Admissions

Exploring Drew

Welcome to Drew!

We hope as you explore our website you gain a real appreciation for Drew's vibrant learning community. This is a school that values your unique talents, skills, and interests and provides an exceptional environment for you to stretch yourself, connect, learn, and grow.  
 
The opportunity to guide families through the admissions process and highlight the transformational experience and outstanding education at Drew is a distinct honor. We know and believe in teenagers, and we harness that knowledge to challenge you to fulfill your individual potential and become the best version of yourself. We talk a lot about finding your voice and making an impact here at Drew -- and we believe that process truly begins with the admissions journey. 
 
We are looking forward to partnering with you every step of the way!

Go Dragons! 

Joanna Lovett '06
Director of Admissions

Andrea Richerson
Associate Director of Admissions

Andrew Heath
Outreach Associate

Recent Updates

  • Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), all in-person visits and admissions events will be conducted virtually for the 2020-2021 admissions cycle. We’ve redesigned our admissions process to provide you with an abundance of virtual offerings to discover Drew safely from a distance. We plan to launch this new process by August 28. To receive the latest announcements and event registration information please make sure to inquire via Ravenna.

  • Drew will not consider standardized tests such as the SSAT, ISEE, and HSPT as a part of our applicant review process for the 2020-2021 admissions season.  Read more about this decision here.
 

Steps to Explore Drew

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  • Create a Student Profile

    Using Ravenna, create a student profile. Once you have created a Ravenna account, search for "Drew School" in the directory and select "Apply" to view all steps, requirements, and events. 
  • Attend an Information Session

    Hear from Director of Admissions, Joanna Lovett and Head of School, David Frankenberg as they introduce you to the admissions process and Drew School!

    Registration opens in Ravenna: September 2
  • Attend a Beyond the Classroom event

    At Drew we go beyond. We believe that in order for learning and true understanding to make the biggest impact it must be relevant, connected, and extend beyond the classroom. Join us to hear big impact stories of Drew students followed by an opportunity to meet the experts who bring learning to life every day in interactive breakout sessions. 

    Registration opens in Ravenna: September 2
  • Meet David and the Deans

    Learn more about our Mission and Vision with our Head of School, David Frankenberg, and the Deans during one of these Parent/Guardian only events. 

    Registration opens in Ravenna: September 2
  • Attend a Virtual Student Visit

    Experience what it is like to be a part of Drew’s dynamic community of learners by attending a virtual school visit including tour, student showcases, and live q+a with students. 

    Registration opens in Ravenna: September 2
  • Attend a Drew Hangout

    Get the inside scoop from the Drew community through an abundance of live panel events. 

    Registration open in Ravenna: TBA

Admissions Timeline & Contacts

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  • September 2020

    Information Sessions (all)
    - September 10, 2020 - 4:30-5:30pm
    - September 15, 2020 - 4:30-5:30pm

    Information Session in Spanish (Spanish speakers)
    - September 30, 2020 - 4:30-5:30pm

    Student Virtual Visit (students)
    - September 23, 2020 - 4pm-5pm

  • October to January 2020

    Meet David and the Deans (parent/guardians) 
     - October 6, 2020 - 9:15-10:15am
     - November 18, 2020 - 9:15-10:15am
    -  December 8, 2020 - 9:15-10:15am
    - January 6, 2020 - 9:15-10:15am

    Beyond the Classroom Series (all)
    - October 25, 2020 - 10am-12pm
    - November 10, 2020 - 5pm-7pm
    - December 6, 2020 - 2pm-4pm 

    Virtual Student Visits (students)
    - October 7, 2020 - 4pm-5pm
    - October 14, 2020 - 4pm-5pm
    - October 27, 2020 - 4pm-5pm
    - November 3, 2020 - 4pm-5pm
    - November 19, 2020 - 4pm-5pm
    - December 15, 2020 - 4pm-5pm
    - January 7, 2021 - 4pm-5pm
    - January 19, 2021 - 4pm-5pm

    Drew Hangouts 
    - Coming soon!
  • January 7, 2021

    Parent/Guardian + Student Applications due
    Financial Aid Application due
  • March 19, 2021

    Decisions released online at 4 p.m.
    (Hard copy decisions postmarked March 18, 2021)
  • March 25, 2021

    Financial aid enrollment agreements due at noon
  • March 26, 2021

    General enrollment agreements due at noon

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  • Joanna Lovett '06

    Director of Admissions
    415.430.3771
    Email

  • Andrea Richerson

    Associate Director of Admissions
    415.430.3774
    Email

    Hablo Español
  • Andrew Heath

    Outreach Associate | Assistant Athletic Director
    415.430.3728
    Email
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Drew knows and believes in teenagers. We engage each student in a process of intellectual discovery to develop an individual voice, the confidence to express it, and the empathy to understand its impact.
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