Welcome

Admissions decisions can be accessed by logging in to your Ravenna account on Friday March 3rd at 5:00 p.m.

Accepted Students and Families Welcoming Events:

Monday, March 6th and Tuesday, March 7th
Ninth Grade New Student Visit Day - 7:45 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. - each day
Ninth Grade Parent Welcoming Event - 7:45 - 9:30 a.m. - each day


Wednesday, March 8th
Sixth Grade and Seventh Grade New Student Visit Day - 8:00 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Sixth Grade and Seventh Grade Parent Welcome - 8:00 - 9:45 a.m.


Thursday, March 9th
Lower School Parent Welcome Event - 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Monday, March 13th
Fourth Grade New Student Visit - 8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Tuesday, March 14th
Middle School Tour for Parents of Newly Accepted 3rd & 4th Graders - 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.

Wednesday, March 15th and Thursday March 16th
Third Grade New Student Visits - 8:30 a.m. - 12:15 a.m.

Enrollment contracts due from families on Friday, March 17th.


Late application information:
We are now accepting late applications, which may be considered in the second round of admissions if space becomes available.  

On behalf of our entire admissions team, thank you for your interest in Sidwell Friends School. Please explore our pages to learn about the School’s rich academic and extracurricular offerings as well as our affiliation with the Religious Society of Friends. 

In this special community, pre-kindergarten through grade 12, our students let their lives speak as they are challenged to think deeply and critically while reflecting individually and collectively. Our classrooms are lively as purposeful teaching and learning takes place in a manner that promotes care for the world we occupy and justice within our society.

Please know that our staff is here to answer any and all questions that you may have during the application process. Feel free to contact the Admissions Officer for the division that you are applying to, call the main Admissions Office number  at 202-537-8111, or send an email to admissions@sidwell.edu.

Our faculty, students, staff, and administration look forward to engaging with you and your family throughout the process.

Frankie Brown
Director of Admissions and Financial Aid
Sidwell Friends School

Office of Admissions and Financial Aid

Sidwell Friends School
3825 Wisconsin Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC 20016
Phone: 202-537-8111
Fax: 202-537-2401
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