Admissions Process

Welcome! Thank you for your interest in Bennett Day School admissions…

We are currently accepting applications for PK through Grade 11 for the 2021-22 school year. Apply now.

Want to learn more about Bennett before you apply?

Register for a Virtual Open House – this is a required step in our admissions process and we recommend you start here. 

Our admissions process is designed to not only ensure we are getting to know your child and your family, but that you have the opportunity to get to know the Bennett Day family as well.

If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to email admissions@bennettday.org or give us a call at (312) 236-6388. We look forward to connecting with you!

Warm Regards, 

The Bennett Day School Admissions Team

PK-12 Admissions Processes:

You may apply to Bennett Day School at any grade (PK-11 for the 2021-2022 school year). See below for birthday cut offs for our Early Childhood program. Click the tabs to the right for grade-specific admissions information.

 

  • PK (3 years old by September 1, 2021)
  • JK (4 years old by September 1, 2021)
  • SK (5 years old by September 1, 2021)

We are currently accepting applications for the 2021-22 school year. Contact Laura Maheshwary at laura.maheshwary@bennettday.org, or call 312.BENNETT (236-6388), to learn more about availability and deadlines.

Admissions Checklist:

  • Attend a Virtual Open House
  • Submit an application
  • Submit your child’s birth certificate
  • Submit recommendation forms
  • Submit record release forms
  • Attend a virtual parent-guardian interview*
  • Child attends a virtual experience*
  • Submit school records (if applicable)
  • Submit grant application (optional)

*Scheduled after application is submitted

We are currently accepting applications for the 2021-22 school year. If you have any questions, contact Laura Maheshwary for grades PreK-2 (laura.maheshwary@bennettday.org), or Stephanie Castrounis for grades 3-5 (stephanie.castrounis@bennettday.org), or call 312.BENNETT (236-6388).

Admissions Checklist:

  • Attend a Virtual Open House
  • Submit an application
  • Submit your child’s birth certificate
  • Submit recommendation forms
  • Submit school records
  • Attend a virtual parent-guardian interview*
  • Student participates in a virtual experience TBD (in lieu of shadow day)*
  • Submit grant application (optional)

*Scheduled after application is submitted

We are currently accepting applications for the 2021-22 school year. Contact Stephanie Castrounis at stephanie.castrounis@bennettday.org, or call 312.BENNETT (236-6388) ext 1603 if you have any questions.

Admissions Checklist:

  • Attend a Virtual Open House 
  • Submit an application
  • Submit recommendation forms
  • Submit school records
  • Attend a virtual parent-guardian interview*
  • Student participates in a virtual experience TBD (in lieu of shadow day)*
  • Submit grant application (optional)

*Scheduled after application is submitted

We are still accepting applications for the 2021-22 school year. Contact Stephanie Castrounis at stephanie.castrounis@bennettday.org, or call 312.BENNETT (236-6388) ext 1603 if you have any questions.

Admissions Checklist:

  • Attend a Virtual Open House 
  • Submit an application
  • Student submits a sample of creative work
  • Student submits short answer questions
  • Submit recommendation forms
  • Current school submits records
  • Attend a virtual parent-guardian interview*
  • Student attends a virtual interview*
  • Student participates in a virtual experience TBD (in lieu of shadow day)*
  • Submit grant application (optional)

*Scheduled after application is submitted

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