Admissions

Application Process

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  • Register for and take a standardized test

    Applicants for grades 9 and 10 are required to take the SSAT or the ISEE. Please visit the SSAT or the ISEE websites to register. Tests are administered throughout the fall and winter at various locations throughout the Bay Area. Test results must be sent to Drew directly from the SSAT or the ISEE.
    • Drew's SSAT school code is 2888.
    • Drew's ISEE code is 570444.
  • Complete and submit an application

    Applications are due by January 10, 2019. You may submit your application through Ravenna. A $90 application fee is due with the submission of the student application. Some application fee waivers will be available upon request.
  • Submit recommendation forms

    Drew requires a recommendation from your current math teacher, English teacher, and principal or counselor. Please follow the instructions on Ravenna for accessing and submitting all forms. In Ravenna, you will need to provide the email addresses of your recommendation writers so they receive the forms directly from Ravenna with instructions.
  • Submit your transcript

    Complete and sign the Transcript Release Form and submit it to your current school. Complete transcripts (last year and first semester of the current year) can be scanned and uploaded to Ravenna or sent to Drew along with the Transcript Release form by January 10, 2019.
  • Apply for Financial Aid, if applicable

    See the Financial Aid page of the Drew website for complete information about Drew’s Financial Aid program.

Admissions Timeline & Contacts

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  • September 2018

    Student visits begin
  • September to December 2018

    Open Houses
    Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018, from 10 a.m. to noon
    Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, from 2 to 4 p.m.
    Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, from 6 to 8 p.m.

    Parent/Guardian Coffees
    Wednesday, Oct. 31, from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.
    Wednesday, Nov. 28, from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.
    Wednesday, Dec. 5, from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.
    Wednesday, Jan. 9, from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.

    Regional Receptions
    San Francisco: Monday, Nov. 5, from 6:30 to 8 p.m.
    Tiburon: Tuesday, Nov. 6, from 6:30 to 8 p.m.
    Peninsula: Tuesday, Nov. 13, from 6:30 to 8 p.m.
    San Francisco: Wednesday, Dec. 12, from 6:30 to 8 p.m.
  • January 10, 2019

    Application and Financial Aid Application due
  • March 22, 2019

    Decisions released online at 4 p.m.
    (Hard copy decisions postmarked March 21, 2019)
  • March 28, 2019

    Financial Aid family enrollment agreements due at noon
  • March 29, 2019

    General enrollment agreements due at noon

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Drew admits students of any race, color, religion, sexual orientation, national and ethnic origin, or handicap to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities of the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, scholarship programs, athletic and other school-administered programs.

Drew follows the best practices as outlined by the Bay Area Admission Directors Group.

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