to make Standardized Tests optional this year, however, if you have taken either test, ISEE (Middle School) or SSAT (Upper School),  please send us your results. 


Begin Your Application

Go to Ravenna and create an account. Make sure to create your account using an email address you will have access to throughout the admission season as this will be your primary email contact with our school.  Find The Woodward School in the Ravenna School Directory.  Ravenna will then generate an account for your daughter where you can continue to create their profile. From here on, you will be able to see each step required in the admissions process, including completing the application. You will be able to monitor your daughter’s admissions file and the items required to complete their application.

Ravenna logo with link to application page