Admissions Process

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

Our application for the 2023-24 school year is now open! Our priority application deadline is Friday, December 9.

Want to learn more about Bennett before you apply?

Register for an Open House or Admissions Coffee & Tour – attending one of these events 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:

Bennett Day School is a PreK-12 program. See below for our age-related admissions criteria. Click the tabs to the right for grade-specific admissions information.

 

  • To apply for PreK, the applicant must be 3 years old by September 1, 2023
  • To apply for JK, the applicant must 4 years old by September 1, 2023
  • To apply for SK, the applicant must be 5 years old by September 1, 2023
  • To apply for 1st-10th Grade, the applicant must have completed the previous year of study
  • To apply for 11th-12th Grade, please email 

We are currently accepting applications for the 2023-24 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 or Admissions Coffee & Tour
  • 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 2023-24 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 or Admissions Coffee & Tour
  • 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 2023-24 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:

*Scheduled after application is submitted

We are currently accepting applications for the 2023-24 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 or Admissions Coffee & Tour
  • 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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