Admissions

Thank you for your interest in Sidwell Friends.


The late application process is now open.  Applications received in the late process will be considered if a space is available in the apply grade after the initial admissions process is complete. We will know more about potential openings in April or May. If a space becomes available we will contact families to schedule a virtual interview. 

To submit a late application, please click on the Start/Continue Your Application button on the How to Apply page of the website. Questions? Please contact us at admissions@sidwell.edu or 202-537-8111.

Important Dates for Regular Season Applicants

Admissions decisions will be released through Ravenna on Friday, March 4th after 4:00 p.m.

Please log into your child’s Ravenna record to view the decision letter.

Responses to offers of admission are due Friday March 18th by 9:00 a.m.

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Moving Forward This Year

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Tuition/Financial Aid

Sidwell Friends by the Numbers

56.7%

students of color

 


1,142

students enrolled


$45,610 (PK-Grade 2)
$46,520 (Grades 3-4)
$47,660 (Grades 5-8)
$48,050 (Grades 9-12)

tuition for 2021/22


22%

of students receive financial aid


$8.2 million

annual financial aid budget


$32,000

average financial aid award


Explore By Division

Lower School

The joy of inquiry and exploration is instilled in our youngest learners.

Middle School

Growth and discovery take place in a supportive learning environment.

Upper School

Students are empowered to pursue their interests, both in and out of the classroom.

Sidwell Friends School prohibits discrimination and harassment against any member of the School community on the basis of race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, sex, personal appearance, genetic information, economic background, political affiliation, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. Read more about non-discrimination policies and contact information here.

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Meet Our Team

Phone: 202-537-8111
admissions@sidwell.edu


 

Frankie Brown

Director of Admissions and Financial Aid

brownf@sidwell.edu


KAREN BANKS

Senior Assistant Director of Admissions

banksk@sidwell.edu


SAMANTHA CARUTH

Assistant Director of Admissions, Lower School

caruths@sidwell.edu


DIANA LAZARUS '85

Assistant Director of Admissions, Upper School

lazarusd@sidwell.edu


CINDY SEALLS

Admissions Office Coordinator

seallsc@sidwell.edu


ALLYSON WEAVER

Assistant Director of Admissions, Middle School

weavera@sidwell.edu