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How to apply for the 2018–2019 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 notifications.


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 set up the account, 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 January 15, 2018

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 January 15, 2018

Applicants applying to grade seven and eight are required to submit results for the ISEE (Independent School Entrance Exam) by January 15, 2018.

Step 4: Submit all additional application materials through Ravenna by January 15, 2018

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 15, 2018

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 Saturday, March 10, 2018 after 9:00 a.m.

Accepted Student Timeline
The following is the timeline for students accepted to the Classes of 2024 and 2023:

  • Accepted Student Reception - Tuesday, March 27, 2018
  • Accepted Student Visit Days - Monday, March 19 through Tuesday, April 10, 2018
  • Enrollment Deadline - Tuesday, April 10, 2018
  • Placement Exams - Thursday, April 12, 2018 or Friday, April 13, 2018
  • Uniform Fitting - Thursday, April 12, 2018
  • Orientation - Tuesday, May 22, 2018

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 notifications.



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 set up the account, 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 January 15, 2018

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 Admissions Office if the application fee is a hardship for your family.


Step 3: Attend a UA Introduction Day by January 15, 2018

All applicants to 9th grade and above are required to attend a UA Introduction Day as part of the application process. During the half day campus visit, applicants will attend a private lunch in the convent, course preview sessions, campus tour and an interview with a member of the Admissions Committee. UA Visit Days are offered from 12:00 - 2:15 pm on the following dates:

Friday, November 17, 2017
Monday, December 4, 2017
Friday, January 5, 2018


Step 4: Register to take the necessary Entrance Exam and submit results by January 15, 2018

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 January 15, 2018

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 15, 2018

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 Saturday, March 10, 2018 after 9:00 am.

Accepted Student Timeline
The following is the timeline for students accepted to the Classes of 2022 and above:

  • Accepted Student Reception - Tuesday, March 27, 2018
  • Accepted Student Visit Days - Monday, March 19 through Tuesday, April 10, 2018
  • Enrollment Deadline - Tuesday, April 10, 2018
  • Placement Exams - Thursday, April 12, 2018 or Friday, April 13, 2018
  • Uniform Fitting - Thursday, April 12, 2018
  • Orientation - Tuesday, May 22, 2018



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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