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How to apply for the 2017–2018 school year

The Admissions Process for Applicants to Grades 7-8

Ursuline Academy is one of the Boston area schools using a web-based application called Ravenna for the submission of online applications. Ravenna allows you to efficiently apply to schools and track the status of your application online. Additionally, through Ravenna you will be able to schedule admission events and view decision notification.

Step 1: Create an account in Ravenna

To begin your application, go to www.ravenna-hub.com 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. Once you register, create your child’s basic profile and then select ‘Ursuline Academy' from the School Directory to begin the application process.

Step 2: Submit the Application for Admission form through Ravenna by December 16, 2016

This portion of the application captures biographical information in addition to an initial student profile and a non-refundable $40 application fee. Please contact the Admission Office if the application fee is a hardship for your family.

Step 3: Register to take the ISEE and submit results by December 16, 2016

Applicants applying to grade seven and eight are required to submit results for the ISEE (Independent School Entrance Exam) by December 16, 2016.

Step 4: Submit all additional application materials through Ravenna by December 16, 2016

A complete application for admission includes these additional pieces:

  • Family-Provided Materials:
    • Student Statement
    • Parent Statement
  • School-Provided Materials
    • Current English Teacher Recommendation
    • Current Math Teacher Recommendation
    • Transcripts (current grades and report cards, standardized test scores and attendance records from the previous 2 years)

Step 5 (Optional): Submit Financial Aid Application by January 19, 2017

Financial Aid applications can be submitted via FACTS at www.factstuitionaid.com. Admission decisions are made without regard to requests for financial aid.

When will I hear about a decision?

Admissions Decisions will be posted to Ravenna on Friday, February 10, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.


Accepted Student Timeline

The following is the timeline for students accepted to the Classes of 2022 and 2023:
  • Accepted Student Reception - Tuesday, February 28, 2017
  • Accepted 7th and 8th Grade Student Visit Days - Monday, March 6 through Friday, March 24, 2017
  • Enrollment Deadline - Friday, March 24, 2017
  • Placement Exams - Saturday, April 1, 2017
  • Orientation - Tuesday, May 30, 2017

The Admissions Process for Applicants to Grades 9-12

Ursuline Academy is one of the Boston area schools using a web-based application called Ravenna for the submission of online applications. Ravenna allows you to efficiently apply to schools and track the status of your application online. Additionally, through Ravenna you will be able to schedule admission events and view decision notification.

Step 1: Create an account in Ravenna

To begin your application, go to www.ravenna-hub.com 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. Once you register, create your child’s basic profile and then select ‘Ursuline Academy' from the School Directory to begin the application process.

Step 2: Submit the Application for Admission form through Ravenna by December 1, 2016

This portion of the application captures biographical information in addition to an initial student profile and a non-refundable $40 application fee. Please contact the Admission Office if the application fee is a hardship for your family.

Step 3: Attend a Campus Visit Day and Interview by December 15, 2016

All applicants to 9th grade and above are required to attend a visit day as part of the application process. During the visit, applicants will have an interview with a member of the Admissions Committee. Visit days will be offered daily starting Tuesday, November 29th through Thursday, December 15th from 8:45 am - 2:00 p.m.

Step 4: Register to take the necessary Entrance Exam and submit results by December 16, 2016

Applicants applying to grade nine and above are required to submit results for one of the following exams by December 16, 2016:

  • ISEE (Independent School Entrance Exam)
  • HSPT (High School Placement Test)
  • SSAT (Secondary School Admissions Test)


Step 5: Submit all additional application materials through Ravenna by December 16, 2016

A complete application for admission includes these additional pieces:

  • Family-Provided Materials:
    • Student Statement
    • Parent Statement
  • School-Provided Materials
    • Current English Teacher Recommendation
    • Current Math Teacher Recommendation
    • Transcripts (current grades and report cards, standardized test scores and attendance records from the previous 2 years)

Step 6 (Optional): Submit Financial Aid Application by January 19, 2017

Financial Aid applications can be submitted via FACTS at www.factstuitionaid.com. Admission decisions are made without regard to requests for financial aid.

When will I hear about a decision?

Admissions Decisions will be posted to Ravenna on Friday, February 10, 2017 at 5:00 pm.


Accepted Student Timeline

The following is the timeline for students accepted to the Class of 2021 and above:
  • Accepted Student Reception - Tuesday, February 28, 2017
  • Enrollment Deadline - Friday, March 24, 2017
  • Placement Exams - Saturday, April 1, 2017
  • Orientation - Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Questions?
Please contact our Admissions Office at 781-493-7727 or admissions@ursulineacademy.net.

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Ursuline Academy does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, or national origin in the administration of education policies, financial aid programs, or athletic or other school-administered programs.

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