Admissions

Lower School

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Applying to Lower School

A completed Poly application consists of multiple items. Use the checklist below to help keep track of the application requirements.

  1. Instructions:
    Choose File > Print. Choose Adobe PDF as the printer in the Print dialog box. Print.
Lower School Checklist
  • RAVENNA ACCOUNT
    Applicants must have a Ravenna account to access our online admissions portal. Once your account is active, you’ll see more details and may register for events.
  • PRELIMINARY APPLICATION
    Our application opens on September 1, 2021 and includes some background information.
    Deadline: November 22, 2021.
  • INTERVIEW
    For Nursery applicants, please self register for an interview appointment as soon as you submit your preliminary application. For applicants to Pre-K through Grade 4, interviews are based on space availability and are by invitation.
  • VIRTUAL INFORMATION SESSION
    Join us for a virtual information session to learn more about our program and admissions process.
  • IN-PERSON SELF-GUIDED CAMPUS TOUR (OPTIONAL)
    We invite you to explore our campus and envision your family at Poly Prep.
  • COMMUNITY EVENTS (OPTIONAL)
    Members of our Poly Prep community are looking forward to connecting with you.
  • PARENT/ GUARDIAN SHORT ANSWER QUESTIONS
    We look forward to learning more about your child and family.
    Deadline: December 15, 2021
  • STUDENT WRITING SAMPLE (Grades 2 – 4)
    Please upload a sample of written work completed by your child as a school assignment during the current academic year. The sample may be an essay, paragraph or response/reflection. We understand that there are a wide variety of ways that written work is assigned and teachers provide feedback. We prefer that the writing sample include the description of the assignment and the teacher comments/feedback/grade if available.
    Deadline: December 15, 2021
  • TEACHER RECOMMENDATION
    This is required for all applicants. For Nursery and Pre-K, a waiver may be obtained if a teacher is not available.
    Deadline: January 7, 2022
  • TRANSCRIPTS (Grades 2 – 4)
    Print the Transcript Request Form in Ravenna and submit it to the records office at your child’s current school after December 1.
    Deadline: January 7, 2022
  • ISEE PRIMARY
    There are no tests for Nursery-Grade 1. Testing is optional for all other grades this year so that our application process does not preclude students who may not have access to resources that enable them to take the test remotely. We support equally students who decide to submit standardized test results and those who do not.
    Deadline: January 8, 2022
  • SUPPLEMENTAL DOCUMENTS
    Any other supplemental documents as detailed on the application.
    Deadline: January 7, 2022
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