The major entry point for high school admission is Ninth Grade. Families should begin the Admissions process one year before they would like their child to attend the school. We encourage all interested families to attend a morning tour or an evening open house and to submit applications as early as possible to facilitate scheduling parent/student interviews. Please note that interview space is limited.
If you are interested in applying to Tenth or Eleventh Grades, please complete an online inquiry and contact the Admissions Office.
To begin the application process for academic year 2018-2019:
Complete an online application in Ravenna (availabe September 5) by the deadline of December 1, 2017. There is a non-refundable application fee of $75. An application fee reduction is available upon request. Please contact the Admissions Office for the fee reduction code.
After submission, your application will be processed within 5 business days.
LREI participates in the ISAAGNY common application essay. For students applying to high school there are five essay options, available through the online application. Please choose ONE of the essays and respond in under 500 words.
The essay provides an opportunity for us to learn about the applicant as well as to assess the development of his/her writing skills. It is expected that applicants write all essays independently, without the assistance of a parent, teacher, tutor, etc. Please submit your essay in Ravennaby the application deadline: January 15, 2018.
We encourage all interested families to attend a morning tour or an evening open house (Fall only) to inform their school decision. High school applicants are encouraged to attend these events with their parents. An application is not required to tour the school.
LREI requires that all high school applicants complete either the ISEE or the SSAT admissions test.
To schedule the ISEE, please visit the Educational Records Bureau (ERB) website or call ERB at 212-672-9800. Please select LREI as a school to receive your student's scores by entering our school code: 336195. To schedule the SSAT, please visit the SSAT website or call SSAT at 609-683-4440. Please type LREI into the search bar and select LREI as a school to receive your student's scores.
Admissions testing should be completed as early as possible, but no later than January 15, 2018. If you have questions regarding testing or about receiving a fee waiver please contact the High School Admissions Office.
We offer financial aid to students in our Fours through Twelfth Grade. Financial aid decisions are made independently of admissions decisions, and awards are based solely on financial need. All financial information submitted is kept confidential. Applicants interested in applying for financial aid should check the appropriate box on the application. Financial aid applications are due December 15, 2017. For more information, please visit the Financial Aidpage.
Admissions decisions are based on the written application, interview, school records, student visit and test information as required. Decision notifications will be posted on Ravenna according to the guidelines set by the Independent Schools Admissions Association of Greater New York (ISAAGNY). Notifications will be sent via email from email@example.com. Please set your email account to accept emails from this address as well as firstname.lastname@example.org.