Application Process

Thank you for your interest in Loyola School!

To begin the application process, please create a Ravenna account. Make sure to create your account using an email address you will have access to throughout the admission season as this will be your primary email contact with our school.

If at any point you have questions about Ravenna or our application process, please contact us at or Ravenna at

Admissions Steps

List of 5 items.

  • Submit Application

    • Early Decision Deadline - November 6, 2020
    • Regular Decision Deadline - December 18, 2020
    • The application fee is $80
  • Admissions Interview and Tour

    • After an application is submitted, families will be contacted to schedule interviews on a first come first serve basis.
    • For the 2020-21 school year, interviews and tours will be conducted via Zoom.
  • Student Essay and Parent Statement

    • Please complete one of the essay prompts within Ravenna to share more about who you are and what makes you unique.
    • Parents will have an opportunity to write a short statement.
  • Teacher Recommendations

    • Applicants must submit teacher evaluation forms from both their current math and English teachers.
    • Evaluation forms can be sent straight to their teachers through Ravenna. Please give your teachers notice early so they can complete the forms before the application deadline.
  • School Transcripts

    • Applicants must submit a full-year transcript from 6th and 7th grade academic year, as well as the first-term transcript from the current 8th grade academic year.
    • Please ask your child's current school to upload transcripts directly to Ravenna or email directly to

Optional Admissions Steps

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  • Additional Teacher Recommendation

    • You may also delegate an optional recommendation form to a coach, mentor, previous teacher, etc.
    • You may send it directly to the school or through Ravenna.
  • Apply for Financial Aid

    • If you wish to apply for financial aid, please visit our Tuition and Financial aid page for more information.
    • Please indicate on your application that you are applying for financial aid.
    • The online application must be submitted to School & Student Services (SSS), a third-party organization that helps calculate an appropriate award as well as verify tax information.
  • Attend a Shadow Day

    • These visits are scheduled in February and March. Please email us in February at to schedule a shadow day.
  • Attend an Open House

    • Click here to view a recording of our first ever Virtual Open House!
    • Loyola’s Open House will provide families an opportunity to hear more about the curriculum, student organizations, and extracurricular activities from our administrators, faculty, and students.
  • Standardized Testing

    • Applicants have the option to submit test scores from one of the following entrance exams (we do not prefer one test over the other and we view all equally): ISEESSAT, HSPT, TACHS, or ERB.
    • We strongly recommend that applicants take one of the above exams no later than December 1st.
    • If you wish for Loyola to receive SSAT scores our school code is 4710. If you wish for Loyola to receive ISEE scores our school code is 333755.
    • If you wish for Loyola to receive HSPT or TACHS scores for your student, you may email and we will separately request the scores in December. Please include your TACHS ID number and the name of your diocese. Loyola is not a TACHS school member and please do not list us as one of your three school choices. 
    • Equity is central to our identity and due to the COVID-19 pandemic Loyola School will be test optional for the 2020-2021 season and support equally students who decide to submit standardized test results and those who do not.

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