How to Apply

How to Apply

The admissions process is designed to give families the opportunity to determine if Open Window may be a good fit for your child and your family. If you have any questions along the way, please don't hesitate to reach out to the Admissions Office. We begin accepting applications on October 1, 2023. 

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  • Find out More

    Schedule time to learn more about our school. Create an account through Ravenna, and choose Open Window School to "explore". This will allow you to register for a tour or virtual parent information session that works for your schedule. While the tour and information session are slightly different, we do not expect families to attend both.
  • Schedule your child's IQ exam

    Schedule your child’s IQ examination with a licensed psychologist. You can submit the IQ results directly to Open Window via postal mail or email, or you can request the psychologist send it to us. Test results are valid for two years.

    We suggest scheduling this as soon as possible, as many examiners are very booked out. 

    If the cost of an IQ test is a barrier for your family, financial support is available. Please contact to learn more. 
  • Application and fee

    Access your Ravenna account to submit your child's application and application fee ($65).

    If the application fee is a hardship for your family, please use the waiver code: PSIS2023  
  • Complete your parent questionnaire

    Complete your parent questionnaire on Ravenna.
  • Conversation with Admissions Office

    We value the opportunity to get to know your child and your family better, and have time slots available for parents/guardians who have additional questions that are specific to their child(ren) as well as a chance to answer any questions that you have about our program and our community. This is not a required portion of the application. You must have attended either a tour or information session prior to this conversation.

    Translators are available upon request. Contact the Admissions Office to arrange. 
  • Teacher evaluation

    Delegate your child’s current teacher to fill out a teacher evaluation through Ravenna. We suggest completing this step as soon as possible to allow your child’s teacher plenty of time to complete the evaluation.
  • Applicant visit

    Applicants visits to Open Window are our chance to get to know your child and for them to experience a typical school day at Open Window School.
  • Print, sign and request records

    Print and sign a records request form through Ravenna and turn into your child’s current school. We ask for a report card from the current school year, as well as records from the previous two years. Open Window requires standardized achievement test results (ITBS, ERB, MSP, etc). If your child has not had standardized achievement testing administered through their current school, please contact the Admissions Office.

Key Dates

January 11, 2024
Application Deadline

February 1, 2024
Financial Aid deadline

March 22, 2024
Decisions available online

March 29, 2024
Contracts Due

Contact the Admissions Team
The admissions office is open 8-4, M-F

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    Calley Hart 

    Director of Enrollment Management & Outreach
Open Window School provides a challenging academic curriculum blended with nurturing support from teachers that prepares students for long-term success.