Apply

You may complete and submit an application (with applicable fee) at any time in the admission process. To begin an application, please create a Ravenna account here.

January 18, 2019 is the general application deadline. Special Consideration applicants must apply by November 9, 2018.

We look forward to welcoming you to St. Patrick's and assisting you with the application process. Please contact the Admission Office at 202-342-2834 or by email if you have any questions!

The steps required to complete an application vary according to the division and grade level to which you are applying. For specific information, click on the division to which you are applying below.

Out-of-Town Applications—We regularly work with families in the process of relocating and seek to be as flexible and helpful as possible. Please contact the Admission Office directly to work out any necessary accommodations.

Admission Decisions—Admission letters will be posted online on March 2, 2019.

Application Process:

Nursery & PK

St Patrick’s admits 24 to 26 new Nursery students each year and an additional 15 to 20 PK students.

NURSERY: AGE 3 BY SEPTEMBER 1, 2019
PK: AGE 4 BY SEPTEMBER 1, 2019

Please note: St. Patrick's refers to the grade level for children who will be 3 years old by 9/1/2019 as Nursery. However, Ravenna, our online admission system, refers to that grade level as PS. Please select "PS" for Nursery.

Next Steps:

Parent Tour (required)

The best way to learn about St. Patrick's is by visiting us! We offer weekly small-group information sessions and school tours for Nursery and PK on Wednesday mornings from 9:30 to 11:00 AM, as well as larger admission events called Admission Parent Programs, listed below.

Please sign up for a visit by accessing Ravenna, our online admission system, through the online inquiry form or by creating a Ravenna account here.

(Of course, we'd love to have you visit more than once if you'd like, but if you are applying to St. Patrick's for more than one child, you are only required to visit once.)

  • Admission Parent Programs:
    • Wednesday, November 7, 2018, from 6:30 to 8:30 PM
    • Saturday, January 12, 2019, from 9:15 to 11:45 AM

Parent Interview (optional)

The optional parent interview is an opportunity for prospective parents to meet with a member of the St. Patrick's admission team to learn more about our school and share information about their child(ren) and family.

We offer appointments for parent interviews on Wednesday mornings at 9:00 am and 11:00 AM.

Please sign up for a visit by accessing Ravenna, our online admission system, through the online inquiry form or by creating a Ravenna account here.

Application (required, DUE January 18, 2019)

You may complete and submit an application (with applicable fee) at any time in the admission process. To begin an application, please create a Ravenna account here.

January 18, 2019 is the general application deadline. Special Consideration applicants must apply by November 9, 2018.

Applicant Visit (required)

Children participate in hour-long, small-group playdate visits in January and early February. The Admission Office will begin calling in early December to arrange the playdate visit after receipt of an application.

Supporting Materials (required, DUE January 25, 2019)

Standardized testing is not required for Nursery and PK applicants. However, parents or guardians are required to submit a teacher recommendation form if their child has participated in a regular playgroup, preschool, or childcare program. Recommendation forms are sent directly from Ravenna, our online admission system, as part of the application process. Teacher recommendation forms are due for general applicants on January 25, 2019 and for Special Consideration candidates on November 30, 2018.

Kindergarten

St. Patrick’s enrolls 10 to 15 Kindergarten students each year.

Next Steps:

Parent Tour (required)

The best way to learn about St. Patrick's is by visiting us! We offer weekly small-group information sessions and school tours for prospective Kindergarten parents on Tuesday mornings from 9:30 to 11 am, as well as larger admission events called Admission Parent Programs, listed here.

Admission Parent Programs:

  • Wednesday, November 7, 2018, from 6:30 to 8:30 PM
  • Saturday, January 12, 2019, from 9:15 to 11:45 AM

Please sign up for a visit by accessing Ravenna, our online admission system, through the online inquiry form or by creating a Ravenna account here.

(Of course, we'd love to have you visit more than once if you'd like, but if you are applying to St. Patrick's for more than one child, you are only required to visit once.)

Parent Interview (optional)

https://www.ravenna-hub.com/schools/42508The optional parent interview is an opportunity for prospective parents to meet with a member of the St. Patrick's admission team to learn more about our school and share information about their child and family.

We offer appointments for parent interviews on Tuesday mornings at 9:00 am and 11:00 am.

Please sign up for a visit by accessing Ravenna, our online admission system, through the online inquiry form or by creating a Ravenna account here.

Application (required, DUE January 18, 2019)

You may complete and submit an application (with applicable fee) at any time in the admission process. To begin an application, please create a Ravenna account here.

