How to Apply

Admission Checklist

Admission Checklist

List of 9 items.

- Emma, '17

"Norwood is a caring and nurturing school. Norwood is one of a kind."

- Evan, '17

"Norwood allowed me to be myself."

- Oscar, '17

"Because of Norwood, I will always consider things that seem impossible."

What is this Ravenna I keep reading about?

Norwood School is one of many DC-area independent schools that have partnered with Ravenna to manage the application process. The Ravenna-Hub is a web site that helps families coordinate and complete the various steps required to apply to Norwood. Through Norwood's page on the Ravenna-Hub, families can register for admission events (including our open house, individual tours and conversations, and Mornings with Matthew), submit an application, electronically request teacher recommendations, track the application process, and view your decision notification.

At various points on our website, you will be directed to Ravenna and asked to create an account or login into a previously created account. If you are ready to create an account right now, click here.
Located in Bethesda, MD, Norwood School develops students in grades PK-8 into confident lifelong learners who have the academic, character, and leadership skills to succeed in high school and beyond. Recognizing that children are multi-faceted, Norwood provides many opportunities for safe risk-taking, exploration, discovery, and growth in a nurturing, supportive, and inclusive school community.