Admissions Process

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

We are now accepting applications for the 2022-23 school year!

Want to learn more about Bennett before you apply?

Register for an 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

PreK-12 Admissions Processes:

You may apply to Bennett Day School at any grade (PreK-12 for the 2022-2023 school year). See below for birthday cut offs for our Early Childhood program. Click the tabs to the right for grade-specific admissions information.

 

  • PreK (3 years old by September 1, 2022)
  • JK (4 years old by September 1, 2022)
  • SK (5 years old by September 1, 2022)

We are currently accepting applications for the 2022-23 school year. Email Laura Maheshwary at laura.maheshwary@bennettday.org, or call 312-236-6388 ext. 1103 to learn more about enrolling your student at Bennett.

Admissions Checklist:

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

*Scheduled after application is submitted

We are currently accepting applications for the 2022-23 school year. To learn more about enrolling your student at Bennett, contact Laura Maheshwary for grades PreK-2 (laura.maheshwary@bennettday.org), or Stephanie Castrounis for grades 3-12 (stephanie.castrounis@bennettday.org).

Admissions Checklist:

  • Attend an Open House
  • Submit an application
  • Submit your child’s birth certificate
  • Submit recommendation forms
  • Submit school records
  • Attend a parent/guardian interview*
  • Student participates in a shadow day*
  • Submit grant application (optional)

*Scheduled after application is submitted

We are currently accepting applications for the 2022-23 school year. Email Stephanie Castrounis at stephanie.castrounis@bennettday.org, or call 312-236-6388 ext 1603 to learn more about enrolling your student at Bennett.

Admissions Checklist:

  • Attend an Open House 
  • Submit an application
  • Submit recommendation forms
  • Submit school records
  • Attend a parent/guardian interview*
  • Student participates in a shadow day*
  • Submit grant application (optional)

*Scheduled after application is submitted

We are currently accepting applications for the 2022-23 school year. Email Stephanie Castrounis at stephanie.castrounis@bennettday.org, or call 312-236-6388 ext 1603 to learn more about enrolling your student at Bennett.

Admissions Checklist:

  • Attend an Open House 
  • Submit an application
  • Student submits a sample of creative work
  • Student submits short answer questions
  • School submits student records and teacher submits recommendations
  • Attend a parent/guardian interview*
  • Student attends an interview*
  • Student participates in a shadow day and design challenge*
  • Submit grant application (optional)

*Scheduled after application is submitted

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