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How to Apply

Step-by-Step Guide​

To RSVP for an event or begin your application, you will need to visit Ravenna and create an account. Please see below for a step-by-step guide to the KLS application process.

Statement of Intent & Nondiscriminatory Policy: Our school strives to create a demographically diverse community so that students can learn from peers with a variety of backgrounds and become better prepared for our increasingly global world. We use applications, tours, interviews, and Shadow Days to determine if a family is a good fit for our rapidly evolving education model.

Khan Lab School admits students of any race, color, national, and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national, gender, sexual orientation, and ethnic origin in administration of our educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.

Select "Lower School" or "Middle & Upper School" to begin the application process:

 

Lower School

Applying to Kindergarten through 2nd grade (traditional grade levels)

Students must be 5 years old by September 1 of the year of entry to be eligible to attend KLS.

Step 1. Parents create a Ravenna account and add Khan Lab School as a school they are exploring to their profile. To explore Khan Lab School, please search for us on the school directory function of the family profile.

Step 2. Parents sign up for a school informational visit on Ravenna. School informational visits include a Parent Tour or Admissions Open House.

Step 3. Parents fill out an application via Ravenna. Applications include noting student information as well as completing parent short answer questions.

Step 4. Parents pay and submit their application.

Step 5. Parents invite a teacher to complete the Teacher Evaluation form. A link to the Teacher Evaluation form is sent to the teacher directly through Ravenna. The teacher then completes the form.

Step 6. Send the Transcript Release and Confidentiality Form (on Ravenna) to your child's current school. Kindergarten applicants shall submit preschool reports, if available. Your school shall submit transcripts via Ravenna. We require a current transcript plus the previous two full years of academic records.

The application deadline for the 2019-20 school year is January 10, 2019.

Optional Financial Aid Materials For Admission:

Step 7. Apply for need-based financial aid using the Khan Lab School page on Ravenna (if applicable).

All financial aid materials are due by February 4, 2019.

Final Steps:

Step 8. If invited to a Shadow Day, parents sign up directly through the Ravenna application. Have your child visit campus on your chosen date.

Step 9. Finalists are invited to sign up for a required parent interview.

 

Applying to 3rd through 5th grade (traditional grade levels)

Step 1. Parents create a Ravenna account and add Khan Lab School as a school they are exploring to their profile. To explore Khan Lab School, please search for us on the school directory function of the family profile.

Step 2. Parents sign up for a school informational visit on Ravenna. School informational visits include a Parent Tour or Admissions Open House.

Step 3. Parents fill out an application. The application includes student information as well as short answer responses from parents.

Step 4. Parents pay the application fee and submit the application.

Step 5. Student completes and submits student questions.

Step 6. Parents or student invites one to two current or recent teachers to complete the Teacher Evaluation form. A link to the Teacher Evaluation forms is sent to those completing evaluations through Ravenna.

Step 7. Parents send Transcript Release and Confidentiality Form (on Ravenna) to current school to confirm release of records. The school submits transcripts from the current year and prior school years through Ravenna.

Step 8. [Grade 5 Applicants Only] Complete the optional but encouraged Character Skills Snapshot. To learn more about the Character Skills Snapshot, please review the evaluation’s website here.

The application deadline for the 2019-20 school year is January 10, 2019

Optional Financial Materials Needed For Admission:

Step 9. Parents apply for need-based financial aid using the Khan Lab School page on Ravenna (if applicable).

All financial aid materials are due by February 4, 2019.

Final Steps:

Step 9. If invited to a Shadow Day, parents sign up using the secure link in Ravenna application. Parents have child visit campus on selected Shadow Day date.

Step 10. Finalists are invited to sign up for a required parent interview.

Middle School & Upper School

Applying to 6th through 10th grade (traditional grade levels)

Step 1. Parents create a Ravenna account and add Khan Lab School as a school they are exploring to their profile. To explore Khan Lab School, please search for us on the school directory function of the family profile.

Step 2. Parents sign up for a school informational visit on Ravenna. School informational visits include a Parent Tour or Admissions Open House.

Step 3. Parents fill out an application via Ravenna. Applications include noting student information as well as completing a parent short answer questions.

Step 4. Parents pay the application fee and submit the application.

Step 5. Student completes and submits student questions.

Step 6. Parents or student invites one to two current or recent teachers, a principal or someone else who knows the child well (e.g. a school counselor, administrator or coach) to to provide evaluations on behalf of the student. Teacher(s) will complete the Teacher Evaluation form in Ravenna and principals, counselors or other administrators will complete the Principal Evaluation form. A link to the Teacher Evaluation form and or Principal Evaluation form is sent to the teacher or administrator through Ravenna.

Step 7. Parents send Transcript Release and Confidentiality Form (on Ravenna) to current school to confirm release of records. The school submits transcripts from the current school year and prior school years through Ravenna.

Step 8. Student takes the Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE) or the Secondary School Admissions Test (SSAT) and submits the results through Ravenna Khan Lab School’s ISEE code is 571065. Information about taking the ISEE can be found here. Students taking the SSAT can send scores directly to Khan Lab School through their user account. Information about taking the SSAT can be found here.

The application deadline for the 2019-20 school year is January 10, 2019 (late test scores may still be received by February 4, 2019).

Optional Financial Materials Needed For Admission:

Step 9. Parents apply for need-based financial aid using the Khan Lab School page on Ravenna (if applicable).

All financial aid materials are due by February 4, 2019.

Final Steps:

Step 9. If invited to a Shadow Day, parents sign up using the secure link in Ravenna application. Parents have child visit campus on selected Shadow Day date.

Step 10. Finalists are invited to sign up for a required family (parents and student) interview.