Applicant Visit (required)

Children participate in hour-long, small-group playdate visits in January and early February. The Admission Office will begin calling in early December to arrange the playdate visit after receipt of an application.

Teacher Recommendation (required, DUE January 25, 2019)

Applicants to Kindergarten are required to submit a teacher recommendation form.

Recommendation forms are sent directly from Ravenna, our online admission system, as part of the application process. Teacher recommendation forms are due on January 25, 2019.

Standardized Testing (required, DUE January 25, 2019)

Kindergarten applicants are required to submit WPPSI-IV results.

Testing results should be sent to St. Patrick's directly from a certified examiner. Please refer to the list on this page for a list of local, certified examiners. Please note, however, that we will accept results from any certified examiner. St. Patrick’s provides this information as a service to parents. We do not endorse these centers or individuals over others. Any certified examiner may conduct the evaluation we require for your child. The deadline for receipt of testing results is January 25, 2019.

Baldwin Educational Consulting
Jean H. Baldwin, M.A.

Washington, DC 20016
202-363-0513
FAX 202-364-2667
www.baldwineducationalconsulting.com

Dana J. Grasso, MA, Psy, D.
Washington Psychology Associates
1313 L Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005
202-374-5756
www.washpysch.com

Diagnostic Assessment Associates
6500 Seven Locks Road
Suite 220
Cabin John, MD 20818
301-657-2257
www.daabethesda.com

Educational Assessment Associates
5125 MacArthur Boulevard
Suite 16
Washington, DC 20016
202-363-9805
FAX 202-363-9807
http://www.eaadc.org/


Georgetown Psychology Associates
1321 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20007
202-333-6251
www.georgetown-psychology.com

Julie Kovac Ray, Ph.D.
4545 Connecticut Avenue, NW, #417
Washington, DC 20008
202-422-4004
www.juliekovacrayphd.com

The Kingsbury Center
5000 14th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20011-6926
202-722-5555
www.kingsbury.org


Wake, Kendall, Springer, Eisenmann & Associates
5247 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Washington , DC 20016
202-686-7699
FAX 202-363-9633
www.wakekendall.com

Yolanda Van Horn, Ph. D.
1629 K Street, NW
Suite 300
Washington, DC 20006
240-565-7568
240-476-3674 (cell)

Grades 1-5

Parent Tour (required)

The best way to learn about St. Patrick's is by visiting us! We offer individual parent tours for applicants to Grades 1-5 beginning on Wednesday, September 19, 2018. Call the Admission Office at 202-342-2834 to make an appointment.

Larger admission events, Admission Parent Programs, are listed here. Please sign up to attend an Admission Parent Program by accessing Ravenna, our online admission system, through the online inquiry form or by creating a Ravenna account here.

  • Admission Parent Programs:
    • Wednesday, November 7, 2018 from 6:30 to 8:30 PM
    • Saturday, January 12, 2019 from 9:15 AM to 11:45 AM

(Of course, we'd love to have you visit more than once if you'd like, but if you are applying to St. Patrick's for more than one child, you are only required to visit once.)

Parent Interview (required)

The parent interview is an opportunity for prospective parents to meet with a member of the St. Patrick's admission team to learn more about our school and share information about their child(ren) and family. The parent interview will be included as part of the parent visit.

Application (required, DUE January 18, 2019)

You may complete and submit an application (with applicable fee) at any time in the admission process. To begin an application, please create a Ravenna account here. January 18, 2019 is the application deadline.

Applicant Visit (required)

Applicants to Grades 1-3 participate in half-day visits in a classroom at their current grade level.

Applicants to Grades 4-5 participate in full-day visits in a classroom at their current grade level.

These individual visits are scheduled after receipt of an application. You will be contacted by the Admission Office to schedule your child's student visit.

Teacher Recommendation (required, DUE January 25, 2019)

Applicants to Grades 1-5 are required to submit a teacher recommendation form from their current homeroom teacher.

Recommendation forms are sent directly from Ravenna, our online admission system, as part of the application process. Teacher recommendation forms are due for general applicants on January 25, 2019.

School Report and Transcript (required DUE January 25, 2019)

Applicants to Grades 1-5 are required to submit a signed School Report and Transcript Release form to their current school.

The School Report and Transcript Release Form can be found on Ravenna, our online admission system. School Report/Transcripts are due for general applicants on January 25, 2019.

Standardized Testing (required, DUE January 25, 2019)

Applicants to Grades 1-5 are required to submit WISC-IV or WISC-V results.

