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Upper School

Upcoming Dates and Deadlines

Admission Steps


All application steps take place in Ravenna, our digital application tool. Ravenna provides step-by-step instructions in your portal once you have created an account. 

1. Submit application and $25 fee.

2. Complete parent statement.

3. Complete student statement. 

4. ISEE Test

  • Requires a $125 test fee; aid may be available by contacting the school where your child will be testing
  • Ravenna requires you to indicate which schools you would like to receive your child's ISEE scores; ESD's school code is 447503
  • Schedule testing directly with ISEE
  • ESD will administer the ISEE on Saturday, January 25, 2020, or you can choose an alternate testing location through ISEE

5. Attend a student visit, scheduled in Ravenna.

6. English teacher evaluation - In Ravenna, provide the email of your child's current English teacher and submit the request. 

7. Math teacher evaluation - In Ravenna, provide the email of your child's current math teacher and submit the request. 

8. Records release - in Ravenna, provide the email address of your child's current school registrar and submit the request.

9. Additional evaluations are optional.

*Please note ESD is not accepting applicants for grade 12.

Henry Heil

Henry Heil

Head of Upper School
Jeffrey Laba

Jeffrey Laba

Assistant Head of Upper School

The Upper School Experience