Admission

Register For Admission Events

Admission Events

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  • Individual Parent Tour & Conversation (In-Person)

    An individual Parent Tour & Conversation provides families with the opportunity to see Norwood students and teachers in action, allow the admission team an opportunity to get to know your family better, and help to bring your child's application to life. A typical Parent Tour & Conversation lasts about 75 minutes and are for adults only.

    Schedule your Parent Conversation and Tour once you have submitted your application via Ravenna Hub. Please email the admission office (admission@norwoodschool.org) to request an online parent conversation and tour.
  • Admission Open House (Online)

    Prospective families will hear from head of school Matthew Gould, Division Heads Mike Risen (Lower School) and Dennis Campbell (Middle School), and faculty. Learn all about Norwood’s unique, child-centered program, where every child is known, loved, celebrated, and challenged. Experience our warm, welcoming, and caring school community for yourself. Registration is required via Ravenna Hub.

    Middle School Open House (Online): 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., October 1, 2022
    Lower School Open House (Online): 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., October 15, 2022
  • Mornings with Matthew (In-person and Online)

    Offered several times throughout the year, our “Mornings with Matthew” offers prospective parents the opportunity to meet with our head of school, Matthew Gould, in an informal and intimate setting. Parents are able to engage with Matthew in personal and dynamic conversations about programmatic philosophy, strategic initiatives, and other topics of interest. Registration is required via Ravenna Hub.
     
    In-Person:
    9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, October 19, 2022
    9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, November 16, 2022
    9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, January 11, 2023

    Online:
    9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, December 7, 2022
    9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, February 8, 2023
  • Meet the Academic Leaders (Online)

      Offered several times throughout the year, our “Meet the Academic Leaders” offers prospective parents the opportunity to learn more about our school program with a focus on the Lower School (Grades PK-4) or Middle School (Grades 5-8) in an informal and intimate setting. Engage in meaningful conversation with Fielding Winters, director of curriculum and instruction, along with Dennis Campbell, head of middle school, or Mike Risen, head of lower school, in conversations about teaching and learning, extracurricular programs, and other topics of interest. Registration is required via Ravenna Hub. 

      Lower School (Online):
      9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, November 9, 2022
      9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, November 29, 2022
      9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, January 17, 2023

      Middle School (Online):
      9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m., Thursday, November 10, 2022
      9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m., Thursday, December 1, 2022
      9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, January 24, 2023
      9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m., Thursday, February 16, 2023
    • Parent-Teacher Panel Discussions

      From late January to early February, Norwood will offer Parent-Teacher Panel Discussions to help families learn more about Norwood’s nationally recognized PK-8 child-centered program. Dates/Times: TBD. Registration is required via Ravenna Hub.
    "Norwood is not a quiet school. When you walk the halls, the hum of learning is tangible. As you explore this page, imagine excited voices, exclamations of wonder, and lot and lots of laughter.".
    – Alumni


    Please feel free to contact the office at any time to ask a question or arrange a visit.

    Contact the Admission Office

    Email: admission@norwoodschool.org Phone: 301-841-2130


    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.