Testing results should be sent to St. Patrick's directly from a certified examiner. Please refer to the list on this page for a list of local, certified examiners. Please note, however, that we will accept results from any certified examiner. St. Patrick’s provides this information as a service to parents. We do not endorse these centers or individuals over others. Any certified examiner may conduct the evaluation we require for your child. The deadline for receipt of testing results is January 25, 2019.

Baldwin Educational Consulting
Jean H. Baldwin, M.A.

Washington, DC 20016
202-363-0513
FAX 202-364-2667
www.baldwineducationalconsulting.com

Dana J. Grasso, MA, Psy, D.
Washington Psychology Associates
1313 L Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005
202-374-5756
www.washpysch.com

Diagnostic Assessment Associates
6500 Seven Locks Road
Suite 220
Cabin John, MD 20818
301-657-2257
www.daabethesda.com

Educational Assessment Associates
5125 MacArthur Boulevard
Suite 16
Washington, DC 20016
202-363-9805
FAX 202-363-9807
http://www.eaadc.org/


Georgetown Psychology Associates
1321 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20007
202-333-6251
www.georgetown-psychology.com

Julie Kovac Ray, Ph.D.
4545 Connecticut Avenue, NW, #417
Washington, DC 20008
202-422-4004
www.juliekovacrayphd.com

The Kingsbury Center
5000 14th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20011-6926
202-722-5555
www.kingsbury.org


Wake, Kendall, Springer, Eisenmann & Associates
5247 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Washington , DC 20016
202-686-7699
FAX 202-363-9633
www.wakekendall.com

Yolanda Van Horn, Ph. D.
1629 K Street, NW
Suite 300
Washington, DC 20006
240-565-7568
240-476-3674 (cell)

Grades 6-8

We look forward to welcoming you to St. Patrick's and assisting you with the application process. Please contact the Admission Office at 202-342-2831 or by email if you have any questions!

Parent and Applicant Tour (required)

The best way to learn about St. Patrick's is by visiting us! We offer individual parent and applicant tours for applicants to Grades 6-8 beginning on Wednesday, September 19, 2018. Call the Admission Office at 202-342-2834 to make an appointment.

Larger admission events, Admission Parent Programs, are listed here. Please sign up to attend an Admission Parent Program by accessing Ravenna, our online admission system, through the online inquiry form or by creating a Ravenna account here.

  • Admission Parent Programs:
    • Wednesday, November 7, 2018 from 6:30 to 8:30 PM
    • Saturday, January 12, 2019 from 9:15 AM to 11:45 AM

(Of course, we'd love to have you visit more than once if you'd like, but if you are applying to St. Patrick's for more than one child, you are only required to visit once.)

Parent Interview (required)

The optional parent interview is an opportunity for prospective parents to meet with a member of the St. Patrick's admission team to learn more about our school and share information about their child(ren) and family. The parent interview will be included as part of the parent visit.

Application (required, DUE January 18, 2019)

You may complete and submit an application (with applicable fee) at any time in the admission process. To begin an application, please create a Ravenna account here. January 18, 2019 is the application deadline.

Applicant Visit (required)

Applicants to Grades 6-8 participate in full-day visits in a classroom at their current grade level. These individual visits are scheduled after receipt of an application. You will be contacted by the Admission Office to schedule your child's student visit.

Teacher Recommendation (required, DUE January 25, 2019)

Applicants to Grades 6-8 are required to submit teacher recommendations from their current math and language arts teachers.

Recommendation forms are sent directly from Ravenna, our online admission system, as part of the application process. Teacher recommendation forms are due for general applicants on January 25, 2019.

School Report & Transcript (required DUE January 25, 2019)

Applicants to Grades 6-8 are required to submit a signed School Report and Transcript Release form to their current school.

The School Report and Transcript Release Form can be found on Ravenna, our online admission system. School Report/Transcripts are due for general applicants on January 25, 2019.

Standardized Testing (required, DUE January 25, 2019)

Applicants to Grades 6-8 are required to submit SSAT or ISEE results.

Testing results should be sent to St. Patrick's directly from a certified examiner. Please refer to the test provider section below for a list of local, certified examiners. Please note, however, that we will accept results from any certified examiner. The deadline for receipt of testing results is January 25, 2019.

Meet the Admission Office

Lindsay Spector

Lindsay Spector

Director of Admission & Financial Aid
Erica Thompson

Erica Thompson

Assistant Head of School for Equity, Diversity, an

Faye Turini

Associate Director of Admission & Financial Aid
Charisse Noche

Charisse Noche

Receptionist/Admission Assistant